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Outspoken: Evelyn Asante-Mensah OBE

To mark Black History Month this October, we interview Evelyn for our 'outspoken' page in outnorthwest.

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Making LGBT Black History

October marks the start of Black History Month, here we highlight LGB and T events and news from around the region.

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Site Map

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FIERCE North West

Celebrating black queer creativity and activism.  Artist/photographer Ajamu is extending his successful photographic project ‘Fierce’ to create 25-30 new portraits of young Black LGBTQ people across the country.This Saturday 5th Ocotber at The LGF Community Resource Centre.

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LGF Chair of Trustees wins Charity chair of the year

We are delighted that David McGovern, The Lesbian & Gay Foundation’s Chair of our Board of Trustees has been voted Charity chair of the year  in the Third Sector Excellence Awards 2013. 

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PrEP

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation, together with community based HIV prevention agencies from across England, have developed a joint statement on Pre – Exposure Prophylaxis.

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Adobe Edge Test 1

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outnorthwest issue 118

This issues is about the 10th anniversary of Liverpool's Queer arts festival HOMOTOPIA, what's going on for LGB&T people in Russia and interview with comedian Chris Coltrane about life as a bisexual man. Our next issue is our World AIDS Day special.

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Contact us

Here are just some of the ways you can get in touch with us, plus a nice handy map to our door!

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Stockport sexual health services are moving

From 26th September, you need to visit CHOICES in Stockport centre, as services move from Stepping Hill.

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Meet the LGF trustees

The Board of Trustees of the LGF are the first and final decision making authority within the LGF.

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Have you come out to your GP?

In the week leading up to National Coming Out Day on 11th October, we're looking for people's 'coming out' experiences of their GP. Here Jennifer and Mark share their experiences...

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What's up with your Doc?

We want your experiences of your GP! Have you had a positive or negative healthcare story? We want to hear from you...

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New Interactive Timeline of LGB&T History Launched

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation have launched an exciting new timeline charting the history of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community over the last 100 years.

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Bi the Bi

Peter Davies, outnorthwest Bi the Bi columnist, talks about the lack of bi magazines and bi-visibility in the media.

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Leaving a Legacy

Could you leave a gift in your Will to The Lesbian & Gay Foundation?

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Bi-Visibility Day: Andy's Story

Leading up to Bi Visibility Day on 23rd September we're sharing stories of people's bisexual experiences. Read Andy's 'ramblings of a 53 year old married bisexual.'

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Bi Visibility Day: TC's Story

Ahead of Bi Visibility Day on 23rd September, we'll be sharing stories of people about their experiences of being bisexual, here we talk to TC...

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Bi-Visibility Day: Emma's Story

Ahead of Bi Visibility Day on 23rd September, we'll be sharing stories of people about their experiences of being bisexual, here we talk to Emma...

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COMPETITION!

We have two fantastic prizes to give away – and all you need to do is sign up at www.lgf.org.uk/register before the 1st December 2013.

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Battling Breast Cancer: Jean's Story

Jean, from Oldham, shares her story with us about her experiences of breast cancer as we mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Karen Challenges Herself for The LGF

Karen, 48, took part in The BUPA Manchester 10k in May 2013, the Lytham half marathon in July and in 2014 plans to take on a London to Paris Bike Ride and The London Marathon – all in aid of The Lesbian & Gay Foundation!

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Kate's Story

Ahead of World Suicide Prevention Day, we speak to people who have struggled with suicidal thoughts, like Kate*, who we supported through our befriending scheme 

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Dave's Story

Ahead of World Suicide Prevention Day, we speak to people who have struggled with suicidal thoughts, like Dave, who we supported through our services and volunteering programme.

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The LGF Shortlisted for a Spirit of Manchester Award!

The LGF has been shortlisted for a Manchester Community Central Spirit of Manchester Award, for their 'Most Successful Campaign' award.

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Hitting Rock Bottom

10th September marks Suicide Prevention Day and this article aims to give you advice on what to do if you, or someone you know, is experiencing suicidal thoughts

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New Gay Men's Film Club.

On the last Friday of every month beginning Friday 27th September 2013 The Lesbian & Gay Foundation will be hosting a Film Club for gay and bisexual men. 

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Previous consultations

This page is currently being updated with selected consultation responses from The Lesbian & Gay Foundation.

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Policy & Research downloads

Click here for a summary of our policy & research documents available in our download centre.

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Sexual Orientation Monitoring

Everything you always wanted to know about sexual orientation monitoring... but were afraid to ask, aims to encourage public sector organisations to take the lead in implementing sexual orientation monitoring, by highlighting the benefits for organisations, staff and service users.

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