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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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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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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 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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Out of Office

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Understanding Muslim LGBT Identity

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To celebrate LGBT History Month’s theme of ‘Religion, Belief & Philosophy’, in February LGBT Foundation are hosting a free event to provide a short introduction to Islam by way of helping individuals and organisations to support LGBT Muslims.

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Gay Rights & The Anglican Church – Step Back in Time

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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.

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NEW! LGBT Cancer Taskforce

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If you are an LGBT person affected by cancer, or you have cared for someone from the LGBT community who has experienced cancer, Macmillan Cancer Support is setting up a new LGBT and cancer taskforce to get a sense of the issues people feel are important. 

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'Sex by deception' - Statement from LGBT Foundation

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This week Kyran Lee, a 25 year old trans man, received a two year suspended sentence after being convicted in 2014 of one count of sexual assault by penetration on the basis of obtaining ‘sex through deception.’ This and similar cases could be a cause for concern for trans people who choose not to disclose their trans status with partners before having sex.

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Opening times for Festive Period 2015

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We know that Christmas and New Year can be a difficult time, so our dedicated staff and volunteers will be providing support at our office and through our helpline. Click here to find out more about our opening hours.

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Beyond Bars

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Stocking Fulfillers

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