Fun in the sun?!

Well, the sun wasn’t shinning that brightly on our trip to Crosby Beach today and it was quite blustery at times (which made playing Volleyball that extra bit challenging/funny) but the experience warmed our hearts. Together we enjoyed trying out the outdoor exercise equipment, some games on the beach and some sun health awareness discussion. Not so much sun but definitely lots of fun!


Another wonderful Summer Camp!

Our 14th annual Summer Camp was brimming with fun, positivity, learning and excitement. This year our theme was #WomenCan and together the young lesbian and bisexual women made a wonderful to mural to reflect the theme. Thanks to everyone who was involved in supporting the project to go ahead.

 


Summer Camp is coming!

Group photo Summer Camp 2014

Summer Camp is back!

 Summer Camp is for all young women, aged 14-25, who identify as lesbian, bisexual or questioning. It’s a great opportunity to spend some time in a safe all-women’s space, where you can learn lots of new things and meet some great new people! This year camp takes place Friday 29th – Sunday 31st July 2016, Tattenhall, Cheshire.

You can come for all or part of camp. The cost is £10per day. There are a limited number of £5 bursary places available, contact Myrtle on 07530 316 656 for more details.

More details can be found in the flyer here: Summer camp flyer 2016

To request a place on Summer Camp please complete the 2016_Summer camp booking form and return to myrtle.finley@theproudtrust.org or post to YWHP, 49-51 Sidney Street, Manchester, M1 7HB. Deadline for booking forms is Sunday 12th June 2016.


Happy new year!

Calling all young women who identify as lesbian or bisexual!

Here’s what’s in store for the next 3 months at Young Women’s Group:

Young womens Q4 poster

There’s lots to get involved with including writing and designing new resources and planning our own event. Please spread the word to other lesbian and bisexual women you know and hope to see you there too?

Resource development + event planning: Saturday 30th Jan, Saturday 11th Feb, Saturday 20th Feb 11-3pm

LesBiCon: 5th March 12-6pm

Focus group: 9th April 1-3pm

Young womens Q4 poster

 


Keep safe over the holidays

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The festive season can be a testing time and I know some of you may need to escape and find some comfort at this time so here is a helpful produced by our Rochdale LGBT youth group last year!

Young Women’s workers will be back at work from January 5th


Take part in our Peer research survey!

Over the past year a group of Young LB women aged 13-25 have been developing and conducting their own research project, to improve Health and Education services for Lesbian and Bisexual young women.

Here’s where we need your help. If you are a Lesbian or bisexual woman aged 13-25 please have your say by filling out this survey, and help us to show funders, policy makers and services that LB women have needs and to make sure that they address them.

Click on this link to fill out the survey:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LXYP5XC 

 

Logos representing LGBT youth north west, the young women's project, the peer research project, and the lottery awards for all logo.

Click on the image to take the survey.


Summer Camp 2015

Thanks everyone who made Camp so lovely…See you on Camp 2016!

camp 2015


Summer Camp 2015 is on its way!

Group photo Summer Camp 2014We’re very excited to announce Summer Camp 2015! This year we’re heading to Tattenhall in Cheshire on 24th-26th July.  There are lots of new things to try out and lots of fun to be had. Summer Camp is open to all young women, 14-25, who identify as lesbian or bisexual.

Download and read carefully through the Summer Camp 2015 flyer . The form you need to fill in is here: Camp booking form 2015. We hope to see you then!

 


Next Young Lesbian and Bisexual Women’s Event…and you’re invited! 

Delamere woods picOn Saturday 28th of March  (10:45-3pm) the young women’s group will be taking a trip to Shibden Hall in Halifax, home to the late Anne Lister. Don’t know who Anne Lister was? Not to worry you’ll find out on the 28th. If you can’t wait until then you can find out more here. We have a minibus to take us there and your lunch will be provided. There are only TEN(!) places so need to be sure you can make it to get a place. Comment on here or get in touch with Myrtle on myrtle[@]lgbtynw.org.uk or 07530 316 656 if you’d like to come along on this lovely day out!