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Community Leaders

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We are currently recruiting, training and empowering a group of volunteers to ensure that the health and care needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual  and trans people are recognised through facilitating interaction between seldom heard community voices and primary care settings across Greater Manchester.

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Estimating the size of the lesbian, gay and bisexual population

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Public Health England has published a new estimate of the size of the LGB population, which was informed by an expert advisory panel including LGBT Foundation.

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For Young people

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If you are struggling with your identity, questioning your sexuality or perhaps not feeling at your best it is important to seek help and support to help you deal with and manage your feelings.

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For Trans people

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Information on support and services for trans people

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For Women

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The LGBT Foundation provide a wide range of services for women!

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For Men

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LGBT Foundation's range of services for MEN. TalkFirst, Take Protection, Test Regularly. 

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LGBT Foundation reaction to NHS England’s extension to HIV Prevention Programme

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Commenting on today’s announcement of NHS England’s decision to extend its existing HIV Prevention Programme with Public Health England and funding for ten new specialised treatments, Rob Cookson, Deputy Chief Executive of LGBT Foundation, the largest LGBT support organisation in the UK, said:

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Women's Programme Campaign Launch: Lesbian and Bisexual Women & Abuse

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The Women's Programme's 2016 campaign 'Lesbian and Bisexual Women & Abuse' is launching on July 1st.

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In Memory of Julie Barnes-Frank, formerly of Greater Manchester Police

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It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Julie Barnes-Frank, who was the first recipient of the Alan Turing Memorial Award 2012 at the then Homo Heroes Awards. A police officer for over 30 years, she was one of the first openly-gay officers in Greater Manchester Police and in the country.

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Greater Manchester:Taking Charge of Health & Social Care

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For the first time Greater Manchester is taking charge of the £6 billion spent on health and social care in its ten boroughs. Making decisions about some of the most important things in our lives – including health and social care. LGBT Foundation have joined a regional collective of organisations to help our communities share their thoughts on what stops or helps people from taking charge of their health and making healthy choices.

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Gay Rights & The Anglican Church – Step Back in Time

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Anglican leaders from all over the world have been meeting in Canterbury this week to try to heal deep rifts within the church over issues such as same-sex marriage and gay clerics. Some feared a split in the global Anglican communion over gay rights but now the internal debate continues. LGBT Foundation Trustee Reverend Dr Hayley Matthews shares her thoughts on what has happened.

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Our Trustees

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The Board of Trustees of LGBT Foundation are the first and final decision making authority within LGBT Foundation.

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National LGB&T Partnership

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LGBT Foundation is proud to be part of The National LGB&T Partnership. The Partnership was established in early 2010, in order reduce health inequalities and challenge homophobia, biphobia and transphobia within public services.  As of April 2016, the Partnership combines the expertise of twelve key LGB&T organisationsacross England. Further organisations (both LGBT and non-LGBT) are invited to contribute to seminars and project work, based upon their particular skills and expertise.

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Mayoral candidates join the Village Angels on weekend patrol

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Candidates in the running to become Greater Manchester’s first metro mayor are set to go on patrol with LGBT Foundation’s Village Angels in Manchester’s world-famous Gay Village.

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LGBT Foundation launches Bi Series of events

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Starting in February LGBT Foundation is launching its first Bi-specific series of events.

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Younger Men's Group

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Our Younger Men's Group is currently not running. 

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Women's Social Space

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On the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, we offer a self facilitated social meeting space for lesbian and bisexual women. 

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Carousel

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Our Women's Group is running once every 2 weeks on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. 

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Older & Bolder

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When: second and fourth Thursday of the month, 7.30pm - 9pm

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Bloomers

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Bloomers is The LGBT Foundation's social group for older women. The group is held on the 1st and the 3rd Tuesday of the month, 1pm to 3pm.

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