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The Bingham Cup

Date Published: 30/05/2012

Get ready Manchester! This upcoming weekend sees a spectacular event take place in Manchester - The Bingham Cup (also known as the gay rugby world cup).

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Manchester Condom Partnership

Date Published: 29/05/2012

That’s the new partnership of The Lesbian & Gay Foundation, Brook Manchester and Manchester Public Health Development Service.

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The Jubilee Years – How Were They for You?

Date Published: 29/05/2012

The Equality and Diversity Forum is encouraging people to make human rights and equality-related contributions to the Jubilee Time Capsule, marking the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.

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Are we ‘Cocking and Arsing’?

Date Published: 24/05/2012

With gay and bisexual men’s sexual health campaigns would you prefer to see clinical language used or slang terminology? We took to Canal Street to canvass opinion.

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Help shape the future of LGBT housing

Date Published: 24/05/2012

Working in partnership with The Lesbian & Gay Foundation, Stonewall Housing would like to invite local housing providers and LGBT people over the age of 50, to an event focussed around older LGBT housing in Greater Manchester.

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Your Eurovision Rights

Date Published: 23/05/2012

Looking forward to Saturday’s Eurovision Song Contest is a good opportunity to remind ourselves of the progress (or lack of progress) of LGB&T rights across the continent.

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How do we stop Gay and Bi Men becoming HIV+?

Date Published: 23/05/2012

A special event for Manchester Prides' upcoming Fringe Festival will discuss - What can be done to stop more of the gay and bi community becoming HIV +? We want you to be involved in the debate.

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Upcoming National LGB&T Partnership Events

Date Published: 23/05/2012

Upcoming events in Manchester and London by the National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Partnership

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Have your say on GP Services

Date Published: 22/05/2012

 

The LGF have launched their first nationwide consultation for LGB people to have their say around GP services and are encouraging people to take part.

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LGBT experiences of Health and Social Care

Date Published: 21/05/2012

Working in partnership with The LGF, the Care Quality Commission  invite LGBT people to share recent experiences of health and social care as part of a new project in the North West.

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Aged 16-25? LGBT or Questioning?

Date Published: 21/05/2012

Take part in the national survey of LGBTQ Youth with Youth Chances survey of 16-25 year olds.

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Young People ‘Proud’ to combat Homophobic Bullying

Date Published: 18/05/2012

The award winning Exceeding Expectations initiative has been attending schools in Manchester and Salford to coincide with IDAHO.

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Body Positive North West Closure

Date Published: 18/05/2012

Yesterday came the sad news that Body Positive North West (BPNW) has closed its service to people living with HIV.

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Manchester Airport to Fly the Flag

Date Published: 16/05/2012

Visitors to Manchester Airport today will see the rainbow flag flying in support of IDAHO

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Your 'Enough is Enough!' video vote winners!!

Date Published: 16/05/2012

As the Enough is Enough campaign enters it’s third year on May 17th 2012 we announce the winners in our campaign video vote with The Manchester College.

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Manchester Council support IDAHO

Date Published: 16/05/2012

Manchester City Council will this week join a network of public and private bodies across the city and the world to mark International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO).

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All aboard for Liverpool Pride 2012 - Nautical but Nice!

Date Published: 15/05/2012

Liverpool Pride will celebrate the city’s world famous Waterfront and seafaring heritage in a fun packed day of free entertainment for all the family on Saturday August 4th 2012.

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Barclays Show Support for IDAHO

Date Published: 14/05/2012

Barclays are showing support for IDAHO by flying the flag in 25 branches across the UK

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Boost your confidence

Date Published: 15/05/2012

Research has shown that men who are more confident and repeat test for HIV are less likely to become HIV positive. Come to our upcoming event aimed at boosting your self-confidence!

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Celebrate Eurovision in style!

Date Published: 14/05/2012

LGBT Labour are hosting a special Eurovision Party Fundraiser and helping to raise funds for LGF.

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A Message From Paul Martin

Date Published: 14/05/2012

Paul Martin, Chief Executive of The LGF, tells us why IDAHO is so important

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"Why we are Flying the Flag on IDAHO"

Date Published: 11/05/2012

Voluntary & Community Action Trafford tell us why its important to them to fly the flag on 17th May

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British Transport Police Support IDAHO

Date Published: 11/05/2012

The British Transport Police in Manchester are proudly supporting IDAHO on 17th May with a range of events

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Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service are coming!

Date Published: 11/05/2012

To celebrate IDAHO (International Day against Homophobia & Transphobia) Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Service are launching their new drop- in surgery at the LGF’s Community Resource centre.

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Tackling Homophobic Bullying in Manchester

Date Published: 11/05/2012

Celebrating 5 years of ‘ending homophobia through education’.

 

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Let me be me - 'Being Me' event report

Date Published: 11/05/2012

Being Me was an event hosted by The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (LGF) that brought together individuals who identify as black, Asian or other minority ethnic background and who are lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) and their friends.

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HMP Kirkham is Flying the Flag

Date Published: 10/05/2012

Peter Allen MBE, Equalities Advisor for HMP Kirkham, tells us why he is proud to be flying the flag for IDAHO

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17th May: Take Action

Date Published: 10/05/2012

Organisations worldwide are flying the flag against homophobia and transphobia on 17th May - what will you be doing?

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Running in Support of the LGF

Date Published: 08/05/2012

Volunteer and Trustee John Finn tells us why he's running in next week's BUPA Manchester 10k in support of the LGF

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Liverpool Church hosts first religious Civil Partnership

Date Published: 07/05/2012

The first civil partnership on religious premises in the UK was celebrated on Sunday 6th May at a church in Liverpool.

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