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NEW Wellbeing Workshop: ‘From distress to de-stress’

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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.

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Supporting LGBT Young People in Care

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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. 

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Promoting LGBT Voice across Greater Manchester

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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. 

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The difference between a hate crime and a hate incident

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Affleck's Angel Volunteers!

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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.

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Active surveys

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Hate crime

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Biphobic, homophobic and transphobic abuse is more common than most people think.

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Have your say at LGBT Question Time 2015!

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To mark Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) History Month this February, Manchester City Council with support from The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF), are hosting LGBT Question Time for its third consecutive year.

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Manchester City Council commits to halving late and undiagnosed HIV through early testing

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Manchester City Council have committed to halving late and undiagnosed HIV by passing a motion on HIV testing in support of the Halve It campaign. The testing services at The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) were also specifically mentioned as part of the motion delivered today. 

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BME LGBT Mental Health Event

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In February organisations and groups across Greater Manchester are holding a Networking Workshop at The LGF for Black Minority Ethnic communities who identify as Lesbian Gay Bisexual or Transgender to provide an opportunity to discuss additional discrimination that people from these communities may face and how this can impact on mental health.

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HO-MO

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We ‘mustache’ you a question: Will you help us raise funds to provide information for gay and bisexual men affected by Prostate Cancer and other Male Cancers?

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Kiss hate goodbye!

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To mark IDAHO and to launch the next phase of the Enough Is Enough! ACTION Against Homophobia campaign, we're asking you to Kiss  Hate  Goodbye!

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Flying the Flag

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The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (LGF) are encouraging organisations, individuals and groups to visibly mark International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia by ‘Flying the Flag’ on 17 May – what will you be doing?

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"We Exist"

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Have you ever felt that you wanted to represent your community in something that you are interested in but never thought you could do it, or didn’t know how to get involved?

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Previous campaigns

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A section of our site devoted to our previous work to take action against biphobia, homophobia and transphobia.

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After hate - getting support

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What will the Police do?

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Why you should report hate

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Personal safety tips

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Experiencing hate at work

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Experiencing hate at school

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Experiencing hate at home

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A Trans Person's Experience

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Sexual Orientation Monitoring Guide

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Everything you always wanted to know about sexual orientation monitoring... but were afraid to ask, aims to encourage public sector organisations to take the lead in implementing sexual orientation monitoring, by highlighting the benefits for organisations, staff and service users.

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Hate Crime Awareness Week 2015

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As part of Manchester’s Hate Crime Awareness Week, 26th January to 1st February 2015, The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) have a number of events and activities taking place across the whole week and culminating in our Sunday Service Drop-in on Sunday 1st February, 1-3pm. 

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Anonymous

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Being diagnosed with HIV is a difficult time for anyone. Having to disclose to people is not always easy. Speaking to doctors and nurses I generally find easy, but not always reception staff. However ...

Focus on LGBT Wythenshawe

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Chris Oatway is a Community Leader with big plans for local LGBT collaboration to help provide LGBT support for lesbian,gay,bisexual and trans people over the age of 25 to compliment existing LGBT youth groups that serve many of our communities.It all begins in Wythenshawe...

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nathii

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Jenny martinez is an argentinean actress...is the hottiest redhead in rhe world

Additional services information for health professionals

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As a registered practice you have access to your account manager to support you and provide information and advice on any lesbian, gay or bisexual issue.

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More time for you to get tested from January!

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We're pleased to announce an extra hour each week for rapid HIV testing, plus we are making a slight adjustment to our Monday clinic times.

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