Feb 2015 - Outings

19 February 2015 by Pure Radio

Outings is a stage performance of more than twenty coming out stories, from lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people.

Described as powerful, yet funny – it will be on at The Lowry theatre next Tuesday. It stars Julie Hesmondhalgh and Andrew Hayden-Smith.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking to another member of the cast – Andrew Doyle.

Download MP3 (10 MB | 7:15 min)



Jan 2014 - Coming Out Of The Closet

23 January 2014 by Pure Radio

Coming out of the closet, and being open about who you are, can be a challenging situation for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking to the Lesbian and Gay Foundation’s Advice and Support Manager, Samantha Days.

Their helpline is available daily for advice on coming out.

Download MP3 (5 MB | 3:33 min)



Oct 2013 - National Coming Out Day 2013

10 October 2013 by Pure Radio

Friday is National Coming Out Day.

So Under the Rainbow has been along to the borough’s LGBT social group – People Like Us Stockport, and asked them who they first came out to.

If you want any advice about coming out, you can call the Lesbian and Gay Foundation’s helpline on 0845 3 30 30 30.

Download MP3 (2 MB | 1:08 min)



Under the Rainbow - 11th October 2012

11 October 2012 by Pure Radio

Thursday 11th October 2012: The lifestyle guide for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans community in Stockport. Under the Rainbow keeps you updated with everything going on in the borough and beyond. Listen for details of local groups, unmissable gigs, the latest news and have a laugh with our quiz.

Today is International Coming Out Day, so we’ve been hearing people’s opinions on the importance of coming out of the closet. Also, we caught up with the PLUS Exercise Group as the strolled around Reddish Vale.

Download MP3 (21 MB | 15:23 min)



Oct 2012 - Vox Pops - International Coming Out Day

11 October 2012 by Pure Radio

Today is International Coming Out Day.

Under the Rainbow went along to People Like Us Stockport, to ask them how important they think it is to come out.

If you’d like any advice on this issue, give the Lesbian and Gay Foundation’s Helpline a call on 0845 3 30 30 30.

Download MP3 (2 MB | 1:40 min)



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