Latest Updates

This is the stream of consciousness where there is a streaming list of updates from twitter and comments from the site.

For men

One central place to find health information and advice for men.

Read More >>

PrEP

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation, together with community based HIV prevention agencies from across England, have developed a joint statement on Pre – Exposure Prophylaxis.

Read More >>

National HIV Testing Week

National HIV Testing Week is an annual event which aims to increase testing, awareness and access to HIV testing in order to improve early diagnosis and treatment of HIV among those most at risk.

Read More >>

TDoR: You were known to us

Last Thursday was Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR), and events were held in Manchester and throughout the world to commemorate members of the trans* communities that we have lost to transphobia.

Read More >>

Home

Read More >>

First UK guide for lesbian and bisexual women affected by sexual violence

To mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on Tuesday 25th November, The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) are launching ‘A guide for lesbian and bisexual women who have been affected by sexual violence’ – the very first guide to be released in the UK specifically for lesbian and bisexual women.

Read More >>

Inclusive Sex & Relationship Education Campaign

Support our campaign for statutory, age-appropriate sex and relationship education.

Read More >>

The Gill Medical Practice celebrates BRONZE!

The Gill Medical Practice receives their BRONZE Pride in Practice award for delivering an inclusive healthcare service to their patients.

Read More >>

SRE letter to MP

Example letter to send to your MP in support of the same-sex SRE campaign

Read More >>

Kieron Knight supports National HIV Testing Week

As a‘Young gay fella, in the adult entertainment biz’ we felt  that Kieron Knight  would be an ideal person to help get the message out to younger gay, bisexual and men who have sex with men (MSM) about the importance of regular testing for HIV.

Read More >>

Parenting

Information for LGBT people who are parents or parents-to-be.

Read More >>

Sir Ian McKellen Supports The LGF Over National HIV Testing Week

LGF patron Sir Ian McKellen has been extremely supportive of the range of activity we’ve got planned for National HIV Testing Week here at The LGF.

Read More >>

For women

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation provide a wide range of services for women!

Read More >>

Manchester’s Transgender Day of Remembrance

Manchester’s Transgender Day of Remembrance is an annual event being held to remember those that have been lost to transphobic hate and ignorance.

Read More >>

Welcome to your Pride in Practice Compendium

Pride in Practice is a quality assurance support service that strengthens ans develops your relationship with your lesbian, gya and bisexual patients within your local community. 

Read More >>

Trans awareness week - Personal Stories

As part of an extension of trans* awareness week, every day this week we're sharing a trans* person story, and sharing how and when they have received support. "I met with the deputy manager she said “If you want to come to work like that we'll support you”

Read More >>

Helpline and email advice

We all need information and support from a friend in the know and LGF's Helpline Service provides thousands of hours of advice and support to thousands of people every year.

Read More >>

Pride in Practice GPs mystery shopping

Read More >>

Trans awareness week -Personal Stories

As part of trans* awareness week, every day this week we're sharing a trans* person story, and sharing how and when they have received support.

Read More >>

Trans awareness week - Personal Stories

As part of trans* awareness week, every day this week we're sharing a trans* person story, and sharing how and when they have received support. "Ruby Lily – I’ve chosen my name, I’ve done it for me this is who I want to be." 

Read More >>

Safer Sex: condoms and lube

We use the term ‘safer sex’, as no sexual activity can be 100% risk free. However for anal sex, if condoms are used correctly with plenty of water based lube, the majority of STIs can be prevented.

Read More >>

Mens Workshops

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation are running a series of workshops covering many aspects of modern life.

Read More >>

We ❤ workshops

The LGF holds free monthly workshops for women around a range of topics from cupcakes to career goals. Join us to learn a new skill and make some new friends!

Read More >>

Bullying

Homophobic bullying is where people are discriminated against and treated unfairly by other people because they are lesbian, gay or bisexual or perceived to be.

Read More >>

Body confidence

How to love your own body.

Read More >>

First time

How to make your first time less nerve-wracking.

Read More >>

The Sexual Health Clinic 101 – What happens when you get a sexual health check?

What happens when you go for a sexual health check?

Read More >>

Lesbian Bed Death

What happens when sex in a relationship dies?

Read More >>

Female Masturbation

Get to know your body, your likes and dislikes. 

Read More >>

The Quest for BME men

A special workshop is to take place at The Lesbian & Gay Foundation in 2015 to support Black African, Black Caribbean, mixed Black and other ethnicity gay men and men who have sex with men (MSM).'The Quest' workshops help men to transform their lives.

Read More >>