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Your services, your voice

All of us rely on our local health and social care services at some point in our lives. And when we need them for ourselves or our family, we want the best possible services. To do this, a new consumer champion for health and social care – Healthwatch – has been created. Find out more and have your say!

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Amanda's Marathon Story

Amanda is taking on the London Marathon this year in support of The LGF.  Read her story and be inspired to take on a challenge of your own!

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Missed out on Valentine's?

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation and NHS Manchester want to make sure that everyone feels suitably loved up. In a drive to promote good sexual health, safer sex cupids will be out in Manchester's gay village tomorrow night (Saturday 16th February) to help spread the love.

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LGBT History Month: Celebrating Notable Figures

  LGBT History Month takes place every February to honour the achievements of the LGBT community. Here LGF volunteer Sali Owen writes about some notable figures to celebrate from the LGB&T community.

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Businesses pledge their love for Manchester’s Gay Village on Valentine’s Day

Businesses in Manchester’s Gay Village will come together on Thursday 14 February to sign a charter that looks to prevent negative behaviour and incidents within Canal Street and its surrounding areas.

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In the 21st century it is appalling that anyone should not have equal opportunities in anything. I support equality 100%

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Equality should mean Equality, no half measures otherwise it is simply meaningless and hollow. The argument that marriage has always been between a man and a woman is so antiquated, things change, it...

Queer Quiz-tory with The LGF!

To mark LGB&T History Month, we're hosting quizzes around the Greater Manchester region to test your knowledge! Join us

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Businesses pledge their love for Manchester’s Gay Village on Valentine’s Day

Businesses in Manchester’s Gay Village will come together on Thursday 14 February to sign a charter that looks to prevent negative behaviour and incidents within Canal Street and its surrounding areas.

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Prossy Kakooza is outspoken!

  Prossy Kakooza is co-founder of Lesbian Immigration Support group (LISG), a charity that helps women seeking Asylum from countries where it's illegal to be gay. She answers our 12 quick-fire questions.

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These same people against gay marriage, are the same people who would have voted against womens rights , then not accept foreigners into the country being racist, and now voting against gay rights. ...

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Equality is a right for all human beings, marriage should be a right for all as well!

Spice up Your Life!

Calling all lesbian and bisexual women! Saturday 9th March is The LGF's annual celebration for International Women's Day: Sugar & Spice.

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My mum tells me to eat more coz I don\'t weigh anough for my age, but when I do try to eat more I don\'t get any bigger I stay as thin as I was before! What should I do and what is the normal weig...

Competition: Pam Ann Supports Our Love Equal Marriage Campaign plus Win Free Tickets!

Comedienne Pam Ann has spoken out in support of our Love Equal Marriage Campaign and is offering our supporters the chance to win two tickets to her March show in Manchester!

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Competition: Pam Ann Supports Our Love Equal Marriage Campaign

Comedienne Pam Ann has spoken out in support of our Love Equal Marriage Campaign and is offering our supporters the chance to win two tickets to her March show in Manchester!

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Competition: Pam Ann Loves Equal Marriage

Comedienne Pam Ann has spoken out in support of our Love Equal Marriage Campaign and is offering our supporters the chance to win two tickets to her March show in Manchester!

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Eating Disorders Week: 11th - 17th February

Eating Disorders Awareness Week (11th - 17th Febraury) is a chance to raise awareness and understanding of this serious mental illness, challenge stereotypes and stigmas. Read more for advice and support.

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National Eating Disorders Awareness Week: 11th - 17th February

Eating Disorders Awareness Week (11th - 17th Febraury) is a chance to raise awareness and understanding of this serious mental illness, challenge stereotypes and stigmas. Read more for advice and support.

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Love Equal Marriage Greater Manchester Roadshow

From Monday 11th February, to mark Valentines Day and the successful first vote in parliament, The LGF will be touring round Greater Manchester promoting our Love Equal Marriage campaign. When will we be in your area? 

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