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BBC Publishes Two Year Review into Portrayal of LGB People

Date Published: 19/12/2012

 

The BBC has commisioned a follow up report into the landmark research originally held in 2010 to look into the portrayal of lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people on television, online and on the radio. 

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Support over the Festive Season

Date Published: 30/11/2012

Click to find out the opening and closing times for The Lesbian & Gay Foundation's Community Resource Centre over this festive period.

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We are Family!

Date Published: 17/12/2012

There are many different ways to celebrate but society seems to agree on one thing: Christmas is a time for family. At The Lesbian & Gay Foundation, we believe family is what you make of it...

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Staying Safe over the Party Season

Date Published: 18/12/2012

It's that time of year again where the festive season, and all it entails, is upon us.  Read our top tips to ensure you have a merry, safe Christmas and New Year...

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Christmas is Coming...Out!

Date Published: 17/12/2012

 

The temperature’s dropped and the city streets are heaving with increasingly harassed shoppers – it must mean one thing: Christmas is coming. For lesbian, gay and bisexual people who aren’t yet out to their family, the festive season may be their one chance to come out to relatives in person. 

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Meet David & Darren

Date Published: 10/12/2012

In the first of our 'Real Voices' feature, of couples wanting same-sex marriage, we meet David & Darren ...

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The LGF Nominated for a g3 Award

Date Published: 11/12/2012

 

The LGF have been shortlisted for ‘Charity or Community Initiative of the Year’ in the g3 Readers Awards. 

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Government Announces Equal Marriage Plans

Date Published: 11/12/2012

 

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation have welcomed the Government’s plans, announced earlier today on the right to marriage for same sex couples for both civil and for religious marriages.

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End of an Era for 'Gay Hour'

Date Published: 10/12/2012

 

BBC  Radio Manchester's unique long running programme for the LGB&T community comes to an end on 17th December after 16 years of service to the local community.

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Manchester Pride 2012

Date Published: 06/12/2012

Manchester Pride today announced the 2012 fundraising total of £52,000, which will go towards supporting LGB&T & HIV good causes throughout Greater Manchester

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Love Equal Marriage

Date Published: 04/12/2012

 

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation have launched a new campaign to encourage people to fight for equality and support same-sex marriage. Whether you are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or straight, or if you plan to get married or not it’s incredibly important that you make your voice heard in support of this important issue. Take Action Now!

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A Seven Year Anniversary of Civil Partnerships

Date Published: 04/12/2012

The first civil partnership in the UK took place on the 5th December 2005, and since then 44,689 couples have entered into one. Yet with same-sex marriage on the horizon is this set to change? Find out more...

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Bishop receives LGF award

Date Published: 03/12/2012

In what is believed to be the first honour of its kind, The Lesbian & Gay Foundation has awarded The Bishop of Manchester, The Right Reverend Nigel McCulloch its prestigious ‘Homo Hero’ award for helping to challenge homophobia within the Diocese of Manchester.

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A Very Special Christmas Gift

Date Published: 03/12/2012

As times get harder, charitable giving is not in the forefront of people’s minds.Yet now,more than ever, The Lesbian & Gay Foundation needs your support as we continue to tackle homophobic bullying in UK schools.

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Free Workshops to Help you Take Pride in Practice

Date Published: 21/11/2012

Two fantastic free workshops for primary healthcare professionals and surgery support staff, part of our Pride in Practice project.

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SEX TIPS FOR MEN

Date Published: 29/11/2012

 

In 2009, The Lesbian & Gay Foundation published Sex Tips For Men. It's been one of the most popular guides we have ever produced, and when stocks ran low, we decided to revisit, revamp and update. Read on for more information....

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Going for a Sexual Health Check Up

Date Published: 27/11/2012

 

Last year we produced a guide for gay and bisexual men on what to expect when  going for a sexual health check-up.The ‘Check You’ resource aims to dispel some myths around going to the clinic.

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Reaching Trafford!

Date Published: 27/11/2012

The LGF have employed a new community development worker in Trafford. Kathy McGuirk joined us at the end of October...

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Waitrose Community Matters Scheme Supports The LGF!

Date Published: 27/11/2012

The kind folk at Waitrose in Spinningfields are supporting The LGF as part of their Community Matters Scheme...but we need your support!

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Taking Pride in Their Practice…

Date Published: 21/11/2012

 

The Bodey Medical Practice in Fallowfield are proud recipients of their Gold  Award, from the Pride in Practice initiative, for ‘Excellence in Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Healthcare provision’.

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