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RT @kicks_taekwondo: Tomorrow night @lgfoundation @LGF_Angels @TribecaBar1 @canalstmancs @GayEssential @LGBTYNW @gaydio @canalstreet http:/…

Our volunteering opportunities

Please keep checking this area of our website to find out more about our latest opportunities to get involved as a volunteer. 

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Negative influences

Here we explore some of the negative influences lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans* people may experience.

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Positive influences

It’s important to recognise that there can also be things that have a positive influence on our mental health.

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Issues faced by LGBT people

We know that lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people are even more likely to be affected by mental health problems, but why is this?

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Depression

Most people tend to feel sad or miserable at one time or another, but when these feelings get in the way of us living our lives, it’s a problem.

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Anxiety

Some people experience overwhelming anxiety on a daily basis. 

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Homelessness

Homelessness can affect anyone at any time in their lives. LGBT individuals face unique challenges with homelessness.

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Carers

Being lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans and a carer can bring about additional issues.

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What is mental health?

Mental health means striking a balance in all aspects of your life: social, physical, economic and psychological.

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Who's going to @CoopRespectLGBT event to celebrate #IWD2015 on 5th March? With @ruth_hunt @stonewalluk @PeggSharon @aspire_co_op

Sugar and Spice

Sugar & Spice is The Lesbian & Gay Foundation's annual celebration of International Women's Day for lesbian and bisexual women.

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RT @MHSG: @lgfoundation @LGF_Chloe Thanks for the great sessions on 'Tolerance and Understanding', our girls have really enjoyed them!

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Hello to 'First Wednesday' social & support group for LGBT asylum seekers in Mancs. Note their new web domian! http://t.co/8EistRopuv

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RT @bevcraig: Sign up to attend the @PinkNews debate: Pink news to host interactive election debate chaired http://t.co/9UsMltNURg

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Hear top #prostatecancer professionals&meet fellow patients #OutWithPCa15 http://t.co/XxaMDzSoQV @act4transhealth http://t.co/qKloTYhsj5

Volunteer with the LGF

In this section we talk about our volunteer opportunities and how you can get involved!

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RT @WombCancerUK: @lgfoundation #wombcancer is 4th most common female cancer in UK yet hardly anyone has heard of it. We aim to change that…

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Read about #OutWithPCa15 in @BAUNurses Newsletter hear top #prostatecancer professionals http://t.co/XxaMDzANZn http://t.co/dZWxtv6gRR

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RT @LGF_Angels: .@GMPCityCentre @McrStreetAngels @canalstmancs At @BoltonUni promoting ourselves & safety awareness http://t.co/AmDVHMMiXB