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LGBT Foundation plans over Manchester Pride Weekend.

LGBT Foundation plans over Manchester Pride Weekend.

August 2023

As Manchester gears up for its annual Manchester Pride Festival, celebrating diversity, inclusion, and LGBTQ+ life, LGBT Foundation is excited to announce its complementary line-up of free events taking place ahead of, during, and after the festival.

In partnership with Manchester Pride, LGBT Foundation are excited to join in the annual Manchester Pride Parade and co-host Community Lane. Community Lane will be a vibrant hub at the heart of Manchester’s Gay Village for community groups, charities, and public sector organisations, promoting LGBTQ+ positivity, unity, liberation, and joy.

Around these activities, LGBT Foundation has put together a brilliant programme of community-focused events aimed at fostering social connections and promoting health and wellbeing. Running from Thursday, 17th August, to Thursday, 31st August, the programme reflects LGBT Foundation's commitment as a national charity to 

LGBT Foundation Present a Vibrant and Empowering Line-Up of Events for Manchester Pride

As Manchester gears up for its annual Manchester Pride Festival, celebrating diversity, inclusion, and LGBTQ+ life, LGBT Foundation is excited to announce its complementary line-up of free events taking place ahead of, during, and after the festival.

In partnership with Manchester Pride, LGBT Foundation are excited to join in the annual Manchester Pride Parade and co-host Community Lane. Community Lane will be a vibrant hub at the heart of Manchester’s Gay Village for community groups, charities, and public sector organisations, promoting LGBTQ+ positivity, unity, liberation, and joy.

Around these activities, LGBT Foundation has put together a brilliant programme of community-focused events aimed at fostering social connections and promoting health and wellbeing. Running from Thursday, 17th August, to Thursday, 31st August, the programme reflects LGBT Foundation's commitment as a national charity to LGBTQ+ health and wellbeing and creating spaces

where LGBTQ+ people can flourish. The programme offers safe and joyous online and offline spaces for the community to celebrate Manchester Pride in a way that is safe, healthy, judgement free and supportive.

Dr Paul Martin OBE, Chief Executive of LGBT Foundation, expressed excitement about the events, stating, "We are thrilled to present these diverse and inclusive events that celebrate LGBTQ+ communities and identities. As Manchester Pride approaches, we hope these activities will foster creativity, build strong connections, and provide a safe space for self-expression and exploration.

Our goal is to ensure that everyone can have a joyous, positive and memorable Pride experience, and a Pride that celebrates and champions the power of equality, acceptance, and visibility for all LGBTQ+ people, regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity."

Furthermore, during August, LGBT Foundation will be offering more of its life-saving range of health and wellbeing services, which include sexual health testing and information drop-in services, sober spaces, and peer support groups for those in recovery or making changes around drug and alcohol use. Additionally, post-Pride wellbeing services will be available for those seeking support or looking to reset after the celebrations have ended.

 LGBTQ+ health and wellbeing and creating spaces where LGBTQ+ people can flourish. The programme offers safe and joyous online and offline spaces for the community to celebrate Manchester Pride in a way that is safe, healthy, judgement free and supportive.

Dr Paul Martin OBE, Chief Executive of LGBT Foundation, expressed excitement about the events, stating, "We are thrilled to present these diverse and inclusive events that celebrate LGBTQ+ communities and identities. As Manchester Pride approaches, we hope these activities will foster creativity, build strong connections, and provide a safe space for self-expression and exploration.

Our goal is to ensure that everyone can have a joyous, positive and memorable Pride experience, and a Pride that celebrates and champions the power of equality, acceptance, and visibility for all LGBTQ+ people, regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity."

Furthermore, during August, LGBT Foundation will be offering more of its life-saving range of health and wellbeing services, which include sexual health testing and information drop-in services, sober spaces, and peer support groups for those in recovery or making changes around drug and alcohol use. Additionally, post-Pride wellbeing services will be available for those seeking support or looking to reset after the celebrations have ended.

More information is available 

Published: 19-Aug-2023: (7219)

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