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Drs Kirby, Page, McMillen, Tomkinson & Wall strike GOLD!

Drs Kirby, Page, McMillen, Tomkinson & Wall receive their GOLD Pride in Practice award for delivering fully inclusive healthcare services to their patients.

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Bisexual and Trans inclusivity at The LGF

We may be 'The LGF' though where do we stand with regards to inclusivity of the 'B' and the 'T' in what we do as an organisation?

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Campaign success for couples converting civil partnerships to marriage

A campaign to change the regulations for civil partnership conversion to marriage has been successful so civil partners wanting to convert can now choose to have a wedding and a marriage certificate.

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The LGF's LGBT history archives to go on show at Manchester Central Library

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) and Manchester Libraries are collaborating to make an important archive accessible to the public at Central Library.

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LGF Sian

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I’m afraid I’m not aware of any walking groups on the Wirral, although the Gay Women in Cheshire Meetup group occasionally go on walks out that way: http://www.meetup.com/Gay-Women-in-Cheshire ...

Elaine

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i was looking for a social group to join to keep me fit. Do you walk anywhere around the Wirral? Or know of any more groups please

Homo Heroes Awards

Here we have a list of every single Homo Heroes Award we have issued since we started this journey back in 2009.

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Award criteria

All Pride in Practice awarded surgeries will now complete the self assessment and submit supporting documentation before being awarded.

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Media enquiries

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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JIRA

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Spirit Day

Thursday 16th October 2014 is ‘Spirit Day’ so go purple!

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Does your GP meet your needs?

Are you open and honest about your sexual orientation with your GP? Does your GP meet your needs?

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Pride in Practice

Pride in Practiceis a quality assurance service that strengthens and develops your relationship with your lesbian, gay and bisexual patients within your local community. Endorsed by The Royal College of GP’s, Pride in Practice is a support package that enables you to effectively meet the needs of your lesbian, gay and bisexual patients.  It will also support you in meeting the requirements of your Clinical Commissioning Group, the Care Quality Commission and other bodies that you work with.

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The LGF calls for schools to end LGBT Hate Crime

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) are raising awareness of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans* (LGBT) Hate Crime by calling for all professionals working in education and with young people to join them in their commitment and fight to end LGBT Hate Crime and discrimination.

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Sexual health quickies

‘LGF Quickies’ are short videos presented by staff from The LGF. The aim is to give you important sexual health messages in a quick and entertaining way, and (hopefully!) for you to share them with your friends.

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Homo Heroes Awards 2014 - Your winners!

Introducing the Barclays Straight Ally Award, this year's Homo Heroes Awards received almost 400 nominations across 9 categories, and then went on to receive over 7000 individual votes from across the UK and beyond!

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Homo Heroes Awards

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The fight for what’s right: Why Sex & Relationship Education should be mandatory in all schools

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) are currently supporting the nationwide campaign ‘SRE- It’s my right’ which aims to get compulsory same-sex Sex and Relationship Education (SRE) in all English schools. Claudia Carvell explains why this is so important...

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Manchester Cathedral comes OUT! to support LGBT community

Manchester Cathedral are hosting a special service on 14th October 2014 to focus on including lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people as part of the local community, while also celebrating Manchester's rich LGBT heritage.

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Increasing HIV diagnoses in gay/bi men and over 50s

Earlier this week, Public Health England released its new HIV stats for 2013. These show that a rise in the number of people receiving HIV care and a slight decline in new HIV diagnoses. 

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