Oct 2013 - Pride to Be at Afflecks

3 October 2013 by Pure Radio

If you’ve been looking for a greetings card for a same-sex couple, then you may have found there’s not much choice in high-street shops.

Pride to Be is a shop that aims to redress that balance, by providing cards that specifically represent same-sex relationships.

They recently opened their first shop in Manchester.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking to the shop’s owners – wives Lorraine and Sara.

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Apr 2013 - Rosie Garland - The Palace of Curiosities

11 April 2013 by Pure Radio

Poet, singer and performer Rosie Garland is known for being part of Goth rock band The March Violets, and as her alter-ego – lesbian vampire queen Rosie Lugosi.

She’s since been writing her first novel – The Palace of Curiosities, which was published at the end of March.

It’s about Eve and Abel – who rise to fame as The Lion Faced Girl and The Flayed Man in a circus.

Rosie has been speaking to Under the Rainbow.

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