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Vladimir Putin - The Russian President, who does he think he is, mr billy big balls saying that its illegal to promote homosexuality by backing the bill that was put through in his parliment. he shoul...

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also i have a facebook group to help people suffering from depression and OCD and self isteem issues its called sophisticated thinking, on facebook its all one word

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i think mental health is a serious unfortunate experience and a real pain in my arse speaking from experience as i have mental health issues, i have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and ive been in some ...

How to be a LGB Community Leader

How you can use your voice to influence health providers, join our volunteer team and work with a range of NHS organisations to increase awareness and  better address health inequalities experienced by lesbian,gay and bisexual people throughout all areas of Greater Manchester.

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The LGF at Manchester Pride Parade!

This year we’ve been attending Prides across the country! Looking ahead to Manchester Pride this Weekend, we’ll be out and about in our pink-shirts as well as marching in the parade – join us!

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Manchester Pride Fringe Event: Loud & Clear

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation are inviting lesbian and bisexual women to join them for free food, free refreshments and free thinking at their Manchester Pride Fringe event, Loud & Clear, on Tuesday 20th August from 5.30pm.

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'Meet up' Social for those coming solo to Manchester Pride

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (LGF) are hosting a drop-in social event for those coming to Manchester Pride alone, or wanting to make new friends, at our Community Resource Centre on Saturday 24 August from 3pm.

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Share your views on Mental Health

A new national survey launched by PACE, leading LGBT mental health charity, aims to uncover factors which make lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people more likely to experience mental health problems. Share YOUR views...

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Chill out at The LGF over Manchester Pride

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation’s Community Resource Centre will be open during the Big Weekend for you to come along, find out about what we do, sit down, put your feet up for 30 minutes and relax in our space of tranquility.

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An Interview with John Stewart CEO Manchester Pride

We interview John Stewart, Chief Executive of Manchester Pride about the upcoming festival... 

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Feeling Pride

The LGF’s Martin Cooper has recently been in conversation with indie-pop sensations The Feeling and chatted to their front-man Dan Gillespie-Sells about Pride, equality, marriage and redirecting his our bus!

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The Isaac Hitchen Project

We interview Lewis Turner, Project Manager at The Isaac Hitchen project in Lancashire about their work with LGB&T people in the region...

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Fixing Homophobia

Two young women, who have been victims of homophobic abuse throughout their lives, are creating a unique art installation to highlight the effects of these attacks. Read our interview with Sarah and Schuylar...

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Results Day: We can Help

AS and A-Level Results are out today for exams taken by pupils in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Perhaps you got the results you wanted and are off to uni or college but worried about coming out? Or concerned about your choices if you didn’t get the results you wanted? We can help...

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I have a fantastic GP - Dr Phil Clode at City Health Centre. I suffered from depression (it really wasn't Manchester's fault!), Dr Clode was really helpful and gave me a leaflet about The LGF and ma...

outnorthwest issue 114

This is probably the most packed edition of ONW we’ve ever produced. And that’s saying something.

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outnorthwest issue 116

We're very pleased to present issue 116 of outnorthwest!

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Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month: Laura's Story

September is Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month. There are five gynaecological cancers: cervical, ovarian, vaginal, vulval and womb cancer (also known as endometrial or uterine cancer) but many people are unaware of some or all of these cancers. We spoke to Laura, who was diagnosed with womb cancer three years ago, about her experience.

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The LGF on Woman's Hour

On Friday,  The Lesbian & Gay Foundation were invited on to BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour to talk about the importance of cervical screening for lesbian and bisexual women, and our campaign 'Are You Ready For Your Screen Test?'

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Directory Entry

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Homo Heroes Awards 2013 - your nominees

It's that time again and we have 21 people nominated across 7 categories and the choice of who wins is up to you! 

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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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