Sep 2014 - Rainbow Teaching

25 September 2014 by Pure Radio

High School is a time when children are often discovering who they are.

Unfortunately this sometimes takes place amongst a backdrop of anxiety and bullying.

Rainbow Teaching is a new website with resources that aim to help teachers tackle issues about being lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans.

Under the Rainbow spoke to the website’s founder and project leader, Allie George. They said that teachers often don’t get much support on LGBT issues.

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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)



Sep 2012 - The Greater Manchester Prevalence of Homophobia Report

13 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.

Under the Rainbow spoke to Jeff Evans, the Academic Spokesperson for School’s Out.

Download MP3 (14 MB | 10:26 min)