Martin Kemp from Spandau Ballet ahead of his an Audience with show at Buxton Opera House on May 29th 2016 speaking to Dave Stearn on Pure Breakfast.
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.
Sports May is a programme of sporting activities aimed at lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people.
It will give individuals a chance to get involved in new sports, or to improve their abilities. The range of events includes swimming, football, athletics, tennis, rugby, cricket and volleyball.
The month will then be followed up by a number of tournaments in June.
Under the Rainbow has been speaking to one of the volunteers helping organise the event, Phil Facey.
The Cheeky Boys are a Stockport-based comedy cabaret act.
They performed in Heaton Moor in November, and they’ll be back in the borough next month – when they perform at Cheadle and Gatley Conservative Club.
Under the Rainbow spoke to Chris, also known as Let Loose Ladies drag queen Jackie Crystal and part of The Cheeky Boys Cabaret Show – who said they’ve also got a free show coming up this Sunday in Manchester’s Gay Village.
A hate crime is an act of violence or hostility directed at someone for their disability, race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation or alternative subculture.
PC Kelly Appleton from Greater Manchester Police Stockport Partnership Team has been speaking to Under the Rainbow.
She said they’re encouraging the public to report hate crimes, and that it’s taken very seriously by the courts.