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First UK guide for lesbian and bisexual women affected by sexual violence

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To mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on Tuesday 25th November, The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) are launching ‘A guide for lesbian and bisexual women who have been affected by sexual violence’ – the very first guide to be released in the UK specifically for lesbian and bisexual women.

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The Gill Medical Practice celebrates BRONZE!

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The Gill Medical Practice receives their BRONZE Pride in Practice award for delivering an inclusive healthcare service to their patients.

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Kieron Knight supports National HIV Testing Week

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As a‘Young gay fella, in the adult entertainment biz’ we felt  that Kieron Knight  would be an ideal person to help get the message out to younger gay, bisexual and men who have sex with men (MSM) about the importance of regular testing for HIV.

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Sir Ian McKellen Supports The LGF Over National HIV Testing Week

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LGF patron Sir Ian McKellen has been extremely supportive of the range of activity we’ve got planned for National HIV Testing Week here at The LGF.

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Manchester’s Transgender Day of Remembrance

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Manchester’s Transgender Day of Remembrance is an annual event being held to remember those that have been lost to transphobic hate and ignorance.

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Trans awareness week - Personal Stories

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As part of an extension of trans* awareness week, every day this week we're sharing a trans* person story, and sharing how and when they have received support. "I met with the deputy manager she said “If you want to come to work like that we'll support you”

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Pride in Practice GPs mystery shopping

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Trans awareness week -Personal Stories

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As part of trans* awareness week, every day this week we're sharing a trans* person story, and sharing how and when they have received support.

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Trans awareness week - Personal Stories

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As part of trans* awareness week, every day this week we're sharing a trans* person story, and sharing how and when they have received support. "Ruby Lily – I’ve chosen my name, I’ve done it for me this is who I want to be." 

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The Quest for BME men

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A special workshop is to take place at The Lesbian & Gay Foundation in 2015 to support Black African, Black Caribbean, mixed Black and other ethnicity gay men and men who have sex with men (MSM).'The Quest' workshops help men to transform their lives.

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Trans awareness week - Personal Stories

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As part of trans* awareness week, every day this week we're sharing a trans* person story, and sharing how and when they have received support. "Embracing my identity has just made everything that little bit more fabulous!"

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Refer someone to our services

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The Intake and Triage process utilises a simplified ‘Service-to-Service’ referral form, which professionals can use to refer someone into the LGF.

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Gay men remain highest at risk of new HIV infections

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Gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men continues to be the group with the highest number of HIV transmissions among all people living with HIV in the North West. The Lesbian & Gay Foundation are continuing to increase awareness and acceptability of HIV testing while offering a range of testing services across Greater Manchester.

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Anonymous

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The practice itself is LGBT friendly, and Dr Lord is very easy to talk to on any matters including sexual health.

HPE National Testing Week

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outnorthwest magazine

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Published by The Lesbian & Gay Foundation from 2000 to 2014, outnorthwest was the leading regional lesbian, gay and bisexual people's magazine, with a readership of up to 75,000 in its time.

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outnorthwest archive

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The outnorthwest archive.

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Downloads

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Here you can find all of the resources and reports we currently have available, in one place.

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Trainee Police Officers volunteer as Village Angels!

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Trainee Police Officers Danny and Craig tell us all about their experience visiting The LGF and going out with the Village Angels over a busy Halloween Weekend.

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Black History Month

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October is Black History Month in the UK. It’s a month to learn about, highlight and celebrate Black history.

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Drs Kirby, Page, McMillen, Tomkinson & Wall strike GOLD!

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Drs Kirby, Page, McMillen, Tomkinson & Wall receive their GOLD Pride in Practice award for delivering fully inclusive healthcare services to their patients.

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Campaign success for couples converting civil partnerships to marriage

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A campaign to change the regulations for civil partnership conversion to marriage has been successful so civil partners wanting to convert can now choose to have a wedding and a marriage certificate.

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The LGF's LGBT history archives to go on show at Manchester Central Library

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The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) and Manchester Libraries are collaborating to make an important archive accessible to the public at Central Library.

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LGF Sian

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I’m afraid I’m not aware of any walking groups on the Wirral, although the Gay Women in Cheshire Meetup group occasionally go on walks out that way: http://www.meetup.com/Gay-Women-in-Cheshire ...

Elaine

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i was looking for a social group to join to keep me fit. Do you walk anywhere around the Wirral? Or know of any more groups please

Homo Heroes Awards

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Here we have a list of every single Homo Heroes Award we have issued since we started this journey back in 2009.

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JIRA

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Spirit Day

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Thursday 16th October 2014 is ‘Spirit Day’ so go purple!

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The LGF calls for schools to end LGBT Hate Crime

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The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) are raising awareness of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans* (LGBT) Hate Crime by calling for all professionals working in education and with young people to join them in their commitment and fight to end LGBT Hate Crime and discrimination.

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Sexual health quickies

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‘LGF Quickies’ are short videos presented by staff from The LGF. The aim is to give you important sexual health messages in a quick and entertaining way, and (hopefully!) for you to share them with your friends.

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