Chemsex

17 March 2016 by Pure Radio

Meth, Mep and G are the names of illegal drugs also known as chems.

Under the Rainbow has been hearing more about them from Jawad Mahboob – who is the Health and Wellbeing Coordinator at the LGBT Foundation.

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Recap of LGBT History Month in Stockport

25 February 2016 by Pure Radio

Last night was the final event for the festival by the borough’s LGBT social group, People Like Us Stockport.

It was a light-hearted and jolly fun bingo night in the Arden Arms. Under the Rainbow went along and spoke to the group’s Chairperson, Chris Hassall, who explained what they got up to throughout the month.

We also asked people who they name as their LGBT hero.

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National Festival of LGBT History - People's History Museum

18 February 2016 by Pure Radio

People’s History Museum in Manchester contains lots of stories and information about working people in Britain.

Under the Rainbow heard about an event the museum are running on February 27th about LGBT history.

They’ve spoken with the museum’s Engagement and Events Officer, Catherine O’Donnell.

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LGBT History Month - It's Queer Up North?

28 January 2016 by Pure Radio

February is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans History Month.

On Saturday the 6th, the Working Class Movement Library in Salford will be hosting an event about working-class men and same-sex desires in the 20th century.

It will include readings by ex-Smiths drummer Mike Joyce, and a talk by Helen Smith from the University of Lincoln. Under the Rainbow has been speaking with Helen.

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Junior Doctors, Business Roundup and Makeup at School 12 Jan 16

12 January 2016 by Pure Radio

Professor Ray Tallis, retired Professor of Medicine at the University of Manchester, on the Junior Doctors’ strike. Richard Higginson with a look ahead to 2016 for business in Stockport. Jacci Jones of Parent-Plus on whether it’s appropriate for teenage girls to wear makeup to school. And Sam Byrne of the Stockport Express assesses County’s form at the mid-point of the season.

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