February is LGBT History Month – a there’s a full programme of cultural, community and social events taking place across the Stockport borough. Jane Bailey from Age Concern Stockport is one of the local organisers and this evening she visited Under the Rainbow to explain more.
Gay and lesbian people were taken to concentration camps under the Nazi regime, along with Jewish people, trade unionists, disabled people, travellers and anyone who didn’t fit in to Nazi ideals. This Saturday is Holocaust Memorial Day. On Sunday the LGF are organising a special screening of a documentary about holocaust survivors.