This is the stream of consciousness where there is a streaming list of updates from twitter and comments from the site.
Opening times at The LGF and how you can access help
Our helpline is available 10am-10pm every day, our building is open every day this Christmas and new year except Christmas day. Plus there's other services out there for you.
- 16:08 PM Dec 23rdviaLGBT Foundation
Surviving Christmas - be drink aware
The next in our Surviving Christmas series - be drink aware and you'll have a happy and safe time.
- 15:03 PM Dec 23rdviaLGBT Foundation
Surviving Christmas - your mental health
The first in our 'Surviving Christmas' series is just a few tips to help you keep your mental health well!
- 14:59 PM Dec 23rdviaLGBT Foundation
Surviving Christmas - relationships with friends and loved ones
Relationships, whether they are with your partner, friends or family can be sometimes be tested over the festive season.
- 14:58 PM Dec 23rdviaLGBT Foundation
Surviving Christmas - your physical health
Our 'Surviving Christmas' guide continues with some quick tips on looking after your body over the holidays.
- 14:58 PM Dec 23rdviaLGBT Foundation
Surviving Christmas - look after your personal safety
The last entry in our 'Surviving Christmas' series is about making sure you're safe when out and about partying tonight, or any night.
- 14:57 PM Dec 23rdviaLGBT Foundation
Christmas is Coming...Out!
The temperature’s dropped and the city streets are heaving with increasingly harassed shoppers – it must mean one thing: Christmas is coming. For lesbian, gay and bisexual people who aren’t yet out to their family, the festive season may be their one chance to come out to relatives in person.
- 14:54 PM Dec 23rdviaLGBT Foundation
#HelpLGF: Donate this Christmas
This Christmas, The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) are reaching out and asking for your support to help us continue the important work we do with lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities.
- 12:15 PM Dec 23rdviaLGBT Foundation
At least some one raised our voices
- 11:12 AM Dec 22ndviaLGF
Tameside LGBT survey
- 14:35 PM Dec 18thviaLGBT Foundation
Inclusive Sex & Relationship Education Campaign
Support our campaign for statutory, age-appropriate sex and relationship education.
- 15:32 PM Dec 17thviaLGBT Foundation
SRE letter to MP
Example letter to send to your MP in support of the same-sex SRE campaign
- 15:12 PM Dec 17thviaLGBT Foundation
Be a trustee and shape the future for our communities
Chair of The Lesbian & Gay Foundation David McGovern writes about how you can help us to ensure that the LGB&T community receive world-class services and support.
- 12:12 PM Dec 17thviaLGBT Foundation
One Salford Medical Centre
One Salford Medical Centre receives their GOLD Pride in Practice award for delivering fully inclusive healthcare services to their patients.
- 16:36 PM Dec 15thviaLGBT Foundation
The Simpson Medical Practice Strikes GOLD
Simpson Medical Pracice receive their GOLD Pride in Practice award for delivering fully inclusive healthcare services to their patients.
- 16:32 PM Dec 15thviaLGBT Foundation
Safety first: Free soft drinks to curb drink driving this Xmas
Via Manchester on Canal Street are offering free soft drinks to designated drivers on nights out to curb drink driving this Christmas.
- 19:20 PM Dec 11thviaLGBT Foundation
House of Lords holds historic debate on lesbian, bisexual and trans women's health
On Weds 3rd December the UK House of Lords debated lesbian, bisexual and trans women's issues for the first time.
- 10:34 AM Dec 11thviaLGBT Foundation
Rosie & Chris celebrate first religious civil partnership conversion
LGF volunteers celebrate their wedding with a Quaker ceremony
- 10:33 AM Dec 11thviaLGBT Foundation
Our Impact in 2014
- 18:32 PM Dec 9thviaLGBT Foundation
Thank you for choosing to donate to The LGF!
- 18:31 PM Dec 9thviaLGBT Foundation
LGF Christmas Foodbank Appeal
This Christmas the staff at the Lesbian & Gay Foundation and our friends at Via,Canal St have decided not to send Christmas cards and instead donate to Manchester Metropolitan Church’s Foodbank which supports people in crisis including LGBT people and asylum seekers.
- 15:12 PM Dec 9thviaLGBT Foundation
Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale Survey
- 14:55 PM Dec 8thviaLGBT Foundation
National HIV Testing Week
National HIV Testing Week is an annual event which aims to increase testing, awareness and access to HIV testing in order to improve early diagnosis and treatment of HIV among those most at risk.
- 10:23 AM Dec 5thviaLGBT Foundation
New Prostate Cancer Postcards for Gay & Bisexual Men
At Manchester Pride 2014, The LGBT Cancer Support Alliance talked to over 200 people about their awareness around prostate cancer.These conversations helped to provide information for some new postcards funded by Prostate Cancer UK and now freely available.
- 21:05 PM Dec 4thviaLGBT Foundation
Salford Matters Strikes GOLD
Salford Matters receive their GOLD Pride in Practice award for delivering fully inclusive healthcare services to their patients.
- 17:34 PM Dec 4thviaLGBT Foundation
Christmas LGB&T Tea Dance
Back by popular demand, after a successful event at Manchester Pride 2014, The Lesbian & Gay Foundation are excited to host a special Christmas LGB&T Tea Dance on Saturday December 20th .There will be dancing and yes,we are asking you to come along and join in the fun...
- 15:13 PM Dec 4thviaLGBT Foundation
HIV & The Man Who Saved My Life
Former outnorthwest Editor, and LGF member of staff Grahame Robertson shares the story of Dougie Cowen - a friend he lost to HIV/AIDS in 1995.
- 16:58 PM Dec 1stviaLGBT Foundation
- 11:42 AM Dec 1stviaLGBT Foundation
Star Support for HIV Testing Week
The Lesbian & Gay Foundation has been gathering messages of support from some amazing men who you may have heard of.We asked some well-known guys both within the LGBT community and public figures known to millions to tell us why they think HIV Testing is so important.
- 14:59 PM Nov 26thviaLGBT Foundation
TDoR: You were known to us
Last Thursday was Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR), and events were held in Manchester and throughout the world to commemorate members of the trans* communities that we have lost to transphobia.
- 13:25 PM Nov 25thviaLGBT Foundation