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For women

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

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Sexual Orientation Monitoring

Over the last two decades, the lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) community has seen legislative change which has led to greater acceptance. However, there is still a huge lack of evidence about LGB people, our needs and experiences. Monitoring sexual orientation is a proven way to address that lack of evidence.

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Sexual Orientation Monitoring Guide

Everything you always wanted to know about sexual orientation monitoring... but were afraid to ask, aims to encourage public sector organisations to take the lead in implementing sexual orientation monitoring, by highlighting the benefits for organisations, staff and service users.

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Mens Workshops

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

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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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Our work in Rochdale with LGBT people

Across the HMR area we know that there are no LGBT community centres or facilities to use to enable likeminded people to meet and socialise in.

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Meet the staff

Meet the LGF staff!

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Hate Crime Awareness Week 2015

As part of Manchester’s Hate Crime Awareness Week, 26th January to 1st February 2015, The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) have a number of events and activities taking place across the whole week and culminating in our Sunday Service Drop-in on Sunday 1st February, 1-3pm. 

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Out with Prostate Cancer: Focusing on Gay And Bi Men & Transwomen Affected By Prostate Cancer

The 1st ever  National Prostate Cancer Conference focused on gay and bisexual men and transwomen will take place on Saturday 14th March 2015 at The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (LGF). The event is funded by Prostate Cancer  and run by Manchester’s LGF and London’s METRO Centre. 

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The Creative Wellbeing Course

Looking to improve your wellbeing in a creative environment? Then this may be the course for you! Any ability, or no ability ;-), welcome! STARTING FEBRUARY 2015.

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Being diagnosed with HIV is a difficult time for anyone. Having to disclose to people is not always easy. Speaking to doctors and nurses I generally find easy, but not always reception staff. However ...

Focus on LGBT Wythenshawe

Chris Oatway is a Community Leader with big plans for local LGBT collaboration to help provide LGBT support for lesbian,gay,bisexual and trans people over the age of 25 to compliment existing LGBT youth groups that serve many of our communities.It all begins in Wythenshawe...

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Promoting LGB&T Voice across Greater Manchester

Febrauary & March 2015 will provide an opportunity to  hear about the importance of having lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender voices heard across Greater Manchester and contribute to improving the health needs of this community where you live and work. 

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For Young People

If you are struggling with your identity, questioning your sexuality or perhaps not feeling at your best it is important to seek help and support to help you deal with and manage your feelings.

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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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Resources

On this page you can find links to our resources for young people as well as helpful resources that other people have created. 

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For professionals

What can you do for your young people this week?

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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.

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Challenge yourself

We’ve had supporters do parachute jumps, zip-slides, cycle rides, treks, walks and swims for us.

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Hate crime

Biphobic, homophobic and transphobic abuse is more common than most people think.

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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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More time for you to get tested from January!

We're pleased to announce an extra hour each week for rapid HIV testing, plus we are making a slight adjustment to our Monday clinic times.

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For men

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

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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!

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Opening times at The LGF and how you can access help

Our helpline is available 10am-10pm every day, our building is open every day this Christmas and new year except Christmas day. Plus there's other services out there for you.

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Running for the LGF!

We have places in some of the biggest events in 2015!

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Our runs in detail

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Surviving Christmas - be drink aware

The next in our Surviving Christmas series - be drink aware and you'll have a happy and safe time.

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