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Dave's Story

Date Published: 10/09/2013

Ahead of World Suicide Prevention Day, we speak to people who have struggled with suicidal thoughts, like Dave, who we supported through our services and volunteering programme.

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The LGF Shortlisted for a Spirit of Manchester Award!

Date Published: 09/09/2013

The LGF has been shortlisted for a Manchester Community Central Spirit of Manchester Award, for their 'Most Successful Campaign' award.

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Hitting Rock Bottom

Date Published: 09/09/2013

10th September marks Suicide Prevention Day and this article aims to give you advice on what to do if you, or someone you know, is experiencing suicidal thoughts

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New Gay Men's Film Club.

Date Published: 06/09/2013

On the last Friday of every month beginning Friday 27th September 2013 The Lesbian & Gay Foundation will be hosting a Film Club for gay and bisexual men. 

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Homo Heroes 2013: Lesbian, Gay or Bisexual Role Model

Date Published: 07/08/2013

We've announced the finalists for our annual Homo Heroes Awards 2013, supported by Barclays, highlighting inspirational stories and triumphs over adversity. Check out the finalists for Lesbian, Gay or Bisexual Role Model of the Year Award and get voting! 

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The Isaac Hitchen Project

Date Published: 15/08/2013

We interview Lewis Turner, Project Manager at The Isaac Hitchen project in Lancashire about their work with LGB&T people in the region...

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Get Running in 2014!

Date Published: 02/09/2013

We have places in some of the biggest events in the 2014 running calendar – so what are you waiting for? Get signed up, and join Team LGF!

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Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month: Laura's Story

Date Published: 13/08/2013

September is Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month. There are five gynaecological cancers: cervical, ovarian, vaginal, vulval and womb cancer (also known as endometrial or uterine cancer) but many people are unaware of some or all of these cancers. We spoke to Laura, who was diagnosed with womb cancer three years ago, about her experience.

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New Research: LGB People 2x More Likely to Smoke & Drink

Date Published: 30/08/2013

New research released last week by UCL (University College London) suggests that young people who identify as lesbian, gay or bisexual are twice as likely to smoke and drink alcohol

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Manchester Pride 2013 In Pictures

Date Published: 29/08/2013

The Manchester Pride Parade 2013 in pictures! Check out all the colourful costumes, fabulous floats and the very pink parade!

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