This week the Government launched its national LGBT Action Plan to ensure the rights of our lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans citizens. In particular it revealed that “gay cure” therapies are still being offered in the UK, and that 19% of LGBT pupils get verbally harassed and insulted at school. Local organisation, The Proud Trust, has contributed to the action plan to tackle discrimination and has met with 10 Downing Street to explore ways all young people can receive inclusive and positive opportunities.
All Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual
The Manchester Carers Network want to know what support information and advice you need.
Manchester Carers Network, a group of 21 voluntary organisations who provide information, advice and support to carers, is working with LGBT Foundation, who deliver support and information services to lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, with an aim of understanding the views of LGBT carers and learning how they can help improve access to services, support and information that is relevant and beneficial to them as a carer.
The Lord Lieutenant of Greater Manchester, Mr Warren J. Smith KStJ JP DLitt LLD, is a dedicated supporter of various charities and organisations in the area, and on 19 June he welcomed 50 people to the LGBT+ Centre on Sidney Street to launch a public appeal to support its re-build.
The charity The Proud Trust, has been awarded £800,000 from The Big Lottery Fund towards a £2mn project to re-develop the LGBT+ Centre on Sidney Street, with work planned to commence in early 2019.
Manchester City Council is leading the city’s arrangements to mark the anniversary of the Manchester Arena attack on Tuesday 22 May 2018.
Those affected by those terrible events will want to mark the date in different ways, so the programme is varied and takes different forms, to make sure that people can feel connected to it.
BAME - Black, Asian minoritised ethnicities
LGBT - lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans
"Curiously enough, the only thing that went through the mind of the bowl of petunias as it fell was “Oh no, not again”.
The Proud Trust has an extensive history of working with LGBT+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and other identities) young people. Over the years, such young people have consistently told us that the sexual health education they have received has not been meeting their needs, for a variety of reasons.
This brand new pioneering resource pack is NOT a sexual health package for LGBT young people, it is an inclusive pack for ALL young people.
The NHS would like to know more about your thoughts of your cancer screening experience(s) within Greater Manchester and whether cancer screening is or is not a good opportunity to talk to people about healthy lifestyles and promote other cancer screening opportunities. A series of group discussions is taking place around Greater Manchester on behalf of Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership.
Manchester charities The Proud Trust, Albert Kennedy Trust, 42nd Street and LGBT Foundation are proud to launch their Greater Manchester research ‘Getting it Right: what young LGBT people want and need’.
All organisations and professionals who work with children and young people need to know more about LGBT young people in order to be able to do their job well.