Latest Updates

This is the stream of consciousness where there is a streaming list of updates from twitter and comments from the site.

LGBT Foundation wants you to help spring clean Manchester’s Gay Village

Profile Picture

With spring in the air thoughts turn to cleaning and we looking for volunteers to take part in a new project to clean up Manchester’s Gay Village.  

Read More >>

One LB Woman’s Health Story

Profile Picture

‘Lives are at risk if women feel unheard or if there is a lack of empathy and respect and regard for them as people. I have had a great number of medical encounters which have been upsetting or embarrassing’ says Rosie Adamson Clark.

Read More >>

Drug use amongst Men who have sex with Men in Greater Manchester

Profile Picture

Men who have sex with men (MSM) in Greater Manchester have distinct patterns of drug use, including significantly higher rates of using drugs typically associated with chemsex.

Read More >>

February 2017 #TransMCR

Profile Picture

Read More >>

Alcohol Awareness Week

Profile Picture

Read More >>

Lesbian & Bisexual Women’s Health Week

Profile Picture

The first ever National Lesbian & Bisexual Women’s Health Week takes place this week  (13-17 March 2017) launched by the National LGBT Partnership. The aim of the week is to raise awareness about lesbian & bisexual women’s health inequalities.

Read More >>

Foundation Launches Trans People's Sexual Health Survey

Profile Picture

On 7March LGBT Foundation launched the Trans People’s Sexual Health Survey to find out more information about trans people’s experiences of sexual health and sexual health services in England.

Read More >>

Pride in our Health

Profile Picture

Many of us worry when we are asked personal questions by health professionals that some services may not know how to talk to us about our gender identity or sexual orientation. Pride in Practice is working to change this and we are looking for your thoughts on how we can best ensure primary care services move forward to deliver ‘excellence in LGBT healthcare.’

Read More >>

Chemsex

Profile Picture

Read More >>

UK’s first LGBT older person’s community planned for Manchester

Profile Picture

The ambition to create a community aimed at older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people has been announced today by Manchester City Council. The project would be part of the city’s programme that provides high quality housing for older people, and is the first LGBT majority "Extra Care" scheme in the UK.  

Read More >>