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Refugee Week: An Opinion Piece

Date Published: 18/06/2013

Yesterday marked the start of Refugee Week, a unique opportunity to discover and celebrate the contribution of refugees in the UK. In this article Prossy Kakooza speaks out about the work of The Lesbian Immigration Support Group and what it means to be lesbian and a refugee.

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Alan Turing Remembered

Date Published: 17/06/2013

This Sunday 23rd June, would have been Alan Turing’s 101st Birthday. In this year’s annual Homo Hero Awards, supported by Barclays, we are presenting The Alan Turing Memorial Award in partnership with Manchester City Council, to commemorate his astounding work and achievements in his lifetime. Read on for more...

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Village Manchester FC win IGLFA European Cup

Date Published: 17/06/2013

Village Manchester Football Club, Manchester's gay-friendly football team, claimed their first international trophy on June 14th, winning the IGLFA European Cup in Dublin.

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HPV and cancer – what do you need to know?

Date Published: 14/06/2013

What exactly is HPV, what are the risks of contracting it, and what we can do to protect ourselves?

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Your Village Angels are back!

Date Published: 12/06/2013

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation are pleased to announce that the Village Angels are back.

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Kiss Hate Goodbye Cocktail Competition!

Date Published: 11/06/2013

We’ve teamed up with Revolution Deansgate Locks to offer one Enough is Enough! ACTION against homophobia supporter a fantastic prize in our fabulous cocktail competition. Read on...

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New Figures See Rise in STI's for Gay & Bisexual Men

Date Published: 10/06/2013

Official figures, released last week, from Public Health England (PHE), show an increase in STI’s among men who have sex with men (MSM)

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Getting Our Message OUT - Manchester Event

Date Published: 10/06/2013

A free Learning and Networking event for LGBT Groups, Projects and Organisations exploring how we can get our message OUT there and campaign to effect change.

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Men’s Health Week 10 - 16 June

Date Published: 10/06/2013

Led by the Men's Health Forum, this year's Men's Health Week runs from the 10th to 16th June and aims to tackle stigma in men’s mental health and promote mental well-being and  encourage more men to seek help and support.

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Cervical Screening Awareness Week 9 - 15 June: Toolkit Launc…

Date Published: 06/06/2013

To coincide with Cervical Screening Awareness Week (9 - 15th June), we've launched an online toolkit aimed at cervical screening professionals, helping to dispel the myth that lesbian and bisexual women do not need cervical screening.

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