General support

I Exist Booklet

A guide to your legal rights; for lesbian, gay and bisexual people. A follow up to our 2007 "A guide to your rights", featuring much more content and lots of new sections from asylum to safer schools; up-to-date as of July 2011.

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Homelessness - Community Safety Factsheet

Homelessness can affect anyone at any time in their lives. LGB&T individuals face unique challenges with homelessness.

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Faithbook

Our guide to celebrating faith and sexual orientation for LGB&T people. The aim of this resource is to reassure lesbian, gay bisexual and trans people that whatever your personal beliefs there will be others who can support you.

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Get In

Our guide to healthier lifestyles, sport and good mental health for LGBT people. Get In! is designed to help you improve your health and wellbeing, find alternatives to the scene and to get active.

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LGB Mental Health & Wellbeing Guide

We all have mental health, just as we have physical health and that means it’s just as important that we look after it. n this booklet we’ll be sharing some useful tips to help you to look after yourself day-to-day, and when you're not feeling your best.

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Our Kids Are Alright

Our guide for parents and families of lesbian, gay, bisexual or questioning people. The guide aims to answer the question from parents or family members, “I think my child is gay, what do I do?”

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Governance

LGF Annual Accounts 2013

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation's annual accounts 2012-13.

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Impact report 2013

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation's Annual Review 2012-13.

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LGF Services

LGF Befrienders Service Application

The Befriending service is aimed at those who identify as LGBT* or questioning over the age of 50, and who live in the Greater Manchester area, although we do welcome referrals from those aged 25 and over.

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LGF Counselling Application Form

If you feel you might benefit from counselling please refer yourself to our Face-to-Face counselling service by downloading, completing and returning the Application Form.

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LGF Wellbeing Clinic Application

Application form for our Wellbeing Clinic

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Conference and Room Hire

To make a booking enquiry, please email venuehire@lgf.org.uk or call us on 0845 3 30 30 30. We’re committed to responding to your enquiry as soon as possible and will work with you to ensure you get the right space at the right price.

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LGF Services Self Referral Form

If you need some help but aren’t sure which service is best to use, then you can now access support, to help you get the most from The LGF’s Services.

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LGF Service to Service Referral Form

The new Intake and Triage process, utilises a simplified ‘Service-to-Service’ referral form, which professionals can use to refer someone into the LGF.

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Volunteer Application Form

To volunteer for The LGF, simply download this form, complete it and send it to volunteer@lgf.orgf.uk. If you have any questions you can call 0845 3 30 30 30 10am-10pm every day and talk to any of us.

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News

The Battle For Burnley - CHE

Volume 1 of the official history of The Campaign for Homosexual Equality celebrating half a century since the birth of the modern LGBT rights movement in Manchester in 1964 is soon to be published and we have an exclusive extract to share.

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outnorthwest

outnorthwest issue 117

As outnorthwest reaches the grand old age of 10 we look forward to Manchester Pride.

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outnorthwest issue 118

This issues is about the 10th anniversary of Liverpool's Queer arts festival HOMOTOPIA, what's going on for LGB&T people in Russia and interview with comedian Chris Coltrane about life as a bisexual man. Our next issue is our World AIDS Day special.

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outnorthwest issue 119

Where has the year gone? Here we are with the final edition of ONW of 2013. And of course, that means the traditional World AIDS Day issue. Our 14th.

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outnorthwest issue 120

Welcome to issue 120 of outnorthwest, guest edite by The LGF's Women’s Programme Coordinator, Siân Lambert.

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outnorthwest listings

Listings for the North West from the best FREE LGB community magazine around!

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outnorthwest issue 121

Welcome to issue 121 of outnorthwest - our last ever issue.

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Policy & Research

BHP - Best Practice Case Studies

The best practice case studies outlining the benefits of supporting LGB&T people and their families, pulled together as part of the Building Health Partnerships project.

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BHP - Clinical rationale for SOM

A discussion of the evidence on existing health inequalities among lesbian, gay and bisexual communities and attitudes towards patient sexual orientation monitoring in a general practice, by by Dr Simon Rogers MRCGP MBChB (Hons)(Dist) BSc (Hons).

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BHP - Executive Summary

The Executive Summary for the Building Health Partnerships project.

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BHP - LGB patients’ experiences

Lesbian, gay and bisexual patients’ experiences of their GP: Greater Manchester findings

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BHP - Befriending Service Cost Benefit Analysis

This report, by New Economy Manchester, provides a summary of the findings from cost benefit analysis (CBA) undertaken on the Befriending Service run by Greater Manchester’s The Lesbian & Gay Foundation.

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BHP - Mental Health Service Cost Benefit Analysis

This report, by New Economy Manchester, provides a summary of the findings from cost benefit analysis (CBA) undertaken on the Mental Health Service run by Greater Manchester’s The Lesbian & Gay Foundation.

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BHP - Sexual Health Service Cost Benefit Analysis

This report, by New Economy Manchester, provides a summary of the findings from cost benefit analysis (CBA) undertaken on the Sexual Health Service run by Greater Manchester’s The Lesbian & Gay Foundation.

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BHP - Village Angels Cost Benefit Analysis

This report, by New Economy Manchester, provides a summary of the findings from cost benefit analysis (CBA) undertaken on the Village Angels Service run by Greater Manchester’s The Lesbian & Gay Foundation.

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