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The benefits of a clinical rationale

As part of the dataset and full evidence case being compiled for LGB people and patients it was agreed that a clinical rationale to support the need for a more targeted focus on this group was essential and would support the evidence and detailed research already collected by the LGF, thereby improving outcomes and the patient’s experience of healthcare.

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Building health partnerships - with voluntary and community sector partners and commissioners

The BHP programme took a facilitative approach, working with a cross-sector group.

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National and local policy & strategy - getting results

When developing a case for health awareness and support leading to potential investment for a particular group it is essential to know what policy and strategy (locally and nationally) is relevant and can be levered in to get results.

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How to use this guide

Each section has been written to be ‘stand - alone’ and therefore the content can be dipped into as relevant and in bite-size chunks.

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Learning from the programme - a best practice guide

Here we provide an online "toolkit", how The LGF was used as a case study and the methodologies, concepts and results we found.

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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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80% of British people would love to attend a same-sex wedding

Around 80% of people in Britain would happily accept an invitation to a same-sex wedding, new research suggests.

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Equal Marriage: Just call it Marriage!

With the historic passing of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act in England and Wales last year, The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) are excited to celebrate the first weddings which will be taking place from Saturday 29th March.

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Young hearts run free: Cory & Leigh’s story

Johnny Blackburn speaks to Cory and Leigh. They are like any other young gay couple - they are madly in love and have promising futures ahead of them. 

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A Tale of Two Sharons: Love comes to those who wait

Sharon and Sharon have been together for two years and are set to get married on 14th June this year. Their story resembles a film plot - with two characters that are so close to meeting but are frustratingly kept apart until the end - when fate magically brings them together. 

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“The LGF saved my life” – Martin’s Story

A poster advertising The LGF's Helpline saved the life of a man who needed support after coming out and being rejected by his family and his Jewish community.

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outnorthwest issue 121

Welcome to issue 121 of outnorthwest - our last ever issue.

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outnorthwest bows out after 14 years

This week sees the publication of Issue 121 of The Lesbian & Gay Foundation’s community magazine outnorthwest. Sadly, this will be the final issue. 

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outnorthwest

Published by The Lesbian & Gay Foundation since 2000, outnorthwest is the leading regional lesbian, gay and bisexual people's magazine, with a readership of 60,000.

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outnorthwest archive

The outnorthwest archive.

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Transgender Memorial Restored

The Transgender memorial in Sackville Gardens is restored and the area is safely lit up now, after being vandalised just days after it was unveiled.

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Bolton strikes GOLD

The Dunstan Partnership has achieved the prestigious Pride in Practice GOLD award, the first in Bolton.

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We ❤ volunteers

The LGF needs female volunteers to help develop and expand our women's programme.

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Home Testing Kits

The LGF know that if you’re a busy guy trying to fit in everything that you have going on in your life; why should you compromise your sexual health?

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Manchester Community Safety

Community Safety: the state of the city for Manchester’s LGB communities brings together the available evidence on LGB people’s community safety needs and experiences in Manchester.

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