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The LGF DOUBLES fundraising efforts for Christmas

During December, every donation received by The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) through The Big Give Christmas dashboard will be doubled!

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Range of Christmas Cards Featuring Same-Sex Couples

We introduce artist Phyllis Mahon who has created a range of Christmas Cards featuring same-sex couples, with a percentage of her sales going towards The LGF!

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NEW! Christmas Cards Featuring Same-Sex Couples

We introduce artist Phyllis Mahon who has created a range of Christmas Cards featuring same-sex couples, with a percentage of her sales going towards The LGF!

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Substances, support and seeking help

Have you ever accessed support for a drug or alcohol problem? Maybe you have thought about it, but never got so far as making that contact? Perhaps you feel that you are able to manage it yourself, without any support?

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Talking Positive about HIV - David’s story

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) spoke to David about living as a HIV positive man, how it affects him personally and the importance of raising HIV awareness.

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Talking Positive about HIV: David’s story

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) spoke to David about living as a HIV positive man, how it affects him personally and the importance of raising HIV awareness.

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Village staff face homophobia at Wetherspoons

Let’s ‘Talk Positive’ for World AIDS Day 2013

To mark World AIDS Day, The Lesbian and Gay Foundation (The LGF) are hosting ‘Talk Positive’ on Sunday 1 December - an informal open day and event for gay and bisexual men to talk about what we should be doing in the fight against HIV, how we can break down the stigma surrounding it and what concerns they have about sexual health issues.

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Let's Talk Positive for World AIDS Day 2013

To mark World AIDS Day, The Lesbian and Gay Foundation (The LGF) are hosting ‘Talk Positive’ on Sunday 1 December - an informal open day and event for gay and bisexual men to talk about what we should be doing in the fight against HIV, how we can break down the stigma surrounding it and what concerns they have about sexual health issues.

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Transgender Day of Remembrance 2013: Manchester unites in memorial

For Anti-Bullying Week 2013 (18th - 22nd November) we'll be touring schools across Salford as part of our Exceeding Expectations initiative.

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First European HIV Testing Week 2013: The LGF boosts awareness

The Lesbian and Gay Foundation (The LGF) are hosting a series of additional services over the week, including an all-day rapid HIV Clinic to increase HIV testing among gay and bisexual (GB) men.

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Manchester’s LGBT community launches unique event to challenge homophobia in Russia

Organisers of an alternative opening ceremony to the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics are calling for supporters to get involved.

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Transgender Day of Remembrance 2013: Manchester unites in memorial

Manchester is holding a special service at the National Transgender Memorial in Sackville Gardens to remember those we have lost through transphobia.

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Transgender Day of Remembrance 2013: Manchester unites in memorial

For Anti-Bullying Week 2013 (18th - 22nd November) we'll be touring schools across Salford as part of our Exceeding Expectations initiative.

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Anti Bullying Week: How to Stay Safe

Established by the Anti-Bullying Alliance, Anti-Bullying Week takes place on 18-22 November 2013 with a focus on cyber bullying. We share some advice with you on how to help you tackle bullying…

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My Cancer Treatment - Julie's story

Cancer affects many lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people every year.  This could be a personal experience of a cancer diagnosis, or through a family member, friend or partner. 

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As of 2013 Manchester is now twinned with two cities in Indonesia, Palembang and Surabaya. In 2003 the city of Palembang redefined homosexuality as an unnatural act and now imposes jail time for anyon...

Make Schools Safer

Homophobic bullying is still endemic in UK schools, but The LGF’s Safer Schools Packs help schools challenge homophobic bullying. Take action this Anti-Bullying Week and donate a pack.

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Where's Your Head At?

Today marks the start of Anti-Bullying Week (18th - 22nd November) which aims to encourage children and young people to think about and act on creating a future without bullying. Here we highlight the services provided for young people.

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