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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

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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,

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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