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Manchester City Council commits to halving late and undiagnosed HIV through early testing

Manchester City Council have committed to halving late and undiagnosed HIV by passing a motion on HIV testing in support of the Halve It campaign. The testing services at The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) were also specifically mentioned as part of the motion delivered today. 

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BME LGBT Mental Health Event

In February organisations and groups across Greater Manchester are holding a Networking Workshop at The LGF for Black Minority Ethnic communities who identify as Lesbian Gay Bisexual or Transgender to provide an opportunity to discuss additional discrimination that people from these communities may face and how this can impact on mental health.

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Enough is Enough!

Homophobic abuse is more common than most people think. 1 in 3 LGBT people have experienced some kind of homophobic attack. Join the movement to take ACTION against homophobia now!

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HO-MO

We ‘mustache’ you a question: Will you help us raise funds to provide information for gay and bisexual men affected by Prostate Cancer and other Male Cancers?

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Kiss hate goodbye!

To mark IDAHO and to launch the next phase of the Enough Is Enough! ACTION Against Homophobia campaign, we're asking you to Kiss  Hate  Goodbye!

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Flying the Flag

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (LGF) are encouraging organisations, individuals and groups to visibly mark International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia by ‘Flying the Flag’ on 17 May – what will you be doing?

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"We Exist"

Have you ever felt that you wanted to represent your community in something that you are interested in but never thought you could do it, or didn’t know how to get involved?

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Previous campaigns

A section of our site devoted to our previous work to take action against biphobia, homophobia and transphobia.

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After hate - getting support

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What will the Police do?

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Why you should report hate

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Personal safety tips

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Experiencing hate at work

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Experiencing hate at school

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Experiencing hate at home

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A Trans Person's Experience

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Conference and Room Hire

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation is the UK’s leading lesbian, gay and bisexual community health charity.

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Sexual Orientation Monitoring

Over the last two decades, the lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) community has seen legislative change which has led to greater acceptance. However, there is still a huge lack of evidence about LGB people, our needs and experiences. Monitoring sexual orientation is a proven way to address that lack of evidence.

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Sexual Orientation Monitoring Guide

Everything you always wanted to know about sexual orientation monitoring... but were afraid to ask, aims to encourage public sector organisations to take the lead in implementing sexual orientation monitoring, by highlighting the benefits for organisations, staff and service users.

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Our work in Rochdale with LGBT people

Across the HMR area we know that there are no LGBT community centres or facilities to use to enable likeminded people to meet and socialise in.

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Hate Crime Awareness Week 2015

As part of Manchester’s Hate Crime Awareness Week, 26th January to 1st February 2015, The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) have a number of events and activities taking place across the whole week and culminating in our Sunday Service Drop-in on Sunday 1st February, 1-3pm. 

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Being diagnosed with HIV is a difficult time for anyone. Having to disclose to people is not always easy. Speaking to doctors and nurses I generally find easy, but not always reception staff. However ...

Focus on LGBT Wythenshawe

Chris Oatway is a Community Leader with big plans for local LGBT collaboration to help provide LGBT support for lesbian,gay,bisexual and trans people over the age of 25 to compliment existing LGBT youth groups that serve many of our communities.It all begins in Wythenshawe...

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Challenge yourself

We’ve had supporters do parachute jumps, zip-slides, cycle rides, treks, walks and swims for us.

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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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More time for you to get tested from January!

We're pleased to announce an extra hour each week for rapid HIV testing, plus we are making a slight adjustment to our Monday clinic times.

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Opening times at The LGF and how you can access help

Our helpline is available 10am-10pm every day, our building is open every day this Christmas and new year except Christmas day. Plus there's other services out there for you.

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Surviving Christmas - be drink aware

The next in our Surviving Christmas series - be drink aware and you'll have a happy and safe time.

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Surviving Christmas - your mental health

The first in our 'Surviving Christmas' series is just a few tips to help you keep your mental health well!

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