Policy & Research

BHP - Trans* patients’ experiences

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

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Breaking the Cycle

‘Breaking the Cycle’ represents a significant milestone in the development of the North West’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans sector.

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Manchester Community Safety report

Community Safety: the state of the city for Manchester’s LGB communities brings together the available evidence on LGB people’s community safety needs and experiences in Manchester.

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Health care LB women - Clinicians action plan

‘Beyond Babies & Breast Cancer – Expanding our understanding of women’s health needs’ is a report for all those interested in providing appropriate and equitable health services.

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Health care LB women - Commissioners action plan

‘Beyond Babies & Breast Cancer – Expanding our understanding of women’s health needs’ is a report for all those interested in providing appropriate and equitable health services.

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Health care LB women - Managers action plan

‘Beyond Babies & Breast Cancer – Expanding our understanding of women’s health needs’ is a report for all those interested in providing appropriate and equitable health services.

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Health care LB women - Researchers action plan

‘Beyond Babies & Breast Cancer – Expanding our understanding of women’s health needs’ is a report for all those interested in providing appropriate and equitable health services.

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Beyond Babies & Breast Cancer

‘Beyond Babies & Breast Cancer – Expanding our understanding of women’s health needs’ is a report for all those interested in providing appropriate and equitable health services.

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Joint Strategic Needs Assessments - Summary

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation has produced the below document which makes the case for the importance of LGB&T evidence, and introduces strategic level health professionals to some of the key health issues facing the LGB&T communities.

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'I Exist' Report - Greater Manchester

Findings from the “I Exist” survey of lesbian, gay and bisexual people in Greater Manchester. Sample size 746.

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'I Exist' Report - UK

Findings from the “I Exist” survey of lesbian, gay and bisexual people in the UK. Sample size 2,580.

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The North West Cervical Screening Research Report

The final summary and academic report from The Lesbian & Gay Foundation's Are You Ready for Your Screen Test? campaign, about the attitudes, experiences and uptake of cervical screening in the lesbian, gay and bisexual women's community of the North West.

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Part of the Picture 2009-11 Report - Key points

This report presents four main findings from the first three years (2009-11) of POTP, from a total sample of 4,206 lesbian, gay and bisexual people.

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Part of the Picture Substance Dependency and Help-Seeking Be…

As part of our ongoing research in to this field, this report further explores problematic and dependent drug and alcohol use and help seeking behaviour, particularly among those who indicated substance dependency.

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Part of the Picture 2012 report - case studies

An accompanying report presenting case studies based on the lived experiences of three LGB people with a history of substance use and/or current substance use.

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Part of the Picture 2009-11 Report - Action plan

Recommendations for action have been developed with key stakeholders centreing on using an awareness of the Part of the Picture report findings to begin to tackle the problematic drug and alcohol use of LGB people.

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The LGB&T Public Health Outcomes Framework Companion Documen…

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Public Health Outcomes Framework Companion Document is a resource for all those commissioning and delivering healthcare services in order to support the delivery of an equitable public health system.

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Case Studies - The LGB&T PHOF Companion Document

Case Studies supporting document for The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Public Health Outcomes Framework Companion Document

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Minorities - The LGB&T PHOF Companion Document

Minorities Report for The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Public Health Outcomes Framework Companion Document.

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Resource Directory - The LGB&T PHOF Companion Document

Resource Directory for The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Public Health Outcomes Framework Companion Document.

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POTP Briefing sheet for commissioners

We recommend six actions for commissioners and policy makers to tackle the problematic substance use of LGB people.

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POTP Briefing sheet for GPs

Part of the Picture found that of all the professional services, LGB people were most likely to seek help from their GP. We recommend five actions for GPs to tackle the problematic substance use of LGB people.

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POTP Briefing sheet for Researchers

Based on these findings, we recommend five actions for researchers to tackle the problematic substance use of LGB people.

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POTP Briefing sheet for Service Providers

Based on these findings, we recommend six actions for drug and alcohol service providers to tackle the problematic substance use of LGB people.

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POTP Briefing sheet for VCS

Based on these findings, we recommend five actions for the LGB&T voluntary and community sector to tackle the problematic substance use of LGB people.

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POTP Case studies: accessing help

The nine case studies in this document are presented as a part of the data collected during Part of the Picture.

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Sexual Orientation Monitoring Guide

Everything you always wanted to know about sexual orientation monitoring... but were afraid to ask, aims to encourage public sector organisations to take the lead in implementing sexual orientation monitoring.

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Proud to be Safer - The Condom Report

Our report on the impact of the free condom and lube distribution scheme (CLDS) in Greater Manchester over the last 16 years.

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Transforming Cheshire East for LGB&T People 2013

In October 2013 we worked together with ASK and CVS Cheshire East to explore the local LGB&T community to find out what it’s like to be lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or trans in Cheshire East and how local VCS infrastructure could be improved.

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Unlocking a Hidden History

A Researcher’s Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Historical Sources in Manchester.

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