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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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Homo Heroes Awards 2014 - Your winners!

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Introducing the Barclays Straight Ally Award, this year's Homo Heroes Awards received almost 400 nominations across 9 categories, and then went on to receive over 7000 individual votes from across the UK and beyond!

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Homo Heroes Awards

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The fight for what’s right: Why Sex & Relationship Education should be mandatory in all schools

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The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) are currently supporting the nationwide campaign ‘SRE- It’s my right’ which aims to get compulsory same-sex Sex and Relationship Education (SRE) in all English schools. Claudia Carvell explains why this is so important...

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Manchester Cathedral comes OUT! to support LGBT community

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Manchester Cathedral are hosting a special service on 14th October 2014 to focus on including lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people as part of the local community, while also celebrating Manchester's rich LGBT heritage.

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Increasing HIV diagnoses in gay/bi men and over 50s

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Earlier this week, Public Health England released its new HIV stats for 2013. These show that a rise in the number of people receiving HIV care and a slight decline in new HIV diagnoses. 

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Amiable Warriors: The Campaign for Homosexual Equality

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Volume 1 of the official history of The Campaign for Homosexual Equality celebrating half a century since the birth of the modern  LGBT rights movement in Manchester in 1964 is soon to be published and we have an exclusive extract to share called ‘The Battle for Burnley’.

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Chat with The LGF for Coming Out Day!

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To mark Coming Out Day on 11th October, The LGF are hosting two live Q&A web chats about coming out on 10th October 7-9pm and on 11th October 2-4pm. This will be an opportunity to get free non-judgemental advice, ask questions and meet others.

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The LGF marks 50 years of the modern LGBT rights movement

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The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) are organising a tribute and celebration in honour of the 50th anniversary of the birth of the modern LGBT rights movement.

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Bishop of Manchester celebrates 50 Years of LGBT History

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The 12th Bishop of Manchester acknowledges the city’s long history of supporting the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans* (LGBT) community by taking part in two special events this October.

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Homo Heroes Voting

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Volunteering at The LGF

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Thank you for taking the time to keep our records up to date.

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The LGF supports the call for same-sex SRE to be statutory in all English schools

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A coalition of LGBTI (Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans Intersex) organisations and campaigners have written an open letter to political leaders in the UK, highlighting the urgent need to make Sex and Relationship Education (SRE) statutory in all schools – as well as appropriate for LGBTI young people.

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The LGF Drugs Clinic: FAQs

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We asked Chris Todd, Clinical Psychologist from Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust to answer the most frequently asked questions we get about the drugs clinic.

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Woodlands Medical Centre strikes GOLD

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Woodlands Medical Centre receives their GOLD Pride in Practice award for delivering fully inclusive healthcare services to their patients.

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LGB&T inclusion in Manchester older people’s services

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The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (LGF), supported by Manchester City Council Equalities Fund, is exploring how older people’s services in Manchester meet the needs of older lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people in the city.

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