We are receiving an increasing number of requests from schools, and other organisations, to guide them appropriately to support any trans, gender variant or non-binary children or young people accessing their services. These requests tend to be reactive, in response to a young person "coming out". We believe that a proactive approach is needed, having the systems, support and knowledge in place, acknowledging the inevitability that a trans, gender variant or non-binary child or young person is already attending your school, or accessing your provision.
All Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual
A one day training course, that will encourage youth organisations to become more LGBT+ inclusive (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, plus other related identities), by:
The post-holder will deliver a project based at Greater Manchester Mental Health Trust focused on LGBT inclusion within mental health services and sexual orientation and trans status monitoring.
Pride in Practice is a quality assurance and social prescribing programme for health care services that strengthens and develops service providers’ relationships with their lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans* (LGBT) patients within their local communities.
Bring Dementia Out is a partnership project between LGBT Foundation, the Guinness Partnership, the National LGB&T Partnership, Brighton and Hove Switchboard, and the National Dementia Action Alliance focusing on the needs and experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans* (LGBT) people affected by dementia.
As you may be aware, earlier this year Manchester City Council and Manchester Health and Care Commissioning launched a competitive tendering process for the contract to provide support to the city's voluntary and community sector for the next three years. We are delighted to announce that Macc has been awarded this contract.
The Proud Trust is a life saving and life enhancing organisation that helps young LGBT+ people empower themselves to make a positive change for themselves and their communities. The Proud Trust do this through youth groups, peer support, managing the LGBT Centre for Manchester, delivering of training and events, campaigns, undertaking research and creating resources.
The Proud Trust are seeking and enthusiastic and creative Youth Work Coordinator to join their team.
This vacancy is until 31 March 2020, options for extension of contract may be possible, funding dependent.
It is with great sadness that we share the news that our friend and former Director Joanne Simpson passed away earlier this week. Joanne was extremely dedicated to Independent Choices Greater Manchester and to the women that the organisation supports. She was instrumental in helping to grow the services we offer, including the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, transsexual, questioning (LGBTQ) Independent Domestic Violence Adviser Service (IDVA). She was a valued colleague and a friend and will be very much missed by us all. Our thoughts are with her family and friends at this time.
This summer, The Proud Trust is encouraging young writing stars of the future to put pen to paper and enter its new ‘Transcriptions’ writing competition for trans/non-binary 11-19 year olds, with the chance to get their work published and win a share of a £400 cash prize.
Are you a Manchester voluntary, community and social enterprise sector organisation? Would you like to share a story of your activity to tackle the climate emergency, as part of the 2019 Spirit of Manchester Story Week in September?
We are looking for 20 VCSE organisations to share their stories during the week of 23-27 September.
The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service is the highest award given to local volunteer groups across the UK to recognise outstanding work done in their own communities. It was created in 2002 to celebrate the anniversary of The Queen's coronation. It is the MBE for volunteer groups.