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LGF Christmas Foodbank Appeal

Date Published: 04/12/2014

This Christmas the staff at the Lesbian & Gay Foundation and our friends at Via,Canal St have decided not to send Christmas cards and instead donate to Manchester Metropolitan Church’s Foodbank which supports people in crisis including LGBT people and asylum seekers.

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New Prostate Cancer Postcards for Gay & Bisexual Men

Date Published: 03/12/2014

At Manchester Pride 2014, The LGBT Cancer Support Alliance talked to over 200 people about their awareness around prostate cancer.These conversations helped to provide information for some new postcards funded by Prostate Cancer UK and now freely available.

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HIV & The Man Who Saved My Life

Date Published: 01/12/2014

Former outnorthwest Editor, and LGF member of staff Grahame Robertson shares the story of Dougie Cowen - a friend he lost to HIV/AIDS in 1995.

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Star Support for HIV Testing Week

Date Published: 26/11/2014

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation has been gathering messages of support from some amazing men who you may have heard of.We asked some well-known guys both within the LGBT community and public figures known to millions to tell us why they think HIV Testing is so important.

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TDoR: You were known to us

Date Published: 25/11/2014

Last Thursday was Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR), and events were held in Manchester and throughout the world to commemorate members of the trans* communities that we have lost to transphobia.

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First UK guide for lesbian and bisexual women affected by se…

Date Published: 24/11/2014

To mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on Tuesday 25th November, The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) are launching ‘A guide for lesbian and bisexual women who have been affected by sexual violence’ – the very first guide to be released in the UK specifically for lesbian and bisexual women.

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Kieron Knight supports National HIV Testing Week

Date Published: 24/11/2014

As a‘Young gay fella, in the adult entertainment biz’ we felt  that Kieron Knight  would be an ideal person to help get the message out to younger gay, bisexual and men who have sex with men (MSM) about the importance of regular testing for HIV.

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Sir Ian McKellen Supports The LGF Over National HIV Testing …

Date Published: 21/11/2014

LGF patron Sir Ian McKellen has been extremely supportive of the range of activity we’ve got planned for National HIV Testing Week here at The LGF.

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Trans awareness week - Personal Stories

Date Published: 21/11/2014

As part of an extension of trans* awareness week, every day this week we're sharing a trans* person story, and sharing how and when they have received support.

"I met with the deputy manager she said “If you want to come to work like that we'll support you”

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Manchester’s Transgender Day of Remembrance

Date Published: 21/11/2014

Manchester’s Transgender Day of Remembrance is an annual event being held to remember those that have been lost to transphobic hate and ignorance.

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