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Young hearts run free: Cory & Leigh’s story
Johnny Blackburn speaks to Cory and Leigh. They are like any other young gay couple - they are madly in love and have promising futures ahead of them.
- 12:11 PM Mar 28thviaLGBT Foundation
A Tale of Two Sharons: Love comes to those who wait
Sharon and Sharon have been together for two years and are set to get married on 14th June this year. Their story resembles a film plot - with two characters that are so close to meeting but are frustratingly kept apart until the end - when fate magically brings them together.
- 11:23 AM Mar 28thviaLGBT Foundation
“The LGF saved my life” – Martin’s Story
A poster advertising The LGF's Helpline saved the life of a man who needed support after coming out and being rejected by his family and his Jewish community.
- 12:19 PM Mar 25thviaLGBT Foundation
outnorthwest issue 121
Welcome to issue 121 of outnorthwest - our last ever issue.
- 17:04 PM Mar 24thviaLGBT Foundation
outnorthwest bows out after 14 years
This week sees the publication of Issue 121 of The Lesbian & Gay Foundation’s community magazine outnorthwest. Sadly, this will be the final issue.
- 16:31 PM Mar 24thviaLGBT Foundation
Transgender Memorial Restored
The Transgender memorial in Sackville Gardens is restored and the area is safely lit up now, after being vandalised just days after it was unveiled.
- 15:43 PM Mar 24thviaLGBT Foundation
Bolton strikes GOLD
The Dunstan Partnership has achieved the prestigious Pride in Practice GOLD award, the first in Bolton.
- 14:09 PM Mar 24thviaLGBT Foundation
The LGF wins award for securing LGB people equal rights to access health services
The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) is being awarded for helping to improve the health of lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people by successfully campaigning for NHS England to monitor the sexual orientation of staff and patients.
- 10:50 AM Mar 13thviaLGBT Foundation
Why I’m running for The LGF! - James’ Story
Community Engagement Officer James Derham explains why he’s running for The LGF’s Charity Challenges.
- 17:07 PM Mar 12thviaLGBT Foundation
SUGAR & SPICE 8 – When Sali Met Bethany
This weekend sees The LGF’s annual celebration of International Women’s Day – Sugar & Spice 8. One of the highlights of the event will be the panel discussion, which takes place on Saturday 8th March from 5-6pm.
- 12:50 PM Mar 7thviaLGBT Foundation
Panel announced for Sugar & Spice Festival 2014
We are delighted to announce the line-up of inspiring women who will be taking part in the panel discussion at Sugar & Spice 8 – Make Love Not War. The panel discussion at Sugar & Spice has become one of the most popular parts of the event and we’re sure that this year’s panel will continue that tradition.
- 19:11 PM Mar 6thviaLGBT Foundation
The LGF’s highlights for LGBT History Month 2014!
In honour of LGBT History Month 2014, here’s a round-up of our most memorable highlights from the past month...
- 16:54 PM Mar 5thviaLGBT Foundation
LGB Community Leaders Survey I: Volunteers
- 15:41 PM Mar 3rdviaLGBT Foundation
LGB Community Leaders Survey II: LGB Community
- 15:40 PM Mar 3rdviaLGBT Foundation
LGB Community Leaders Survey III: Health & Social Care Staff
- 15:39 PM Mar 3rdviaLGBT Foundation
Born This Way - Dusty Springfield Twistin' The Night Away - Sam Cook I Was Born This Way - Valentino
- 21:26 PM Mar 1stviaLGF
Listen to The LGF's LGBT History Month playlist!
The theme of this year's LGBT History Month is Music, and here at The LGF we wanted to share with you all some of our favourite music by LGB&T artists!
- 15:36 PM Feb 28thviaLGBT Foundation
Annual women's communications & services survey 2014
The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) offers an array of different services which entertain, inform and support lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) women. This survey is about where you socialise and/or get support or information relevant to you as an LGB woman (whether through The LGF or other means). The information you provide will help us to ensure that we’re providing high quality support services, social activities and information resources that appeal to LGB women and that these are being promoted through the correct communication channels. The survey should take around 5 to 10 minutes, and to thank you for your time, you will be entered into a prize draw to win £50 worth of shopping vouchers! The information you provide will remain confidential and anonymous. Thank you for taking part.
- 11:49 AM Feb 28thviaLGBT Foundation
What makes great sex for men who have sex with men? Join us for The Great Sex Debate!
What’s sexy? What does good sex mean to you? How do you turn him on? What feels good? The Great Sex Debate is inviting you to an honest discussion with a panel of sexperts about the sex you’re having and the sex you want.
- 13:44 PM Feb 26thviaLGBT Foundation
Men's Sex Talk Survey
- 11:04 AM Feb 25thviaLGBT Foundation
To the person who asked "how can i become a gypsy", it's as easy as becoming an Asian. Just have Roma ancestors. We're not a club, we're an ethnicity. Growing up in the US to a father raised b...
- 16:11 PM Feb 24thviaLGF
i broke free shall we say as i wanted to go to school and learn ! it was so hard for us then back then to what it is today , im still not aloud to forget it to this day and im now in my fortes , some ...
- 16:11 PM Feb 24thviaLGF
Half of Manchester LGB people experience homophobic or biphobic hate crime: but very few report it
A report launched today by The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) with the support of Manchester City Council’s Equalities Team - Community Safety: the state of the city for Manchester’s lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) communities - found that LGB people’s needs are not being recognised and addressed across Manchester when they are most in need of support.
- 16:37 PM Feb 20thviaLGBT Foundation
great site. answered my questions and queries
- 15:24 PM Feb 19thviaLGF
LGBT Question Time 2014: We want your questions!
As part of LGBT History Month, the LGB&T community are invited to ask a panel of experts, including The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF), questions for this year’s LGBT Question Time 2014.
- 17:00 PM Feb 17thviaLGBT Foundation
Popped the question? What next?
It’s Valentine's Day, and some lucky people today might just be hearing those wonderful words, “Will you marry me?”
- 11:35 AM Feb 14thviaLGBT Foundation
I have recently watched a documentary on Channel 4 called Hunted and have never been so upset and angry watching a programme. I am truly horrified at how LGB@T people are being treated in Russia and a...
- 16:18 PM Feb 12thviaLGF
South Manchester GP practices receives more Pride in Practice awards!
Didsbury Medical Centre and Northern Moor Medical Practice received their GOLD Pride in Practice award!
- 13:18 PM Feb 12thviaLGBT Foundation
- 12:33 PM Feb 7thviaLGBT Foundation
'Can You Hear Me' Project Overview
'Can You Hear Me?' is a creative project, funded by the Time to Change Grants Programme and is all about challenging the stigma and discrimination faced by lesbian and bisexual women with a mental illness.
- 14:26 PM Feb 6thviaLGBT Foundation