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Trans awareness week - Personal Stories

Date Published: 17/11/2014

As part of trans* awareness week, every day this week we're sharing a trans* person story, and sharing how and when they have received support.

"Embracing my identity has just made everything that little bit more fabulous!"

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Gay men remain highest at risk of new HIV infections

Date Published: 14/11/2014

Gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men continues to be the group with the highest number of HIV transmissions among all people living with HIV in the North West. The Lesbian & Gay Foundation are continuing to increase awareness and acceptability of HIV testing while offering a range of testing services across Greater Manchester.

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Trainee Police Officers volunteer as Village Angels!

Date Published: 10/11/2014

Trainee Police Officers Danny and Craig tell us all about their experience visiting The LGF and going out with the Village Angels over a busy Halloween Weekend.

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Drs Kirby, Page, McMillen, Tomkinson & Wall strike GOLD!…

Date Published: 31/07/2014

Drs Kirby, Page, McMillen, Tomkinson & Wall receive their GOLD Pride in Practice award for delivering fully inclusive healthcare services to their patients.

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Campaign success for couples converting civil partnerships t…

Date Published: 28/10/2014

A campaign to change the regulations for civil partnership conversion to marriage has been successful so civil partners wanting to convert can now choose to have a wedding and a marriage certificate.

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The LGF's LGBT history archives to go on show at Manchester …

Date Published: 28/10/2014

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) and Manchester Libraries are collaborating to make an important archive accessible to the public at Central Library.

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The LGF calls for schools to end LGBT Hate Crime

Date Published: 13/10/2014

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) are raising awareness of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans* (LGBT) Hate Crime by calling for all professionals working in education and with young people to join them in their commitment and fight to end LGBT Hate Crime and discrimination.

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The fight for what’s right: Why Sex & Relationship Edu…

Date Published: 10/10/2014

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) are currently supporting the nationwide campaign ‘SRE- It’s my right’ which aims to get compulsory same-sex Sex and Relationship Education (SRE) in all English schools. Claudia Carvell explains why this is so important...

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Manchester Cathedral comes OUT! to support LGBT community

Date Published: 10/10/2014

Manchester Cathedral are hosting a special service on 14th October 2014 to focus on including lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people as part of the local community, while also celebrating Manchester's rich LGBT heritage.

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Increasing HIV diagnoses in gay/bi men and over 50s

Date Published: 10/10/2014

Earlier this week, Public Health England released its new HIV stats for 2013. These show that a rise in the number of people receiving HIV care and a slight decline in new HIV diagnoses. 

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