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Who are your Homo Heroes for 2014?
Nominations for The Lesbian & Gay Foundation's Homo Heroes Awards 2014 are now open so get nominating for the individuals, groups and organisations you feel have helped to make a difference to the community over the past year.
- 15:14 PM Jun 10thviaLGF Website
Make schools safer
- 11:28 AM Jun 10thviaLGF Website
Spotlight on your cervix! What is cervical screening and do lesbian and bi women need to bother?
This week (8th – 14th June) is Cervical Screening Awareness Week, an annual initiative aimed at raising awareness of cervical screening and encouraging women to get regular screens. But what is cervical screening? And why should we bother?
- 16:36 PM Jun 9thviaLGF Website
GP experiences survey
- 11:51 AM Jun 5thviaLGF Website
Can a person get in to trouble for simply standing around in the cruising area, and can the police move you on if you are just in the area for a rest. Kind Regards
- 09:49 AM Jun 4thviaLGF
Homo Heroes Awards 2013 - your winners!
- 22:18 PM Jun 2ndviaLGF Website
“I’m not always open about my sexual orientation, especially in a healthcare setting but after seeing The LGF’s condoms on the reception desk and in the consultation room, I chatted to the nurse...
- 10:30 AM May 28thviaLGF
Boys who like boys: A survey of understanding about sex
NAT (National AIDS Trust) have launched a nation-wide survey of young gay, bisexual men and other men who have sex with men (MSM) about where and how they learn about sex, relationships and HIV and whether the information and support they receive is helpful.
- 15:29 PM May 23rdviaLGF Website
Men! Get a tenner for talking to us!
- 17:09 PM May 21stviaLGF Website
The LGF receives GSK Impact Award
The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) received an award of £30,000 for helping to improve the health of lesbian, gay, bisexual (LGB) people by successfully campaigning for NHS England to monitor the sexual orientation of staff and patients at the GSK Impact Awards ceremony last night.
- 16:12 PM May 20thviaLGF Website
Tameside get’s ready for Pride first!
On 28th June, Tameside will be holding its first ever Pride event and The Lesbian & Gay Foundation will be taking part. Here we talk to Bev Taylor from Tameside and Oldham Gay Society about what we can all look forward to on the day.
- 15:53 PM May 19thviaLGF Website
Bake the Rainbow, Share the Rainbow
The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF), in partnership with the Village Bakers, are encouraging people to bake their own rainbow coloured creations to mark International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) on Saturday 17th May 2014.
- 13:27 PM May 17thviaLGF Website
The LGF launches Hate Crime Reporting Web-app
To mark International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT), The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) have launched a new hate crime reporting web-app to encourage people to report hate crime incidents quickly and anonymously, if needed, and to ensure that no hate crime incidents go unreported.
- 00:43 AM May 17thviaLGF Website
Celebrate IDAHOBIT 2014 & The Rainbow Connection
International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) takes place every year on 17th May, and this year The LGF is planning a number of ways to mark this important date in our calendar - to raise awareness of hate crime against lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGB&T) people and to encourage reporting of hate crime.
- 16:38 PM May 16thviaLGF Website
Hear from awarded GPs
- 15:44 PM May 16thviaLGF Website
- 15:24 PM May 16thviaLGF Website
Hate crime vigil for International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia
A unique vigil to remember victims of hate crime will be held in Manchester on Saturday 17th May to mark International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT), including guest speaker Sylvia Lancaster.
- 15:06 PM May 16thviaLGF Website
Barclays support International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia
Barclays bank is collaborating with The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) over International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) by displaying messages of support on their cash machines across the UK.
- 10:43 AM May 14thviaLGF Website
In the circa 1950's film about "The Homosexual" on YOUTUBE, the theme here is..."Beware of the SICK Homosexual ! " Labeling all gay men as sick and ill,...and all as child predators. By today's stand...
- 15:10 PM May 13thviaLGF
National LGB&T Partnership joins forces with Dying Matters
The National LGB&T Partnership are joining forces with the Dying Matters Coalition to encourage and support people from lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans communities to talk openly about end of life issues in the run-up to Dying Matters Awareness Week.
- 09:50 AM May 13thviaLGF Website
Part of the Picture - LGB Drugs and Alcohol Research
The Part of the Picture (POTP) research project is a five-year partnership between The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (LGF) and the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), funded by the Big Lottery Fund's research programme between 2009-2014.
- 15:57 PM May 12thviaLGF Website
The National Network of Lesbian and Bisexual Women’s Service Providers brings together organisations that are providing specialist services for self-identifying lesbian and bisexual women to improve service provision and enhance knowledge.
- 16:27 PM May 9thviaLGF Website
More ‘inclusive’ health services needed for LGB people with substance addiction
Lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people are often unable to get the right support for substance use as health services are not set up to meet their specific needs. A five-year study into drug and alcohol use among LGB people in England found they are seven times more likely to take illegal drugs compared to the general population, and twice as likely to binge drink.
- 17:00 PM May 6thviaLGF Website
Hate Crime App
- 16:35 PM May 1stviaLGF Website
'Enlightened forward thinking and really fantastic!' Gay man 27 years old
- 11:49 AM Apr 30thviaLGF
Let's talk Shigella
- 11:35 AM Apr 30thviaLGF Website
Flying the Flag
The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (LGF) are encouraging organisations, individuals and groups to visibly mark International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia by ‘Flying the Flag’ on 17 May – what will you be doing?
- 15:06 PM Apr 29thviaLGF Website
We're currently recruiting, training and empowering a group of volunteers to ensure that the health and care needs of lesbian, gay and bisexual people are recognised through facilitating interaction between seldom heard LGB voices and NHS organisations.
- 13:53 PM Apr 28thviaLGF Website
Tying the knot this year? Why it's important to make a will
- 11:21 AM Apr 15thviaLGF Website
- 19:20 PM Apr 10thviaLGF Website