Policy & Research

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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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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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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Support for men

Check You

Our guide for gay and bisexual men on what to expect when you go for a sexual health check-up. Packed full of information on HIV and HIV prevention, this guide was created for World Aids Day 2011 and designed to target 16-25 year old gay & bisexual men

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Cruising Around

Our guide for men who have sex with men. We created this guide for Bolton NHS who wanted a credit-card sized guide which informed on the risks - personal and sexual health-related - associated with cruising.

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Male Sexual Violence Booklet

This booklet is for gay and bisexual men who have been affected by sexual violence.

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Sex Bomb

Our guide to HIV for gay and bisexual men. Packed full of information on HIV and HIV prevention, this guide was created for World Aids Day 2008 and designed to target 16 to 25 year old gay and bisexual men.

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Sex Education

Our guide to good sexual health for lesbian, gay and bisexual people. A favourite of the LGF team which has had several print incarnations. It is our most accessible sexual health resource and ideal for LGB people aged 16 upwards.

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Sex Tips For Men

In 2009, The Lesbian & Gay Foundation published Sex Tips For Men. It has been one of the most popular guides we have ever produced, and when stocks ran low, we decided to revisit, revamp and update.

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Support for women

Beating About The Bush

Our guide to sex and sexual health for women who have sex with women. This is the first resource of its kind in the UK for lesbian and bisexual women. It is also the most popular resource the LGF has ever produced.

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Girls on Pop

Research has found that lesbian and bisexual women drink more than heterosexual women so, in partnership with NHS Manchester, we created an information resource to help tackle the growing problem in Manchester by advocating drinking responsibly.

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Sex Education

Our guide to good sexual health for lesbian, gay and bisexual people. A favourite of the LGF team which has had several print incarnations. It is our most accessible sexual health resource and ideal for LGB people aged 16 upwards.

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Thanks For The Mammaries

A celebration of yours and hers - for women who have sex with women. A totally unique guide for lesbian and bisexual women on breast cancer awareness and other breast-related issues.

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Support for Young People

Aim High

Our inspirational guide for young people. This resource aims to encourage young LGB people to reach their goals and to show sexuality should not get in the way of success in the workplace.

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Coming Out Guide (Poster)

Our double-sided poster guide to 'Coming Out'. ‘Coming out’ is when you tell others about your sexual orientation; this may be family, friends, colleagues or even your GP.

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Sex Education

Our guide to good sexual health for lesbian, gay and bisexual people. A favourite of the LGF team which has had several print incarnations. It is our most accessible sexual health resource and ideal for LGB people aged 16 upwards.

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Where's Your Head At?

Our wellbeing guide for young people. A resource about the more common mental health problems that you may come across alongside useful information that will be particularly helpful for younger lesbian, gay and bisexual people.

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