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First European HIV Testing Week 2013: The LGF boosts awarene…

Date Published: 21/11/2013

The Lesbian and Gay Foundation (The LGF) are hosting a series of additional services over the week, including an all-day rapid HIV Clinic to increase HIV testing among gay and bisexual (GB) men.

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Manchester’s LGBT community launches unique event to chall…

Date Published: 20/11/2013

Organisers of an alternative opening ceremony to the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics are calling for supporters to get involved.

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Transgender Day of Remembrance 2013: Manchester unites in me…

Date Published: 20/11/2013

Manchester is holding a special service at the National Transgender Memorial in Sackville Gardens to remember those we have lost through transphobia.

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Anti Bullying Week: How to Stay Safe

Date Published: 22/10/2013

Established by the Anti-Bullying Alliance, Anti-Bullying Week takes place on 18-22 November 2013 with a focus on cyber bullying. We share some advice with you on how to help you tackle bullying…

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My Cancer Treatment - Julie's story

Date Published: 19/11/2013

Cancer affects many lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people every year.  This could be a personal experience of a cancer diagnosis, or through a family member, friend or partner. 

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Where's Your Head At?

Date Published: 18/10/2013

Today marks the start of Anti-Bullying Week (18th - 22nd November) which aims to encourage children and young people to think about and act on creating a future without bullying. Here we highlight the services provided for young people.

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Get informed! - Poppers

Date Published: 11/11/2013

‘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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Part of the Picture: New Research on LGB Substance Use

Date Published: 12/11/2013

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation in partnership with the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) have launched the latest report to come out of the national ‘Part of the Picture’ project, finding high levels of substance dependency, and low levels of help-seeking among the LGB community. 

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NEW! Home Testing Kits for HIV

Date Published: 12/11/2013

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation have teamed up with NHS Services Manchester Centre for Sexual Health and RU Clear to provide 600 Dry Blood Spot HIV Home Sampling Kits to gay and bisexual men who live in Greater Manchester.  Find out more and order yours here...

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Prostate facts for gay and bisexual men

Date Published: 11/11/2013

Prostate Cancer UK have developed a new webpage with information for gay and bisexual men to add to much needed information about how male cancers affect men who have sex with men.

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