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Hate crime

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Biphobic, homophobic and transphobic abuse is more common than most people think.

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Have your say at LGBT Question Time 2015!

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To mark Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) History Month this February, Manchester City Council with support from The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF), are hosting LGBT Question Time for its third consecutive year.

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Manchester City Council commits to halving late and undiagnosed HIV through early testing

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Manchester City Council have committed to halving late and undiagnosed HIV by passing a motion on HIV testing in support of the Halve It campaign. The testing services at The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) were also specifically mentioned as part of the motion delivered today. 

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BME LGBT Mental Health Event

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In February organisations and groups across Greater Manchester are holding a Networking Workshop at The LGF for Black Minority Ethnic communities who identify as Lesbian Gay Bisexual or Transgender to provide an opportunity to discuss additional discrimination that people from these communities may face and how this can impact on mental health.

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HO-MO

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We ‘mustache’ you a question: Will you help us raise funds to provide information for gay and bisexual men affected by Prostate Cancer and other Male Cancers?

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Kiss hate goodbye!

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To mark IDAHO and to launch the next phase of the Enough Is Enough! ACTION Against Homophobia campaign, we're asking you to Kiss  Hate  Goodbye!

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Flying the Flag

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The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (LGF) are encouraging organisations, individuals and groups to visibly mark International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia by ‘Flying the Flag’ on 17 May – what will you be doing?

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"We Exist"

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Have you ever felt that you wanted to represent your community in something that you are interested in but never thought you could do it, or didn’t know how to get involved?

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Previous campaigns

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A section of our site devoted to our previous work to take action against biphobia, homophobia and transphobia.

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After hate - getting support

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What will the Police do?

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Why you should report hate

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Personal safety tips

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Experiencing hate at work

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Experiencing hate at school

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Experiencing hate at home

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A Trans Person's Experience

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Sexual Orientation Monitoring Guide

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Everything you always wanted to know about sexual orientation monitoring... but were afraid to ask, aims to encourage public sector organisations to take the lead in implementing sexual orientation monitoring, by highlighting the benefits for organisations, staff and service users.

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Hate Crime Awareness Week 2015

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As part of Manchester’s Hate Crime Awareness Week, 26th January to 1st February 2015, The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) have a number of events and activities taking place across the whole week and culminating in our Sunday Service Drop-in on Sunday 1st February, 1-3pm. 

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Anonymous

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Being diagnosed with HIV is a difficult time for anyone. Having to disclose to people is not always easy. Speaking to doctors and nurses I generally find easy, but not always reception staff. However ...