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LGBT Christmas Food Bank Appeal

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As all of us begin to prepare for the festive season, LGBT Foundation & Via, Canal Street would once again like to encourage our supporters to help those in our communities who may not be as fortunate as ourselves.

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HIV in Greater Manchester – Men who have sex with men

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New figures from the Centre for Public Health at Liverpool John Moores University have revealed that there were 531 new cases of HIV reported in Greater Manchester in 2014, an increase of 13%.

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Latest HIV figures: Increase in positive gay,bisexual & other MSM

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There are 1 in 20 gay, bisexual or other men who have sex with men (MSM) now living with HIV throughout the UK. However, there are now also many more ways of testing for HIV and  more ways of preventing HIV transmission which are becoming available.

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Meet LGBT Foundation Trustees

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The Board of Trustees of LGBT Foundation are the first and final decision making authority within LGBT Foundation.

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Talk and Test project awarded innovative HIV prevention fund

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LGBT Foundation are working in partnership with BHA for Equality to deliver Point of Care Testing (POCT) in the new Greater Manchester Talk and Test project, supported by a multi-agency project steering group which includes membership from the local PHE Team, Greater Manchester Commissioners and Bridgewater Community Healthcare Trust.

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New research study focusing on trans lives in Manchester

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LGBT Foundation is delighted to announce that we have been commissioned by Manchester City Council to conduct a research study into the trans population of Manchester.

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National HIV Testing Week 2015

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LGBT Foundation invites you, once again, to get involved and support this year’s National HIV Testing Week (NHTW) which starts on 21st November, in the run up to World AIDS Day on 1st December.

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Get tested!

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How many of us think about our partner's sexual history when we are getting to know them? Do you know yours? Get tested!

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Barclays

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Jojo's story

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We caught up with JoJo McClay who is a valued volunteer here at LGBT Foundation with our befriending scheme. This service seeks to combat isolation through providing individuals with regular one to one contact with a supportive person. It helps individuals build confidence, self-esteem and motivation while offering support in finding social networks through local groups and organisations.

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