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Surviving Christmas - look after your personal safety

The last entry in our 'Surviving Christmas' series is about making sure you're safe when out and about partying tonight, or any night.

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Christmas is Coming...Out!

  The temperature’s dropped and the city streets are heaving with increasingly harassed shoppers – it must mean one thing: Christmas is coming. For lesbian, gay and bisexual people who aren’t yet out to their family, the festive season may be their one chance to come out to relatives in person. 

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#HelpLGF: Donate this Christmas

This Christmas, The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) are reaching out and asking for your support to help us continue the important work we do with lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities.

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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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Mens Workshops

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation are running a series of workshops covering many aspects of modern life.

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About the LGF

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Supporting LGBT Young People in Care

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation and Three Circles Fostering have been working together with care leavers to develop a new resource for foster carers and residential care staff to promote the well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) young people which is to be launched in February. 

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Tameside LGBT survey

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Inclusive Sex & Relationship Education Campaign

Support our campaign for statutory, age-appropriate sex and relationship education.

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SRE letter to MP

Example letter to send to your MP in support of the same-sex SRE campaign

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Be a trustee and shape the future for our communities

Chair of The Lesbian & Gay Foundation David McGovern writes about how you can help us to ensure that the LGB&T community receive world-class services and support.

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Jobs

Have a look here to see what opportunities are currently available at The Lesbian & Gay Foundation.

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One Salford Medical Centre

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

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The Simpson Medical Practice Strikes GOLD

Simpson Medical Pracice receive their GOLD Pride in Practice award for delivering fully inclusive healthcare services to their patients.

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BME LGBT Mental Health Event

In February organisations and groups across Greater Manchester are holding a Networking Workshop at The LGF for Black Minority Ethnic communities who identify as Lesbian Gay Bisexual or Transgender to provide an opportunity to discuss additional discrimination that people from these communities may face and how this can impact on mental health.  

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Building Health Partnerships

Building Health Partnerships is a national programme designed by NHS England to improve health outcomes through supporting the development of partnerships between Clinical Commissioning Groups and voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations.

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Safety first: Free soft drinks to curb drink driving this Xmas

Via Manchester on Canal Street are offering free soft drinks to designated drivers on nights out to curb drink driving this Christmas.

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House of Lords holds historic debate on lesbian, bisexual and trans women's health

On Weds 3rd December the UK House of Lords debated lesbian, bisexual and trans women's issues for the first time. 

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Rosie & Chris celebrate first religious civil partnership conversion

LGF volunteers celebrate their wedding with a Quaker ceremony

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Donate and #HelpLGF

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We ❤ you

Here's a selection of the services we offer at The Lesbian & Gay Foundation for women.

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Our Impact in 2014

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Thank you for choosing to donate to The LGF!

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LGF Christmas Foodbank Appeal

This Christmas the staff at the Lesbian & Gay Foundation and our friends at Via,Canal St have decided not to send Christmas cards and instead donate to Manchester Metropolitan Church’s Foodbank which supports people in crisis including LGBT people and asylum seekers.

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PrEP

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation, together with community based HIV prevention agencies from across England, have developed a joint statement on Pre – Exposure Prophylaxis.

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Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale Survey

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Policy Briefings and Fact Sheets

A selection of policy briefings prepared by The Lesbian & Gay Foundation.

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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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Helpline and email advice

We all need information and support from a friend in the know and LGF's Helpline Service provides thousands of hours of advice and support to thousands of people every year.

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