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local Healthwatch share issues with @HealthwatchE to 'escalate' concerns that can't be resolved locally: http://t.co/ik7nW8RjoI #HWConf14

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Good morning @HealthwatchE visit our stand and find out how you can connect with LGB&T communities in your area #HWConf14 #StrongerTogether

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Hello Reading! Andrew setting up stall ready to meet everyone @HealthwatchE conference in Wokefield Park http://t.co/ep7o6JscRz

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Hello Reading! Andrew is setting up stall ready to meet everyone tomorrow @HealthwatchE conference in Wokefield Park http://t.co/RXjem6uZrY

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Are you a gay/bi guy aged 18-25? Want to meet other guys in a friendly space? Come to our Younger Men's Group tonight http://t.co/lUbRWaEgw9

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RT @LGBTYNW: @lgfoundation Pls support our vital work with #LGBT people by donating to our 'Colour Runners' on Sat http://t.co/PjMSP0CQwB P…

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RT @LGF_Chloe: Looking forward to the @lgfoundation launch of the new younger men's group tonight! 7:30-9 at The LGF! http://t.co/cw9AwUvFmQ

For women

For women

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

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Volunteer with the LGF

Volunteer with the LGF

In this section we talk about our volunteer opportunities and how you can get involved!

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Dementia for health professionals

Dementia for health professionals

A lot can be done to help people cope with the symptoms of dementia. At the moment, the diagnosis rate in England is only 45%, which is lower than Scotland and Northern Ireland.

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End of Life for health professionals

End of Life for health professionals

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Domestic violence for health professionals

Domestic violence for health professionals

Domestic violence in LGB communities can remain hidden locally, as well as nationally.

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Mental health and wellbeing for health professionals

Mental health and wellbeing for health professionals

The lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) communities generally experience poorer mental health than the wider population.

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Questions about sexual partner/partners for health professionals

Questions about sexual partner/partners for health professionals

Here is the recommended phrasing to ask someone about the gender of sexual partner/s. 

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Eating disorders for health professionals

Eating disorders for health professionals

Problems with food and eating can begin when a person uses it as a way of coping when faced with some form of trauma or life issue.

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Anal cancer for health professionals

Anal cancer for health professionals

Anal cancer is rare.  Approximately 1,000 people are diagnosed with anal cancer each year in the UK.

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Looking forward to seeing colleagues @HealthwatchE tomorrow whose annual conference has started today in Reading!

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Good news for couples converting their #CivilPartnership into #Marriage from Dec - you won't have to pay a fee http://t.co/rbZl38ob01

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Ramadan Mubarak to our Muslim LGBT brothers and sisters this fasting season from everyone at The LGF. #Ramadan

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RT @Suzywomsue: Join transwoman Pauline in Tuesday At Tescos a moving monologue about identity and acceptance @SparkleWeekend 12th July 2.3…

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Lee & Pete are on @fitlads @Gaydar and squirt for the next 2 hours. Come find us for all your sexual health questions!

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RT @mrleemacca: HUGE THANKS To @GMPCityCentre for tracing & arresting the culptit who assaulted me on Canal Street & @lgfoundation for bein…

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LGF staff excited to see #TourDeFrance in Gtr Mcr this weekend! http://t.co/xp1GxbuAfT #helmetpic @letouryorkshire http://t.co/mVu3FMMnJW

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Fancy a trip across the Pennines? @LeedsQueerFilm is next week and tickets are on sale now! http://t.co/wjEeV124ig

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Relax, it's just a little prick! Gay&bi men in Gtr Manc can order HIV test kit to do at home here http://t.co/xdtEX7sggk #HIV #Manchester

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Rapid HIV Testing here at the LGF 12-2 get here early! #KnowYourStatus #ISWM http://t.co/D9GnayAsvK

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SUMMER NIGHT SAFETY – News | Events | Funding | More... - http://t.co/OA0FmsoSsd

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So what did the @LGF_Angels get up to this weekend? It was certainly a busy one. Find out here: https://t.co/Dmhzr0zFcA

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@kevin_maxwell @lgfoundation Thanks Kevin - it's always a pleasure working with you. Looking forward to catching up with you again soon! x