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Are you going to the OWLympics?

Date Published: 19/07/2012

Oldham Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Pride is taking place this year on Saturday 28th July. The theme this year is OWLympics

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Pride Therapy Sunday

Date Published: 19/07/2012

On Sunday 26th August the LGF will be offering you the opportunity to work with a traditional talking therapist or the chance to join one a drama or art creative therapy groups exploring the theme: What is your sense of Pride?

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Fancy a quickie?

Date Published: 10/05/2012

Well from now, and every two weeks, you can! We want you to have fantastic safer sex. And all we ask is for two minutes of your time…

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LGBT Participation in the 2012 Olympics

Date Published: 18/07/2012

With the Olympics due to start in a matter of days, we put a spotlight on the LGBT olympians involved in the Games as well as Peter Tatchell's call for all nations to sign an equality pledge - or face ban   

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Roadworks to close street access to part of the village this…

Date Published: 18/07/2012

From the 23rd to 27th of July, Sackville Street in the village will be a no-through route.

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Groupwork at the LGF is Changing!

Date Published: 18/07/2012

We are excited to announce a relaunch of our groupwork programme and are holding an event on Friday 28 September for people to find out more.

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Bury Youth say NO to Homophobia!

Date Published: 16/07/2012

Bury’s first ever Walk against Homophobia took place yesterday, the first LGB&T event of its kind in the town.

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Liverpool’s Spectrum of Spirituality

Date Published: 16/07/2012

To tie-in with Liverpool’s 3rd annual Pride event, unique inter-faith event celebrates LGBT diversity.

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Can you help make schools safer?

Date Published: 11/07/2012

Stonewall’s 2012 School Report published last week showed worrying statistics that over half (55%) of lesbian, gay and bisexual pupils have experienced direct bullying 

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Can you be a Befriender?

Date Published: 11/07/2012

We are currently looking for volunteer befrienders who can support and mentor isolated lesbian, bisexual, gay and trans people in the Greater Manchester area.

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Women's Pride

Date Published: 28/06/2012

On 21 August we are hosting Women's Pride, part of the Pride Fringe events programme, looking at women's contribution to the gay rights movement.

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When was the last time you had SEX?

Date Published: 08/07/2012

Or rather...When was the last time you talked about safer sex? Sexual Health organisations are continually promoting safer sex messages but are they being heard? What do YOU think?

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A Summer of Pride

Date Published: 03/07/2012

Pride season is upon us, here we list all the upcoming UK Pride's throughout the North West.

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LGF Quickies: Episode 4

Date Published: 02/07/2012

In the latest episode of LGF Quickies we look at syphilis and gonorrhoea as well as introducing the next presenter, Marc Robinson.

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Get in to rugby with the Manchester Village Spartans

Date Published: 29/06/2012

Get your fitness on the ball with Village Spartans RUFC, Manchester and the North West’s inclusive rugby club, and their free 'Introduction to Rugby' programme every Wednesday in July. No previous playing experience needed. If you've played before there's a place for you too!

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BBC Axe LGBT Programme

Date Published: 25/06/2012

The BBC has confirmed that the only LGBT-interest programme on its national radio network will be cut from the schedules by the end of the year.

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New Survey Highlights Lack of Knowledge Around Cervical Scre…

Date Published: 25/06/2012

A recent LGF online survey found that only 17.8% of eligible women (aged 25-64) have had a cervical screening test and it seems for many women misinformation and homophobic attitudes are to blame.

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The Alan Turing Memorial Award

Date Published: 18/06/2012

In honour of his life and a celebration of his centenary birthday The Lesbian & Gay Foundation in partnership with Manchester City Council are launching a new award: The Alan Turing Memorial Award

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Men's Health Week: Domestic Violence

Date Published: 08/06/2012

To coincide with Men’s Health Week The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (LGF) will be running a series of articles on the most prevalent health conditions that are affecting gay and bisexual men. Today’s article is focusing on Domestic Violence.

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Men's Health Week: Eating Disorders

Date Published: 08/06/2012

To coincide with Men’s Health Week The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (LGF) will be running a series of articles on the most prevalent health conditions that are affecting gay and bisexual men. Today’s article is focusing on Eating Disorders.

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Staying Safe in the Village

Date Published: 13/06/2012

In light of the news that a body was found in a canal near Manchester's gay village we highlight the need to stay safe on a night out

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Men's Health Week: Anal Cancer

Date Published: 08/06/2012

 

To coincide with Men’s Health Week The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (LGF) will be running a series of articles on the most prevalent health conditions that are affecting gay and bisexual men. Today’s article is focusing on Anal Cancer.

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Men's Health Week: Hepatitis

Date Published: 08/06/2012

 

To coincide with Men’s Health Week The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (LGF) will be running a series of articles on the most prevalent health conditions that are affecting gay and bisexual men. Today’s article is focusing on Hepatitis.

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Cervical Screening Awareness Week 10 -16 June

Date Published: 08/06/2012

 

It's Cervical Screening Awareness Week (CSAW) 10 – 16 June, are we're calling for the need for all lesbian and bisexual women to attend cervical screening.

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Equal Love

Date Published: 08/06/2012

With the Government Consultation on equal marriage ending in less than 1 week we take a look back at the key campaigns which have made a difference. Today: Equal Love.

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Are You Out4marriage?

Date Published: 08/06/2012

With less than 1 week to go until the Government's same-sex civil marriage consultation ends, we take a look back at the out4marriage campaign.

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Alan Turing: A Life Lost

Date Published: 07/06/2012

On this day (June 7th) some 59 years ago, the world lost a very significant, influential and valuable man; Alan Turing.

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One Week Left to Have Your Say on Equal Marriage

Date Published: 06/06/2012

There is just one week left to have your say on the UK Government’s equal civil marriage consultation which will close on 14 June.

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Celebrating our Volunteers

Date Published: 23/05/2012

This week is National Volunteers Week and we are celebrating the contribution of our 150 volunteers as well as calling for people to get involved in our Village Angels scheme.

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Latest rise in Sexually Transmitted Infections

Date Published: 01/06/2012

Latest figures from The Health Protection Agency show gay and bisexual men still disproportionately affected by rise in infections.

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