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Female Masturbation

Get to know your body, your likes and dislikes. 

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The Quest for BME men

A special workshop is to take place at The Lesbian & Gay Foundation in 2015 to support Black African, Black Caribbean, mixed Black and other ethnicity gay men and men who have sex with men (MSM).'The Quest' workshops help men to transform their lives.

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Trans awareness week - Personal Stories

As part of trans* awareness week, every day this week we're sharing a trans* person story, and sharing how and when they have received support. "Embracing my identity has just made everything that little bit more fabulous!"

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Refer someone to our services

The Intake and Triage process utilises a simplified ‘Service-to-Service’ referral form, which professionals can use to refer someone into the LGF.

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Meet the staff

Meet the LGF staff!

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For professionals

What can you do for your young people this week?

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Drugs & Alcohol

We want to ensure that lesbian, gay and bisexual people have as much information as they can so that they can make informed choices about whatever they chose to do.

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Gay men remain highest at risk of new HIV infections

Gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men continues to be the group with the highest number of HIV transmissions among all people living with HIV in the North West. The Lesbian & Gay Foundation are continuing to increase awareness and acceptability of HIV testing while offering a range of testing services across Greater Manchester.

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Talk about drugs

Worried about your drug use? Want some help and support? Need someone to talk to?

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Anonymous

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The practice itself is LGBT friendly, and Dr Lord is very easy to talk to on any matters including sexual health.

Get tested!

How many of us think about our partner's sexual history when we are getting to know them? Do you know yours? Get tested!

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HPE National Testing Week

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outnorthwest magazine

Published by The Lesbian & Gay Foundation from 2000 to 2014, outnorthwest was the leading regional lesbian, gay and bisexual people's magazine, with a readership of up to 75,000 in its time.

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outnorthwest archive

The outnorthwest archive.

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Keeping safe when on a night out

Here's some advice and personal safety tips, and don't forget to talk to our Village Angels for more information.

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Get support

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Groups at the LGF

Here at The Lesbian & Gay Foundation we have a number of groups covering a wide section of the LGB&T community who meet at our Community Resource Centre on Richmond Street in Manchester. We provide a safe and comfortable environment for people who may feel isolated, coming out or are new to the area, and some groups offer a social environment for people who want to avoid bars and clubs.

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What is counselling?

Counselling is a process where a person works in partnership with a counsellor on issues that may be causing distress in their lives.

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Downloads

Here you can find all of the resources and reports we currently have available, in one place.

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Wellbeing clinic

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

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