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Village Angels get renewed support from Manchester’s Police and Crime Commissioner
Manchester’s Village Angels are set to remain a firm feature on Canal Street thanks the continued support of the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner.
- 10:59 AM Dec 20thviaLGBT Foundation
LGBT Foundation gets early Christmas present from Manchester Pride
LGBT Foundation has had an early Christmas present of £37,500 from Manchester Pride to help fund its safer sex packs. The welcome donation accompanied Manchester Pride’s announcement that it raised £149k for charitable causes this year.
- 09:48 AM Dec 19thviaLGBT Foundation
#TransMCR Open Mic 10th December 2016
- 16:29 PM Dec 15thviaLGBT Foundation
Pride in Practice - LGBT Healthcare
It can be all too easy to put off those important health checks, especially when you’re lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or trans. We worry that when we go to the GP, the dentist, the pharmacy, or the optometrist that they will not know how to talk to us about our gender identity or sexual orientation or that we will experience outright discrimination.
- 13:47 PM Dec 13thviaLGBT Foundation
Addressing the needs of BME LGBT people is crucial says new LGBT Foundation report
The needs and experiences of black minority ethnic (BME) lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people have for too long been overlooked and urgently need to be addressed according to the findings of a recent LGBT Foundation report produced in partnership with Manchester City Council.
- 10:36 AM Dec 9thviaLGBT Foundation
State of the City for Manchester's BME LGB Communities
The State of the City for Manchester’s Black and Ethnic Minority Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual People reportwas produced by LGBT Foundation with the support of Manchester City Council’s Equalities Team funded by the Equalities Funding Programme to support the Council to achieve its equality objectives in relation to sexual orientation.
- 09:03 AM Dec 9thviaLGBT Foundation
- 14:32 PM Dec 8thviaLGBT Foundation
- 14:30 PM Dec 8thviaLGBT Foundation
- 14:28 PM Dec 8thviaLGBT Foundation
- 14:23 PM Dec 8thviaLGBT Foundation
Ambition for Ageing Equalities Board
The Equalities Board is a group of people who know about discrimination. Some of us are older people who have experienced inequalities in our lives. Others are professionals from equalities organisations.
- 13:41 PM Dec 8thviaLGBT Foundation
- 12:49 PM Dec 8thviaLGBT Foundation
Reaction NHS England announcement on extension to its HIV Prevention Programme
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:
- 09:00 AM Dec 5thviaLGBT Foundation
World AIDS Day
- 15:02 PM Dec 2ndviaLGBT Foundation
New chair and four new trustees appointed to LGBT Foundation
A new chair and four new trustees have recently been appointed to the board of Manchester’s LGBT Foundation, a leading provider of health and well-being services to the lesbian, gay and bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities in the UK.
- 12:33 PM Dec 2ndviaLGBT Foundation
Monitoring Sexual Orientation, Gender and Trans Status
Over the last two decades, the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) community has seen legislative change which has led to greater acceptance. However, there is still a huge lack of evidence about LGBT people, our needs and experiences. Monitoring sexual orientation, gender identity and trans status is a proven way to address that lack of evidence. Championing sexual orientation and trans status monitoring for service users and staff across all public services is a key an organisational priority for LGBT Foundation. You can read more about our recommended approach and download our guidance to implementing monitoring here.
- 10:09 AM Dec 2ndviaLGBT Foundation
Meet our Volunteer: Jess Mancuso
Women's Programme volunteer Jess Mancuso tells us a bit about herself and why she got involved with the Women's Programme..
- 15:27 PM Nov 30thviaLGBT Foundation
LGBT Foundation responds to the conclusion of the Stephen Port trial
Today Stephen Port, who murdered 4 men by overdosing them with GHB, was sentenced to serve a whole life tariff (meaning he will spend the rest of his life in prison).
- 16:28 PM Nov 25thviaLGBT Foundation
Spotlight: Rainbow Noir
- 10:49 AM Nov 25thviaLGBT Foundation
Commemorative artwork and vigil planned to mark World AIDS Day in Manchester
A workshop to create a commemorative artwork to be displayed at the Manchester’s World Aids Day vigil is just one of the activities being organised by LGBT Foundation to mark the occasion in the city.
- 09:31 AM Nov 21stviaLGBT Foundation
Manchester’s LGBT Foundation to run daily HIV clinics as part of National HIV Testing Week campaign
LGBT Foundation is encouraging those most affected by HIV to get tested as part of a national campaign to increase HIV testing. The Greater Manchester campaign, part of National HIV Testing Week, will target gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men, and highlight the importance of regular testing, knowing your status and taking control.
- 09:12 AM Nov 21stviaLGBT Foundation
LGB Heritage Project
<p> News, discussions and events around our history, get involved and come along!</p>
- 09:45 AM Nov 18thviaLGBT Foundation
Refer someone to our services
The Intake and Triage process utilises a simplified ‘Service-to-Service’ referral form, which professionals can use to refer someone into the LGF.
- 15:40 PM Nov 16thviaLGBT Foundation
LGBT Foundation Talking Therapies Programme
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.
- 15:27 PM Nov 16thviaLGBT Foundation
Helpline and email advice
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.
- 15:22 PM Nov 16thviaLGBT Foundation
If you are considering counselling, there may be a lot of questions you would like answers to.
- 15:08 PM Nov 16thviaLGBT Foundation
What is counselling?
Counselling is a process where a person works in partnership with a counsellor on issues that may be causing distress in their lives.
- 15:06 PM Nov 16thviaLGBT Foundation
PrEP case lawyer explains what it means in terms for the future NHS funding
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.
- 15:42 PM Nov 14thviaLGBT Foundation
Severe And Multiple Disadvantage Research
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.
- 12:21 PM Nov 14thviaLGBT Foundation
LGBT Foundation reaction to the outcome of the NHS appeal on the High Court ruling on PrEP
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.
- 11:15 AM Nov 10thviaLGBT Foundation