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The LGF to become an LGB&T charity

For the past decade, The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (LGF) has described itself as a lesbian, gay and bisexual charity, mainly focused on supporting people with issues related to their sexual orientation.  However, following unanimous support at the latest Trustees’ meeting, The LGF is excited to announce that the charity will become trans* inclusive in the future.

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Bowland Medical Practice strikes GOLD!

Bowland Medical Practice receives their GOLD Pride in Practice award for delivering fully inclusive healthcare services to their patients.

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The Gill Medical Practice celebrates BRONZE!

The Gill Medical Practice receives their BRONZE Pride in Practice award for delivering an inclusive healthcare service to their patients.

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Male Cancers

This information is designed to look at some of the cancers that gay and bisexual men are concerned about. It has been informed by gay & bisexual men and includes thoughts and feelings on how cancer has affected them.

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About us

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Bisexual and Trans inclusivity at The LGF

We may be 'The LGF' though where do we stand with regards to inclusivity of the 'B' and the 'T' in what we do as an organisation?

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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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Useful Websites

You can find links to a range of services and helpful websites on these pages, they have been arranged by topic to help you navigate to the service that’s right for you!

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Gender

Websites which provide information around Gender Issues.

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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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For men

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

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Interviewing Zak Hardaker - The colourful life of an LGF volunteer

LGF Volunteer Christopher Oatway spoke to Zak Hardaker on behalf of Gaydio for whom he is also a volunteer, at a press event held at Taurus in Manchester’s Gay Village.

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Fairfax Group Practice strikes GOLD!

Fairfax Group Practice receives GOLD  Pride in Practice award for delivering fully inclusive healthcare services to their patients.

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1/ Salford Medical Centre strikes GOLD!

1/Salford Medical Centre receives their GOLD Pride in Practice award for delivering fully inclusive healthcare services to their patients.

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#Love_Is...An LGBT Tea Dance!

On Friday 22nd August, 2pm - 5pm we’re kicking off Manchester Pride’s Big Weekend at the Lesbian & Gay Foundation with an afternoon tea dance, complete with cake, music and dancing!

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“I met with Dr. Twiss and she was lovely, among other things discussed our conversation included sexual health issues and sexual orientation; it flowed in a very relaxed and friendly fashion. I felt...

Northenden Group Practice is a SILVER success!

Northenden Group Practice receives their SILVER Pride in Practice award for delivering an inclusive healthcare service to their patients.

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Homo Heroes Voting

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Homo Heroes Awards

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Share your views of domestic violence or abuse services

Manchester City Council are currently reviewing their approach to supporting survivors of domestic violence or abuse, and working with perpetrators to stop incidences of violence and abuse. 

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#Love_is...Anal Pride!

We talk a lot about bottoms when discussing gay and bisexual men’s sexual health but do we really know how to look after our bums?

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Stepping Stones

When: Second and fourth Tuesday of the month, 7.30pm - 9pm Stepping Stones is an informal peer support group for women who identify as lesbian, bisexual or who are exploring their sexuality.

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Carousel

When: First and third Tuesday of the month, 7.30pm - 9pm Carousel is a relaxed social group for lesbian and bisexual women.

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Greater Manchester clinics info

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Be part of The LGF in 2014

We’ve got a lot to look forward to in 2014 and there are lots of ways that you can get involved with The Lesbian & Gay Foundation too!

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Younger Men's Group

The Younger Men’s Group is a new group, which is aimed at gay, bisexual or questioning men between the ages of 18 to 25.

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Having a healthy sex life

There’s a huge range of sexual activities, some you’ll have heard of, others you won’t – therefore, there is no straightforward answer!!

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Fundraise for us

As a registered charity we need your support to enable us to continue to deliver services and achieve our mission of ending homophobia and empowering people.

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Parenting

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