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Short-term and event volunteering

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There are loads of ways you can support us throughout the year without having to commit to a regular volunteering role.

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Pride in Practice registration form

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LGBT Foundation are delighted that you have made the first step towards your Pride in Practice quality mark award. 

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Award criteria

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All Pride in Practice awarded surgeries will now complete the self assessment and submit supporting documentation before being awarded.

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Pride in Practice

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Pride in Practiceis a quality assurance service that strengthens and develops your relationship with your lesbian, gay and bisexual patients within your local community. Endorsed by The Royal College of GP’s, Pride in Practice is a support package that enables you to effectively meet the needs of your lesbian, gay and bisexual patients.  It will also support you in meeting the requirements of your Clinical Commissioning Group, the Care Quality Commission and other bodies that you work with.

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Benefits of volunteering with LGBT Foundation

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There are so many reasons to volunteer. Volunteering can help you develop your personal skills and enhance your CV.

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Think you have an STI?

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Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are infections which are generally picked up through close body contact or sex.

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For men

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One central place to find health information and advice for men.

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What is mental health?

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Mental health means striking a balance in all aspects of your life: social, physical, economic and psychological.

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Befrienders

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Sometimes we can have all the will in the world to get up and try new things and meet different people, but it’s often our confidence that holds us back…

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Mens Workshops

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The Lesbian & Gay Foundation are running a series of workshops covering many aspects of modern life.

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New Resource:Supporting LGBT Young People in Care

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The Lesbian & Gay Foundation and Three Circles Fostering have been working together with care leavers to develop a new resource for foster carers and residential care staff to promote the well­being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) young people in care.

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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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Out with Prostate Cancer: Focusing on Gay And Bi Men & Transwomen Affected By Prostate Cancer

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The 1st ever  National Prostate Cancer Conference focused on gay and bisexual men and transwomen will take place on Saturday 14th March 2015 at The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (LGF). The event is funded by Prostate Cancer  and run by Manchester’s LGF and London’s METRO Centre. 

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rebecca

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I found this event totally 100% inspiratiinal and motivational. I as gay 17 yr old only came out to my parents in november last year however we have issues still because my dad doesnt accept me being ...

joe

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Nice one guys

Volunteers talk about their experiences

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Our volunteers contribute their skills in a variety of ways, and sometimes we even can create a role to match someone’s area of expertise.

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LGB&T Strategy 2009

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‘Breaking the Cycle’ represents a significant milestone in the development of the North West’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans sector.

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LGB Heritage Project

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News, discussions and events around our history, get involved and come along!

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Pregnant boobs

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Inspirational women set to talk at Sugar & Spice

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The LGF gears up for ninth annual International Women's Day celebration

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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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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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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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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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Celebrating women in LGBT History

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Celebrating the LGBT women who inspire us.

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