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    Armistead Project - Healthy lifestyles initiative for Liverpool's LGBT community. Free & confidential service. Support and social groups. Face to face advice & drop-in. Health promotions. Free condoms & lube. Training & referral to other agencies.


    Telephone: 0151 227 1931
    Website: www.armisteadcentre.co.uk

    Biphoria - The Manchester Bisexual Group - BiPhoria is a social and discussion group for bisexual people and those questioning their sexual orientation who think they might be bi. We get together monthly to discuss bi issues, give each other support, share information about national bi events and groups and to arrange social activities for the rest of the month. We meet on the first Tuesday of every month from 7.30pm - 9.30pm at the Lesbian & Gay Foundation building, as well as having an active social programme between group meetings. As a word of advice, new members should try and arrive early for the main group meetings. After BiPhoria meetings we tend to socialise in Taurus bar on Canal Street - join us there from about 9.45pm on group nights if you miss the main get-together.


    Email: mail@biphoria.org.uk
    Website: www.biphoria.org.uk

    GayLiverpool.com - Comprehensive & fun online guide to the Liverpool scene


    Website: www.gayliverpool.com

    Homotopia - Liverpool’s hugely successful festival to celebrate gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender culture.


    Email: info@homotopia.net
    Website: www.homotopia.net

    In the Pink: Civil Partnership Photography - Beautiful reportage photography...relaxed and inobtrusive...so you can be yourselves and enjoy the day! Free DVD. Free website gallery. No set packages (all albums optional). Top-quality Digital Storybooks.


    Telephone: 07914 07 07 68
    Email: inthepinkphotography@me.com
    Website: inthepinkphotography.com

    Jessies Walking Group - The Jessies are a self-organised group for lesbians and bisexual women who enjoy walking and talking. The Group is inclusive, and welcomes all lesbians and bisexual women regardless of age, race, class or ability. Women who come on walks include both experienced and inexperienced walkers and our walks are usually from 4 to 6 miles. They range from easy to medium difficulty. The pace is moderate to slow and we will walk so everyone can keep up, and dogs must be kept under control. We aim to have 2 walks a month, mothly on Sundays Walks take place in Greater Manchester and surrounding counties. Email us to be added to the email list & receive details about walks & social events


    Email: manchesterjessies@googlemail.com
    Website: http://hikingdykes.webs.com/Jessies.htm

    Kaffequeria - Kaffequeria is a queer collective based in manchester. Not wanting to buy into the commercial gay scene we are creating spaces to share with like minded folk, putting on the sort of diy non profit events we'd like to go to. Most of these are based round the wonders of music and food. we have meetings about every two weeks at The Basement, 24 Lever St, Manchester, M1


    Website: uk.groups.yahoo.com/group/kaffequeeria/

    L.I.L.A.C (Lesbians Inspiring Life After Cancer) Manchester - Monthly social and support group for lesbians who have/have had cancer. The group meets at the Lesbian Community Project, Sidney St, Manchester, M1 7HB on the 3rd Monday of the month. This is an accessible, alcohol free venue.


    Email: lilacgroup@hotmail.co.uk
    Website: www.lilac.cfsites.org

    Lancashire Womens Book Group - A Lancashire Based Reading Group for women who identify as lesbian or bisexual. We are a friendly and informal reading group who meet monthly and discuss one book per month. Our meetings are usually on the last Wednesday of each month with a start time of 6.45pm. The places where we meet usually do food so there is the opportunity to get something to eat as well.


    Website: www.lancashirewomensbookgroup.co.uk

    Lesbian Community Project (Manchester) - Social events...discussions...try new things...workshops...meet new friends... The Lesbian Community Project is the only full time project in the U.K. dedicated to lesbian and bisexual women. We offer advice, information and social networking opportunities.

    The Lesbian Community Project, 49-51 Sidney Street Manchester, M1 7HB
    Telephone: 0161 273 7128
    Email: enquiries@lesbiancommunityproject.co.uk
    Website: www.lesbiancommunityproject.co.uk

    Lesbian Immigration Group - A social and support group for lesbian and bisexual women experiencing issues relating to immigration or seeking asylum. You will have the opportunity of talking with other women about your experiences, to have your questions answered by guest speakers with experience in immigration and to enjoy a social 'time out' with women in a similar situation. Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of every month. For more information, contact Lisa or Naomh at The Lesbian Community Project.

    The Lesbian Community Project, PO Box 153, Manchester, M60 1LP
    Telephone: 0161 273 7128
    Email: mail@manchesterlcp.org.uk
    Website: www.manchesterlcp.org.uk

    Liverpool Women - We are a group of lesbian and gay women who meet on the last Tuesday of every month in Doctor Duncan's, Liverpool City Centre. Our members are of all ages and the book group is open to all women who love to read, wherever you sit on the rainbow.


    Website: www.liverpoolbookgroup.moonfruit.com

    Out In The City (Manchester) - Manchester social and support group for over 50s LGBT. A drop in every Wednesday 1pm till 4pm and meet on Thursdays for a variety of activites such as pub lunches, day trips, walks etc.


    Website: outinthecity05.webs.com/

    Outsiders Film Festival - Outsiders is the Liverpool lesbian, gay, queer, trans (and bi-curious) film festival. We do monthly screenings at FACT in Liverpool, special events at the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall and partner with the Homotopia festival every November


    Website: www.outsidersfilmfestival.com/

    Queer Notions - A group run by & for lesbians, gay men and bisexual people in merseyside. Queer Notions promotes the mental health & well-being of lesbian, gay & bisexual people. We offer a safe place where lesbians, gay men & bisexual people can find out more about issues around their mental health & well-being.

    Armistead Project Musker Buildings, 1 Stanley St Liverpool L1 6AA
    Telephone: 0151 227 9977
    Email: queernotions@hotmail.com
    Website: www.queernotions.org.uk

    Queer Up North - Manchester’s annual festival of queer arts, kicks off summer every May with a three week celebration of everything queer: outstanding theatre, inspired performance, cracking comedy, as well as music, dance, film, cabaret, clubbing and exhibitions from across the UK and around the world.


    Telephone: 0161 234 2942
    Email: contact@queerupnorth.com
    Website: www.queerupnorth.com

    Quest Liverpool (Lesbian and Gay Catholic Group) - Quest is a group for lesbian and gay Catholics. Quest has a network of local groups across the country which meet regularly for Mass, discussion and social events. It publishes a quarterly Bulletin to members, with news of local and national interest. A Liverpool group has been set up - for details of their meetings, contact Anne-Marie at liverpool@questgaycatholic.org.uk


    Email: quest@questgaycatholic.org.uk
    Website: www.questgaycatholic.org.uk

    The Diversity Group - Widely regarded as one of the most proactive promoters of diversity and equality in Britain, The Diversity Groups' primary objective is to promote equal opportunities to people from every kind of minority background or lifestyle, including race, gender, disability, age, faith, transgender and sexual orientation.

    85-89 Duke Street Liverpool L1 5AP
    Telephone: 0151 708 5775
    Email: info@thediversitygroup.co.uk
    Website: www.thediversitygroup.co.uk

    Trans Wirral - Education, Advocacy, Campaigning & Support Organisation for all transsexual & intersex people who reside in NW England.


    Website: http://transwirral.btck.co.uk/