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Volunteering as a counsellor

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Befriending form

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Charity of the Year Award win at the British LGBT Awards

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We're very excited to announce that we have won the Charity of the Year Award at the RBS British LGBT Awards for our work with lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities.

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Stand with us against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia

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LGBT Foundation are taking a stand against homophobia, biphobia and transphobia by hosting a free community vigil on 17 May to commemorate International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT).

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Hate Crime App

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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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‘NUL POINTS’: HIV Community Gives Dismal Verdict To NHS England Over PrEP Delays

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LGBT Foundation are uniting with the HIV community during Eurovision week to give a damning verdict on NHS England’s delays on a game-changing HIV prevention drug. And the verdict is a resounding ‘Nul Points’.

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#TransMCR 14th May 2016

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Our volunteering opportunities

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Please keep checking this area of our website to find out more about our latest opportunities to get involved as a volunteer. 

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Meet our Volunteer: Anna Nikoghosyan

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Welcome to the début of the Women's Programme Volunteer Corner and welcome to Anna Nikoghosyan. Anna has recently become a volunteer for the Women's Programme and is going to tell you a bit about herself, her activism, and what it's like to be LGBT+, a woman, and an activist in Armenia. 

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Pride is coming to Wythenshawe!

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Saturday 20th August 2016 will be Wythenshawe's Summer Pride Event. The event will take place in The Forum in Wythenshawe from 10am - 3pm. There will be stalls from local organizations, workshops & activities, music & food and lots more. 

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Wigan Pride 2016

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Wigan’s First LGBT Pride event will take place on August 13th 2016. It is  a cross partnership event organised by BYOU, Wigan’s young people’s LGBTQ+ action and support group, supported by youth workers from Wigan Council’s Voice and Engagement Team.

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Tackling transphobia

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Escorting Education

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Kate O'Donnell: Upfront and fabulous!

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NHS agrees to reconsider its decision on PrEP

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LGBT Foundation are encouraged by the news that NHS England have announced they "will carefully consider its position on commissioning PrEP." The NHS  announced they will reconsider their decision on PrEP, following legal representation from National AIDS Trust (NAT). This is welcome news.

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Spotlight: Afternoon T.E.A

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LGBT community development in Heywood, Middleton & Rochdale

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We are supporting the LGBT Community Development Worker for the borough of Rochdale, including Heywood and Middleton, based at Rochdale Boroughwide User Forum (RBUF). 

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Volunteer Awards 2016

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Our brand

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The most striking element of LGBT Foundation's new brand is our logotype. This new logo give prominence to LGBT which is bold and striking element of the logo. The rainbow bard gives further emphasis to who we are and what we do, and of course is an internationally recognised symbol of LGBT equality. Branding information and logos to use can be found here. 

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Chair David McGovern honoured as Deputy Lieutenant of Greater Manchester

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David McGovern, Chair of LGBT Foundation, was selected to receive the prestigious honour by Lord-Lieutenant Warren Smith, after decades of work with charities and local communities.

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For women

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Do you ❤ girls? We do! LGBT Foundation has a range of services for lesbian & bisexual women.

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Womens e-Bulletin Review

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PrEP needed today, not tomorrow

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Spotlight: MORF

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HIV and sexual health charities unite in action against government cuts

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LGBT Foundation alongside other HIV and sexual health charities from across the UK have come together with health professional bodies, British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH), and British HIV Association to launch a new national campaign opposing cuts to HIV services across the country -‘Support people with HIV: Stop the cuts’.

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Me, myself and Manchester

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A Tribute to Sir Peter Maxwell Davies

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Internationally acclaimed British composer Sir Peter Maxwell Davies has died at the age of 81. Sir Peter was a patron of LGBT Foundation and  the sad news comes just a week after the death of his old friend Tony Warren. We would like to pay tribute to Peter, who was a loyal patron to LGBT Foundation and we send our thoughts to his family and loved ones.   

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Introducing Macmillan's LGBT Project Worker

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We’re delighted to welcome to the team Lawrence Roberts, Macmillan’s LGBT Project Worker who is working with The Christie Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and LGBT Foundation to improve knowledge, understanding and support for LGBT people affected by cancer via the LGBT Cancer Support Alliance group.

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2016: Magnus Opus

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