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Under 25 and Need Support?

Date Published: 26/08/2012

If you are aged under 25 and are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or questionning and need support - we can help! We offer free telephone counselling.

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Being Gay, Being Bi, Whatever

Date Published: 05/09/2012

 

Liverpool based author Ian Bradley Marshall has dared to lift the covers, step out of the closet and write a new gay anthology that he is about to share with the world.

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Older and Bolder!

Date Published: 26/08/2012

Our new 'older and bolder' group relaunches on Thursday 13 September and is for gay and bisexual men aged 40 plus.

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Allan Horsfall –Tribute to a True Homo Hero

Date Published: 31/08/2012

 

Pioneer of the UK gay rights movement dies at the age of 84. Allan Horsfall was one of the few people to drive gay equality forward when same sex relationships were illegal and there was no LGBT political movement campaigning for change.  

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Homo Hero - Community group or organisation of the Year

Date Published: 21/08/2012

 

Voting closes on 3 September so get your vote in now for the Homo Heroes Awards 2012! Here we feature the Community Group or Organisations of the Year

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The Hidden Harm of Cannabis

Date Published: 30/08/2012

A new report emerged this week claiming that cannabis users who start using the drug when under the age of 18 run the risk of irreversibly reducing their IQ.

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Waking Up From a Biblically Induced Coma

Date Published: 29/08/2012

Peterson Toscano spent 17 years and over $30,000 attempting to change and suppress his gay orientation.Guess what happened....

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Out & Proud at the Paralympic Games

Date Published: 13/08/2012

With the Paralympic Games starting on 29 August we interview Claire Harvey, out lesbian and captain of the women's sitting volleyball team.

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Homo Hero - Public Sector Partner of the year

Date Published: 21/08/2012

 

Voting closes on 3 September so get your vote in now for the Homo Heroes Awards 2012! Here we feature the Public Sector Partner of the Year

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Manchester takes a stand against state-sponsored homophobia

Date Published: 24/08/2012

 

Earlier this year, the government of St Petersburg introduced laws which ban references and the promotion of homosexuality. This means that events like Pride will be banned and those involved will be persecuted.

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Stay safe as you travel to Manchester Pride

Date Published: 24/08/2012

 

The LGF teamed up with Metrolink and Manchester Pride to display ‘Stay Safe’ posters on 10 tram stops across Manchester.

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Why you need to take the Youth Chances survey

Date Published: 24/08/2012

Fill in the Youth Chances survey for a chance to win £500!

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WE EXIST!

Date Published: 23/08/2012

This week we are publishing our new resource ‘We Exist' which aims to encourage people to get involved in all areas of public life, whether that’s volunteering in your local community, sitting on your local NHS board or joining your work’s LGB&T network.

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Pride Therapy Sunday

Date Published: 22/08/2012

For one day only on Sunday 26th August The Lesbian & Gay Foundation will be opening its doors to offer you the opportunity to work with a traditional talking therapist or to join a small Dramatherapy group. 

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Volunteering & Women

Date Published: 21/08/2012

Check out our new video on the volunteering opportunities for women at the LGF

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Girls, Geeks & Gays

Date Published: 21/08/2012

A feature article on Manchester Geek Pride...

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Sign up to win prizes at Manchester Pride!

Date Published: 20/08/2012

Sign up to the movement against homophobia at Manchester Pride this weekend and get a chance to WIN!

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Saying No to Homophobia in Faith Communities

Date Published: 20/08/2012

 

Leading faith and interfaith organisations in the UK are pledging against homophobic bullying and violence. 

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London Calling

Date Published: 20/08/2012

If you were inspired by London 2012 and Team GB why not take part in a running event in the capital whilst raising money for the LGF?

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Upcoming Event: We Need to Talk

Date Published: 16/08/2012

On 22 August our event 'We need to talk', part of Pride Fringe, will look at the issue of HIV and discuss what can be done to help tackle this in the community. Join the debate!

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LGF Delivers!

Date Published: 16/08/2012

A short video from our community reporter Stef starring her and James from our distribution team as they deliver LGF magazines and resources round the north west.

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Controversy over Condom Billboard in Gay Village

Date Published: 16/08/2012

Manchester’s gay community unite in outrage over ‘misleading’ condom advert in gay village. 

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The LGF Film Group Returns!

Date Published: 19/07/2012

The LGF Film Group is returning on Friday evenings in Autumn.

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Women & Wellbeing

Date Published: 14/08/2012

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation offers a wide range of wellbeing services for lesbian and bisexual women – find out more by watching our new video!

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The University of Manchester: Proud to Support Pride

Date Published: 03/08/2012

Manchester Pride 2012 has special significance for the University: this year's festival honours their own Alan Turing and they will have a walking entry in the Pride Parade

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Another Surgery Takes Pride in Practice!

Date Published: 10/08/2012

 

The Fairfax Group Practice in Prestwich has been recently awarded a silver Pride in Practice award.

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Video: Workshops for Women

Date Published: 09/08/2012

We've just launched a fantastic new video around our monthly workshop for lesbian and bisexual women

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Homo Heroes...Nearly There's

Date Published: 07/08/2012

 

Our Homo Heroes Awards 2012 saw lots of nominations across all seven categories, with the top three nominations in each category now open for you to vote. Here is a list of the 'nearly there's'....

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Getting LGB Health Issues on The Agenda

Date Published: 07/08/2012

 

The Royal College of General Practitioners, The British Medical Association and The General Medical Council come together for the first time to address LGB patient inequalities.

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Voting open! Your Homo Heroes for 2012

Date Published: 07/08/2012

It's that time again and we have 21 people nominated across 7 categories and the choice of who wins is up to you!

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