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Rachel

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What a brilliant exhibition and way to make people think differently about mental health - it's certainly challenged some of my perceptions and altered the way I will approach mental health in the fut...

john

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Thanks v much for the info & upsate

outnorthwest issue 120

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Welcome to issue 120 of outnorthwest, guest edite by The LGF's Women’s Programme Coordinator, Siân Lambert.

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The LGF marks Holocaust Memorial Day 2014

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To mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2014, The Lesbian & Gay Foundation is hosing three unique events at its Community Resource Centre.

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LGB&T Directory

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Health care needs of lesbian and bisexual women

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‘Beyond Babies & Breast Cancer – Expanding our understanding of women’s health needs’ is a report for all those interested in providing appropriate and equitable health services.

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Health care needs of lesbian and bisexual women

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‘Beyond Babies & Breast Cancer – Expanding our understanding of women’s health needs’ is a report for all those interested in providing appropriate and equitable health services.

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Manchester Hate Crime Awareness Week

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In support of Manchester Hate Crime Awareness Week on 20-26 January, we are launching our new awareness raising campaign in partnership with the Village Business Association (VBA) called ‘No Hate in Our Village.’

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Charlotte

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Just wanted to say thiank you very much for allowing the North West Anti Bullying Group use your room facilities yesterday. (Wed 22 Jan). It was very much appreciated. Could we use the room agai...

The LGF launches ‘No Hate in Our Village’ campaign

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The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) launched their hard hitting hate crime awareness campaign, ‘No Hate in Our Village’ in Manchester’s Canal Street today.

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Kitchens

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Here are the 'Kitchens' created by our project participants with assistance from the CYHM team.

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The LGF urges Manchester’s Gay Village to 'Report Hate'

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In support of Manchester Hate Crime Awareness Week on 20-26 January, The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) are launching a new campaign in partnership with the Village Business Association (VBA) called ‘No Hate in Our Village.’

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Meeting women who like women

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Review: 'The Pride' at Manchester Opera House

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A review of Alexi Kaye-Campbell’s award-winning production of ‘The Pride’ at Manchester Opera House.

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kate

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Very useful for all cervical screeners

The National LGB&T Partnership

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The National LGB& T partnership is an England wide group of LGB&T voluntary and community organisations who are committed to reducing health inequalities and challenging homophobia, biphobia and transphobia within public services.

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My LGB&T Health 2014

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The National LGB&T Partnership invites you to join the discussion on what is important to you in LGB&T health!

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The LGF challenges you to take action in 2014!!

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The LGF are calling for volunteers to take part in some of the biggest running events in 2014, including the Virgin London Marathon and the BUPA Great Manchester Run. 

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Housing

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Many people will face housing problems at one time or another lesbian, gay and bisexual people still face discrimination and prejudice.

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Poppers

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‘Poppers’ is the street name for a range of chemical compounds belonging to the ‘alkyl nitrite’ family, and are one of the most common recreational drugs.

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Get informed! - Poppers

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‘Poppers’ is the street name for a range of chemical compounds belonging to the ‘alkyl nitrite’ family, and are one of the most common recreational drugs. 

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Depressants

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Anonymous

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My trust with Bodey is not with one single GP or nurse but in the practice as a whole. I’ll see any GP or nurse because I know I’ll get good care.

Transform Manchester mental health services: We want to hear from you!

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The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) wants to hear your opinions and experiences on how you want to shape the future of mental health services in Manchester.

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Gold, silver and bronze win for The LGF in the Co-op Respect ‘Loved by You’ Awards 2013!

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The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) is the proud winner of three awards in the Respect ‘Loved by You’ Awards 2013, announced the Co-operative Respect Network today.

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The LGF DOUBLES fundraising efforts for Christmas

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During December, every donation received by The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) through The Big Give Christmas dashboard will be doubled!

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Register

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Down for maintenance

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The LGF’s testing services over Christmas

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If you want to access sexual health clinics over Christmas then please be advised that the usual full STI LGF clinics that would have been on 24 and 31 December will not be operating and there will also be no rapid HIV testing clinic on Wednesday 25 December or Wednesday 1 January. 

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Save the date! Britain’s first same-sex marriages set for March

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The first same-sex weddings in England and Wales will take place on Saturday 29 March 2014, announced Women and Equalities Minister Maria Miller. 

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