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Celebrate IDAHOBIT 2014 & The Rainbow Connection
International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) takes place every year on 17th May, and this year The LGF is planning a number of ways to mark this important date in our calendar - to raise awareness of hate crime against lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGB&T) people and to encourage reporting of hate crime.
- 16:38 PM May 16thviaLGF Website
Hear from awarded GPs
- 15:44 PM May 16thviaLGF Website
- 15:24 PM May 16thviaLGF Website
Hate crime vigil for International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia
A unique vigil to remember victims of hate crime will be held in Manchester on Saturday 17th May to mark International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT), including guest speaker Sylvia Lancaster.
- 15:06 PM May 16thviaLGF Website
Barclays support International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia
Barclays bank is collaborating with The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) over International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) by displaying messages of support on their cash machines across the UK.
- 10:43 AM May 14thviaLGF Website
In the circa 1950's film about "The Homosexual" on YOUTUBE, the theme here is..."Beware of the SICK Homosexual ! " Labeling all gay men as sick and ill,...and all as child predators. By today's stand...
- 15:10 PM May 13thviaLGF
National LGB&T Partnership joins forces with Dying Matters
The National LGB&T Partnership are joining forces with the Dying Matters Coalition to encourage and support people from lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans communities to talk openly about end of life issues in the run-up to Dying Matters Awareness Week.
- 09:50 AM May 13thviaLGF Website
Part of the Picture - LGB Drugs and Alcohol Research
The Part of the Picture (POTP) research project is a five-year partnership between The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (LGF) and the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), funded by the Big Lottery Fund's research programme between 2009-2014.
- 15:57 PM May 12thviaLGF Website
The National Network of Lesbian and Bisexual Women’s Service Providers brings together organisations that are providing specialist services for self-identifying lesbian and bisexual women to improve service provision and enhance knowledge.
- 16:27 PM May 9thviaLGF Website
Sugar and Spice
- 14:50 PM May 9thviaLGF Website
More ‘inclusive’ health services needed for LGB people with substance addiction
Lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people are often unable to get the right support for substance use as health services are not set up to meet their specific needs. A five-year study into drug and alcohol use among LGB people in England found they are seven times more likely to take illegal drugs compared to the general population, and twice as likely to binge drink.
- 17:00 PM May 6thviaLGF Website
Hate Crime App
- 16:35 PM May 1stviaLGF Website
'Enlightened forward thinking and really fantastic!' Gay man 27 years old
- 11:49 AM Apr 30thviaLGF
Let's talk Shigella
- 11:35 AM Apr 30thviaLGF Website
Flying the Flag
The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (LGF) are encouraging organisations, individuals and groups to visibly mark International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia by ‘Flying the Flag’ on 17 May – what will you be doing?
- 15:06 PM Apr 29thviaLGF Website
We're currently recruiting, training and empowering a group of volunteers to ensure that the health and care needs of lesbian, gay and bisexual people are recognised through facilitating interaction between seldom heard LGB voices and NHS organisations.
- 13:53 PM Apr 28thviaLGF Website
Tying the knot this year? Why it's important to make a will
- 11:21 AM Apr 15thviaLGF Website
- 19:20 PM Apr 10thviaLGF Website
The Village gets two life saving defibrillator machines!
As a result of lots of feedback from The LGF’s Village Angels and their partnership work with the North West Ambulance Service, we have managed to secure two AED (Automated External Defibrillator) machines for The Village.
- 16:35 PM Apr 10thviaLGF Website
LGB&T health award win for The LGF’s Chief Executive
The Gay and Lesbian Association of Doctors and Dentists (GLADD) is honouring Paul Martin OBE, Chief Executive of The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF), with the David Harvey Award for improving the health and lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGB&T) patients and staff.
- 14:39 PM Apr 9thviaLGF Website