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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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HealthWatch Consultation in Manchester

Date Published: 03/08/2012

Have you got a view or concern about Health & Social Care services in Manchester?

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Are you Part of the Picture?

Date Published: 02/08/2012

 

Did you know that over one fifth of LGB people showed as being dependant on a substance and a further quarter showed at least one indicator of dependency? Read all the results from our Part of the Picture Year 3 report...

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Celebrating Out Athletes

Date Published: 02/08/2012

We interview Lee Pearson,a  27 gold medallist and Paralympic out gay athlete about his experiences on and off the field

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Michael Causer 4th Anniversary Vigil

Date Published: 31/07/2012

 

The Michael Causer Foundation is holding a vigil of remembrance to mark the fourth anniversary of Michael's death at 7.30pm Thursday 2nd August 2012 on Temple Street.

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Join Us at Liverpool Pride

Date Published: 30/07/2012

Now in its 3rd Year Liverpool Pride is becoming one of the UK’s key events. Join The LGF and thousands of other 'Nautical but Nice' pride-goers this Saturday.

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HIV Cure is The Future. HIV Prevention is Now.

Date Published: 30/07/2012

There has been encouraging news recently about the hope for a cure to HIV but we aren’t there yet. So how can we stop the spread of the virus? You may have the answers!

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Say Enough is Enough! to Homophobia

Date Published: 26/07/2012

Say Enough is Enough! to homophobia and march with us on Saturday 25 August in the  Manchester Pride parade

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Oldham Pride against Bullying

Date Published: 26/07/2012

This Saturday’s Oldham Pride will see the launch of a new petition to ‘Stop Homophobic and Transphobic Bullying in Schools and also new research into Oldham’s LGBT community.

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Salford Peel Park Pink Picnic 2012

Date Published: 25/07/2012

On Sunday 29th July 2012, Salford’s Peel Park will be taken over for the day for what promises to be a very exciting event.

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The A.B.C of Hepatitis

Date Published: 23/07/2012

28 July 2012 is World Hepatitis Day to raise awareness of viral hepatitis. Gay men and those affected by HIV are particularly at risk.

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LGB&T Muslims celebrate Ramadan

Date Published: 20/07/2012

Jawad A.Mahboob answers some questions on the month of Ramadan which begins today for Muslims everywhere.

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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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