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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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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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