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In Memory of Julie Barnes-Frank, formerly of Greater Manchester Police
It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Julie Barnes-Frank, who was the first recipient of the Alan Turing Memorial Award 2012 at the then Homo Heroes Awards. A police officer for over 30 years, she was one of the first openly-gay officers in Greater Manchester Police and in the country.
- 11:13 AM Feb 1stviaLGBT Foundation
Greater Manchester:Taking Charge of Health & Social Care
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.
- 11:12 AM Feb 1stviaLGBT Foundation
Gay Rights & The Anglican Church – Step Back in Time
Anglican leaders from all over the world have been meeting in Canterbury this week to try to heal deep rifts within the church over issues such as same-sex marriage and gay clerics. Some feared a split in the global Anglican communion over gay rights but now the internal debate continues. LGBT Foundation Trustee Reverend Dr Hayley Matthews shares her thoughts on what has happened.
- 11:11 AM Feb 1stviaLGBT Foundation
National LGB&T Partnership
LGBT Foundation is proud to be part of The National LGB&T Partnership. The Partnership was established in early 2010, in order reduce health inequalities and challenge homophobia, biphobia and transphobia within public services. As of April 2016, the Partnership combines the expertise of twelve key LGB&T organisationsacross England. Further organisations (both LGBT and non-LGBT) are invited to contribute to seminars and project work, based upon their particular skills and expertise.
- 09:45 AM Feb 1stviaLGBT Foundation
Mayoral candidates join the Village Angels on weekend patrol
Candidates in the running to become Greater Manchester’s first metro mayor are set to go on patrol with LGBT Foundation’s Village Angels in Manchester’s world-famous Gay Village.
- 09:11 AM Jan 31stviaLGBT Foundation
LGBT Foundation launches Bi Series of events
Starting in February LGBT Foundation is launching its first Bi-specific series of events.
- 09:00 AM Jan 31stviaLGBT Foundation
Younger Men's Group
Our Younger Men's Group is currently not running.
- 11:03 AM Jan 27thviaLGBT Foundation
Older & Bolder
When: second and fourth Thursday of the month, 7.30pm - 9pm
- 10:26 AM Jan 27thviaLGBT Foundation
Share your skill, knowledge or interest at Sugar and Spice 2017
Here at LGBT Foundation we have an opportunity for an individual or group to host a workshop at our annual festival for Lesbian and Bisexual Woman, Sugar and Spice. The festival takes place on the 11-12th March 2017 in our building in Manchester and we have left a space in the schedule for a member of the community or community group to facilitate your very own workshop, talk or skill share session!
- 15:39 PM Jan 26thviaLGBT Foundation
Other mental health links
- 10:51 AM Jan 25thviaLGBT Foundation