Latest Updates

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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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Meeting women who like women

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Review: 'The Pride' at Manchester Opera House

A review of Alexi Kaye-Campbell’s award-winning production of ‘The Pride’ at Manchester Opera House.

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kate

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Very useful for all cervical screeners

Hate crime

Homophobic abuse is more common than most people think.

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The National LGB&T Partnership

The National LGB& T partnership is an England wide group of LGB&T voluntary and community organisations who are committed to reducing health inequalities and challenging homophobia, biphobia and transphobia within public services.

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My LGB&T Health 2014

The National LGB&T Partnership invites you to join the discussion on what is important to you in LGB&T health!

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The LGF challenges you to take action in 2014!!

The LGF are calling for volunteers to take part in some of the biggest running events in 2014, including the Virgin London Marathon and the BUPA Great Manchester Run. 

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Housing

Many people will face housing problems at one time or another lesbian, gay and bisexual people still face discrimination and prejudice.

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Running for the LGF!

We have places in some of the biggest events in 2014!

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Our runs in detail

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Poppers

‘Poppers’ is the street name for a range of chemical compounds belonging to the ‘alkyl nitrite’ family, and are one of the most common recreational drugs.

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Get informed! - Poppers

‘Poppers’ is the street name for a range of chemical compounds belonging to the ‘alkyl nitrite’ family, and are one of the most common recreational drugs. 

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Depressants

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Befrienders

Sometimes we can have all the will in the world to get up and try new things and meet different people, but it’s often our confidence that holds us back…

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Anonymous

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My trust with Bodey is not with one single GP or nurse but in the practice as a whole. I’ll see any GP or nurse because I know I’ll get good care.

Transform Manchester mental health services: We want to hear from you!

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) wants to hear your opinions and experiences on how you want to shape the future of mental health services in Manchester.

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Gold, silver and bronze win for The LGF in the Co-op Respect ‘Loved by You’ Awards 2013!

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) is the proud winner of three awards in the Respect ‘Loved by You’ Awards 2013, announced the Co-operative Respect Network today.

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The LGF DOUBLES fundraising efforts for Christmas

During December, every donation received by The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) through The Big Give Christmas dashboard will be doubled!

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Register

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Down for maintenance

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The LGF’s testing services over Christmas

If you want to access sexual health clinics over Christmas then please be advised that the usual full STI LGF clinics that would have been on 24 and 31 December will not be operating and there will also be no rapid HIV testing clinic on Wednesday 25 December or Wednesday 1 January. 

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Photo Credits

Thanks to the people listed below for contributing images to The Lesbian & Gay Foundation.

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Save the date! Britain’s first same-sex marriages set for March

The first same-sex weddings in England and Wales will take place on Saturday 29 March 2014, announced Women and Equalities Minister Maria Miller. 

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Cheshire

In October 2013 we worked together with ASK and CVS Cheshire East to explore the local LGB&T community to find out what it’s like to be lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or trans in Cheshire East and how local voluntary and community sector (VCS) infrastructure could be improved.

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LGB Heritage Project

News, discussions and events around our history, get involved and come along!

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Bryn

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This place closed about 2 years ago and has been derelict ever since! There are no gay bars in Morecambe.

Annual reports and accounts

In this section of our website, you can download our official Annual Reports and Accounts.

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Support for Family and Friends

Click here to find out what support is out there for friends and family of queer or questioning young people.

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