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New Survey Highlights Lack of Knowledge Around Cervical Scre…

Date Published: 25/06/2012

A recent LGF online survey found that only 17.8% of eligible women (aged 25-64) have had a cervical screening test and it seems for many women misinformation and homophobic attitudes are to blame.

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The Alan Turing Memorial Award

Date Published: 18/06/2012

In honour of his life and a celebration of his centenary birthday The Lesbian & Gay Foundation in partnership with Manchester City Council are launching a new award: The Alan Turing Memorial Award

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Men's Health Week: Domestic Violence

Date Published: 08/06/2012

To coincide with Men’s Health Week The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (LGF) will be running a series of articles on the most prevalent health conditions that are affecting gay and bisexual men. Today’s article is focusing on Domestic Violence.

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Men's Health Week: Eating Disorders

Date Published: 08/06/2012

To coincide with Men’s Health Week The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (LGF) will be running a series of articles on the most prevalent health conditions that are affecting gay and bisexual men. Today’s article is focusing on Eating Disorders.

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Staying Safe in the Village

Date Published: 13/06/2012

In light of the news that a body was found in a canal near Manchester's gay village we highlight the need to stay safe on a night out

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Men's Health Week: Anal Cancer

Date Published: 08/06/2012

 

To coincide with Men’s Health Week The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (LGF) will be running a series of articles on the most prevalent health conditions that are affecting gay and bisexual men. Today’s article is focusing on Anal Cancer.

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Men's Health Week: Hepatitis

Date Published: 08/06/2012

 

To coincide with Men’s Health Week The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (LGF) will be running a series of articles on the most prevalent health conditions that are affecting gay and bisexual men. Today’s article is focusing on Hepatitis.

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Cervical Screening Awareness Week 10 -16 June

Date Published: 08/06/2012

 

It's Cervical Screening Awareness Week (CSAW) 10 – 16 June, are we're calling for the need for all lesbian and bisexual women to attend cervical screening.

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Equal Love

Date Published: 08/06/2012

With the Government Consultation on equal marriage ending in less than 1 week we take a look back at the key campaigns which have made a difference. Today: Equal Love.

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Are You Out4marriage?

Date Published: 08/06/2012

With less than 1 week to go until the Government's same-sex civil marriage consultation ends, we take a look back at the out4marriage campaign.

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Alan Turing: A Life Lost

Date Published: 07/06/2012

On this day (June 7th) some 59 years ago, the world lost a very significant, influential and valuable man; Alan Turing.

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One Week Left to Have Your Say on Equal Marriage

Date Published: 06/06/2012

There is just one week left to have your say on the UK Government’s equal civil marriage consultation which will close on 14 June.

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Celebrating our Volunteers

Date Published: 23/05/2012

This week is National Volunteers Week and we are celebrating the contribution of our 150 volunteers as well as calling for people to get involved in our Village Angels scheme.

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Latest rise in Sexually Transmitted Infections

Date Published: 01/06/2012

Latest figures from The Health Protection Agency show gay and bisexual men still disproportionately affected by rise in infections.

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The Bingham Cup

Date Published: 30/05/2012

Get ready Manchester! This upcoming weekend sees a spectacular event take place in Manchester - The Bingham Cup (also known as the gay rugby world cup).

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Manchester Condom Partnership

Date Published: 29/05/2012

That’s the new partnership of The Lesbian & Gay Foundation, Brook Manchester and Manchester Public Health Development Service.

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The Jubilee Years – How Were They for You?

Date Published: 29/05/2012

The Equality and Diversity Forum is encouraging people to make human rights and equality-related contributions to the Jubilee Time Capsule, marking the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.

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Are we ‘Cocking and Arsing’?

Date Published: 24/05/2012

With gay and bisexual men’s sexual health campaigns would you prefer to see clinical language used or slang terminology? We took to Canal Street to canvass opinion.

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Help shape the future of LGBT housing

Date Published: 24/05/2012

Working in partnership with The Lesbian & Gay Foundation, Stonewall Housing would like to invite local housing providers and LGBT people over the age of 50, to an event focussed around older LGBT housing in Greater Manchester.

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Your Eurovision Rights

Date Published: 23/05/2012

Looking forward to Saturday’s Eurovision Song Contest is a good opportunity to remind ourselves of the progress (or lack of progress) of LGB&T rights across the continent.

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