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Drs Kirby, Page, McMillen, Tomkinson & Wall strike GOLD!…

Date Published: 31/07/2014

Drs Kirby, Page, McMillen, Tomkinson & Wall receive their GOLD Pride in Practice award for delivering fully inclusive healthcare services to their patients.

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Campaign success for couples converting civil partnerships t…

Date Published: 28/10/2014

A campaign to change the regulations for civil partnership conversion to marriage has been successful so civil partners wanting to convert can now choose to have a wedding and a marriage certificate.

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The LGF's LGBT history archives to go on show at Manchester …

Date Published: 28/10/2014

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) and Manchester Libraries are collaborating to make an important archive accessible to the public at Central Library.

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The LGF calls for schools to end LGBT Hate Crime

Date Published: 13/10/2014

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) are raising awareness of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans* (LGBT) Hate Crime by calling for all professionals working in education and with young people to join them in their commitment and fight to end LGBT Hate Crime and discrimination.

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The fight for what’s right: Why Sex & Relationship Edu…

Date Published: 10/10/2014

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) are currently supporting the nationwide campaign ‘SRE- It’s my right’ which aims to get compulsory same-sex Sex and Relationship Education (SRE) in all English schools. Claudia Carvell explains why this is so important...

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Manchester Cathedral comes OUT! to support LGBT community

Date Published: 10/10/2014

Manchester Cathedral are hosting a special service on 14th October 2014 to focus on including lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people as part of the local community, while also celebrating Manchester's rich LGBT heritage.

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Increasing HIV diagnoses in gay/bi men and over 50s

Date Published: 10/10/2014

Earlier this week, Public Health England released its new HIV stats for 2013. These show that a rise in the number of people receiving HIV care and a slight decline in new HIV diagnoses. 

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Amiable Warriors: The Campaign for Homosexual Equality

Date Published: 09/10/2014

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 called ‘The Battle for Burnley’.

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Homo Heroes Awards 2014 - Your winners!

Date Published: 01/10/2014

Introducing the Barclays Straight Ally Award, this year's Homo Heroes Awards received almost 400 nominations across 9 categories, and then went on to receive over 7000 individual votes from across the UK and beyond!

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Chat with The LGF for Coming Out Day!

Date Published: 06/10/2014

To mark Coming Out Day on 11th October, The LGF are hosting two live Q&A web chats about coming out on 10th October 7-9pm and on 11th October 2-4pm. This will be an opportunity to get free non-judgemental advice, ask questions and meet others.

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