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

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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Cheshire

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In October 2013 we worked together with ASK and CVS Cheshire East to explore the local LGB&T community to find out what it’s like to be lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or trans in Cheshire East and how local voluntary and community sector (VCS) infrastructure could be improved.

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Bryn

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This place closed about 2 years ago and has been derelict ever since! There are no gay bars in Morecambe.

Annual reports and accounts

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In this section of our website, you can download our official Annual Reports and Accounts.

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Support for Family and Friends

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Click here to find out what support is out there for friends and family of queer or questioning young people.

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Join the LGB Community Leaders Roadshow 2013/14!

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The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) is going on the road across Greater Manchester to find out what issues LGB (lesbian, gay and bisexual) people want to have raised at a local level within health and social care and also to encourage volunteers to have their voice heard where they live.

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Let's Talk Positive for World AIDS Day 2013

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To mark World AIDS Day, The Lesbian and Gay Foundation (The LGF) are hosting ‘Talk Positive’ on Sunday 1 December - an informal open day and event for gay and bisexual men to talk about what we should be doing in the fight against HIV, how we can break down the stigma surrounding it and what concerns they have about sexual health issues.

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First European HIV Testing Week 2013: The LGF boosts awareness

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The Lesbian and Gay Foundation (The LGF) are hosting a series of additional services over the week, including an all-day rapid HIV Clinic to increase HIV testing among gay and bisexual (GB) men.

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Mental Health

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Mental health information for young people.

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Cultural Support

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Cultural support information and websites.

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Domestic Abuse

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Domestic abuse advice and support websites.

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