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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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'Proud 2B smokefree'

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Smoking, Vaping, Cancer & the LGBT community. 'Proud 2B Smokefree' is an ongoing project around smoking and vaping which aims to highlight the disproportionate numbers of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people who both smoke, vape or combine the two, and explore how this may link to an increased risk of developing many different types of cancer.

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Play Packs

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Tony Warren MBE - A Tribute

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It is with great sadness that we learned today of the passing of one of the most important figures in British TV history. Here's our tribute to the creator of Coronation Street and long time supporter & patron of  LGBT Foundation,Tony Warren MBE.

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Village Angels

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The Village Angels are a team of volunteers from LGBT Foundation, easily recognisable through their pink ‘high-vis’ vests.

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Our Impact 2015

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Greater Mancs: Taking Charge of Health & Care

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For the first time Greater Manchester is taking charge of the £6 billion spent on health and social care in its ten boroughs. Making decisions about some of the most important things in our lives – including health and social care. LGBT Foundation have joined  a regional collective of organisations  to help our communities share their thoughts on what stops or helps people from taking charge of their health and making healthy choices.

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Tackling LGBT Body Image

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A special event for Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2016. Research suggests that eating disorders disproportionately impact many in the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans) community.

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My trans heroes by Beckie Fox

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Kate Bornstein – outlaw no more?

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Portraits of persistence

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Kate Bornstein: Born to be a gender outlaw

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Greater Manchester:Taking Charge of Health & Social Care

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For the first time Greater Manchester is taking charge of the £6 billion spent on health and social care in its ten boroughs. Making decisions about some of the most important things in our lives – including health and social care. LGBT Foundation have joined a regional collective of organisations to help our communities share their thoughts on what stops or helps people from taking charge of their health and making healthy choices.

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Relaxation Therapies

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Relaxation Therapies

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Got the winter blues? Need to relax? We are launching a new Relaxation Therapy service here at LGBT Foundation. Click here to read more.a new Relaxation Therapy service here at LGBT Foundation. Click here to read more.

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For MEN

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LGBT Foundation's range of services for MEN. TalkFirst, Take Protection, Test Regularly. 

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Improving health & care services for LGBT people

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The health and wellbeing of our communities is one of our top priorities but we would not be able to carry out much of our work without the support of our volunteers and partners in the health sector. We need your views too on how best to improve health and care services for LGBT people...

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LGBT Voice: Improving health & care services for LGBT people

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The health and well being of our communities is one of our top priorities but we would not be able to carry out much of our work without the support of our volunteers and partners in the health sector. We need your views on how to improve  health and care services for LGBT people too...

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LGBT Foundation Heroes Award Winners!

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Kate Bornstein at LGBT Foundation

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Cervical Screening

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All women between the ages of 25 and 64 who have a cervix need to have regular cervical screening tests, regardless of whether or not they’ve slept with a man.

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LGBT Foundation's response to the Transgender Equality Inquiry report

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At LGBT Foundation, we have taken some time to carefully consider the points and recommendations made in the Transgender Equality Inquiry report by the Parliamentary Women and Equalities Committee.  This report was highly anticipated by many groups and individuals who submitted evidence for the consideration of the committee and at LGBT Foundation, we are no exception. 

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Annie Wallace is tuned in

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Pitch and Pert

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Closets of fear

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