This is the stream of consciousness where there is a streaming list of updates from twitter and comments from the site.
However, it can sometimes be picked up whilst having sex, so we thought we’d include it anyway. The infection is caused by a fungus which lives on the skin and in the mouth, stomach, vagina, penis and bottom.
- 16:42 PM Feb 24thviaLGBT Foundation
It’s one of the most common STIs in men (or people who have a penis). The exact cause of it is not always known, which is why it’s called ‘non-specific’.
- 16:37 PM Feb 24thviaLGBT Foundation
Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV)
LGV or Lymphogranuloma Venereum, is a particularly nasty form of Chlamydia. What makes it nasty is its ability to infect the lymph nodes in the body, causing them to become inflamed and potentially infect surrounding tissue if left untreated.
- 16:28 PM Feb 24thviaLGBT Foundation
Trichonomas is caused by a tiny parasite which lives in the vagina and urethra.
- 15:52 PM Feb 24thviaLGBT Foundation
There are three areas of the body where Chlamydia usually happens – the bottom, throat, penis or vagina.
- 15:42 PM Feb 24thviaLGBT Foundation
Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) is the most common form of vaginal infection, being twice as common as thrush, for which it is often mistaken.
- 15:39 PM Feb 24thviaLGBT Foundation
Keeping safe when on a night out
Here are just a few tips to make sure your big night out doesn't end up in one big mess, brought to you by our Village Angels.
- 12:38 PM Feb 23rdviaLGBT Foundation
Well, I feel like this post is the most inspirational thing I have ever read. It's just so beautiful. I called my dog over to read it with me and everything. In the 1950's film circa on youtube, no on...
- 10:05 AM Feb 23rdviaLGF
The Dunstan Partnership is an exemplary practice in every aspect of care, undersanding expertise and professionalism. As a patient of the practice I cannot speak highly enough about the Doctors Nurses...
- 10:04 AM Feb 23rdviaLGF
My practice has the 'hear if you need us' LGF leaflets. The made me smile and instantly more relaxed.
- 10:03 AM Feb 23rdviaLGF
Mental health advice for LGBT young people
We all have mental health. Even though we may not really think about it, it is still there. Mental health can affect the way that you act and feel, and the way you think and feel about your life.
- 11:57 AM Feb 20thviaLGBT Foundation
Useful mental health links
- 11:56 AM Feb 20thviaLGBT Foundation
Am I lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans?
This is a question that in the end only you can answer.
- 11:52 AM Feb 20thviaLGBT Foundation
Trafford Prime - new project for LGBT's over 50
A new project for LGBT people over 50 years of age who live in Trafford is being set up for members of the LGBT community to share and discuss their thoughts on health and social care issues including housing.It launches on Friday 27th February 2015 at Trafford Housing Trust.
- 15:34 PM Feb 19thviaLGBT Foundation
Meeting people and trying new things
- 16:19 PM Feb 18thviaLGBT Foundation
Homophobia, biphobia, transphobia and bullying
Homophobia is a dislike or fear of someone who is lesbian, gay or bisexual for no other reason apart from their sexuality.
- 16:08 PM Feb 18thviaLGBT Foundation
Myths about mental health
Now it's time to answer some questions and dispel some common myths around mental health.
- 16:04 PM Feb 18thviaLGBT Foundation
You can find links to a range of services and helpful websites on these pages, they have been arranged by topic to help you navigate to the service that’s right for you!
- 15:20 PM Feb 18thviaLGBT Foundation
Deletion of historical gay convictions
The Continuing fight for gay equality - Historic convictions for consensual acts to be deleted.
- 11:00 AM Feb 18thviaLGBT Foundation
The Last Taboo
Sex, sexuality and intimacy among old people and care home residents in particular is the last taboo. There is little awareness of the intimate and erotic needs of older care home residents needs.
- 16:30 PM Feb 17thviaLGBT Foundation
We're a Living Wage employer!
The Living Wage Foundation is pleased to announce that The LGF has accredited as a Living Wage employer.
- 16:24 PM Feb 17thviaLGBT Foundation
Friends of Sackville Gardens
Sackville Gardens in the heart of Manchester’s Gay Village is an urban oasis that is a hub for the community come rain or shine.
- 15:46 PM Feb 16thviaLGBT Foundation
New national partnership tackles LGBT Hate Crime
A major new national initiative to tackle hate crime brings together a partnership of 31 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) organisations from across England and Wales, including The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF).
- 11:21 AM Feb 16thviaLGBT Foundation
NEW Wellbeing Workshop: ‘From distress to de-stress’
We’re running a FREE wellbeing workshop, ‘From distress to de-stress’ on Friday 6th March, 12.30-1.30pm here at The Lesbian & Gay Foundation’s community resource centre, 5 Richmond Street, Manchester, M1 3HF.
- 10:16 AM Feb 16thviaLGBT Foundation
Supporting LGBT Young People in Care
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 well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) young people which is to be launched in Spring 2015.
- 09:33 AM Feb 11thviaLGBT Foundation
Promoting LGBT Voice across Greater Manchester
Febrauary & March 2015 will provide an opportunity to hear about the importance of having lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender voices heard across Greater Manchester and contribute to improving the health needs of this community where you live and work.
- 09:27 AM Feb 11thviaLGBT Foundation
The difference between a hate crime and a hate incident
- 18:23 PM Feb 10thviaLGBT Foundation
Affleck's Angel Volunteers!
Following on from Manchester's Hate Crime Awareness Week and Affleck's Palace joining The LGF by becoming a third-party Hate Crime Reporting Centre, we heard from General Manager Tony Martin, who has kindly decided to volunteer his time with our wonderful LGF Village Angels.
- 15:59 PM Feb 10thviaLGBT Foundation
- 10:04 AM Feb 10thviaLGBT Foundation
Biphobic, homophobic and transphobic abuse is more common than most people think.
- 12:50 PM Feb 9thviaLGBT Foundation