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Gender

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Websites which provide information around Gender Issues.

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Interviewing Zak Hardaker - The colourful life of an LGF volunteer

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LGF Volunteer Christopher Oatway spoke to Zak Hardaker on behalf of Gaydio for whom he is also a volunteer, at a press event held at Taurus in Manchester’s Gay Village.

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Fairfax Group Practice strikes GOLD!

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Fairfax Group Practice receives GOLD  Pride in Practice award for delivering fully inclusive healthcare services to their patients.

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#Love_Is...An LGBT Tea Dance!

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On Friday 22nd August, 2pm - 5pm we’re kicking off Manchester Pride’s Big Weekend at the Lesbian & Gay Foundation with an afternoon tea dance, complete with cake, music and dancing!

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Gay Man

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“I met with Dr. Twiss and she was lovely, among other things discussed our conversation included sexual health issues and sexual orientation; it flowed in a very relaxed and friendly fashion. I felt...

Northenden Group Practice is a SILVER success!

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Northenden Group Practice receives their SILVER Pride in Practice award for delivering an inclusive healthcare service to their patients.

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Share your views of domestic violence or abuse services

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Manchester City Council are currently reviewing their approach to supporting survivors of domestic violence or abuse, and working with perpetrators to stop incidences of violence and abuse. 

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#Love_is...Anal Pride!

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We talk a lot about bottoms when discussing gay and bisexual men’s sexual health but do we really know how to look after our bums?

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Greater Manchester clinics info

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Tell us your story!

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We know that the support we provide can change people’s lives, but we can only be  effective if the people who need our help, know about us and the difference we can make.

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#Love_is The LGF at Manchester Pride 2014!

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During the Big Weekend (22-25th August), The LGF will be opening the doors of our Community Resource Centre on Richmond Street to the thousands of people attending Manchester Pride and offer something that no other Pride event can - a space to refresh, recharge, and reconnect.

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Edward

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Hey Joe, just clicked on this so not sure how late to the party I am! I just want to say, as a transguy that is FED UP of people talking down to a very close friend of mine, I really respect you. I'm ...

Tuesday afternoons free? Come to Bloomers Older Women's Group!

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On the 1st and the 3rd Tuesday of the month, the Bloomers Older Women's Group meets at the LGF. The group is for older women, who identify as bisexual, gay or questionning, and we also welcome trans women too.

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The LGF wins Diversity in Health Award for work in Rochdale

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The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) have won the Diversity in Health Award for their work in Rochdale and was shortlisted for the Breaking Barriers Award at the Rochdale Diversity Awards.

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A Summer of Pride!

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Here’s a list of all (that we know of!) Pride events happening this Summer across the North West. 

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The LGF celebrates Manchester Day Parade in rainbow colours

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The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) is celebrating Manchester and other LGB&T friendly cities from around the world for this year’s Manchester Day Parade on Sunday 22nd June.

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ayusha

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Carers stories

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Getting the help you need

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The LGF Volunteer Awards 2014

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The Lesbian & Gay Foundation’s (The LGF) annual Volunteer Awards ceremony was held during National Volunteer’s Week and celebrated the achievements of all our fabulous volunteers.

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Who are your Homo Heroes for 2014?

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Nominations for The Lesbian & Gay Foundation's Homo Heroes Awards 2014 are now open so get nominating for the individuals, groups and organisations you feel have helped to make a difference to the community over the past year.

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Make schools safer

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Homophobic bullying is still endemic in UK schools, but our Safer Schools Packs help schools challenge homophobic bullying, support their lesbian, gay and bisexual students and promote understanding.

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Spotlight on your cervix! What is cervical screening and do lesbian and bi women need to bother?

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This week (8th – 14th June) is Cervical Screening Awareness Week, an annual initiative aimed at raising awareness of cervical screening and encouraging women to get regular screens. But what is cervical screening? And why should we bother?

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GP experiences survey

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DAVID

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Can a person get in to trouble for simply standing around in the cruising area, and can the police move you on if you are just in the area for a rest. Kind Regards

Homo Heroes Awards 2013 - your winners!

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This year's Homo Heroes Awards received almost 500 nominations across 8 categories, and then went on to receive over 6000 individual votes from across the UK and beyond!

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Anonymous

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“I’m not always open about my sexual orientation, especially in a healthcare setting but after seeing The LGF’s condoms on the reception desk and in the consultation room, I chatted to the nurse...

Boys who like boys: A survey of understanding about sex

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NAT (National AIDS Trust) have launched a nation-wide survey of young gay, bisexual men and other men who have sex with men (MSM) about where and how they learn about sex, relationships and HIV and whether the information and support they receive is helpful.

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