Latest Updates

This is the stream of consciousness where there is a streaming list of updates from twitter and comments from the site.

@LGBTfdn

Profile Picture

Specialist services, that can be accessed easily, without fear of judgement is key to supporting people who are having #chemsex #ecsf16

@LGBTfdn

Profile Picture

Now hearing from #joephillips from @56deanstreet @ #ecsf16 https://t.co/omUeLYwYCY

Our brand

Profile Picture

The most striking element of LGBT Foundation's new brand is our logotype. This new logo give prominence to LGBT which is bold and striking element of the logo. The rainbow bard gives further emphasis to who we are and what we do, and of course is an internationally recognised symbol of LGBT equality. Branding information and logos to use can be found here. 

Read More >>

@LGBTfdn

Profile Picture

Now hearing from @DominicDavies1 CEO of @PinkTherapyUK about underlying #psychosexual issues and #chemsex #ecsf16 https://t.co/IoMIzKi0QE

@LGBTfdn

Profile Picture

RT @sharper76: Heartbreaking @BBCNews piece about a guy who lost his partner from chemsex. https://t.co/avoGeQbmwg Big issue - get support…

@LGBTfdn

Profile Picture

We've been tweeting from #ecsf16 about #chemsex and this article has been featured on the BBC https://t.co/jZO5rPw43S

@LGBTfdn

Profile Picture

#BernardKelly from @StGeorgesTrust exploring 'What is sex for gay men?' What are your thoughts? #ecsf16

@LGBTfdn

Profile Picture

#TransMCR launches this Saturday! Free talks, workshops, holistic therapies, beauty & grooming treatments. https://t.co/bSib3kXxHT #trans

Chair David McGovern honoured as Deputy Lieutenant of Greater Manchester

Profile Picture

David McGovern, Chair of LGBT Foundation, was selected to receive the prestigious honour by Lord-Lieutenant Warren Smith, after decades of work with charities and local communities.

Read More >>

@LGBTfdn

Profile Picture

#bernardkelly from #courtyardclinic @StGeorgesTrust reminding us of the impact of legacy of HIV on current #chemsex phenomenon #ecsf16

@LGBTfdn

Profile Picture

Huge congrats to our Chair David McGovern @LGBTFdtnChair who was appointed Deputy Lieutenant of Greater Manchester! https://t.co/8udNFw8h7L

@LGBTfdn

Profile Picture

RT @lgbtfriend: Vital that commissioners understand that #chemsex users want specialist services, not all are happy to disclose in mainstre…

@LGBTfdn

Profile Picture

LGBT Charity Chair appointed as Deputy Lieutenant of Greater Manchester @LGBTFdtnChair - https://t.co/aA4Y5TNpbj #WeAreLGBTfdn

@LGBTfdn

Profile Picture

RT @larsvontrier: Drugs are often used to enhance cognitive freedom #ECSF16 https://t.co/3iBYqdjb39

@LGBTfdn

Profile Picture

#chemsex behaviour tends to accelerate after relationship breakdown and also after recent HIV diagnosis #ecsf16

@LGBTfdn

Profile Picture

RT @aedan_james: Brighton and Manchester outranking London on a recency curve of Chemsex use #ecsf16 https://t.co/b3ZA04PuL0

@LGBTfdn

Profile Picture

Physical health harms men are exposed to when having #chemsex include overdose, sleep problems, issues with consent, injection injuries etc

@LGBTfdn

Profile Picture

#chemsex has a significant impact on mental health with people reporting anxiety, acute paranoia and sexual dependency @SigmaResearch1

@LGBTfdn

Profile Picture

@suealexander2 ...intimacy, increase low self esteem and lower inhibitions

@LGBTfdn

Profile Picture

@suealexander it's increasingly being used as part of #chemsex alongside GBL, mephedrone and crystal meth. Often men are trying to find 1/2

@LGBTfdn

Profile Picture

#chemsex drug use is highest among #HIV positive men with 8.6% having used crystal meth Vs <1% of negative or untested men #ecsf16

@LGBTfdn

Profile Picture

LGBT Carer? Complete @CarersUK State of Caring Survey,share your reality of caring for a family member or friend.https://t.co/NGr2XpZiIr

@LGBTfdn

Profile Picture

Use of ketamine amongst gay and bisexual men is 10 x higher than in heterosexual men - #adambourne @SigmaResearch1 #ecsf16

@LGBTfdn

Profile Picture

RT @VictoriaLIVE: "I woke up & he was dead next to me" - Henry Hendron, whose partner died after taking GHB, told @BBCr4today #chemsex http…

@LGBTfdn

Profile Picture

RT @VictoriaLIVE: "Less likely to make safe decisions when using drugs" - @HannahMinds, sexual health nurse re #chemsex #VictoriaLIVE https…

@LGBTfdn

Profile Picture

At day 2 of the #ecsf16 with people from clinicians, therapists, drug workers & community members from across Europe talking about #chemsex

@LGBTfdn

Profile Picture

Be part of the debate on #PrEP Wednesday 20th April 6.30 -8pm @LGBTfdn Sign up here https://t.co/Pj7Uracf5f… https://t.co/C4QNInZZtC

@LGBTfdn

Profile Picture

Do you engage in #Groupsex or #Chemsex? order a #Playpack today! visit https://t.co/z95DkTkuV8 Limited period only!! https://t.co/Qv2GNMyO6u

@LGBTfdn

Profile Picture

Community events where people can talk openly about drugs and sex away from drugs services can be really effective @CrozierTadgh #ecsf16

@LGBTfdn

Profile Picture

Recreational drug users rarely use drugs services because they associate them with crack, heroin use - @CrozierTadgh @LifelineProject