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Older & Bolder
When: second and fourth Thursday of the month, 7.30pm - 9pm
- 11:57 AM Feb 18thviaLGBT Foundation
Bloomers is The LGF's social group for older women. The group is held on the 1st and the 3rd Tuesday of the month, 1pm to 3pm.
- 11:42 AM 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
Friendly and confidential support, for adults with learning difficulties who want to feel safe and happy to talk about being gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender.
- 11:23 AM 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
Have your say at LGBT Question Time 2015!
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.
- 13:50 PM Feb 5thviaLGBT Foundation
Manchester City Council commits to halving late and undiagnosed HIV through early testing
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.
- 17:57 PM Feb 4thviaLGBT Foundation
BME LGBT Mental Health Event
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.
- 14:30 PM Feb 4thviaLGBT Foundation
Enough is Enough!
Homophobic abuse is more common than most people think. 1 in 3 LGBT people have experienced some kind of homophobic attack. Join the movement to take ACTION against homophobia now!
- 10:04 AM Feb 4thviaLGBT Foundation
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?
- 10:04 AM Feb 4thviaLGBT Foundation