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For men

One central place to find health information and advice for men.

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Sexual health quickies

‘LGF Quickies’ are short videos presented by staff from The LGF. The aim is to give you important sexual health messages in a quick and entertaining way, and (hopefully!) for you to share them with your friends.

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Our work in Rochdale with LGBT people

Across the HMR area we know that there are no LGBT community centres or facilities to use to enable likeminded people to meet and socialise in.

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Homo Heroes Awards 2014 - Your winners!

Introducing the Barclays Straight Ally Award, this year's Homo Heroes Awards received almost 400 nominations across 9 categories, and then went on to receive over 7000 individual votes from across the UK and beyond!

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Homo Heroes Awards

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Meet the staff

Meet the LGF staff!

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The fight for what’s right: Why Sex & Relationship Education should be mandatory in all schools

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) are currently supporting the nationwide campaign ‘SRE- It’s my right’ which aims to get compulsory same-sex Sex and Relationship Education (SRE) in all English schools. Claudia Carvell explains why this is so important...

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Manchester Cathedral comes OUT! to support LGBT community

Manchester Cathedral are hosting a special service on 14th October 2014 to focus on including lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people as part of the local community, while also celebrating Manchester's rich LGBT heritage.

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Increasing HIV diagnoses in gay/bi men and over 50s

Earlier this week, Public Health England released its new HIV stats for 2013. These show that a rise in the number of people receiving HIV care and a slight decline in new HIV diagnoses. 

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Our volunteering opportunities

Please keep checking this area of our website to find out more about our latest opportunities to get involved as a volunteer. 

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Volunteer with the LGF

In this section we talk about our volunteer opportunities and how you can get involved!

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Amiable Warriors: The Campaign for Homosexual Equality

Volume 1 of the official history of The Campaign for Homosexual Equality celebrating half a century since the birth of the modern  LGBT rights movement in Manchester in 1964 is soon to be published and we have an exclusive extract to share called ‘The Battle for Burnley’.

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Chat with The LGF for Coming Out Day!

To mark Coming Out Day on 11th October, The LGF are hosting two live Q&A web chats about coming out on 10th October 7-9pm and on 11th October 2-4pm. This will be an opportunity to get free non-judgemental advice, ask questions and meet others.

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The LGF marks 50 years of the modern LGBT rights movement

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) are organising a tribute and celebration in honour of the 50th anniversary of the birth of the modern LGBT rights movement.

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Black History Month

October is Black History Month in the UK. It’s a month to learn about, highlight and celebrate Black history.

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Parenting

Information for LGBT people who are parents or parents-to-be.

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About the LGF

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Bishop of Manchester celebrates 50 Years of LGBT History

The 12th Bishop of Manchester acknowledges the city’s long history of supporting the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans* (LGBT) community by taking part in two special events this October.

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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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Homo Heroes Voting

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