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Ho-Mo

Ho-Mo

Raise awareness and funds gay and bisexual men affected by Prostate Cancer and other Male Cancers this November, by growing a 'tash - Ho-Mo style!

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HO-MO

HO-MO

We ‘mustache’ you a question: Will you help us raise funds to provide information for gay and bisexual men affected by Prostate Cancer and other Male Cancers?

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Physical examinations - can I ask for the gender of my doctor?

Physical examinations - can I ask for the gender of my doctor?

Kathy McGuirk, GP Project Manager from Pride in Practice talks about the importance of giving patients choice in the gender of their doctor when it comes to physical examinations.

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News Articles

News Articles

Get the latest news about The LGF as well as what’s happening locally and nationally which matters to you.

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Anti Bullying Week: How to Stay Safe

Anti Bullying Week: How to Stay Safe

Established by the Anti-Bullying Alliance, Anti-Bullying Week takes place on 18-22 November 2013 with a focus on cyber bullying. We share some advice with you on how to help you tackle bullying…

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Make Schools Safer

Make Schools Safer

Homophobic bullying is still endemic in UK schools, but The LGF’s Safer Schools Packs help schools challenge homophobic bullying. Take action this Anti-Bullying Week and donate a pack.

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Community Book of Remembrance Launched

Community Book of Remembrance Launched

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation, alongside Manchester-based transgender support group Transforum, launched a Community Book of Remembrance, which aims to provide a space for people to remember those in the community who have been have lost through hate, discrimination, isolation and illness.

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Spirit Day 2013

Spirit Day 2013

Thursday 17th October 2013 is ‘Spirit Day’! Across the world people are being encouraged to turn their Facebook pages, twitter icons and blogs and websites purple to remember LGBT teenagers who have killed themselves after being bullied.

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Research into LGB needs and experiences

Research into LGB needs and experiences

Welcome to our summary reports page, where you can access the key findings from The Lesbian & Gay Foundation’s “I Exist” survey for lesbian, gay and bisexual people living in the UK.

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Sexual Orientation Monitoring Guide

Sexual Orientation Monitoring Guide

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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Cervical Screening: The North West Research

Cervical Screening: The North West Research

Research into lesbian and bisexual women's experiences of and attitudes to cervical screening, carried out in partnership with the University of Salford. 

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Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA)

Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA)

The Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) and Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy’s importance in the emerging health architecture is clear.

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Get your copy of the strategy

Get your copy of the strategy

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LGB&T Strategy

LGB&T Strategy

‘Breaking the Cycle’ represents a significant milestone in the development of the North West’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans sector.

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Imaan

Imaan

Imaan is a support group for LGB Muslims. 

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Bloomers

Bloomers

Bloomers is The LGF's social group for older women. The group is held on the 1st and the 3rd Tuesday of the month, 1pm to 3pm.

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The LGF wins Greater Manchester Sexual Health Network Award!

The LGF wins Greater Manchester Sexual Health Network Award!

We're thrilled to have been awarded ‘Best Poster’ at last week’s Greater Manchester Sexual Health Network’s Sexual Health Awards 2013, for our ‘Gonorrhoea. Hard to spell. Easy to catch’ poster aimed at gay and bisexual men.

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Gonorrhoea

Gonorrhoea

It is most common in areas like the throat, vagina, penis, urethra (the tube that runs down the penis) and the arse.

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George's Story

George's Story

George* contacted The Lesbian & Gay Foundation a few months ago as he wanted to know more about our LGB Community Leaders Programme. Here George shares with us why it is important for him to support other lesbian, gay and bisexual people.

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OUT With Prostate Cancer

OUT With Prostate Cancer

When: the first Saturday of each month from 2pm - 4pm . A social and support group for gay and bisexual men affected by prostate cancer, prostate related issues and other male cancers.

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