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Bi-Visibility Day: Emma's Story

Date Published: 13/09/2013

Ahead of Bi Visibility Day on 23rd September, we'll be sharing stories of people about their experiences of being bisexual, here we talk to Emma...

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Leaving a Legacy

Date Published: 16/09/2013

Could you leave a gift in your Will to The Lesbian & Gay Foundation?

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COMPETITION!

Date Published: 13/09/2013

We have two fantastic prizes to give away – and all you need to do is sign up at www.lgf.org.uk/register before the 1st December 2013.

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Karen Challenges Herself for The LGF

Date Published: 12/09/2013

Karen, 48, took part in The BUPA Manchester 10k in May 2013, the Lytham half marathon in July and in 2014 plans to take on a London to Paris Bike Ride and The London Marathon – all in aid of The Lesbian & Gay Foundation!

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Homo Heroes 2013: Business of the Year

Date Published: 07/08/2013

We've announced the finalists for our annual Homo Heroes Awards 2013, supported by Barclays, highlighting inspirational stories and triumphs over adversity. Check out the finalists for Business of the Year Award and get voting! 

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Kate's Story

Date Published: 10/09/2013

Ahead of World Suicide Prevention Day, we speak to people who have struggled with suicidal thoughts, like Kate*, who we supported through our befriending scheme 

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Dave's Story

Date Published: 10/09/2013

Ahead of World Suicide Prevention Day, we speak to people who have struggled with suicidal thoughts, like Dave, who we supported through our services and volunteering programme.

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The LGF Shortlisted for a Spirit of Manchester Award!

Date Published: 09/09/2013

The LGF has been shortlisted for a Manchester Community Central Spirit of Manchester Award, for their 'Most Successful Campaign' award.

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Hitting Rock Bottom

Date Published: 09/09/2013

10th September marks Suicide Prevention Day and this article aims to give you advice on what to do if you, or someone you know, is experiencing suicidal thoughts

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New Gay Men's Film Club.

Date Published: 06/09/2013

On the last Friday of every month beginning Friday 27th September 2013 The Lesbian & Gay Foundation will be hosting a Film Club for gay and bisexual men. 

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Homo Heroes 2013: Lesbian, Gay or Bisexual Role Model

Date Published: 07/08/2013

We've announced the finalists for our annual Homo Heroes Awards 2013, supported by Barclays, highlighting inspirational stories and triumphs over adversity. Check out the finalists for Lesbian, Gay or Bisexual Role Model of the Year Award and get voting! 

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The Isaac Hitchen Project

Date Published: 15/08/2013

We interview Lewis Turner, Project Manager at The Isaac Hitchen project in Lancashire about their work with LGB&T people in the region...

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Get Running in 2014!

Date Published: 02/09/2013

We have places in some of the biggest events in the 2014 running calendar – so what are you waiting for? Get signed up, and join Team LGF!

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Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month: Laura's Story

Date Published: 13/08/2013

September is Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month. There are five gynaecological cancers: cervical, ovarian, vaginal, vulval and womb cancer (also known as endometrial or uterine cancer) but many people are unaware of some or all of these cancers. We spoke to Laura, who was diagnosed with womb cancer three years ago, about her experience.

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New Research: LGB People 2x More Likely to Smoke & Drink

Date Published: 30/08/2013

New research released last week by UCL (University College London) suggests that young people who identify as lesbian, gay or bisexual are twice as likely to smoke and drink alcohol

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Manchester Pride 2013 In Pictures

Date Published: 29/08/2013

The Manchester Pride Parade 2013 in pictures! Check out all the colourful costumes, fabulous floats and the very pink parade!

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Homo Heroes 2013: Public Sector Partner of the Year

Date Published: 07/08/2013

We've announced the finalists for our annual Homo Heroes Awards 2013, supported by Barclays, highlighting inspirational stories and triumphs over adversity. Check out the finalists for Public Sector Partner of the Year Award and get voting! 

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Say Enough is Enough! - to Russian Homophobia

Date Published: 28/08/2013

Join us at The Lesbian & Gay Foundation’s Community Resource Centre on Tuesday 3rd September 6 – 8pm to show your support for our LGB&T brothers and sisters in St Petersburg by leaving a message of support or join in online

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Rochdale Drop-In

Date Published: 27/08/2013

We'll be holding regular drop-in session for the LGB&T community across the Borough of Rochdale.  If you need any help, support or advice, pop along and see us, no appointment necessary. Read more for dates, times and venues.

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'Can You Hear Me?' Art Exhibition Officially Launched!

Date Published: 23/08/2013

We officially launched our amazing art exhibition Can You Hear Me? on Tuesday, which showcases the experiences of lesbian and bisexual women with a mental health issue. Check out some of the pictures here...

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Homo Heroes 2013: Volunteer of the Year

Date Published: 07/08/2013

We've announced the finalists for our annual Homo Heroes Awards 2013, supported by Barclays, highlighting inspirational stories and triumphs over adversity. Check out the finalists for Volunteer of the Year Award and get voting! 

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Manchester Pride Fringe Event: Loud & Clear

Date Published: 20/08/2013

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation are inviting lesbian and bisexual women to join them for free food, free refreshments and free thinking at their Manchester Pride Fringe event, Loud & Clear, on Tuesday 20th August from 5.30pm.

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Feeling Pride

Date Published: 15/08/2013

The LGF’s Martin Cooper has recently been in conversation with indie-pop sensations The Feeling and chatted to their front-man Dan Gillespie-Sells about Pride, equality, marriage and redirecting his our bus!

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The LGF at Manchester Pride Parade!

Date Published: 16/08/2013

This year we’ve been attending Prides across the country! Looking ahead to Manchester Pride this Weekend, we’ll be out and about in our pink-shirts as well as marching in the parade – join us!

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An Interview with John Stewart CEO Manchester Pride

Date Published: 15/08/2013

We interview John Stewart, Chief Executive of Manchester Pride about the upcoming festival... 

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Chill out at The LGF over Manchester Pride

Date Published: 16/08/2013

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation’s Community Resource Centre will be open during the Big Weekend for you to come along, find out about what we do, sit down, put your feet up for 30 minutes and relax in our space of tranquility.

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'Meet up' Social for those coming solo to Manchester Pride

Date Published: 16/08/2013

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (LGF) are hosting a drop-in social event for those coming to Manchester Pride alone, or wanting to make new friends, at our Community Resource Centre on Saturday 24 August from 3pm.

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Fixing Homophobia

Date Published: 15/08/2013

Two young women, who have been victims of homophobic abuse throughout their lives, are creating a unique art installation to highlight the effects of these attacks. Read our interview with Sarah and Schuylar...

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Results Day: We can Help

Date Published: 15/08/2013

AS and A-Level Results are out today for exams taken by pupils in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Perhaps you got the results you wanted and are off to uni or college but worried about coming out? Or concerned about your choices if you didn’t get the results you wanted? We can help...

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Homo Heroes 2013: Community Group of Organisation of the Yea…

Date Published: 07/08/2013

We've announced the finalists for our annual Homo Heroes Awards 2013, supported by Barclays, highlighting inspirational stories and triumphs over adversity. Check out the finalists for Community Group or Organisation of the Year Award and get voting! 

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