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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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Thank you for choosing to donate to The LGF!

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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...

Media

You can contact us with regards to press enquiries from 10am until 5pm, Monday to Friday. Out of hours details can be offered depending on your requirements or subject matter, emailmedia@lgf.org.uk for more information.

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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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Part of the Picture: New Research on LGB Substance Use

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation in partnership with the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) have launched the latest report to come out of the national ‘Part of the Picture’ project, finding high levels of substance dependency, and low levels of help-seeking among the LGB community. 

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NEW! Home Testing Kits for HIV

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation have teamed up with NHS Services Manchester Centre for Sexual Health and RU Clear to provide 600 Dry Blood Spot HIV Home Sampling Kits to gay and bisexual men who live in Greater Manchester.  Find out more and order yours here...

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