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Popped the question? What next?

Date Published: 14/02/2014

It’s Valentine's Day, and some lucky people today might just be hearing those wonderful words, “Will you marry me?”

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South Manchester GP practices receives more Pride in Practic…

Date Published: 12/02/2014

Didsbury Medical Centre and Northern Moor Medical Practice received their GOLD Pride in Practice award!

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Let's talk Shigella

Date Published: 11/02/2014

Shigella is a bacterial infection that is caused by the bacteria found in poo. It can be very easily spread as all it takes if for a tiny amount of the bacteria to get into your mouth.

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LGBT Question Time 2014: We want your questions!

Date Published: 05/02/2014

As part of LGBT History Month, the LGB&T community are invited to ask a panel of experts, including The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF), questions for this year’s LGBT Question Time 2014.

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The LGF launches ‘No Hate in Our Village’ campaign

Date Published: 23/01/2014

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) launched their hard hitting hate crime awareness campaign, ‘No Hate in Our Village’ in Manchester’s Canal Street today.

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Review: 'The Pride' at Manchester Opera House

Date Published: 21/01/2014

A review of Alexi Kaye-Campbell’s award-winning production of ‘The Pride’ at Manchester Opera House.

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The LGF marks Holocaust Memorial Day 2014

Date Published: 21/01/2014

To mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2014, The Lesbian & Gay Foundation is hosing three unique events at its Community Resource Centre.

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The LGF urges Manchester’s Gay Village to 'Report Hate'

Date Published: 20/01/2014

In support of Manchester Hate Crime Awareness Week on 20-26 January, The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) are launching a new campaign in partnership with the Village Business Association (VBA) called ‘No Hate in Our Village.’

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The LGF challenges you to take action in 2014!!

Date Published: 16/01/2014

The LGF are calling for volunteers to take part in some of the biggest running events in 2014, including the Virgin London Marathon and the BUPA Great Manchester Run. 

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Be part of The LGF in 2014

Date Published: 30/12/2013

We’ve got a lot to look forward to in 2014 and there are lots of ways that you can get involved with The Lesbian & Gay Foundation too!

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Transform Manchester mental health services: We want to hear…

Date Published: 20/12/2013

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) wants to hear your opinions and experiences on how you want to shape the future of mental health services in Manchester.

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Gold, silver and bronze win for The LGF in the Co-op Respect…

Date Published: 19/12/2013

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) is the proud winner of three awards in the Respect ‘Loved by You’ Awards 2013, announced the Co-operative Respect Network today.

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The LGF’s testing services over Christmas

Date Published: 16/12/2013

If you want to access sexual health clinics over Christmas then please be advised that the usual full STI LGF clinics that would have been on 24 and 31 December will not be operating and there will also be no rapid HIV testing clinic on Wednesday 25 December or Wednesday 1 January. 

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Save the date! Britain’s first same-sex marriages set for …

Date Published: 11/12/2013

The first same-sex weddings in England and Wales will take place on Saturday 29 March 2014, announced Women and Equalities Minister Maria Miller. 

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Join the LGB Community Leaders Roadshow 2013/14!

Date Published: 03/12/2013

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) is going on the road across Greater Manchester to find out what issues LGB (lesbian, gay and bisexual) people want to have raised at a local level within health and social care and also to encourage volunteers to have their voice heard where they live.

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The LGF DOUBLES fundraising efforts for Christmas

Date Published: 02/12/2013

During December, every donation received by The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) through The Big Give Christmas dashboard will be doubled!

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NEW! Christmas Cards Featuring Same-Sex Couples

Date Published: 30/10/2013

We introduce artist Phyllis Mahon who has created a range of Christmas Cards featuring same-sex couples, with a percentage of her sales going towards The LGF!

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Substances, support and seeking help

Date Published: 27/11/2013

Have you ever accessed support for a drug or alcohol problem? Maybe you have thought about it, but never got so far as making that contact? Perhaps you feel that you are able to manage it yourself, without any support?

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Talking Positive about HIV: David’s story

Date Published: 27/11/2013

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) spoke to David about living as a HIV positive man, how it affects him personally and the importance of raising HIV awareness.

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Let's Talk Positive for World AIDS Day 2013

Date Published: 26/11/2013

To mark World AIDS Day, The Lesbian and Gay Foundation (The LGF) are hosting ‘Talk Positive’ on Sunday 1 December - an informal open day and event for gay and bisexual men to talk about what we should be doing in the fight against HIV, how we can break down the stigma surrounding it and what concerns they have about sexual health issues.

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