Thursday 26th Jan 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 this week – Peter Tatchell at 60.
Peter Tatchell has been the most prominent and recognisable figure in the fight for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans equality.
Yesterday he turned 60, and Under the Rainbow paid tribute to him this evening.
When they spoke to Peter in 2009, he told them that he plans to continue his work for many years to come.
June 2009 is the 40th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in New York, the most significant event in LGBT rights in the Western World.A lot has changed here and around the world in the last 40 years for LGBT people. Rights Activist, Peter Tatchell spoke to Under the Rainbow about what has changed and what still needs to be done in the fight for equality.