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LGBT Foundation Talking Therapies Programme

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The LGBT Foundation has been providing a talking therapies programme to the LGBT community of the North West for well over a decade. We currently offer traditional talking therapies to both individuals and couples as well as delivering the only LGBT specific IAPT service in Manchester. 

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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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Counselling FAQ

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If you are considering counselling, there may be a lot of questions you would like answers to.

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What is counselling?

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Counselling is a process where a person works in partnership with a counsellor on issues that may be causing distress in their lives.

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PrEP case lawyer explains what it means in terms for the future NHS funding

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Last week the court of appeal ruled in favour of the NAT (National AIDS Trust) in a judgment that confirming the earlier high court judgment that NHS England can legally fund the HIV prevention drug PrEP. 

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Severe And Multiple Disadvantage Research

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We are carrying out a research project to understand how lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people experience severe and multiple disadvantage (SMD). SMD is usually described as a combination of; homelessness, drug and alcohol abuse, offending and mental health issues. For LGBT people however, we understand that there may be other areas which may also be a disadvantage such as domestic abuse or sex work.

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LGBT Foundation reaction to the outcome of the NHS appeal on the High Court ruling on PrEP

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Commenting on today’s decision, Rob Cookson, Deputy Chief Executive of LGBT Foundation, the largest LGBT support organisation in the UK, said:  “We are delighted at today’s decision to uphold the High Court ruling. 

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Lets talk about sex!

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The Outreach Team

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Our Outreach Officers are trained and ready to provide a variety of services at your place of work, college, Pride celebration, conference or general event.

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Ambition for Ageing Equalities Board

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Online safety

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Apps, forums, chat rooms and websites are a great way to connect with people, whether that's keeping in contact with friends or exploring new sexual encounters. 

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LGBT Foundation reaction to 'Alan Turing Law' posthumous pardons

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Paul Martin OBE, Chief Executive of LGBT Foundation in Manchester, said: The Government move to pardon all gay and bisexual men convicted under the previous gross indecency laws, is an important decision ...

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LGBT Flu Jab Clinic

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Worried about the flu? Not been able to visit your local health centre? Why not pop along to our free, accessible clinic at LGBT Foundation on the morning of Thursday 10th November. This special flu jab clinic is being supported by City Health Centre, Manchester (gtd healthcare) as part of our Pride in Practice programme.

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Safer Sex Pack Design

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Volunteer Profile: Nilo

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News & Events

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News Articles

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Get the latest news about The LGF as well as what’s happening locally and nationally which matters to you.

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We Must Do Better

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#TransMCR 8th October 2016

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Volunteer's marvellous act of kindness

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For many, giving up your time to volunteer for the LGBT Foundation would be a great thing to do. But Ian Dyer, one of our long-standing helpers, has decided to show how the LGBT community can help to transform the lives of people by making the wonderful gesture of donating a kidney.  

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Port Trial highlights the importance of online and chemsex safety

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The trial of Stephen Port started this week, and some details of the case may concern members of the LGBT community who use online dating and/or are involved in chemsex. 

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Fundraise for us

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As a registered charity we need your support to enable us to continue to deliver services and achieve our mission of ending homophobia and empowering people.

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Meet our Volunteer: Jess Gilby

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Women's Programme volunteer Jess Gilby tells us why they started volunteering for the programme and what they gained from it.. 

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Bi Visibility Day 2016 - Jen's Story

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In support of Bi Visibility Day 2016, Jen tells us her story about being bi and why Bi Visibility Day is important.

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Bi Visibility Day 2016 - Joy's Story

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In support of Bi Visibility Day 2016, Joy shares her story about being bi and tells us why Bi Visibility Day is important. 

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