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Homo Heroes 2013: Community Champion of the Year

Homo Heroes 2013: Community Champion of the Year

We've announced the finalists for our annual Homo Heroes Awards 2013, supported by Barclays, highlighting inspirational stories and triumphs over adversity. Check out the finalists for Community Champion of the Year Award and get voting! 

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Homo Heroes 2013: Business of the Year

Homo Heroes 2013: Business of the Year

We've announced the finalists for our annual Homo Heroes Awards 2013, supported by Barclays, highlighting inspirational stories and triumphs over adversity. Check out the finalists for Business of the Year Award and get voting! 

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Homo Heroes 2013: LGB&T venue of the Year Award

Homo Heroes 2013: LGB&T venue of the Year Award

We've announced the finalists for our annual Homo Heroes Awards 2013, supported by Barclays, highlighting inspirational stories and triumphs over adversity. Check out the finalists for LGB&T Venue of the Year Award and get voting!   

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Homo Heroes 2013: Community Group of Organisation of the Year

Homo Heroes 2013: Community Group of Organisation of the Year

We've announced the finalists for our annual Homo Heroes Awards 2013, supported by Barclays, highlighting inspirational stories and triumphs over adversity. Check out the finalists for Community Group or Organisation of the Year Award and get voting! 

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Homo Heroes 2013: Volunteer of the Year

Homo Heroes 2013: Volunteer of the Year

We've announced the finalists for our annual Homo Heroes Awards 2013, supported by Barclays, highlighting inspirational stories and triumphs over adversity. Check out the finalists for Volunteer of the Year Award and get voting! 

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Homo Heroes 2013: Public Sector Partner of the Year

Homo Heroes 2013: Public Sector Partner of the Year

We've announced the finalists for our annual Homo Heroes Awards 2013, supported by Barclays, highlighting inspirational stories and triumphs over adversity. Check out the finalists for Public Sector Partner of the Year Award and get voting! 

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Homo Heroes 2013: Lesbian, Gay or Bisexual Role Model

Homo Heroes 2013: Lesbian, Gay or Bisexual Role Model

We've announced the finalists for our annual Homo Heroes Awards 2013, supported by Barclays, highlighting inspirational stories and triumphs over adversity. Check out the finalists for Lesbian, Gay or Bisexual Role Model of the Year Award and get voting! 

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Homo Heroes Fundraiser

Homo Heroes Fundraiser

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Serenity Security Launches Drink Spiking Awareness Campaign

Serenity Security Launches Drink Spiking Awareness Campaign

Serenity Security are promoting Safer Drinking in the Night Time Economy and raising awareness to help prevent drink spiking across central Manchester this August.  

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Village Angels Re-invigorated Ready for Manchester Pride

Village Angels Re-invigorated Ready for Manchester Pride

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation’s Village Angels Community Safety Scheme was re-launched earlier this year after receiving funding from Greater Manchester’s Police and Crime Commissioner’s Community Safety Fund allocation, with an increased presence in Manchester’s Canal Street

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Barclays Summer Fundraising Success!

Barclays Summer Fundraising Success!

On Thursday 11 July Barclays and Allen & Overy hosted their annual Summer Fundraising Event in support of The Lesbian & Gay Foundation, raising over £15,500 for their Safer Schools Packs, which help to tackle homophobic bullying in schools across the country.

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Ryan Winders

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Let us stand up for our European brothers and sisters, to give them the basic human rights they deserve !

Latest: Manchester City Council writes to St Petersburg

Latest: Manchester City Council writes to St Petersburg

In the latest development regarding the Russian situation Manchester City Council has written a letter to St Petersburg asking them to reconsider legislation that restricts the rights of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community. 

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jonathan

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more support and poeple should volunteer to be community leaders as this will help spread the good news

Mac

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LOVE beareoke on a Sunday!!

Dave

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Boycott the sponsors of the 2014 Olympic Games too: Coca Cola Atos Dow GE MacDonalds Omega Panasonic Procter and Gamble Samsung Visa

Lee

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I support the LGBT in Russia. Stop anti-gay laws.

Staying Safe in the Village

Staying Safe in the Village

In light of the news that a body was found in a canal near Manchester's gay village we highlight the need to stay safe on a night out

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Solidarity with LGBT Russia

Solidarity with LGBT Russia

Recent weeks have seen a huge international outcry against Russia as President Putin signed into law measures that stigmatise LGB&T people. The LGF has been in contact with our sister organisation Coming Out St.Petersburg to stand in support of our Russian brothers and sisters. 

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Room Hire

Room Hire

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation is the UK’s leading lesbian, gay and bisexual community health charity.

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Wellbeing clinic

Wellbeing clinic

A new service from the LGF for LGB&T people who live in Manchester, aged 16+ by appointment only.

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Pop-In Service

Pop-In Service

If there’s something on your mind that you want to talk about, or if you need some guidance on the best place to get help for a specific problem, come in and talk to us, Monday-Friday between 10am and 8pm

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World Hepatitis Day

World Hepatitis Day

World Hepatitis Day (28 July) is an annual event that provides international focus for patient groups and people living with hepatitis B and C. Click ‘read more’ to find out about Hepatitis, the symptoms, testing and treatment.

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AKT’s Purple Door to help young LGBT homeless

AKT’s Purple Door to help young LGBT homeless

The Albert Kennedy Trust has today  launched the first ever  North West housing project exclusively for young LGBT people in Manchester and also another initiative in London.

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A Celebration of Equal Marriage

A Celebration of Equal Marriage

On Thursday 18 July we organised an event in Manchester's famous Canal Street to mark the passing of same-sex marriage. Check out the photos here...

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Preview Art Exhibition - This Weekend!

Preview Art Exhibition - This Weekend!

Our 'Can You Hear Me?' preview art exhibition will launch this Friday Friday 27th July at 4pm at The Lesbian & Gay Foundation, click to read more...

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FAQ: Same Sex Marriage

FAQ: Same Sex Marriage

Last week the Bill allowing same-sex couples to marry in England and Wales passed its final hurdle in Parliament and also achieved Royal Assent – becoming law. Here we try to answer some of your top burning questions...

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Mark

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Love the inclusivity of the title, but most importantly it is about BEING. The struggle of being who we are. Most are unaware of what a struggle it can be for us. Yet being is about life, about how w...

Sharon

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I feel free! Finally I feel no different from the crowd: I am one of society; I am free; I can no longer be discriminated against; I can fight for my rights just like anyone else, knowing there is...

Men's Communication Survey

Men's Communication Survey

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