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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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Tackling Homophobic Bullying in Salford

Date Published: 03/05/2012

Exceeding Expectations the multi-agency award winning initiative that has been tackling homophobic bullying across Manchester since 2007 is now ending homophobia through education in Salford.

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Womens Pride

Date Published: 03/05/2012

Which women have made a significant contribution to the LGBT rights movement in the last 100 years?

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Women’s Events Programme

Date Published: 01/05/2012

Back by popular demand… NEW workshops for the women’s events programme

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Video Vote - Two weeks left!

Date Published: 01/05/2012

Two weeks left to Vote for your favourite video against homophobia, created by students from The Manchester College.

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Paul Martin Nominated Amongst Greater Manchester's Most Infl…

Date Published: 30/04/2012

Paul Martin OBE, Chief Executive of The LGF has been included in Manchester Evening News’ list of the 250 most influential people in Greater Manchester.

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Running Against Homophobia

Date Published: 26/04/2012

Read Martin's story on how he ran this year's London Marathon to help tackle homophobia

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Does he do it for you?

Date Published: 26/04/2012

Do images of 'sexy' men make you more engaged in sexual health campaigns for gay and bisexual men?

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LGB GP Patient Consultation

Date Published: 24/04/2012

Would you like to be involved in a consultation around your experiences accessing healthcare from your local GP surgery? What was good? What could have been better?

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Equal Civil Marriage -Have your Say!

Date Published: 24/04/2012

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation, Lancashire LGBT Centre and Government Equalities Office are holding a consultation event on the Equal Civil Marriage Consultation.

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Gay,Bisexual Men and Sexual Violence

Date Published: 20/04/2012

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation have recently been funded by the Home Office to increase our support to gay and bisexual men who have been victims of abuse and sexual violence.

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Volunteer to co-facilitate a support group in a secure setti…

Date Published: 18/04/2012

We are currently looking for two new volunteers to help us facilitate groups in a large secure hospital. Do you have what it takes?

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Part of the Picture: Year 2 results published

Date Published: 16/04/2012

Over a fifth of respondents reported binge drinking once or twice a week. 10% reported binge drinking 4-5 times a week or daily/almost daily.

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Flying the Flag 2012

Date Published: 13/04/2012

Find out how you can show your support for International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia this year.

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LGB&T Evidence Exchange

Date Published: 10/04/2012

If you need information about lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGB&T) individuals and communities, The Lesbian & Gay Foundation’s Evidence Exchange is the place to get information and find out more.

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The Village Angels

Date Published: 03/04/2012

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation have been funded to deliver an outreach programme to support vulnerable lesbian, gay and bisexual people to avoid becoming a victim of crime in Manchester’s ‘Gay Village’.

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Volunteers Needed for the Gay Rugby World Cup

Date Published: 03/04/2012

The 2012 Bingham Cup will take place in Manchester between 1st and 3rd June 2012 and there are lots of ways to get involved.

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European LGBT Survey

Date Published: 02/04/2012

Make your experience count: take part in the largest ever LGBT Survey!

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1st National Campaign for Lesbian & Bisexual Women

Date Published: 02/04/2012

NHS Cancer Screening Programmes fund national cervical screening campaign for lesbian & bisexual women across England.

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Where’s Your Head At? Youth Conference

Date Published: 30/03/2012

A free event for 16 to 21 year olds on Friday 13th April (12-5pm) @ The LGF - a day of wellbeing and creative workshops inc. sexual health, crafts, art therapy and a drumming and DJ workshop.

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