Search Results

Your search for '' returned 5221 results

Useful Links

  Below are some useful links to organisations, venues and events that may be of use to lesbian and bisexual women. If you know of a link that should appear

Read More

Free the nipple! Do we need a campaign about bare breasts?

Claudia Carvell explores the reasons behind the 'Free The Nipple' campaign...and expresses a few doubts about its underlying motives:   The ‘Free the Nipple’ campaign, which originated in the U.S

Read More

Being Trans

What do all these terms even mean?! Ever wondered what LGBPTTQQIIAA+ stands for? Or is pansexual actually a thing? Is Queer an appropriate term to use? Here is a little glossary

Read More

About Gender Identity Clinics (GICs)

  Which GIC has the shortest waiting time? UK Trans Info publishes data on the waiting lists and patient populations of the seven NHS England GICs every three months. The

Read More

Trans groups and services in Greater Manchester

Below are some useful links to groups and organisations in Greater Manchester that may be of use to trans people. If you know of a link that should appear here, 

Read More

For trans people

"I didn't realise who I was until I stopped being who I wasn't."   Who are trans* people? Trans* is an umbrella and inclusive term used to describe people whose

Read More

Tackling Hate Crime: Heywood,Middleton & Rochdale

Latest evidence suggests around 35,000 cases of hate crime committed against people because of their sexual orientation go unreported every year nationally. The report from the University of Leicester's Centre

Read More

Are you an LGBT resident of Bolton? We want to hear from you!

LGBT Bolton Residents – Share your thoughts at our focus groups and earn £15 shopping vouchers! If you live in Bolton and identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans (LGBT)

Read More

Big Lottery funding to improve the health and wellbeing of trans people

LGBT Foundation are excited to announce that we are being awarded funding from Reaching Communities through the Big Lottery Fund to support our ongoing partnership work around improving the health

Read More

MMU Students work with our Village Angels

Students from Manchester Metropolitan University in the Department of Sociology are working with Public, voluntary and private sector partners to address complex crime and community safety issues within the city

Read More

Around 35,000 LGBT hate crimes go unreported every year

Fear of how they will be treated is leading to thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people (LGBT) not reporting hate crimes. As a result perpetrators are evading justice,

Read More

Changes to weekend opening times

LGBT Foundation has been supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people for over 15 years and we know that our services have been changing and in some cases, saving

Read More

Bringing Smoking Out of the Closet

Did you know that there is strong evidence to suggest that lesbian, gay, bisexual & trans (LGBT) people smoke more than the wider population?   This means that LGBT people

Read More

LGBT Foundation Volunteer Awards 2015

On Friday 5th June, we celebrated our first Volunteer Awards as LGBT Foundation. The Volunteer Awards have for a long time been an important date in the charity’s calendar as it

Read More

The state of play in Northern Ireland

Though Marriage Equality is a reality in the south, Northern Ireland still faces a battle for LGBT rights. LGBT Foundation interviewed John O’Doherty, Director of The Rainbow Project, Northern Ireland&rsq

Read More

Andrea's Coming Out Story

Andrea Richardson sent us her story about her coming out experience. Andrea got married to a man she loved and cared about (despite knowing she was gay) in 1990, with

Read More

Half of older LGB people feel their sexuality has a negative impact on getting older

LGBT Foundation’s new report, The State of the City for Manchester's Older Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Communities has found that sadly, half of all lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people over 55 feel

Read More

Hate Crime Vigil: Stand with us against hate!

Over the past year, out of all the hate crimes reported to LGBT Foundation, 81% were homophobic, 13% were transphobic and 3% were bi-phobic. 65% of these were verbal and

Read More

State of the City Report

Approximately 7,650 people aged over 50 living in Manchester identify as lesbian, gay or bisexual (LGB), and these communities experience specific health inequalities and care needs. Older LGB people have

Read More

Celebrate Eurovision and support LGBT Foundation

The Eurovision Song Contest returns this May, for its sixtieth fabulous year. According to last year’s winner, Conchita Wurst, Eurovision is the gay Olympics! So what better way to celebrate

Read More