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Tell us your story!

Tell us your story!

We know that the support we provide can change people’s lives, but we can only be  effective if the people who need our help, know about us and the difference we can make.

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Spirit Day

Spirit Day

Thursday 17th October 2013 is ‘Spirit Day’ so go purple!

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#Love_is The LGF at Manchester Pride 2014!

#Love_is The LGF at Manchester Pride 2014!

During the Big Weekend (22-25th August), The LGF will be opening the doors of our Community Resource Centre on Richmond Street to the thousands of people attending Manchester Pride and offer something that no other Pride event can - a space to refresh, recharge, and reconnect.

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Hey Joe, just clicked on this so not sure how late to the party I am! I just want to say, as a transguy that is FED UP of people talking down to a very close friend of mine, I really respect you. I'm ...

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Get tested!

Get tested!

How many of us think about our partner's sexual history when we are getting to know them? Do you know yours? Get tested!

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Women's sexual health for health professionals

Women's sexual health for health professionals

It is estimated that at least 5% of women (almost 7% in Greater London) between the ages of 16 and 44 years old in Britain have had one or more same sex sexual partners at some point in their lives.

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Breast cancer for health professionals

Breast cancer for health professionals

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK, with approximately 48,000 women in Britain diagnosed each year.

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HIV for health professionals

HIV for health professionals

An estimated 96,000 people were living with HIV in the UK by the end of 2011, an increase from 91,500 in 2010. 

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Additional services information for health professionals

Additional services information for health professionals

As a registered practice you have access to your account manager to support you and provide information and advice on any lesbian, gay or bisexual issue.

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Men's sexual health for health professionals

Men's sexual health for health professionals

Figures released by the Health Protection Agency (HPA) show new sexually transmitted infection (STI) diagnoses rose by 2% in England in 2011, with nearly 427,000 new cases.

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Cervical cancer for health professionals

Cervical cancer for health professionals

Cervical cancer is the most common cancer in women under 35 in the UK. It is estimated that cervical screening prevents approximately 5,000 deaths each year in the UK.

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Sexual orientation monitoring for health professionals

Sexual orientation monitoring for health professionals

Protected characteristics are those characteristics that are protected from discrimination under the Equality Act 2010.

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Hepatitis for health professionals

Hepatitis for health professionals

Many MSM are unaware of the risks and the potentially dangerous consequences of contracting either hepatitis A or B virus, yet both are preventable by vaccination.

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Drugs, alcohol and smoking for health professionals

Drugs, alcohol and smoking for health professionals

Mental health issues, cardiovascular problems, stroke, dementia and certain cancers are all directly affected by regular alcohol and drug use.

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It starts with me

It starts with me

It’s all about you. You are the key to stopping HIV in your own life and in your community.

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Welcome to your Pride in Practice Compendium

Welcome to your Pride in Practice Compendium

Pride in Practice is a quality assurance support service that strengthens ans develops your relationship with your lesbian, gya and bisexual patients within your local community. 

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We ❤ sex

We ❤ sex

Information on sex and sexual health for lesbian and bisexual women

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For women

For women

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation provide a wide range of services for women!

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Get support

Get support

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Volunteer with the LGF

Volunteer with the LGF

In this section we talk about our volunteer opportunities and how you can get involved!

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Dementia for health professionals

Dementia for health professionals

A lot can be done to help people cope with the symptoms of dementia. At the moment, the diagnosis rate in England is only 45%, which is lower than Scotland and Northern Ireland.

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End of Life for health professionals

End of Life for health professionals

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Domestic violence for health professionals

Domestic violence for health professionals

Domestic violence in LGB communities can remain hidden locally, as well as nationally.

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Mental health and wellbeing for health professionals

Mental health and wellbeing for health professionals

The lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) communities generally experience poorer mental health than the wider population.

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Questions about sexual partner/partners for health professionals

Questions about sexual partner/partners for health professionals

Here is the recommended phrasing to ask someone about the gender of sexual partner/s. 

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Eating disorders for health professionals

Eating disorders for health professionals

Problems with food and eating can begin when a person uses it as a way of coping when faced with some form of trauma or life issue.

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Anal cancer for health professionals

Anal cancer for health professionals

Anal cancer is rare.  Approximately 1,000 people are diagnosed with anal cancer each year in the UK.

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Jobs

Jobs

Have a look here to see what opportunities are currently available at The Lesbian & Gay Foundation.

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Younger Men's Group

Younger Men's Group

The Younger Men’s Group is a new group, which is aimed at gay, bisexual or questioning men between the ages of 18 to 25.

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