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Men's Sex Talk Survey

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Jhim

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To the person who asked "how can i become a gypsy", it's as easy as becoming an Asian. Just have Roma ancestors. We're not a club, we're an ethnicity. Growing up in the US to a father raised b...

reba

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i broke free shall we say as i wanted to go to school and learn ! it was so hard for us then back then to what it is today , im still not aloud to forget it to this day and im now in my fortes , some ...

Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale Survey

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Half of Manchester LGB people experience homophobic or biphobic hate crime: but very few report it

A report launched today by The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) with the support of Manchester City Council’s Equalities Team - Community Safety: the state of the city for Manchester’s lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) communities - found that LGB people’s needs are not being recognised and addressed across Manchester when they are most in need of support.

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GOLD

Friendly and confidential support, for adults with learning difficulties who want to feel safe and happy to talk about being gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender.

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Janice

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great site. answered my questions and queries

LGBT Question Time 2014: We want your questions!

As part of LGBT History Month, the LGB&T community are invited to ask a panel of experts, including The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF), questions for this year’s LGBT Question Time 2014.

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Advice surgeries

Our advice surgeries are a vital part of what we do as an organisation; we provide a safe space for a range of advice surgeries provided by solicitors, police and others.

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Popped the question? What next?

It’s Valentine's Day, and some lucky people today might just be hearing those wonderful words, “Will you marry me?”

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Geoff

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I have recently watched a documentary on Channel 4 called Hunted and have never been so upset and angry watching a programme. I am truly horrified at how LGB@T people are being treated in Russia and a...

South Manchester GP practices receives more Pride in Practice awards!

Didsbury Medical Centre and Northern Moor Medical Practice received their GOLD Pride in Practice award!

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Policy & Research

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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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Action Centre

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'Can You Hear Me' Project Overview

'Can You Hear Me?' is a creative project, funded by the Time to Change Grants Programme and is all about challenging the stigma and discrimination faced by lesbian and bisexual women with a mental illness.

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Rachel

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What a brilliant exhibition and way to make people think differently about mental health - it's certainly challenged some of my perceptions and altered the way I will approach mental health in the fut...

john

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Thanks v much for the info & upsate

outnorthwest issue 120

Welcome to issue 120 of outnorthwest, guest edite by The LGF's Women’s Programme Coordinator, Siân Lambert.

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The LGF marks Holocaust Memorial Day 2014

To mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2014, The Lesbian & Gay Foundation is hosing three unique events at its Community Resource Centre.

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LGB&T Directory

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Health care needs of lesbian and bisexual women

‘Beyond Babies & Breast Cancer – Expanding our understanding of women’s health needs’ is a report for all those interested in providing appropriate and equitable health services.

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Health care needs of lesbian and bisexual women

‘Beyond Babies & Breast Cancer – Expanding our understanding of women’s health needs’ is a report for all those interested in providing appropriate and equitable health services.

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Manchester Hate Crime Awareness Week

In support of Manchester Hate Crime Awareness Week on 20-26 January, we are launching our new awareness raising campaign in partnership with the Village Business Association (VBA) called ‘No Hate in Our Village.’

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Volunteers talk about their experiences

Our volunteers contribute their skills in a variety of ways, and sometimes we even can create a role to match someone’s area of expertise.

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Charlotte

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Just wanted to say thiank you very much for allowing the North West Anti Bullying Group use your room facilities yesterday. (Wed 22 Jan). It was very much appreciated. Could we use the room agai...

Commenting and LiveChat rules

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The LGF launches ‘No Hate in Our Village’ campaign

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) launched their hard hitting hate crime awareness campaign, ‘No Hate in Our Village’ in Manchester’s Canal Street today.

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Kitchens

Here are the 'Kitchens' created by our project participants with assistance from the CYHM team.

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The LGF urges Manchester’s Gay Village to 'Report Hate'

In support of Manchester Hate Crime Awareness Week on 20-26 January, The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) are launching a new campaign in partnership with the Village Business Association (VBA) called ‘No Hate in Our Village.’

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