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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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