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Bi Visibility Day 2016 - Joy's Story

When did you first realize you might be bisexual? I was in college, about 24 years old and had been dating a man for about 3 years. We were at

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Bi Visibility Day 2016 - Aryn's Story

When did you first realize you might be bisexual? I liked boys from a young age, but had definitely crushed on a lot of girls (including Angelina Jolie) without realizing

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Bi Visibility Day 2016

Friday 23rd September 2016 is Bi Visibility Day, also known as Celebrate Bisexuality Day, and is an opportunity to celebrate and promote the diversity of the bisexual community. Bisexuals are people

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Bi Visibility Day 2016 - Jen's Story

When did you first realise you might be bisexual? My sister came to visit and left a copy of Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit on our kitchen table. I

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Bi Visibility Day 2016 - Sarah's Story

When did you first realise you were bisexual? I can’t remember when I first realised I wasn’t straight. I’ve tried looking through old journals, noting the cringe worthy “omg that

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#TransMCR 8th October 2016

For further information about #TransMCR please visit this link. You can download a PDF programme of our 8th October 2016 #TransMCR here.   CONFERENCE ROOM 11am-5pm Community Café Drop into our cafe

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Meet our Volunteer: Yvy DeLuca

Our amazing volunteer Yvy, who some of you may have seen working her magic across Pride, is here to tell you a bit about herself and why she got involved

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Our Stories: Lizzie's story of experiencing abuse

Names have been changed to protect the identity of the author. **This Page has content warnings for abuse, including sexual violence and homelessness** As part of our campaign: 'Lesbian and

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Trans Active

We believe that physical wellbeing should be accessible to everyone. Being active can mean different things to different people, and it’s really important that you find activities that you enjoy

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THE CHEMSEX CONVERSATION

  Thursday 25th August 2016 at 6-8.30pm LGBT Foundation, 5 Richmond Street, Manchester, M1 3HF This free event is for those looking to talk about chemsex concerns and to draw

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ALL NEW IMPROVED: Pride in Practice!

    Back in 2012 LGBT Foundation (then the Lesbian & Gay Foundation) launched Pride in Practice – a new patient standard for achieving excellence in lesbian, gay and bisexual

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Lesbian and Bisexual Women & Abuse: Coercive Control

This article carries a content warning for alcoholism, coercive control, familial abuse. Coercive control can be incredibly well hidden by both perpetrators and victims; often it can take years, even

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Severe And Multiple Disadvantage Research

We are carrying out a research project to understand how lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people experience severe and multiple disadvantage (SMD). SMD is usually described as a combination of; homelessness,

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LGBT Foundation response:UK Government Trans Equality Enquiry

LGBT Foundation welcome the work that has been undertaken by all to investigate the legal and institutional complexities surrounding healthcare, education, legislative and the legal issues effecting trans people across

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Statement from LGBT Sector Leaders on EU Referendum

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans sectors are strong, resilient and passionately believe in equality for all. It is important this is the first message we send—one of positivity, one

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Women's Programme Campaign Launch: Lesbian and Bisexual Women & Abuse

          July 1st marks the launch of the Women's Programme campaign for lesbian and bisexual women on abuse. 25% of lesbian and bisexual women reported having

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Meet our Volunteer: Samantha Steele

Hi everyone! My name is Samantha and I have recently joined LGBT Foundation as a volunteer for the Women's Programme. I am currently an MA Visual Anthropology student at Manchester

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Lesbian and Bisexual Women & Abuse: Power, norms and domestic abuse in relationships between wom…

  To launch our campaign for lesbian and bisexual women on abuse, Women's Programme volunteer Anna Nikoghosyan talks about power, norms and domestic abuse in relationships between women.  Kept in

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General Health

  General Health LGBT Foundation's Women's Programme has done lots of work over the years to support and empower lesbian and bisexual women to improve their health, including specific campaigns

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Manchester to stand united in face of Orlando hate crime

In response to the recent shooting in Orlando, Florida, the Manchester community is joining together in solidarity for those whose lives were lost to lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT)

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OPINION: PrEP needed today, not tomorrow

Rob Cookson, Deputy Chief Executive of LGBT Foundation shares his personal views on the recent decision by NHS England not to commission PrEP - the drug that could halt the

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Missed opportunity for HIV prevention

NHS England has confirmed it will not commission PrEP, a highly effective HIV prevention drug. A statement on NHS England’s website said that it did not ‘have the legal power&rs

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Meet our Volunteer: Rachel Cruz

Hi everyone! My names Rachel, and I'm a trans lesbian woman.  I grew up the youngest of five, 3 brothers and one sister, myself being the youngest. I identified myself

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LGBT people could finally be acknowledged in the 2021 Census

This week, the Office for National Statistics published the results of their consultation exercise on what questions to ask in the 2021 Census. In a positive development for LGBT communities,

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Charity of the Year Award win at the British LGBT Awards

We're very excited to announce that we have won the Charity of the Year Award at the RBS British LGBT Awards for our work with lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities. The awards

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Stand with us against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia

LGBT Foundation are taking a stand against homophobia, biphobia and transphobia by hosting a free community vigil on 17 May to commemorate International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT). We are

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‘NUL POINTS’: HIV Community Gives Dismal Verdict To NHS England Over PrEP Delays

LGBT Foundation are uniting with the HIV community during Eurovision week to give a damning verdict on NHS England’s delays on a game-changing HIV prevention drug. And the verdict is

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Meet our Volunteer: Anna Nikoghosyan

Warm hello from an Armenian activist Hello! My name is Anna, I am a pansexual feminist activist from Armenia, currently based in Manchester. It’s been just a few weeks since

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Pride is coming to Wythenshawe!

Wythenshawe Pride is a celebration of LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Trans) identities and a chance to bring together everyone in the local community to show their support. Community leader

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Wigan Pride 2016

Wigan's first ever  LGBT Pride  event is to be held on August 13th 2016. It will celebrate diversity and the lives of local LGBT people in the Wigan borough. The

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