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The Women's Programme: we're back, we're bigger and we're better than ever!

Thanks to the Big Lottery Fund, from 2012-2016, the Women’s Programme provided specialist services, influenced National policy and ran dedicated campaigns for and in support of lesbian and bisexual (LB)

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LGBT Foundation wants you to help spring clean Manchester’s Gay Village

With spring in the air thoughts turn to cleaning and we looking for volunteers to take part in a new project to clean up Manchester’s Gay Village.   A historic

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One LB Woman’s Health Story

Being born female I got used to certain things in medical appointments over the years “When was your last period?” used to be a regular question from medics and consultants,

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Drug use amongst Men who have sex with Men in Greater Manchester

Men who have sex with men (MSM) in Greater Manchester have distinct patterns of drug use, including significantly higher rates of using drugs typically associated with chemsex. However, MSM are

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#TransMCR April: Our Visible Communities

For more information about #TransMCR check our website here. #TRANSMCR is a monthly trans community event hosted by LGBT Foundation which is completely free to attend. This month we have some

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Lesbian & Bisexual Women’s Health Week

The first ever National Lesbian & Bisexual Women’s Health Week takes place this week   (13-17 March 2017) launched by the National LGBT Partnership. The aim of the week is to

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Foundation Launches Trans People's Sexual Health Survey

On 7 March LGBT Foundation launched the Trans People’s Sexual Health Survey to find out more information about trans people’s experiences of sexual health and sexual health services in England. We&rsqu

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Pride in our Health

Many of us put off those important health checks, but visiting the GP, the dentist, the pharmacy, or the optometrist is a crucial part of our healthcare. Thanks to funding

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UK’s first LGBT older person’s community planned for Manchester

The ambition to create a community aimed at older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people has been announced today by Manchester City Council. The project would be part of

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The Equality and Human Rights Commission urged to spread the love when it comes to trans fertility r…

A group of leading LGBT organisations is using this Valentine’s Day to call on the Equalities and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) to feel the love and extend equal rights to

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Homophobic attack inspires volunteer to help vulnerable victims

An LGBT Foundation volunteer has told how he was inspired to support victims of hate crime after his friend was subjected to homophobic abuse.  Robbie Stone, aged 24, has been

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Estimating the size of the lesbian, gay and bisexual population

  Why do we need an estimate of the LGB population? Sexual orientation is a protected characteristic under the Equality Act 2010, meaning that public sector organisations have a duty

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Mayoral candidates join the Village Angels on weekend patrol

Candidates in the running to become Greater Manchester’s first metro mayor are set to go on patrol with LGBT Foundation’s Village Angels in Manchester’s world-famous Gay Village. Jane Brophy, Liberal

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LGBT Foundation launches Bi Series of events

Starting in February LGBT Foundation is launching its first Bi-specific series of events. Throughout 2017 we’ll be hosting a variety of talks, workshops and community events in Manchester, aimed at

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George hits London streets in a marathon fundraising effort for LGBT Foundation

George Ward a supporter from Nottingham is set to don her trainers and hit the streets to run the 2017 London Marathon to raise funds for LGBT Foundation. A self-confessed

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For Bi People: Introducing The Bi Series

LGBT Foundation is proud to announce the launch of its first series of Bi specific events The Bi series is our first series of events designed for bi people* on

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27th January is Holocaust Memorial Day

Over seventy years ago, the LGBT community was among those who were persecuted and imprisoned en masse for their sexual orientation and gender identity under Paragraph 175 of the German

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Share your skill, knowledge or interest at Sugar and Spice 2017

Share your skill, knowledge or interest at Sugar and Spice 2017 - Are you a Lesbian or Bisexual woman*? - Do you have a skill you’d like to share or

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In Memory of Julie Barnes-Frank, formerly of Greater Manchester Police

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Julie Barnes-Frank, who was the first recipient of the Alan Turing Memorial Award 2012 at the then Homo Heroes

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Spark - LGBT Foundation's gay and bisexual men's advisory and social group

Are you a gay or bisexual man living in Greater Manchester? LGBT Foundation wants to hear your thoughts on our services and how they can better meet your needs. We

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Meet our Volunteer: Katherine

Hi everyone, I’m Katherine I first became involved with the LGF (as it used to be called!) about six years ago. I had been thinking about volunteering for a while

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Village Angels get renewed support from Manchester’s Police and Crime Commissioner

Manchester’s Village Angels are set to remain a firm feature on Canal Street thanks the continued support of the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner. The project, operated by

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LGBT Foundation gets early Christmas present from Manchester Pride

LGBT Foundation has had an early Christmas present of £37,500 from Manchester Pride to help fund its safer sex packs. The welcome donation accompanied Manchester Pride’s announcement that it raised

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Pride in Practice - LGBT Healthcare

It can be all too easy to put off those important health checks, especially when you’re lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or trans. We worry that when we go to the GP,

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State of the City for Manchester's BME LGB Communities

  A full copy of the report can be accessed here The State of the City for Manchester’s Black and Ethnic Minority Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual People report was produced

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Addressing the needs of BME LGBT people is crucial says new LGBT Foundation report

The needs and experiences of black minority ethnic (BME) lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people have for too long been overlooked and urgently need to be addressed according to the

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Reaction NHS England announcement on extension to its HIV Prevention Programme

Commenting on today’s announcement of NHS England’s decision to extend its existing HIV Prevention Programme with Public Health England and funding for ten new specialised treatments, Rob Cookson, Deputy Chief

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LGBT Foundation reaction to NHS England’s extension to HIV Prevention Programme

Commenting on today’s announcement of NHS England’s decision to extend its existing HIV Prevention Programme with Public Health England and funding for ten new specialised treatments, Rob Cookson, Deputy Chief

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New chair and four new trustees appointed to LGBT Foundation

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

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Sexual orientation monitoring in the healthcare system

  If you’re not counted, you don’t count! LGBT Foundation is working with NHS England to make sure that healthcare services collect information on patient sexual orientation and use this

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