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Latest: Manchester City Council writes to St Petersburg

Date Published: 02/08/2013

In the latest development regarding the Russian situation Manchester City Council has written a letter to St Petersburg asking them to reconsider legislation that restricts the rights of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community. 

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Solidarity with LGBT Russia

Date Published: 30/07/2013

Recent weeks have seen a huge international outcry against Russia as President Putin signed into law measures that stigmatise LGB&T people. The LGF has been in contact with our sister organisation Coming Out St.Petersburg to stand in support of our Russian brothers and sisters. 

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World Hepatitis Day

Date Published: 25/07/2013

World Hepatitis Day (28 July) is an annual event that provides international focus for patient groups and people living with hepatitis B and C. Click ‘read more’ to find out about Hepatitis, the symptoms, testing and treatment.

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Barclays Summer Fundraising Success!

Date Published: 25/07/2013

On Thursday 11 July Barclays and Allen & Overy hosted their annual Summer Fundraising Event in support of The Lesbian & Gay Foundation, raising over £15,500 for their Safer Schools Packs, which help to tackle homophobic bullying in schools across the country.

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How to be a LGB Community Leader

Date Published: 25/07/2013

How you can use your voice to influence health providers, join our volunteer team and work with a range of NHS organisations to increase awareness and  better address health inequalities experienced by lesbian,gay and bisexual people throughout all areas of Greater Manchester.

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A Celebration of Equal Marriage

Date Published: 24/07/2013

On Thursday 18 July we organised an event in Manchester's famous Canal Street to mark the passing of same-sex marriage. Check out the photos here...

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AKT’s Purple Door to help young LGBT homeless

Date Published: 24/07/2013

The Albert Kennedy Trust has today  launched the first ever  North West housing project exclusively for young LGBT people in Manchester and also another initiative in London.

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Preview Art Exhibition - This Weekend!

Date Published: 23/07/2013

Our 'Can You Hear Me?' preview art exhibition will launch this Friday Friday 27th July at 4pm at The Lesbian & Gay Foundation, click to read more...

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FAQ: Same Sex Marriage

Date Published: 23/07/2013

Last week the Bill allowing same-sex couples to marry in England and Wales passed its final hurdle in Parliament and also achieved Royal Assent – becoming law. Here we try to answer some of your top burning questions...

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B&B owner loses Appeal

Date Published: 22/07/2013

Earlier this month, the Christian owner of a bed and breakfast lost her appeal against a ruling that she unlawfully discriminated against a gay couple when she refused to let them stay in a double room. Geraldine O'Reilly from O’ Neill Patient Solicitors LLP  explains the law around discrimination. 

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Gaydio Launches on DAB for Liverpool Pride

Date Published: 18/07/2013

To celebrate this year’s Liverpool Pride festival, Gaydio will be adding a bit of sparkle by launching on DAB digital radio across Merseyside, North Wales and Cheshire. 

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FIERCE ‘2’ – portraits of young Black LGBTQ people

Date Published: 16/07/2013

Artist/photographer Ajamu is currently planning to extend his successful  photographic project ‘Fierce’ to create 25-30 new portraits of young Black LGBTQ people across the country and is looking for people to get involved.

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Join us to Celebrate Equal Marriage!

Date Published: 16/07/2013

Join us this Thursday from 6pm at Via on Canal Street to celebrate the impending passing of The Marriage (Same-Sex) Couples Bill.

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Being Gay Being Bi Whatever

Date Published: 18/06/2013

In his new anthology, Being Gay Being Bi Whatever, Liverpool Author Ian Bradley Marshall brings together many of the issues that lesbian, gay and bisexual people face on a daily basis.We're giving away TEN copies in our  FREE competition. Read on...

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Event: Peel Park Picnic

Date Published: 15/04/2013

 

Come and join in the fun at the Peel Park Pink Picnic in Salford on Sunday 28th July 2013.

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Court of appeal uphold ruling against bed and breakfast owne…

Date Published: 11/07/2013

The Court of Appeal has held that refusing a homosexual couple a double bedded room in a bed and breakfast was direct discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation. 

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How can we support LGB&T people in Russia?

Date Published: 03/07/2013

We speak to Polina Savchenki and ask how can we support LGB&T people in Russia?

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Scarlett's Roses: Interview

Date Published: 02/07/2013

We interview up and coming South London band Scarlett’s Roses, who will be performing on the main stage at this year’s Manchester Pride.

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Feelings: A Poem

Date Published: 01/07/2013

Cathryn, a trans girl, has written in to share a moving poem about her experiences...

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Don't Book the Honeymoon Yet!

Date Published: 01/07/2013

Back in December we launched our Love Equal Marriage campaign aimed to encourage people, like you, to fight for equality and support same-sex marriage. Now we need your support...

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