LGBT Sport Afternoon

24 March 2016 by Pure Radio

On Easter Saturday there is an afternoon of athletics, basketball, climbing, football, rugby league and more – all aimed at LGBT people who are beginners in sport.

It will be going on at Hough End Leisure Centre, which is located between Chorlton and Withington.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking to the Director of Pride Sports, Lou Englefield, who has been describing what’s planned.

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Feb 2014 - LGBT Russia - Actor Daniel Brocklebank

20 February 2014 by Pure Radio

This evening we’re hearing some messages of support for LGBT people in the Winter Olympic host nation Russia – which have been recorded for the Canal Street Sessions.

Tonight we also hear from Shakespeare in Love actor Daniel Brocklebank.

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Feb 2014 - LGBT Russia - Paralympian Claire Harvey

20 February 2014 by Pure Radio

In recent months there have been stories about the situation for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people living in the Winter Olympics host nation, Russia.

Under the Rainbow has heard reports about oppression and violence.

Tonight we hear from Paralympic sitting volleyball captain Claire Harvey in a message of support recorded for the Canal Street Sessions.

Download MP3 (3 MB | 2:25 min)



Feb 2014 - LGBT Russia - Lesbian and Gay Foundation

13 February 2014 by Pure Radio

This evening we’re hearing some messages of support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people living in Russia – which have been recorded for the Canal Street Sessions.

This time it’s all the staff from the Lesbian and Gay Foundation.

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Feb 2014 - LGBT Russia - Comedian Zoe Lyons

13 February 2014 by Pure Radio

This month we’re sending messages of support to Russian lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people.

They’ve faced increased discrimination and violence since their government banned the promotion of alternative lifestyles to minors.

These messages of support have been recorded for the Canal Street Sessions. Our final message tonight is by comedian Zoe Lyons.

Download MP3 (3 MB | 1:51 min)



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