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Improving health & care services for LGBT people

The health and wellbeing of our communities is one of our top priorities but we would not be able to carry out much of our work without the support of

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LGBT Voice: Improving health & care services for LGBT people

The health and wellbeing of our communities is one of our top priorities but we would not be able to carry out much of our work without the support of

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LGBT Foundation Heroes Award Winners!

LGBT Foundation's fifth annual Heroes Awards recognises individuals, groups and organisations that have made a difference to the lives of lesbian, gay and bisexual and trans (LGBT) people in the past year.

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2016: Magnus Opus

Peter Bampton, LGBT Foundation’s Trans Programme Assistant looks at why it is hard to find evidence of trans people’s experiences during the Holocaust, and those who liberated the community prior

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Trans Day of Visibility Grant

As part of our Big Lottery funded Trans Programme, LGBT Foundation has a small pot of money available for groups or organisations across Greater Manchester to mark Trans Day of

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Gay Rights & The Anglican Church – Step Back in Time

  The Anglican Church has this week shocked LGBT Christians around the world by voting to sanction a liberal US church which is supportive of same-sex marriage. LGBT Foundation Trustee

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Gay Rights & The Anglican Church – Step Back in Time

A few days ago we read the Archbishop of Canterbury’s words with some excitement; did he really just say that we have to allow people to walk away when we

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LGBT Foundation's response to the Transgender Equality Inquiry report

At LGBT Foundation, we have taken some time to carefully consider the points and recommendations made in the Transgender Equality Inquiry report by the Parliamentary Women and Equalities Committee.  This

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Tackling LGBT Body Image

  There is much research still to be done on the relationships between sexual orientation, gender identity, body image and eating disorders. We know that there are many unique stresses

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Understanding Muslim LGBT Identity

  ‘It’s unfortunate to be surrounded by such hate ignorance and discrimination by some people in the Muslim community for being LGBT. Islam is about peace, love and being non-judgmental.

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Understanding Muslim LGBT Identity

To celebrate LGBT History month’s theme of ‘Religion, Belief & Philosophy’ in February LGBT Foundation are hosting a free event to provide a short introduction to Islam by way of

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TransMission eBulletin

We released our first Trans Programme eBulletin, TransMission in December 2015. You can read our launch issue here. What's inside? Beyond Bars Since the international campaign which called for Tara

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NEW! LGBT Cancer Taskforce

If you are an LGBT person affected by cancer, or you have cared for someone from the LGBT community who has experienced cancer, Macmillan Cancer Support would like to invite

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Trans Vocal Coaching

Would you like to change your voice in some way? We have an exciting new opportunity to work with Dr Sean Pert, Senior Lecturer in Speech and Language Therapy at

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Opening times for Festive Period 2015

We know that Christmas and New Year can be a difficult time, so our dedicated staff and volunteers will be providing support at our office and through our helpline.  &n

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'Sex by deception' - Statement from LGBT Foundation

This week Kyran Lee, a 25 year old trans man, received a two year suspended sentence after being convicted in 2014 of one count of sexual assault by penetration on

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Have Your Say:Greater Manchester Budget Consultations

Far too often the voices of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people are seldom heard in relation to local service provision . Now we  have an opportunity to make our

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What's On?

Here you'll find out about up and coming trans events, and key dates happening over the next month across both in the North West, and nationally. We will be developing

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Trans Resource Bank

This section of our website will be regularly updated with publications and resources providing information and guidance for trans people and service providers on a range of issues from legal

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What do LGBT people want from health & social care services?

The National LGB&T Partnership is gathering and compiling information about what lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people  (LGBT) want from health and social care services. The Partnership  are doing this

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Chorlton LGBT Voice needed around Dementia

LGBT people with dementia are especially marginalised, and the issues impacting LGBT people with dementia are under‐represented in general dementia groups and charities. To challenge this there is an opportunity

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LGBT Christmas Food Bank Appeal

You may remember last year that staff, volunteers and supporters of LGBT Foundation and staff and customers of Via, Canal Street donated tinned food items and toiletries to Manchester Metropolitan

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LGBT Christmas Food Bank Appeal

Last year staff, volunteers and supporters of LGBT Foundation and staff and customers of Via, Canal Street donated goods including tinned food items and toiletries to Manchester Metropolitan Church, an

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HIV in Greater Manchester – Men who have sex with men

Figures from the Centre for Public Health at Liverpool John Moores University have revealed that there were 531 new cases of HIV reported in Greater Manchester in 2014, an increase of

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Latest HIV figures: Increase in positive gay,bisexual & other MSM

  There are 1 in 20 gay, bisexual or other men who have sex with men (MSM) now living with HIV according to the latest report by Public Health England

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Manchester Trans Survey

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Talk and Test project awarded innovative HIV prevention fund

HIV (Human immunodeficiency virus) remains a major public health concern. Rates of infection are continuing to rise among certain groups of the population and the new Greater Manchester Talk and

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New research study focusing on trans lives in Manchester

LGBT Foundation is delighted to announce that we have been commissioned by Manchester City Council to conduct a research study into the trans population of Manchester.   Approximately 5,000 Manchester

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Heroes

The voting for LGBT Foundation Heroes Awards 2015 is now closed and your winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on 28th January 2016 (further details to be released

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Jojo's story

We caught up with JoJo McClay who is a valued volunteer here at LGBT Foundation with our befriending scheme. This service seeks to combat isolation through providing individuals with regular

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