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Bryn

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This place closed about 2 years ago and has been derelict ever since! There are no gay bars in Morecambe.

Annual reports and accounts

In this section of our website, you can download our official Annual Reports and Accounts.

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Support for Family and Friends

Click here to find out what support is out there for friends and family of queer or questioning young people.

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Join the LGB Community Leaders Roadshow 2013/14!

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) is going on the road across Greater Manchester to find out what issues LGB (lesbian, gay and bisexual) people want to have raised at a local level within health and social care and also to encourage volunteers to have their voice heard where they live.

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Let's Talk Positive for World AIDS Day 2013

To mark World AIDS Day, The Lesbian and Gay Foundation (The LGF) are hosting ‘Talk Positive’ on Sunday 1 December - an informal open day and event for gay and bisexual men to talk about what we should be doing in the fight against HIV, how we can break down the stigma surrounding it and what concerns they have about sexual health issues.

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First European HIV Testing Week 2013: The LGF boosts awareness

The Lesbian and Gay Foundation (The LGF) are hosting a series of additional services over the week, including an all-day rapid HIV Clinic to increase HIV testing among gay and bisexual (GB) men.

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Mental Health

Mental health information for young people.

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Cultural Support

Cultural support information and websites.

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Domestic Abuse

Domestic abuse advice and support websites.

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Homelessness

Information on youth LGB&T homelessness.

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Sexual Health

See these links for sexual health information and places where you can get STI and HIV screenings, free contraception and face-to-face advice.

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Bullying

Bullying-related websites for support and advice.

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Drugs and Alcohol

Drugs and alcohol support information and organisations.

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Substances, support and seeking help

Have you ever accessed support for a drug or alcohol problem? Maybe you have thought about it, but never got so far as making that contact? Perhaps you feel that you are able to manage it yourself, without any support?

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Talking Positive about HIV: David’s story

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) spoke to David about living as a HIV positive man, how it affects him personally and the importance of raising HIV awareness.

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Mental health advice for LGB young people

We all have mental health. Even though we may not really think about it, it is still there. Mental health can affect the way that you act and feel, and the way you think and feel about your life.

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Sexual Orientation Monitoring at the Fairfax Group Practice

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enrique

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I am moving to the UK and seeking a GP who has a large LGBT practice and understands the Queer community

Manchester’s LGBT community launches unique event to challenge homophobia in Russia

Organisers of an alternative opening ceremony to the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics are calling for supporters to get involved.

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outnorthwest issue 119

Where has the year gone? Here we are with the final edition of ONW of 2013. And of course, that means the traditional World AIDS Day issue. Our 14th

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Transgender Day of Remembrance 2013: Manchester unites in memorial

Manchester is holding a special service at the National Transgender Memorial in Sackville Gardens to remember those we have lost through transphobia.

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Anti Bullying Week 2013

For Anti-Bullying Week 2013 (18th - 22nd November) we'll be touring schools across Salford as part of our Exceeding Expectations initiative.

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Donate to the LGF

We’d like us to continue to be able to say ‘Enough is Enough’ and take action against Homophobia for many years to come, but we won’t be able to do this to our full potential and to reach out to as many people as we’d like to, without your help.

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Bullying

We’d like us to continue to be able to say ‘Enough is Enough’ and take action against Homophobia for many years to come, but we won’t be able to do this to our full potential and to reach out to as many people as we’d like to, without your help.

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My Cancer Treatment - Julie's story

Cancer affects many lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people every year.  This could be a personal experience of a cancer diagnosis, or through a family member, friend or partner. 

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David Henry

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As of 2013 Manchester is now twinned with two cities in Indonesia, Palembang and Surabaya. In 2003 the city of Palembang redefined homosexuality as an unnatural act and now imposes jail time for anyon...

Our spokespeople

Here is a summary of some of the people you can talk to in our organisation along with their interests and areas of expertise.

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Facts and figures

Below you can find some of the headline statistics across our key fields of work.

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Prostate facts for gay and bisexual men

Prostate Cancer UK have developed a new webpage with information for gay and bisexual men to add to much needed information about how male cancers affect men who have sex with men.

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