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New chair and four new trustees appointed to LGBT Foundation

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A new chair and four new trustees have recently been appointed to the board of Manchester’s LGBT Foundation, a leading provider of health and well-being services to the lesbian, gay and bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities in the UK.

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Monitoring Sexual Orientation, Gender and Trans Status

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Over the last two decades, the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) community has seen legislative change which has led to greater acceptance. However, there is still a huge lack of evidence about LGBT people, our needs and experiences. Monitoring sexual orientation, gender identity and trans status is a proven way to address that lack of evidence. Championing sexual orientation and trans status monitoring for service users and staff across all public services is a key an organisational priority for LGBT Foundation. You can read more about our recommended approach and download our guidance to implementing monitoring here. 

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Meet our Volunteer: Jess Mancuso

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Women's Programme volunteer Jess Mancuso tells us a bit about herself and why she got involved with the Women's Programme..

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LGBT Foundation responds to the conclusion of the Stephen Port trial

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Today Stephen Port, who murdered 4 men by overdosing them with GHB, was sentenced to serve a whole life tariff (meaning he will spend the rest of his life in prison).

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Spotlight: Rainbow Noir

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Volunteer Profile: Pauline

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Commemorative artwork and vigil planned to mark World AIDS Day in Manchester

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A workshop to create a commemorative artwork to be displayed at the Manchester’s World Aids Day vigil is just one of the activities being organised by LGBT Foundation to mark the occasion in the city. 

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Manchester’s LGBT Foundation to run daily HIV clinics as part of National HIV Testing Week campaign

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LGBT Foundation is encouraging those most affected by HIV to get tested as part of a national campaign to increase HIV testing. The Greater Manchester campaign, part of National HIV Testing Week, will target gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men, and highlight the importance of regular testing, knowing your status and taking control.

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LGB Heritage Project

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<p> News, discussions and events around our history, get involved and come along!</p>

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Refer someone to our services

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The Intake and Triage process utilises a simplified ‘Service-to-Service’ referral form, which professionals can use to refer someone into the LGF.

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