Under the Rainbow - 13th December 2012

13 December 2012 by Pure Radio

Thursday 13th December 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.

Tonight Under the Rainbow heard about the Leveson Report and its findings on the portrayal of trans issues and people.

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Dec 2012 - Leveson Report - Trans Media Watch

13 December 2012 by Pure Radio

The Leveson Report made recommendations that aim to improve the culture and ethics of the media.

Amongst the inquiry’s findings was a poor treatment of transgender people.

Under the Rainbow spoke to Jennie from Trans Media Watch, who contributed to the inquiry.

She painted a grim picture of recent coverage about trans people, but said she’s hopeful for the future of reporting.

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Under the Rainbow - 20th September 2012

20 September 2012 by Pure Radio

Thursday 20th September 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.

Tonight Under the Rainbow also concluded their conversation about homophobic abuse in schools.

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Sep 2012 - The Greater Manchester Prevalence of Homophobia Report - Part 2

20 September 2012 by Pure Radio

The National Union of Teachers and School’s Out have released a report on homophobia.

They surveyed 750 teachers in Greater Manchester, and found that 87% had observed homophobic abuse.

Last week Under the Rainbow spoke to Jeff Evans, the Academic Spokesperson for School’s Out. Tonight is the conclusion of that discussion.

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Under the Rainbow - 13th September 2012

13 September 2012 by Pure Radio

Thursday 13th September 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.

Also up tonight, a report on homophobic abuse in schools in Greater Manchester.

Download MP3 (29 MB | 21:21 min)



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