Policy & Research

This section of the website is focussed around policy, research and evidence. 

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation is committed to ensuring that the communities that we work with and for have access to current information about local, regional and national policy.

We are constantly working to ensure that  our communities are able to effectively challenge decisions that affect them and are able  to access information and data that can support them in influencing and challenging the issues which affect them .

As an organisation, we aim to develop a strong understanding of local knowledge and how to effectively use community activity as a driver for local change.

We seek to increase the opportunities for consultation between lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans communities and service providers to give local voices a greater recognition.

We work to enable greater access to, and provide the opportunity to contribute to the evidence and data available around LGB&T individuals and communities.

We promote targeted and current information about policy design, implementation and development, including up to date information about legislation using rights that affect lesbian, gay and bisexual people.

It is vitally important to us that  all lesbian, gay and bisexual people are fully informed of their rights and know how to use them.

Please let us know if you need more information or how we can help you.Tel:0845 3 30 30 30 or e-mail: info@lgf.org.uk

Part of the Picture - LGB D…

The Part of the Picture (POTP) research project is a five-year partnership between The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (LGF) and the University of Cen...

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LGB&T Strategy

‘Breaking the Cycle’ represents a significant milestone in the development of the North West’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans sector.

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Evidence Exchange of LGB&am…

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Supporting local activity

We fully support local engagement across the region, not only with the voluntary and community sector, but with statutory partners, community netwo...

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Consultations

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation is planning to respond to the following consultations.

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Research into LGB needs and…

Welcome to our summary reports page, where you can access the key findings from The Lesbian & Gay Foundation’s “I Exist” surv...

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Joint Strategic Needs Asses…

The Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) and Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy’s importance in the emerging health architecture is clear...

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Sexual Orientation Monitori…

Everything you always wanted to know about sexual orientation monitoring... but were afraid to ask, aims to encourage public sector organisations t...

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Policy Briefings and Fact S…

A selection of policy briefings prepared by The Lesbian & Gay Foundation.

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LGB Heritage Project

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

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The LGB&T Public Health…

The Public Health Outcomes Framework (PHOF) published by Public Health England is based on national data collected through NHS monitoring and natio...

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Cervical Screening: The Nor…

Research into lesbian and bisexual women's experiences of and attitudes to cervical screening, carried out in partnership with the University o...

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Policy & Research downl…

Click here for a summary of our policy & research documents available in our download centre.

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Manchester Community Safety

Community Safety: the state of the city for Manchester’s LGB communities brings together the available evidence on LGB people’s co...

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Building Health Partnership…

Building Health Partnerships is a national programme designed by NHS England to improve health outcomes through supporting the development of partn...

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