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Inspirational women set to talk at Sugar & Spice
The LGF gears up for ninth annual International Women's Day celebration
- 16:56 PM Mar 5thviaLGBT Foundation
Here we explore some of the negative influences lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans* people may experience.
- 14:14 PM Mar 5thviaLGBT Foundation
Most people tend to feel sad or miserable at one time or another, but when these feelings get in the way of us living our lives, it’s a problem.
- 14:07 PM Mar 5thviaLGBT Foundation
Issues faced by LGBT people
We know that lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people are even more likely to be affected by mental health problems, but why is this?
- 14:05 PM Mar 5thviaLGBT Foundation
It’s important to recognise that there can also be things that have a positive influence on our mental health.
- 14:04 PM Mar 5thviaLGBT Foundation
Some people experience overwhelming anxiety on a daily basis.
- 13:55 PM Mar 5thviaLGBT Foundation
Homelessness can affect anyone at any time in their lives. LGBT individuals face unique challenges with homelessness.
- 16:19 PM Mar 4thviaLGBT Foundation
Male counsellor / psychotherapist required for trauma therapy group
Survivors Manchester and The Lesbian & Gay Foundation are launching a new therapy group for adult male survivors of childhood sexual abuse, who also identify as gay or bisexual.
- 14:50 PM Feb 27thviaLGBT Foundation
We want your feedback
- 11:57 AM Feb 27thviaLGBT Foundation
Celebrating women in LGBT History
Celebrating the LGBT women who inspire us.
- 10:10 AM Feb 27thviaLGBT Foundation
86 percent fewer HIV infections found in two PrEP studies
Two studies of PrEP in gay men and trans women have demonstrated that the availability of PrEP reduced the rate of infection by 86%. This amounts to the highest effectiveness yet seen for PrEP and is superior to most other HIV prevention interventions.
- 11:44 AM Feb 26thviaLGBT Foundation
The condition used to be relatively common in the UK until the end of the Second World War. Then the widespread availability of antibiotics meant that condition became quite rare.
- 16:47 PM Feb 24thviaLGBT Foundation
However, it can sometimes be picked up whilst having sex, so we thought we’d include it anyway. The infection is caused by a fungus which lives on the skin and in the mouth, stomach, vagina, penis and bottom.
- 16:42 PM Feb 24thviaLGBT Foundation
It’s one of the most common STIs in men (or people who have a penis). The exact cause of it is not always known, which is why it’s called ‘non-specific’.
- 16:37 PM Feb 24thviaLGBT Foundation
Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV)
LGV or Lymphogranuloma Venereum, is a particularly nasty form of Chlamydia. What makes it nasty is its ability to infect the lymph nodes in the body, causing them to become inflamed and potentially infect surrounding tissue if left untreated.
- 16:28 PM Feb 24thviaLGBT Foundation
Trichonomas is caused by a tiny parasite which lives in the vagina and urethra.
- 15:52 PM Feb 24thviaLGBT Foundation
There are three areas of the body where Chlamydia usually happens – the bottom, throat, penis or vagina.
- 15:42 PM Feb 24thviaLGBT Foundation
Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) is the most common form of vaginal infection, being twice as common as thrush, for which it is often mistaken.
- 15:39 PM Feb 24thviaLGBT Foundation
Keeping safe when on a night out
Here are just a few tips to make sure your big night out doesn't end up in one big mess, brought to you by our Village Angels.
- 12:38 PM Feb 23rdviaLGBT Foundation
Well, I feel like this post is the most inspirational thing I have ever read. It's just so beautiful. I called my dog over to read it with me and everything. In the 1950's film circa on youtube, no on...
- 10:05 AM Feb 23rdviaLGF
The Dunstan Partnership is an exemplary practice in every aspect of care, undersanding expertise and professionalism. As a patient of the practice I cannot speak highly enough about the Doctors Nurses...
- 10:04 AM Feb 23rdviaLGF
My practice has the 'hear if you need us' LGF leaflets. The made me smile and instantly more relaxed.
- 10:03 AM Feb 23rdviaLGF
Mental health advice for LGBT young people
We all have mental health. Even though we may not really think about it, it is still there. Mental health can affect the way that you act and feel, and the way you think and feel about your life.
- 11:57 AM Feb 20thviaLGBT Foundation
Useful mental health links
- 11:56 AM Feb 20thviaLGBT Foundation
Am I lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans?
This is a question that in the end only you can answer.
- 11:52 AM Feb 20thviaLGBT Foundation
Trafford Prime - new project for LGBT's over 50
A new project for LGBT people over 50 years of age who live in Trafford is being set up for members of the LGBT community to share and discuss their thoughts on health and social care issues including housing.It launches on Friday 27th February 2015 at Trafford Housing Trust.
- 15:34 PM Feb 19thviaLGBT Foundation
Meeting people and trying new things
- 16:19 PM Feb 18thviaLGBT Foundation
Homophobia, biphobia, transphobia and bullying
Homophobia is a dislike or fear of someone who is lesbian, gay or bisexual for no other reason apart from their sexuality.
- 16:08 PM Feb 18thviaLGBT Foundation
Myths about mental health
Now it's time to answer some questions and dispel some common myths around mental health.
- 16:04 PM Feb 18thviaLGBT Foundation
You can find links to a range of services and helpful websites on these pages, they have been arranged by topic to help you navigate to the service that’s right for you!
- 15:20 PM Feb 18thviaLGBT Foundation