Action for Trans Health

23 June 2016 by Pure Radio

Action for Trans Health is an organisation that aims to improve the lives of anyone who identifies as transgender.

They raise money, which is then allocated to trans people in need.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking to one of the group’s founders, Jess.

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Stockport Pride

12 May 2016 by Pure Radio

Thyme For Food is a cafe and bar in Edgeley. They’re organising Stockport Pride, which aims to raise awareness and acceptance of the borough’s LGBT community.

Planned for the last weekend of July, they are hoping celebrate in the biggest, loudest and most colourful way possible.

Under the Rainbow has been finding out more, from Kellie.

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Response To The Transgender Equality Inquiry

4 February 2016 by Pure Radio

Last month the Women and Equalities Select Committee released a report on their transgender equality inquiry.

It includes numerous recommendations to the government, such as making it easier to change gender on official documents; increasing awareness of trans issues amongst healthcare staff; and helping prevent hate crime.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking with Louie Stafford of the LGBT Foundation – about their response to the report.

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A&E, Weather & Drink Driving 22 Dec 15

22 December 2015 by Pure Radio

With all of Greater Manchester’s hospitals missing A&E waiting time targets this week despite the mild winter, A&E Consultant Charlotte Doughty describes what it’s like on the front line at Stepping Hill. Met Office forecaster Simon Partridge with a gloomy weather forecast. And Jane goes to find out about GMP’s #nonefortheroad campaign.

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Dec 2015 - LGBT Foundation's Trans Programme

10 December 2015 by Pure Radio

The LGBT Foundation have recently been awarded a grant from the National Lottery Reaching Communities Fund.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking to Louie Stafford, the Foundation’s Trans Programme Coordinator.

He explained how they’re using the money to support trans people, and those questioning their gender.

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