Latest Updates

This is the stream of consciousness where there is a streaming list of updates from twitter and comments from the site.

Volunteering at The LGF

Thank you for taking the time to keep our records up to date.


The LGF supports the call for same-sex SRE to be statutory in all English schools

A coalition of LGBTI (Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans Intersex) organisations and campaigners have written an open letter to political leaders in the UK, highlighting the urgent need to make Sex and Relationship Education (SRE) statutory in all schools – as well as appropriate for LGBTI young people.


The LGF Drugs Clinic: FAQs

We asked Chris Todd, Clinical Psychologist from Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust to answer the most frequently asked questions we get about the drugs clinic.


Woodlands Medical Centre strikes GOLD

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


We ❤ groups

The LGF holds three pop-in groups specifically for women. We also hold a mixed gender Art Class.


LGB&T inclusion in Manchester older people’s services

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (LGF), supported by Manchester City Council Equalities Fund, is exploring how older people’s services in Manchester meet the needs of older lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people in the city.


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.


The LGF Chilly Nipple Ice Bucket Challenge!

Why not #icebucketchallenge your friends, family and work colleagues to take part and raise money for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans* (LGB&T) people in crisis today. 



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Our condom and lube distribution scheme

Since 1994, The Lesbian & Gay Foundation has been providing free Condoms and Lube (as well as information regarding correct condom use, STI and HIV prevention) across Greater Manchester for gay and bisexual men. The Condom and Lube Safer Sex Scheme, originated by Healthy Gay Manchester and continued after the amalgamation of HGM and Manchester Lesbian & Gay Switchboard in 2000, is one of the longest running and highly regarded of its kind, with over 500,000 individual condoms and 500,000 sachets of water based lube distributed every year.