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Man robbed and raped in Manchester city centre

Date Published: 19/03/2013

A man has been robbed and raped in Manchester city centre. Greater Manchester Police are appealing for witnesses and The LGF are urging everyone to look after their own personal safety.

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Team Taurus Take on the BUPA Great Manchester Run in Support…

Date Published: 14/03/2013

Canal Street Bar Taurus are running in the BUPA Great Manchester Run on 26th May in support of The Lesbian & Gay Foundation, urging others to join in support.

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Sex Tips… LIVE!!

Date Published: 14/03/2013

On Thursday 21st March 2013, The Eagle Manchester will be playing host to The Lesbian & Gay Foundation as we present to you a live, onstage version of our new resource Sex Tips For Men. 

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Analogy - Anal Cancer Screening Study

Date Published: 14/03/2013

Dr Alice Martha Schofield is conducting a new study in Manchester over the next two years, to find out if a screening program for anal cancer in high risk people is feasible and beneficial. 

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Meet Stacey

Date Published: 12/03/2013

Stacey Adams joined The LGF last month, as our new Sexual Health Programme Manager, looking after our work for gay and bisexual men. 

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Dave's Story

Date Published: 12/03/2013

We've been asking people who have used our support services to tell their story to help get the message out about the work we do. Here Dave, 47, shares his experiences.

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Tony Warren in Rare Public Appearance

Date Published: 07/03/2013

Tony Warren, Creator of Coronation Street (and Patron of The Lesbian & Gay Foundation), will be speaking at Manchester's gay-led Metropolitan Community Church on Saturday 23rd March at 7pm.     

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Well done to Frankie, Kathy & Luke

Date Published: 05/03/2013

A huge thank-you to Frankie, Kathy and Luke who took part in The ADIDAS Silverstone Half Marathon on 3rd March, raising nearly £1,000 for our work. Read their story here and find out how you can take on your own challenge.

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March is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Date Published: 02/03/2013

A new report and a new support group are aiming to make a difference to the lives of gay and bisexual men affected by prostate cancer.

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New group for Queer People of Colour

Date Published: 27/02/2013

‘Rainbow Noir’ is the name of a brand new group that has recently been established by and for queer people of colour in Manchester. Read here about how you can get involved.

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Worlds First LGBT Rugby League Club Launches in Manchester

Date Published: 25/02/2013

Sunday 24th February 2012 saw the official launch of the World's First LGBT Rugby League Club, The Canalsiders, who are based right here in Manchester. Read more...

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LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week 2013

Date Published: 30/01/2013

LGBT Adoption & Fostering Week takes place on 4th - 10th March 2013 each year and across the UK agencies are looking for parents from the LGB&T community.

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The Feeling Make a Supersonic Return to Concorde

Date Published: 22/02/2013

Ahead of their UK tour, Brit-Pop band The Feeling will be touching down at Manchester Pride's fundraising event - Supersonic.  The event takes place on Saturday 6th April 2013, inside tthe Concorde Hangar at Manchester Airport, raising money for local causes.

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Stand Tall,Get Snapped

Date Published: 22/02/2013

 

It’s over thirty years since the world first became aware of  HIV as a life threatening illness and  in recognition of this and the fact that many people are living with the virus today,  photographer Edo Zollo has travelled around the UK to document the lives of 30  HIV+ve.  

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International Women’s Day Awards Night 2013: LGF’s Annie…

Date Published: 19/02/2013

 

The LGF’s very own Annie Emery, Head of Services, has been shortlisted for a Manchester International Women’s Day Award 2013 for her work in driving forward services for lesbian and bisexual women and is an inspiration to many! Click here to find out more!

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Trans Hate Crime Poster Competition Results

Date Published: 19/02/2013

During Hate Crime Week in January, Greater Manchester Police ran a competition to design a poster to raise awareness of transphobic hate crime. Find out the results here!

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In Pictures: Love Equal Marriage Roadshow

Date Published: 19/02/2013

Last week we toured the 10 borough’s of Greater Manchester talking to people about equal marriage. Check out the photo's here...

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Your services, your voice

Date Published: 19/02/2013

All of us rely on our local health and social care services at some point in our lives. And when we need them for ourselves or our family, we want the best possible services. To do this, a new consumer champion for health and social care – Healthwatch – has been created. Find out more and have your say!

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Amanda's Marathon Story

Date Published: 30/01/2013

Amanda is taking on the London Marathon this year in support of The LGF.  Read her story and be inspired to take on a challenge of your own!

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Missed out on Valentine's?

Date Published: 15/02/2013

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation and NHS Manchester want to make sure that everyone feels suitably loved up. In a drive to promote good sexual health, safer sex cupids will be out in Manchester's gay village tomorrow night (Saturday 16th February) to help spread the love.

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