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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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February 2017 #TransMCR

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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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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Prism - 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 to

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Meet our Volunteer: Jess Mancuso

Hey everyone :) My name is Jess and I became involved with the LGBT Foundation’s Women’s Programme in 2015. I moved from New York to Manchester to do a MA

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LGBT Foundation responds to the conclusion of the Stephen Port trial

Today Stephen Port, who murdered 4 men by overdosing them with GHB, was sentenced to serve a whole life tariff (meaning he will spend the rest of his life in

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Alcohol Awareness Week

  Alcohol Awareness Week This week is Alcohol Awareness Weeks and it is an opportunity to stop and think about the risks of drinking. Lots of people drink in moderate,

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Volunteer Profile: Pauline

This month we would like to share with you the story of Pauline. Pauline is one of our volunteers who regularly attends #TransMCR and uses her experiences to help other

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Commemorative artwork and vigil planned to mark World AIDS Day in Manchester

A workshop to create a commemorative artwork to be displayed at the Manchester’s World Aids Day vigil is just one of the activities being organised by LGBT Foundation to mark

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Manchester’s LGBT Foundation to run daily HIV clinics as part of National HIV Testing Week campaig…

LGBT Foundation is encouraging those most affected by HIV to get tested as part of a national campaign to increase HIV testing. The Greater Manchester campaign, part of National HIV

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PrEP case lawyer explains what it means in terms for the future NHS funding

Last week the court of appeal ruled in favour of the NAT (National AIDS Trust) in a judgment that confirming the earlier high court judgment that NHS England can legally

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