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Volunteers' Week: Graham's Story

Date Published: 03/06/2013

This week (1st - 7th June) marks National Volunteer Week which celebrates the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK. Here Graham's, an LGF Befriending volunteer, shares his story.

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Who are Your Homo Heroes?

Date Published: 28/05/2013

Our Homo Hero Awards are now open for nominations and we are asking YOU to nominate any person, group or organisation that you believe has made a difference. Get nominating now and make sure your heroes are recognised.

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BUPA Manchester 10k Success

Date Published: 28/05/2013

Our 24 BUPA Manchester 10k runners took to the sunny streets of Manchester, raising over £3,000 for our work - well done!

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Help us Kiss Hate Goodbye at The Manchester Day Parade

Date Published: 23/05/2013

We will be asking people to ‘Kiss Hate Goodbye’ at The Manchester Day Parade, taking place in the City Centre on Sunday 2nd June – join us!

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366 yes v 161 no, It's off to the Lords we go!

Date Published: 22/05/2013

Last night MPs voted overwhelmingly in favour of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill. The Bill passed its Third Reading vote in the House of Commons by 366 votes to 161 – a majority of 205. 

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A Summer of Love

Date Published: 15/04/2013

Pride season will soon be upon us! Read this article for a snapshot of upcoming events from around the North West region.

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The Importance of IDAHO

Date Published: 17/05/2013

In over 100 countries on all continents, activists and their allies are mobilizing to mark IDAHO. Yet 1.5 billion people still live under regimes that deny the simple right to love. 45 million people, the size of the population of Spain, are considered criminals under these laws.

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Sarah & Tracey Celebrate IDAHO with a Civil Partnership!

Date Published: 17/05/2013

Sarah and Tracey are celebrating International Day Against Homophobia by having a civil partnership, complete with rainbow flag!

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Paul Speaks Out About Mental Health

Date Published: 16/05/2013

To mark Mental Health Awareness Week 13th-19th May, Paul speaks out about mental health and the need for a change in attitudes and calls for people to share their experiences.

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LGB Community Leaders – The Voice of our Communities

Date Published: 14/05/2013

When it comes to health and social care, why shouldn’t lesbian, gay and bisexual people be able to access the best services we can get? The LGF want to engage with lesbian,gay and bisexual community leaders across Greater Manchester to help make this happen.

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