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Negative influences

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Here we explore some of the negative influences lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans* people may experience.

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Carousel

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When: First and third Tuesday of the month, 7.30pm - 9pm Carousel is a relaxed social group for lesbian and bisexual women.

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Depression

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Most people tend to feel sad or miserable at one time or another, but when these feelings get in the way of us living our lives, it’s a problem.

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Issues faced by LGBT people

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We know that lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people are even more likely to be affected by mental health problems, but why is this?

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Positive influences

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It’s important to recognise that there can also be things that have a positive influence on our mental health.

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Anxiety

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Some people experience overwhelming anxiety on a daily basis. 

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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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Homelessness

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Homelessness can affect anyone at any time in their lives. LGBT individuals face unique challenges with homelessness.

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Carers

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Being lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans and a carer can bring about additional issues.

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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-Sunday between 10am and 8pm

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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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Meet the staff

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Meet the LGF staff!

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Having a healthy sex life

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There’s a huge range of sexual activities, some you’ll have heard of, others you won’t – therefore, there is no straightforward answer!!

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Male counsellor / psychotherapist required for trauma therapy group

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Survivors Manchester and The Lesbian & Gay Foundation are launching a new therapy group for adult male survivors of childhood sexual abuse, who also identify as gay or bisexual.

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It starts with me

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It’s all about you. You are the key to stopping HIV in your own life and in your community.

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We want your feedback

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Celebrating women in LGBT History

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Celebrating the LGBT women who inspire us.

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Contact us

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Here are just some of the ways you can get in touch with us, plus a nice handy map to our door!

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PrEP

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The Lesbian & Gay Foundation, together with community based HIV prevention agencies from across England, have developed a joint statement on Pre – Exposure Prophylaxis.

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86 percent fewer HIV infections found in two PrEP studies

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Two studies of PrEP in gay men and trans women have demonstrated that the availability of PrEP reduced the rate of infection by 86%. This amounts to the highest effectiveness yet seen for PrEP and is superior to most other HIV prevention interventions.

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