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Trans People’s Sexual Health: Recommendations for Service Providers

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In April, LGBT Foundation conducted a survey of trans people experiences of sexual health services with the support of the MAC AIDS Fund. We receive an amazing 317 complete and eligible responses, making it one of the largest surveys of trans people on sexual health ever conducted. This is significant as there is very little research into the sexual health needs and experiences of trans people in England.

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Improving Access to Psychological Therapies for BAME People

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Since January, LGBT Foundation have been working with the Greater Manchester and East Cheshire Strategic Clinical Network and Survivors Manchester, to deliver a range of workshops with BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) communities from across Greater Manchester. Together we explored how IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) services can be improved for BAME people to tackle inequalities in experiencing mental ill health.

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Trans Resource Bank

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Lesbian and Bisexual Women: want to do something positive for your community?

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Lesbian and Bisexual Women: want to do something positive for your community?

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Calling all lesbian and bi women who are BAME, trans and/or older (50+)..

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BAME, trans and/or older (50+) lesbian and bi women: get in touch!

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***Volunteering Opportunities: inclusion work with BAME, trans, and older lesbian and bisexual women***

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***Volunteering Opportunities: inclusion work with BAME, trans, and older lesbian and bisexual women***

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Publications

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Voice and communication workshops

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Meet the staff

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Meet the LGBT Foundation staff!

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Courses & Workshops

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Our FREE courses and workshops are open to anyone who self-identifies as LGBT, is 18+ and lives in Greater Manchester. For more details call 0345 30 30 30 or e-mail therapy@lgbt.foundation

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We Need You: Pride in Practice Health Engagement Volunteer

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LGBT Foundation’s Pride in Practice team are looking for a volunteer to help on a cervical screening project, contacting lesbian and bisexual women in Trafford about attending cervical screenings.

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Women's Reading Group

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Reading group for LGBT women.

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Horizon

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Our Women's Group is running once every 2 weeks on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month. 

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Action Plan highlights key steps to stronger LGBT inclusion in Greater Manchester

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Greater Manchester’s LGBT Foundation has launched an Action Plan highlighting the key priorities that need to be addressed by organisations across the region to benefit its LGBT communities. 

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Greater Manchester LGBT Action Plan

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Sparkle Festival 2017

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Groups for women

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LGBT Foundation holds three pop-in groups specifically for women. 

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GP champions LGBT inclusion with Pride in Practice

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Bedford House Medical Centre in Tameside has received a Gold award for excellence in LGBT healthcare. The award is particularly poignant as one of  the practices GPs is the stepfather of Martyn Hett who was among the 22 people killed in the bombing at Manchester Arena on May 22.

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Your Stories

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We had a cup of tea and a chat to find out what some of our community members are up to and to find out a bit more about them.

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Foundation Trustee made MBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours

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LGBT Foundation Trustee, Glyn Jenkins has been made an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for services to the community in Greater Manchester.

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