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The LGF Chilly Nipple Ice Bucket Challenge!

Why not #icebucketchallenge your friends, family and work colleagues to take part and raise money for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans* (LGB&T) people in crisis today. 

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jo

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Great idea :)

Our condom and lube distribution scheme

Since 1994, The Lesbian & Gay Foundation has been providing free Condoms and Lube (as well as information regarding correct condom use, STI and HIV prevention) across Greater Manchester for gay and bisexual men. The Condom and Lube Safer Sex Scheme, originated by Healthy Gay Manchester and continued after the amalgamation of HGM and Manchester Lesbian & Gay Switchboard in 2000, is one of the longest running and highly regarded of its kind, with over 500,000 individual condoms and 500,000 sachets of water based lube distributed every year.

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Manchester Pride

During Manchester Pride’s Big Weekend, The LGF will open the doors of its 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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Our condom and lube distribution scheme

Since 1994, The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (LGF) has been providing free Condoms and Lube (as well as information regarding correct condom use, STI and HIV prevention) across Greater Manchester for gay and bisexual men.

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Some quick questions about your experience

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Voting has begun for The LGF Homo Heroes Awards 2014

The LGF are pleased to announce that public voting for the Homo Heroes Awards 2014 is now open and the top three nominees for each category have been shortlisted.

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Has religion affected your experience at work, in daily life or as a business?

Since 2010, the Equality Act has legally protected certain characteristics from discrimination, including sexual orientation, gender identity and religion or belief. But how does this work in practice? 

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So what's down there? - female masturbation

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An Introduction to Male Cancers

This information is designed to look at some of the cancers that gay and bisexual men are concerned about. It has been informed by gay & bisexual men and includes thoughts and feelings on how cancer has affected them.

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The LGF to become an LGB&T charity

For the past decade, The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (LGF) has described itself as a lesbian, gay and bisexual charity, mainly focused on supporting people with issues related to their sexual orientation.  However, following unanimous support at the latest Trustees’ meeting, The LGF is excited to announce that the charity will become trans* inclusive in the future.

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Bowland Medical Practice strikes GOLD!

Bowland Medical Practice receives their GOLD Pride in Practice award for delivering fully inclusive healthcare services to their patients.

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Male Cancers

This information is designed to look at some of the cancers that gay and bisexual men are concerned about. It has been informed by gay & bisexual men and includes thoughts and feelings on how cancer has affected them.

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About us

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Gender

Websites which provide information around Gender Issues.

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Interviewing Zak Hardaker - The colourful life of an LGF volunteer

LGF Volunteer Christopher Oatway spoke to Zak Hardaker on behalf of Gaydio for whom he is also a volunteer, at a press event held at Taurus in Manchester’s Gay Village.

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Fairfax Group Practice strikes GOLD!

Fairfax Group Practice receives GOLD  Pride in Practice award for delivering fully inclusive healthcare services to their patients.

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#Love_Is...An LGBT Tea Dance!

On Friday 22nd August, 2pm - 5pm we’re kicking off Manchester Pride’s Big Weekend at the Lesbian & Gay Foundation with an afternoon tea dance, complete with cake, music and dancing!

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“I met with Dr. Twiss and she was lovely, among other things discussed our conversation included sexual health issues and sexual orientation; it flowed in a very relaxed and friendly fashion. I felt...

Northenden Group Practice is a SILVER success!

Northenden Group Practice receives their SILVER Pride in Practice award for delivering an inclusive healthcare service to their patients.

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Share your views of domestic violence or abuse services

Manchester City Council are currently reviewing their approach to supporting survivors of domestic violence or abuse, and working with perpetrators to stop incidences of violence and abuse. 

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#Love_is...Anal Pride!

We talk a lot about bottoms when discussing gay and bisexual men’s sexual health but do we really know how to look after our bums?

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Greater Manchester clinics info

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Fundraise for us

As a registered charity we need your support to enable us to continue to deliver services and achieve our mission of ending homophobia and empowering people.

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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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#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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Edward

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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 ...