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Get informed! - Poppers

Date Published: 11/11/2013

‘Poppers’ is the street name for a range of chemical compounds belonging to the ‘alkyl nitrite’ family, and are one of the most common recreational drugs. 

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Part of the Picture: New Research on LGB Substance Use

Date Published: 12/11/2013

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation in partnership with the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) have launched the latest report to come out of the national ‘Part of the Picture’ project, finding high levels of substance dependency, and low levels of help-seeking among the LGB community. 

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NEW! Home Testing Kits for HIV

Date Published: 12/11/2013

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation have teamed up with NHS Services Manchester Centre for Sexual Health and RU Clear to provide 600 Dry Blood Spot HIV Home Sampling Kits to gay and bisexual men who live in Greater Manchester.  Find out more and order yours here...

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Prostate facts for gay and bisexual men

Date Published: 11/11/2013

Prostate Cancer UK have developed a new webpage with information for gay and bisexual men to add to much needed information about how male cancers affect men who have sex with men.

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Anti Bullying Week 2013

Date Published: 23/10/2013

For Anti-Bullying Week 2013 (18th - 22nd November) we'll be touring schools across Salford as part of our Exceeding Expectations initiative.

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Interview: Andrew Trott Barn

Date Published: 07/11/2013

We interview TV personality Andrew Trott-Barn, a high profile Manchester hairdresser with clients including Michelle Keegan, Helen Flanagan, and David Hasselhoff. We speak to him about equal marriage, his style inspiration and looking and feeling good.

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Historical Significance of Prostate Cancer Treatment for Gay…

Date Published: 06/11/2013

Sean Ralph explains how hormone therapy for the treatment of prostate cancer has a historical significance for gay and bisexual men, which may need to be taken into account by health professionals.

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Have Your Say on The LGB&T Police Surgery...

Date Published: 05/11/2013

For many years, Greater Manchester Police have been providng a vital support service to the LGB&T community who live, work and socialise in Manchester and have committed to providing a regular weekly service at our Community Resource Centre. We want to know whether YOU still want this service. Read more and take the Poll!

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New Guide Helps Manchester Unlock it's Hidden History!

Date Published: 04/11/2013

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation have launched a new source guide detailing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGB&T) archival sources held in Manchester and the North West, as well online, to help people discover more about LGB&T history.

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Make Schools Safer

Date Published: 18/10/2013

Homophobic bullying is still endemic in UK schools, but The LGF’s Safer Schools Packs help schools challenge homophobic bullying. Take action this Anti-Bullying Week and donate a pack.

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