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Great to see the team from @manchesterfire supporting LGBT Voices @NC_SpectrumGroup in Tameside today http://t.co/6BR66yF05W

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RT @Gambit1971: I've #justsponsored Thomas Renckens, who's fundraising for @lgfoundation on @JustGiving. Donate now http://t.co/QO7O1PY0KE

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Here's our friends @GMPAshton proudly supporting Tameside LGBT Voices with @NC_SpectrumGroup today http://t.co/8nkh8rb2Tg

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RT @andrewrgilliver: Fantastic to see @Tameside_Pride @NC_SpectrumGroup @lgfoundation LGBT Voices event today being very interactive! http:…

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Hear Mr Sanger, Consultant Urological Surgeon @TheChristieNHS @ #OutWithPCa15 Mar 14 http://t.co/XxaMDzANZn @RCSnews http://t.co/7FLUT85HJl

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RT @andrewrgilliver: ready to set up for Tameside's LGBT Voices event @NC_SpectrumGroup @lgfoundation We have rainbow balloons on entrance …

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1st UK #prostatecancer conference focused on GB men & trans women Sat 14March #OutWithPCa15 http://t.co/XxaMDzANZn http://t.co/8dzcQdxpEF

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RT @incnetworks: Congrats to National Older LGBT Housing Network who've been recognised as an #AwesomeNetwork - http://t.co/hk8qtxCpkH http…

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RT @LuisBSUK: Great new colourful top from @battingbears #softball team @GreaterSport @powerleagueUK #lgbt @lgfoundation @redbull http://t.…

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RT @SurvivorsMcr: Off to @lgfoundation to run a workshop for @LimeCulture on male victims/survivors of sexual violation on the #ADP for ISV…

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RT @MCSHatCMFT: #MCSH nurses at LGF this afternoon providing rapid HIV tests and sexual health screens http://t.co/NxIcLxyDiQ. @lgfoundatio

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We are online to chat for information, advice & support regarding the removal of historical gay convictions, come to http://t.co/eBeNxn2YeS

For Young People

If you are struggling with your identity, questioning your sexuality or perhaps not feeling at your best it is important to seek help and support to help you deal with and manage your feelings.

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Our Legal Surgery is running from The LGF today between 6 & 8pm - no appointment necessary, just drop in http://t.co/nxBHiwI7uS

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Calling all women with kids - did you know we have a family friendly afternoon at this year's Sugar & Spice? https://t.co/NI3C4fklAZ

Syphilis

The condition used to be relatively common in the UK until the end of the Second World War. Then the widespread availability of antibiotics meant that condition became quite rare.

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Thrush

However, it can sometimes be picked up whilst having sex, so we thought we’d include it anyway. The infection is caused by a fungus which lives on the skin and in the mouth, stomach, vagina, penis and bottom.

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Non-Specific Urethritis

It’s one of the most common STIs in men (or people who have a penis).  The exact cause of it is not always known, which is why it’s called ‘non-specific’.

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Share your story – News | Events | Funding | More... - http://t.co/0zfwdVxndk

Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV)

LGV or Lymphogranuloma Venereum, is a particularly nasty form of Chlamydia. What makes it nasty is its ability to infect the lymph nodes in the body, causing them to become inflamed and potentially infect surrounding tissue if left untreated.

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Gonorrhoea

It is most common in areas like the throat, vagina, penis, urethra (the tube that runs down the penis) and the arse.

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Want to unleash your inner drag king? Come to our FREE workshop at Sugar & Spice on Sat 7th March https://t.co/NI3C4fklAZ

Trichonomas

Trichonomas is caused by a tiny parasite which lives in the vagina and urethra.

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Booked your FREE tickets for Sugar & Spice yet? Our annual celebration for lesbian/bi women is < a fortnight away! https://t.co/NI3C4fklAZ

Chlamydia

There are three areas of the body where Chlamydia usually happens – the bottom, throat, penis or vagina.

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Bacterial Vaginosis

Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) is the most common form of vaginal infection, being twice as common as thrush, for which it is often mistaken.

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Think you have an STI?

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are infections which are generally picked up through close body contact or sex.

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We are online from 6-8pm tonight at @lgfoundation to provide information, advice & support about removal of historical gay convictions

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RT @MM_newsonline: #LGBTHM15 Q&A: @BiCommunityNews editor @jenyockney on life beyond bi-naries @LGBTHM #sexuality http://t.co/vSElcXVtuS ht…

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We're online on @fitlads and @Gaydar until 5pm if you want to come and ask us anything sexual health related!