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New Interactive Timeline of LGB&T History Launched

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation have launched an exciting new timeline charting the history of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community over the last 100 years.

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Bi the Bi

Peter Davies, outnorthwest Bi the Bi columnist, talks about the lack of bi magazines and bi-visibility in the media.

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Bi-Visibility Day: Emma's Story

Ahead of Bi Visibility Day on 23rd September, we'll be sharing stories of people about their experiences of being bisexual, here we talk to Emma...

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Leaving a Legacy

Could you leave a gift in your Will to The Lesbian & Gay Foundation?

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COMPETITION!

We have two fantastic prizes to give away – and all you need to do is sign up at www.lgf.org.uk/register before the 1st December 2013.

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Karen Challenges Herself for The LGF

Karen, 48, took part in The BUPA Manchester 10k in May 2013, the Lytham half marathon in July and in 2014 plans to take on a London to Paris Bike Ride and The London Marathon – all in aid of The Lesbian & Gay Foundation!

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Homo Heroes 2013: Business of the Year

We've announced the finalists for our annual Homo Heroes Awards 2013, supported by Barclays, highlighting inspirational stories and triumphs over adversity. Check out the finalists for Business of the Year Award and get voting! 

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Kate's Story

Ahead of World Suicide Prevention Day, we speak to people who have struggled with suicidal thoughts, like Kate*, who we supported through our befriending scheme 

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Dave's Story

Ahead of World Suicide Prevention Day, we speak to people who have struggled with suicidal thoughts, like Dave, who we supported through our services and volunteering programme.

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The LGF Shortlisted for a Spirit of Manchester Award!

The LGF has been shortlisted for a Manchester Community Central Spirit of Manchester Award, for their 'Most Successful Campaign' award.

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Hitting Rock Bottom

10th September marks Suicide Prevention Day and this article aims to give you advice on what to do if you, or someone you know, is experiencing suicidal thoughts

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New Gay Men's Film Club.

On the last Friday of every month beginning Friday 27th September 2013 The Lesbian & Gay Foundation will be hosting a Film Club for gay and bisexual men. 

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Homo Heroes 2013: Lesbian. Gay or Bisexual Role Model

We've announced the finalists for our annual Homo Heroes Awards 2013, supported by Barclays, highlighting inspirational stories and triumphs over adversity. Check out the finalists for Lesbian, Gay or Bisexual Role Model of the Year Award and get voting! 

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Homo Heroes 2013: Lesbian, Gay or Bisexual Role Model

We've announced the finalists for our annual Homo Heroes Awards 2013, supported by Barclays, highlighting inspirational stories and triumphs over adversity. Check out the finalists for Lesbian, Gay or Bisexual Role Model of the Year Award and get voting! 

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I think it is very unfair that the Eve Appeal are blaming women's lifestyles. They are in effect saying that women are bringing this on themselves. This is NOT the case. Womb cancer is indiscriminate!

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Womb Cancer Support UK is an online support group for women who have, or have had womb cancer. We are the only dedicated womb cancer support group in the UK and I set it up after realising that there ...

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Thank you for sharing your story ladies. Mine is very similar - my cancer was found after tests prior to fertility treatment. Luckily, you are a same sex couple, and had a "plan B" for creating your l...

The Isaac Hitchen Project

We interview Lewis Turner, Project Manager at The Isaac Hitchen project in Lancashire about their work with LGB&T people in the region...

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Get Running in 2014!

We have places in some of the biggest events in the 2014 running calendar – so what are you waiting for? Get signed up, and join Team LGF!

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Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month: Laura's Story

September is Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month. There are five gynaecological cancers: cervical, ovarian, vaginal, vulval and womb cancer (also known as endometrial or uterine cancer) but many people are unaware of some or all of these cancers. We spoke to Laura, who was diagnosed with womb cancer three years ago, about her experience.

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