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For men

For men

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

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Be part of The LGF in 2014

Be part of The LGF in 2014

We’ve got a lot to look forward to in 2014 and there are lots of ways that you can get involved with The Lesbian & Gay Foundation too!

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Younger Men's Group

Younger Men's Group

The Younger Men’s Group is a new group, which is aimed at gay, bisexual or questioning men between the ages of 18 to 25.

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Jobs

Jobs

Have a look here to see what opportunities are currently available at The Lesbian & Gay Foundation.

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Get tested!

Get tested!

How many of us think about our partner's sexual history when we are getting to know them? Do you know yours? Get tested!

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Home

Home

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Homo Heroes Awards

Homo Heroes Awards

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Friends & Family

Friends & Family

On this page you will find information and advice for friends and family members of LGB people. There is lots of help and support for friends and families of lesbian, gay and bisexual people ranging from support groups, advice and tips on how to be a great ally and provide help and support. 

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Having a healthy sex life

Having a healthy sex life

There’s a huge range of sexual activities, some you’ll have heard of, others you won’t – therefore, there is no straightforward answer!!

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Fundraise for us

Fundraise for us

As a registered charity we need your support to enable us to continue to deliver services and achieve our mission of ending homophobia and empowering people.

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Be Informed about Male Cancers

Be Informed about Male Cancers

Cancer affects everyone but if you are a gay or bisexual man, cancer is going to affect you statistically more than HIV, we just haven’t really known how to talk about it...until now.

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Meet the staff

Meet the staff

Meet the LGF staff!

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Parenting

Parenting

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Body confidence

Body confidence

How to love your own body.

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We ❤ sex

We ❤ sex

Information on sex and sexual health for lesbian and bisexual women

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First time

First time

How to make your first time less nerve-wracking.

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Tell us your story!

Tell us your story!

We know that the support we provide can change people’s lives, but we can only be  effective if the people who need our help, know about us and the difference we can make.

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Spirit Day

Spirit Day

Thursday 17th October 2013 is ‘Spirit Day’ so go purple!

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#Love_is The LGF at Manchester Pride 2014!

#Love_is The LGF at Manchester Pride 2014!

During the Big Weekend (22-25th August), The LGF will be opening the doors of our Community Resource Centre on Richmond Street to the thousands of people attending Manchester Pride and offer something that no other Pride event can - a space to refresh, recharge, and reconnect.

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Hey Joe, just clicked on this so not sure how late to the party I am! I just want to say, as a transguy that is FED UP of people talking down to a very close friend of mine, I really respect you. I'm ...

Women's sexual health for health professionals

Women's sexual health for health professionals

It is estimated that at least 5% of women (almost 7% in Greater London) between the ages of 16 and 44 years old in Britain have had one or more same sex sexual partners at some point in their lives.

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Breast cancer for health professionals

Breast cancer for health professionals

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK, with approximately 48,000 women in Britain diagnosed each year.

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HIV for health professionals

HIV for health professionals

An estimated 96,000 people were living with HIV in the UK by the end of 2011, an increase from 91,500 in 2010. 

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Additional services information for health professionals

Additional services information for health professionals

As a registered practice you have access to your account manager to support you and provide information and advice on any lesbian, gay or bisexual issue.

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Men's sexual health for health professionals

Men's sexual health for health professionals

Figures released by the Health Protection Agency (HPA) show new sexually transmitted infection (STI) diagnoses rose by 2% in England in 2011, with nearly 427,000 new cases.

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Cervical cancer for health professionals

Cervical cancer for health professionals

Cervical cancer is the most common cancer in women under 35 in the UK. It is estimated that cervical screening prevents approximately 5,000 deaths each year in the UK.

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Sexual orientation monitoring for health professionals

Sexual orientation monitoring for health professionals

Protected characteristics are those characteristics that are protected from discrimination under the Equality Act 2010.

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Hepatitis for health professionals

Hepatitis for health professionals

Many MSM are unaware of the risks and the potentially dangerous consequences of contracting either hepatitis A or B virus, yet both are preventable by vaccination.

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Drugs, alcohol and smoking for health professionals

Drugs, alcohol and smoking for health professionals

Mental health issues, cardiovascular problems, stroke, dementia and certain cancers are all directly affected by regular alcohol and drug use.

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