Latest Updates

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NEW! Resource for Coming Out Day

We've launched a new resource for National Coming Out Day, grab your copy by emailing resources@lgf.org.uk or pop-in and pick one up!

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Evidence Exchange of LGBT statistics

Welcome to the LGF’s Evidence Exchange, an evidence base of statistics about lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) needs and experiences.

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Joint Strategic Needs Assessment

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Public Health Outcomes Framework

The Public Health Outcomes Framework (PHOF) published by Public Health England is based on national data collected through NHS monitoring and national surveys. Because sexual orientation and gender identity are not routinely monitored, the PHOF does not contain data related to LGB&T communities and so their health needs are not recognised in the document.

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Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester is the highest and most densely populated area of the North West.

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2012 Changing Times - the Regional LGBT Conference

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More Bi-Visible Than Ever?

Monday 23rd September is the 15th Bi Visibility Day, with bisexuals and allies organising events around the world and awareness-raising online.  

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New! Careers Clinic

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation have teamed up with the National Careers Service to pilot an LGBT&T career clinic every Wednesday during October. 

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Other mental health links

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Meeting people and trying new things

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Your relationships

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Assertiveness and confidence

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Recognising emotions

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Diet, nutrition and exercise

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Common mental health problems

There are loads of different mental health problems that you or people around you may experience at some point in your life time.

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Useful mental health links

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Myths about mental health

Now it's time to answer some questions and dispel some common myths around mental health.

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Am I gay?

This is a question that in the end only you can answer.

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Homophobia and bullying

Homophobia is a dislike or fear of someone who is lesbian, gay or bisexual for no other reason apart from their sexuality.

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Online safety

In today’s fast paced world it might not always be possible to find that special someone during our day to day lives.

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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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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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