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A Sliding Success

Date Published: 30/10/2012

 

Back in October LGF supporters Precinct and Chris took part in zip slide from The Lowry, across Manchester Zip Canal. Watch the video and read more here!

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Unsafe Sex in the City

Date Published: 14/11/2012

BBC Three’s cheap and cheerful 4 part series has been taking a look at the staff and patients at the Manchester Centre for Sexual Health. Have you been watching? What did you think of it?

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What does Same-Sex Civil Marriage mean to you?

Date Published: 13/11/2012

We're looking for real people to have their say on equal marriage means to them. Are you in a civil partnership and want to make this into full marriage? Perhaps your waiting for same-sex marriage to become law? 

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VOTE! Policing LGB&T Communities

Date Published: 13/11/2012

This Thursday 15th November gives us all an opportunity to have a voice in how our communities are policed.Will you be having your say?

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Transgender Day of Remembrance

Date Published: 12/11/2012

20th November marks Transgender Day of Remembrance, which occurs annually around the world to honour and remember people who have lost their lives as a result of transphobic prejudice. Read more about events that are taking place locally.

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Giles has made his school safer - will you?

Date Published: 18/10/2012

With November marking Anti-Bullying Month, teacher Giles talks to us about the impact the safer schools have had in his school. Take action now and donate a pack.

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The LGF wins at the North West Public Health Awards 2012

Date Published: 06/11/2012

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation have been highly commended for their Condom and Lube Distribution Scheme at the North West Public Health Awards 2012.

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Exceeding Expectations in Manchester & Salford

Date Published: 05/11/2012

Our Exceeding Expectations programme will be going into schools around Manchester and Salford to tackle homophobia in the classroom. Read more about what we're doing here.

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National Adoption Week

Date Published: 03/10/2012

National Adoption Week takes place 5 - 11th November and is about finding families for the children who need loving homes and you may be surprised at who can adopt. Read Karen and Matt's stories here...

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November is Movember!

Date Published: 02/11/2012

During November each year, Movember is responsible for the sprouting of moustaches on thousands of men’s faces in the UK and around the world. The aim of which is to raise vital funds and awareness for men’s health, specifically prostate cancer and testicular cancer. 

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Take Action in Schools

Date Published: 03/10/2012

November is Anti-Bullying month and Anti-Bullying week is 19th - 23rd November. This is a perfect time to challenge homophobia bullying affecting young people in our schools. Take action now!

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Queer Question Time 2012

Date Published: 30/10/2012

On Sunday 18 November 2012, The Lesbian & Gay Foundation is hosting the 2nd Queer Question Time, providing members of the LGB&T the opportunity to question a cross-party panel about  issues that affect us all.

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Glyn is a Diamond Champion!

Date Published: 30/10/2012

WRVS have celebrated Her Majesty The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee by searching for the UK’s Diamond Champions - older people who give their time to improve the lives of those around them. LGF Trustee Glyn Jenkins was one of those nominated.

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Missed out a London Marathon Place?

Date Published: 30/10/2012

The London Marathon ballot has now closed and if you didn’t get a place – why not join Team LGF? 

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New initiative for LGB&T people of faith

Date Published: 26/10/2012

The Bishop of Manchester, The Rt Revd Nigel McCulloch is making available a regular channel of communication to anyone within the LGB&T community who seeks support and advice from a trusted member of the Manchester Diocese of The Church of England.

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LGBT Hustings,Greater Mancs Police and Crime Commissioner

Date Published: 25/10/2012

You may have heard about the forthcoming  PCC elections but not sure what it's all about or why it's  important to have your say. If you want to know more here is a unique opportunity to quiz the candidates on priorities for tackling the impact of policing on LGB&T communities.

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Do you Tick the Box?

Date Published: 18/10/2012

We've launched a new campaign to get lesbian, gay and bisexual people to ‘tick the box’ when it comes to sexual orientation monitoring.

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Giles Runs a Marathon!

Date Published: 18/10/2012

Giles is a school teacher, and after ordering one of our Safer Schools packs, he decided to run in the Jersey Marathon for us back in October raising £125 and running the course in an impressive 3 hours and 34 minutes.

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Clear Your Name

Date Published: 18/10/2012

Attend one of our upcoming legal surgeries to get advice about deletion of historical gay convictions.

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Purple Power!

Date Published: 25/09/2012

Friday 19th October 2012 is ‘Spirit Day’ so go purple!

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