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Men's Spaces

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LGBT Foundation run a series of spaces for gay and bisexual men covering many aspects of modern life.

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An Introduction to Male Cancers

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This information is designed to look at some of the cancers that gay and bisexual men are concerned about. It has been informed by gay & bisexual men and includes thoughts and feelings on how cancer has affected them.

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Spark - LGBT Foundation's gay and bisexual men's advisory and social group

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Sexual Health

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Sexual Health - talking openly, taking action, treating early

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LGBT Foundation Intake and Triage Service

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If you need help and aren't sure which service would be best to use then our Intake & Triage Service can help. 

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Complaints

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The Women's Programme: we're back, we're bigger and we're better than ever!

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Thanks again to Big Lottery Fund, the Women’s Programme has received funding for a further three years to develop our existing programme to help make it more inclusive, accessible and relevant for a wider range of lesbian and bisexual women across Greater Manchester and introduce new ways of gaining skills and leadership opportunities! 

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Sexual orientation monitoring in the healthcare system

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LGBT Foundation has been commissioned by NHS England to create an information standard for sexual orientation monitoring. Information standards are used across the health and social care system to support collecting and processing information. This standard will enable health and social care organisations to monitor sexual orientation in a way that is consistent with all other parts of the healthcare system. It will be classed as a fundamental standard, meaning that it applies across the entirety of health and social care.

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LGBT Foundation wants you to help spring clean Manchester’s Gay Village

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With spring in the air thoughts turn to cleaning and we looking for volunteers to take part in a new project to clean up Manchester’s Gay Village.  

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One LB Woman’s Health Story

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‘Lives are at risk if women feel unheard or if there is a lack of empathy and respect and regard for them as people. I have had a great number of medical encounters which have been upsetting or embarrassing’ says Rosie Adamson Clark.

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Drug use amongst Men who have sex with Men in Greater Manchester

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Men who have sex with men (MSM) in Greater Manchester have distinct patterns of drug use, including significantly higher rates of using drugs typically associated with chemsex.

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February 2017 #TransMCR

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Voice and communication workshops

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Alcohol Awareness Week

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Lesbian & Bisexual Women’s Health Week

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The first ever National Lesbian & Bisexual Women’s Health Week takes place this week  (13-17 March 2017) launched by the National LGBT Partnership. The aim of the week is to raise awareness about lesbian & bisexual women’s health inequalities.

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Foundation Launches Trans People's Sexual Health Survey

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On 7March LGBT Foundation launched the Trans People’s Sexual Health Survey to find out more information about trans people’s experiences of sexual health and sexual health services in England.

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Pride in our Health

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Many of us worry when we are asked personal questions by health professionals that some services may not know how to talk to us about our gender identity or sexual orientation. Pride in Practice is working to change this and we are looking for your thoughts on how we can best ensure primary care services move forward to deliver ‘excellence in LGBT healthcare.’

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Advice surgeries

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Our advice surgeries are a vital part of what we do as an organisation; we provide a safe space for a range of advice surgeries provided by solicitors, police and others.

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Chemsex

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UK’s first LGBT older person’s community planned for Manchester

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The ambition to create a community aimed at older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people has been announced today by Manchester City Council. The project would be part of the city’s programme that provides high quality housing for older people, and is the first LGBT majority "Extra Care" scheme in the UK.  

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