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Black History Month

October is Black History Month in the UK. It’s a month to learn about, highlight and celebrate Black history.

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About the LGF

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For men

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

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Bishop of Manchester celebrates 50 Years of LGBT History

The 12th Bishop of Manchester acknowledges the city’s long history of supporting the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans* (LGBT) community by taking part in two special events this October.

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Keeping safe when on a night out

Here's some advice and personal safety tips, and don't forget to talk to our Village Angels for more information.

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Homo Heroes Awards

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Homo Heroes Voting

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Meet the staff

Meet the LGF staff!

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Jobs

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

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Volunteering at The LGF

Thank you for taking the time to keep our records up to date.

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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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The LGF supports the call for same-sex SRE to be statutory in all English schools

A coalition of LGBTI (Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans Intersex) organisations and campaigners have written an open letter to political leaders in the UK, highlighting the urgent need to make Sex and Relationship Education (SRE) statutory in all schools – as well as appropriate for LGBTI young people.

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We ❤ sex

Information on sex and sexual health for lesbian and bisexual women

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For women

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

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We ❤ you

Here's a selection of the services we offer at The Lesbian & Gay Foundation for women.

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The LGF Drugs Clinic: FAQs

We asked Chris Todd, Clinical Psychologist from Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust to answer the most frequently asked questions we get about the drugs clinic.

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Media

You can contact us with regards to press enquiries from 10am until 5pm, Monday to Friday. Out of hours details can be offered depending on your requirements or subject matter, emailmedia@lgf.org.uk for more information.

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Woodlands Medical Centre strikes GOLD

Woodlands Medical Centre receives their GOLD Pride in Practice award for delivering fully inclusive healthcare services to their patients.

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We ❤ groups

The LGF holds three pop-in groups specifically for women. We also hold a mixed gender Art Class.

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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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LGB&T inclusion in Manchester older people’s services

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (LGF), supported by Manchester City Council Equalities Fund, is exploring how older people’s services in Manchester meet the needs of older lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people in the city.

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Conference and Room Hire

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation is the UK’s leading lesbian, gay and bisexual community health charity.

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Building Health Partnerships

Building Health Partnerships is a national programme designed by NHS England to improve health outcomes through supporting the development of partnerships between Clinical Commissioning Groups and voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations.

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The LGF Chilly Nipple Ice Bucket Challenge!

Why not #icebucketchallenge your friends, family and work colleagues to take part and raise money for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans* (LGB&T) people in crisis today. 

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Our condom and lube distribution scheme

Since 1994, The Lesbian & Gay Foundation has been providing free Condoms and Lube (as well as information regarding correct condom use, STI and HIV prevention) across Greater Manchester for gay and bisexual men. The Condom and Lube Safer Sex Scheme, originated by Healthy Gay Manchester and continued after the amalgamation of HGM and Manchester Lesbian & Gay Switchboard in 2000, is one of the longest running and highly regarded of its kind, with over 500,000 individual condoms and 500,000 sachets of water based lube distributed every year.

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Manchester Pride

During Manchester Pride’s Big Weekend, The LGF will open the doors of its 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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Older & Bolder

When: second and fourth Thursday of the month, 7.30pm - 9pm

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Our condom and lube distribution scheme

Since 1994, The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (LGF) has been providing free Condoms and Lube (as well as information regarding correct condom use, STI and HIV prevention) across Greater Manchester for gay and bisexual men.

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