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Manchester Pride

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For LGBT Foundation August Bank Holiday will be our first Manchester Pride since we changed our name and we are excited to open up our building over the Big Weekend as a safe community space in the heart of the village.

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Useful Links

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Job Opportunities

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Have a look here to see what opportunities are currently available at LGBT Foundation.

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Parenting

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Information for LGBT people who are parents or parents-to-be.

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Routes to parenthood: information for trans prospective parents

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Information on routes to parenthood for trans people. 

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Information for prospective trans parents

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Information on routes to parenting for trans people

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LGBT Tea Dance at Manchester Pride

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To kick off Manchester Pride 2015 LGBT Foundation are hosting a traditional style tea dance. Relax, meet friends, enjoy the music and learn  ballroom,waltz & salsa at this special free event!

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Home

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For women

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The Lesbian & Gay Foundation provide a wide range of services for women!

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Being Trans

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Here you find some further information and nice resources about and around the trans experience.

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About Gender Identity Clinics (GICs)

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<p> Here are some FAQs about Gender Identity Clinics (GICs)</p>

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About Gender Recognition Certificates (GRCs)

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Advice surgeries

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Our advice surgeries are a vital part of what we do as an organisation; we provide a safe space for a range of advice surgeries provided by solicitors, police and others.

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Trans groups and services in Greater Manchester

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Here you can find a list of organisations, groups and services for trans people in Greater Manchester.

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For trans people

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Welcome to your Pride in Practice Compendium

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Pride in Practice is a quality assurance support service that strengthens ans develops your relationship with your lesbian, gya and bisexual patients within your local community. 

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Get tested!

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How many of us think about our partner's sexual history when we are getting to know them? Do you know yours? Get tested!

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For men

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One central place to find health information and advice for men.

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We ❤ you

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Here's a selection of the services we offer at LGBT Foundation for women.

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Hear from awarded GPs

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We asked some questions to a selection of the GP surgeries who are part of our 'Pride in Practice' scheme.

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We ❤ being healthy

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LGBT Foundation provides a range of health information and resources for women. 

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Free the nipple! Do we need a campaign about bare breasts?

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Claudia Carvell explores the reasons and contradictions behind the 'Free the Nipple' campaign. 

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Our volunteering opportunities

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Please keep checking this area of our website to find out more about our latest opportunities to get involved as a volunteer. 

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- Other groups we support

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As well as having our own programme of support groups, the LGBT Foundation also support a few more! These groups are all run separately, but they use the LGBT Foundtion building for groups and events.

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Tackling Hate Crime: Heywood,Middleton & Rochdale

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Evidence suggests around 35,000 cases of hate crime committed against people because of their sexual orientation go unreported every year nationally.This is something that Adrian Palmer,  Heywood, Middleton & Rochdale's LGBT Community Development Worker  knows only too well.

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Are you an LGBT resident of Bolton? We want to hear from you!

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LGBT Bolton Residents – Share your thoughts at our focus groups and earn £15 shopping vouchers!

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Big Lottery funding to improve the health and wellbeing of trans people

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LGBT Foundation are excited to announce that we are being awarded funding from Reaching Communities through the Big Lottery Fund to support our ongoing partnership work around improving the health and wellbeing of trans people over the next four years.

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Groups at LGBT Foundation

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Here at The Lesbian & Gay Foundation we have a number of groups covering a wide section of the LGB&T community who meet at our Community Resource Centre on Richmond Street in Manchester. We provide a safe and comfortable environment for people who may feel isolated, coming out or are new to the area, and some groups offer a social environment for people who want to avoid bars and clubs.

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Imaan

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Imaan is a support group for LGBT Muslims. 1st Friday of the month, 7:30-9:30pm. 

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Better Things

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Friendly and confidential support, for adults with learning difficulties who want to feel safe and happy to talk about being gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender.

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