Raise Money For Charity On Pancake Day

16 February 2017 by Pure Radio

28th February will be Shrove Tuesday, or Pancake Day.

The Terrance Higgins Trust are asking people to hold pancake parties to help them raise money. They’re a charity that works with people living with HIV.

They’re suggesting getting together with friends and colleagues to cook up a batch of pancakes, eat them with whatever toppings you like, and donate some money.

Tom Woolveridge, from the Trust’s Fundraising Team, has been talking to Under the Rainbow.

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Rainbow Historian - Gill Rossini

9 February 2017 by Pure Radio

February is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans History Month.

Last Saturday local Rainbow Historian Gill Rossini visited Disability Stockport to present a talk about the fight for LGBT equality.

Under the Rainbow spoke to Gill after her talk. She described what life was like for LGBT people – from before homosexuality was decriminalised, up to the current day.

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LGBT History Month 2017

2 February 2017 by Pure Radio

February is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans History Month.

The borough’s LGBT social group have arranged a few events at Disability Stockport and the Arden Arms in the town centre.

The month includes Rainbow Historian Gill Rossini and trans Hollyoaks Actress Annie Wallace.

Under the Rainbow spoke to the group’s Social Secretary, Luke Walker at Disability Stockport

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The Gay Agenda - Live Audience Show

26 January 2017 by Pure Radio

The Gay Agenda is an online radio podcast looking at issues affecting the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

Next month they’re hosting a live audience show at the Frog and Bucket in Manchester. They will be debating a number of subjects of relevance to LGBT people.

Under the Rainbow has been chatting with Rylan Cavell, who is the Host and Producer of the show.

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LGBT History Month 2017

19 January 2017 by Pure Radio

February is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans History Month.

A number of events have been organised by the borough’s LGBT social group – People Like Us Stockport.

Under the Rainbow spoke to the group’s Chairperson Chris Hassall, at their meeting last week in the Arden Arms in Stockport.

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