Oct 2015 - LGBT Foundation's Village Angels

29 October 2015 by Pure Radio

The Village Angels are a band of volunteers that patrol around Canal Street, and the rest of Manchester’s Gay Village. They work to provide help and information to night-time revellers.

They are organised by the LGBT Foundation. And can be spotted in pink hi-visibility vests on Friday and Saturday nights.

Under the Rainbow heard from Jessica White, who is the Community Safety Coordinator at the LGBT Foundation.

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Jul 2015 - LGBT Hate Crime Partnership

16 July 2015 by Pure Radio

A hate crime is any crime that is motivated by prejudice against part of the victim’s identity.

The LGBT Foundation have joined forces with 30 other organisations across the country in the National LGBT Hate Crime Partnership – which aims to increase reporting, and improve support for victims.

Under the Rainbow has been hearing about it from the LGBT Foundation’s Community Safety Coordinator, Jessica White.

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