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Volunteering as a counsellor

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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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Drugs & Alcohol

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We want to ensure that people have as much information as they can so that they can make informed choices about whatever they chose to do.

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Younger Men's Group

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The Younger Men’s Group is a new group, which is aimed at gay, bisexual or questioning men between the ages of 18 to 25.

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Groups at LGBT Foundation

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Here at The Lesbian & Gay Foundation we have a number of groups covering a wide section of the LGB&T community who meet at our Community Resource Centre on Richmond Street in Manchester. We provide a safe and comfortable environment for people who may feel isolated, coming out or are new to the area, and some groups offer a social environment for people who want to avoid bars and clubs.

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Get support

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Information & Advice

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Policy & Research

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Hate Crime Vigil: Stand with us against hate!

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This year, LGBT Foundation is hosting a Hate Crime Vigil in Sackville Gardens in Manchester’s Gay Village to mark IDAHOBIT on Sunday 17th May from 1pm-2.30pm.

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Donate to LGBT Foundation

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We’d like us to continue to be able to take action against homophobia, biphobia and transphobia for many years to come, but we won’t be able to do this to our full potential and to reach out to as many people as we’d like to, without your help.

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Bisexual and Trans inclusivity at LGBT Foundation

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We are LGBT Foundation.

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Coming Out support

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You don't have to tell anyone you're lesbian, gay or bisexual if you don't want to. It's up to you who you tell, but you might feel happier if you can be honest about who you really are.

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Pop-In Service

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If there’s something on your mind that you want to talk about, or if you need some guidance on the best place to get help for a specific problem, come in and talk to us, Monday-Saturday between 10am and 8pm

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Helpline and email advice

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We all need information and support from a friend in the know and LGBT Foundation's Helpline Service provides thousands of hours of advice and support to thousands of people every year.

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Information for men who have been affected by sexual violence

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This section is for gay and bisexual men who have been affected by sexual violation. We will shortly be publishing two new pages aimed at people who have been affected by these issues; one for lesbian and bisexual women and another for trans* people. 

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Celebrate Eurovision and support LGBT Foundation

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Three top tips for celebrating the Eurovision Song Contest (whilst also supporting your favourite charity)

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Do your own thing!

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If nothing takes your fancy why not organise your own fundraising event in support of the LGF? 

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Challenge yourself

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We’ve had supporters do parachute jumps, zip-slides, cycle rides, treks, walks and swims for us.

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Our fundraising promise

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Our Fundraising Promise is a commitment made to the public by our members. It is based on six key pledges that centre on honesty, accountability and transparency.

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Our runs in detail

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Running for LGBT Foundation

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We have places in some of the biggest events in 2015!

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Sugar and Spice

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Sugar & Spice is The Lesbian & Gay Foundation's annual celebration of International Women's Day for lesbian and bisexual women.

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Parenting

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Information for LGBT people who are parents or parents-to-be.

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About us

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Routes to parenthood: information for trans prospective parents

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Information on routes to parenthood for trans people. 

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Routes to parenthood: adoption

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Brief overview of information on adoption for LGBT people. 

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Routes to parenthood: using a fertility clinic

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Brief overview of information on getting pregnant using a fertility clinic.

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Two Mums

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Two Dads

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Brief overview of information on adoption for LGBT people. 

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LGBT Foundation Counselling Service

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The LGBT Foundation has been providing a counselling service to the LGBT community of the North West for well over a decade. We currently offer traditional talking therapies and relationship therapy.

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