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Anonymous

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My practice has the 'hear if you need us' LGF leaflets. The made me smile and instantly more relaxed.

Mental health advice for LGBT young people

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We all have mental health. Even though we may not really think about it, it is still there. Mental health can affect the way that you act and feel, and the way you think and feel about your life.

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Useful mental health links

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Am I lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans?

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This is a question that in the end only you can answer.

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Trafford Prime - new project for LGBT's over 50

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A new project for LGBT people over 50 years of age who live in Trafford is being set up for members of the  LGBT community to share and discuss their thoughts on health and social care issues including housing.It launches on Friday 27th February 2015 at Trafford Housing Trust.

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Meeting people and trying new things

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Homophobia, biphobia, transphobia and bullying

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Homophobia is a dislike or fear of someone who is lesbian, gay or bisexual for no other reason apart from their sexuality.

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Myths about mental health

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Now it's time to answer some questions and dispel some common myths around mental health.

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Useful Websites

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You can find links to a range of services and helpful websites on these pages, they have been arranged by topic to help you navigate to the service that’s right for you!

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Deletion of historical gay convictions

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The Continuing fight for gay equality - Historic convictions for consensual acts to be deleted.

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The Last Taboo

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Sex, sexuality and intimacy among old people and care home residents in particular is the last taboo. There is little awareness of the intimate and erotic needs of older care home residents needs.

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We're a Living Wage employer!

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The Living Wage Foundation is pleased to announce that The LGF has accredited as a Living Wage employer.

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Friends of Sackville Gardens

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Sackville Gardens in the heart of Manchester’s Gay Village is an urban oasis that is a hub for the community come rain or shine.

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New national partnership tackles LGBT Hate Crime

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A major new national initiative to tackle hate crime brings together a partnership of 31 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) organisations from across England and Wales, including The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF).

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NEW Wellbeing Workshop: ‘From distress to de-stress’

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We’re running a FREE wellbeing workshop, ‘From distress to de-stress’ on Friday 6th March, 12.30-1.30pm here at The Lesbian & Gay Foundation’s community resource centre, 5 Richmond Street, Manchester, M1 3HF.

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Supporting LGBT Young People in Care

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The Lesbian & Gay Foundation and Three Circles Fostering have been working together with care leavers to develop a new resource for foster carers and residential care staff to promote the well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) young people which is to be launched in Spring 2015. 

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Promoting LGBT Voice across Greater Manchester

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Febrauary & March 2015 will provide an opportunity to  hear about the importance of having lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender voices heard across Greater Manchester and contribute to improving the health needs of this community where you live and work. 

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The difference between a hate crime and a hate incident

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Affleck's Angel Volunteers!

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Following on from Manchester's Hate Crime Awareness Week and Affleck's Palace joining The LGF by becoming a third-party Hate Crime Reporting Centre, we heard from General Manager Tony Martin, who has kindly decided to volunteer his time with our wonderful LGF Village Angels.

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Active surveys

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