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These same people against gay marriage, are the same people who would have voted against womens rights , then not accept foreigners into the country being racist, and now voting against gay rights. ...

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Equality is a right for all human beings, marriage should be a right for all as well!

Spice up Your Life!

Calling all lesbian and bisexual women! Saturday 9th March is The LGF's annual celebration for International Women's Day: Sugar & Spice.

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My mum tells me to eat more coz I don\'t weigh anough for my age, but when I do try to eat more I don\'t get any bigger I stay as thin as I was before! What should I do and what is the normal weig...

Competition: Pam Ann Supports Our Love Equal Marriage Campaign plus Win Free Tickets!

Comedienne Pam Ann has spoken out in support of our Love Equal Marriage Campaign and is offering our supporters the chance to win two tickets to her March show in Manchester!

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Competition: Pam Ann Supports Our Love Equal Marriage Campaign

Comedienne Pam Ann has spoken out in support of our Love Equal Marriage Campaign and is offering our supporters the chance to win two tickets to her March show in Manchester!

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Competition: Pam Ann Loves Equal Marriage

Comedienne Pam Ann has spoken out in support of our Love Equal Marriage Campaign and is offering our supporters the chance to win two tickets to her March show in Manchester!

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Eating Disorders Week: 11th - 17th February

Eating Disorders Awareness Week (11th - 17th Febraury) is a chance to raise awareness and understanding of this serious mental illness, challenge stereotypes and stigmas. Read more for advice and support.

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National Eating Disorders Awareness Week: 11th - 17th February

Eating Disorders Awareness Week (11th - 17th Febraury) is a chance to raise awareness and understanding of this serious mental illness, challenge stereotypes and stigmas. Read more for advice and support.

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Love Equal Marriage Greater Manchester Roadshow

From Monday 11th February, to mark Valentines Day and the successful first vote in parliament, The LGF will be touring round Greater Manchester promoting our Love Equal Marriage campaign. When will we be in your area? 

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I don't 'have to' go back to Sweden to get married. Good feeling! Makes me feel like....oh yeah, like anybody :-)

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I support equal marriage because every step forward for equality is a step forward for humanity. A step forward to a time where we don\\\'t live in a world surrounded by hate and bigotry. A future...

Equal Marriage: The Results are in

Last night’s historic vote in The House of Commons saw MP’s vote in favour of the bill by 400 to 175, a majority of 225. Read the full story here...

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Briliant. I hope he had a look.

Manchester LGB&T Question Time

Manchester City Council are working in partnership with organisations throughout the city to make sure that the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people are recognised and championed. It is an opportunity to make sure your voice is heard... 

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Manchester LGBT Question Time

Manchester City Council are working in partnership with organisations throughout the city to make sure that the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people are recognised and championed. It is an opportunity to make sure your voice is heard... 

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An open letter to my MP

Here Erica shares her amusing open letter to Nuneaton MP Marcus Jones about her wish for equal marriage.

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My best friend is gay. I really want him to have the same chances of being happy as I.

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I think LGBT marriage should be legalized because there is nothing wrong with being a homosexual/bisexual etc. it's not a label that you have to wear and let everyone know about. There's no job appl...

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I'm bisexual and proud :)

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Sad that we still have to campaign for everybody's equal rights. Looking forward to a better world for our children and our children's children. Love conquers all!

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Marriage is so much more than where people point there bits. All significant realtionships are based on love, mutual trust and respect and those who are of the same sex should be allowed to celebrate...

Tackling HIV in our communities

A new report in The Lancet infectious diseases has raised issues surrounding some of the challenges associated with HIV testing for gay and bisexual men. But there are also opportunities for healthcare providers, community groups and men themselves to tackle HIV.

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Getting Hitched, Making History

As part of LGB&T History Month in February we’re hosting an evening of film and discussion on marriage equality on Monday 18th February, 7pm, at The LGF.

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Event: Getting Hitched, Making History

As part of LGB&T History Month in February we’re hosting an evening of film and discussion on marriage equality on Monday 18th February, 7pm, at The LGF.

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Event: How (not) to make it in Britpop

Taking place on Sunday 17th March, 7pm at Tarus, How (not) to make it in Britpop feature's  Rosie Wilby's critically acclaimed show Rosie's Pop Diary, mixing stand up, storytelling and acoustic versions of her songs. Click for more information and to buy your tickets!

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Spice up Your Life!

Calling all lesbian and bisexual women! Saturday 9th March is The LGF's annual celebration for International Women's Day: Sugar & Spice.

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Meet Siân

Siân Lambert joined The LGF in November 2012 as our Women’s Programme Coordinator. She will be working on our ‘Well Women’ project for lesbian and bisexual women. Read more here...

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Free HIV sampling kits for Tameside & Glossop

  The LGF are working in partnership with BHA to promote free home sampling kits for HIV and syphilis. The tests are provided by RU Clear with funding from NHS Tameside & Glossop.

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Mr Heaton-Harris, I know you to be a decent and fair man. I also know that the concept of equal marriage rights for our gay brothers and sisters is a fraught one. But one day, we\\\'re going to wo...