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The LGF’s highlights for LGBT History Month 2014!

Date Published: 28/02/2014

In honour of LGBT History Month 2014, here’s a round-up of our most memorable highlights from the past month...

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Listen to The LGF's LGBT History Month playlist!

Date Published: 26/02/2014

The theme of this year's LGBT History Month is Music, and here at The LGF we wanted to share with you all some of our favourite music by LGB&T artists! 

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What makes great sex for men who have sex with men? Join us …

Date Published: 26/02/2014

What’s sexy? What does good sex mean to you? How do you turn him on? What feels good? The Great Sex Debate is inviting you to an honest discussion with a panel of sexperts about the sex you’re having and the sex you want.

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Half of Manchester LGB people experience homophobic or bipho…

Date Published: 19/02/2014

A report launched today by The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) with the support of Manchester City Council’s Equalities Team - Community Safety: the state of the city for Manchester’s lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) communities - found that LGB people’s needs are not being recognised and addressed across Manchester when they are most in need of support.

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Panel announced for Sugar & Spice Festival 2014

Date Published: 17/02/2014

We are delighted to announce the line-up of inspiring women who will be taking part in the panel discussion at Sugar & Spice 8 – Make Love Not War. The panel discussion at Sugar & Spice has become one of the most popular parts of the event and we’re sure that this year’s panel will continue that tradition.

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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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