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Why we’re ‘Out with Prostate Cancer’

As we start to grow our November Ho-Mo’s to raise funds for an information resource for gay and bisexual men affected by Male Cancers, we celebrate the first 6 months of the UK’s first support and social group for gay and bisexual men affected by Prostate Cancer.

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South Manchester GP Awarded for Inclusive Practice

South Manchester based Mauldeth Medical Centre was presented with a ‘Pride in Practice’ award, which showed their dedication to their lesbian, gay and bisexual patients.

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NEW! Christmas Cards Featuring Same-Sex Couples

We introduce artist Phyllis Mahon who has created a range of Christmas Cards featuring same-sex couples, with a percentage of her sales going towards The LGF!

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Share Your Experiences of Drug & Alcohol

We're looking for people to take part in a focus group to talk about their experiences of drug and alcohol including the support they have accessed, taking place in November. 

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Anonymous

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They made me feel at ease by using appropriate terminology. A non-heterosexist healthcare environment – spread the word of good practice!

carmel

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Would love to find out if you have photography, cooking and wellbeing workshops around rochdale area on a sat, sun, mon eves or daytimes :)

Kate

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Hi Ann, Thanks for the comment, I've tried to email you regarding the group but your email is wrong! Would you be able to let me know your correct one so I can send you some information about the gr...

Polish activist speaks out about homophobia in Poland

Waldemar Zboralski speaks to LGF online about his plans for supporting the Polish LGBT community from the UK

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Ann

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I am very interested in joining a womens group,and would dearly like to make some like minded friends,this is a fantastic idea and I wish you all sucsess,looking forward to one day meeting you ? Ann

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

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?

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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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

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

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

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

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

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

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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