Cancer Doesn't Do Labels

30 June 2016 by Pure Radio

Cancer can affect anyone, and transgender people can face additional barriers to diagnosis and treatment of cancer.

Next Tuesday Wythenshawe Hospital will be hosting an event looking at what can be done to ensure transgender people are adequately served by healthcare professionals.

Under the Rainbow heard from Ben Heyworth, the founder of the LGBT Cancer Support Alliance, and Tara Hewitt, from the University Hospital South Manchester NHS Trust.

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National AIDS Trust - Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

14 April 2016 by Pure Radio

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, or Prep for short, is a drug that, if taken daily, can reduce the risk of acquiring HIV.

A number of studies around the world, have shown that it’s very effective at preventing the transmission of the virus.

The Senior Policy and Campaigns Manager at the National AIDS Trust, Sarah Radcliffe, has been telling Under the Rainbow about the latest developments.

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Jul 2015 - Switchboard - The LGBT Helpline

23 July 2015 by Pure Radio

Switchboard is a national helpline for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people.

They provide advice and understanding by telephone, email, and instant messaging. And they can also give callers details of community groups and services.

Co-Chair and Trustee, Dave Maher spoke to Under the Rainbow about how the helpline has evolved since it began 41 years ago, in the 1970s.

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Child Sexual Expoitation, Budget Preview & Millie's Trust 17 Mar 15

18 March 2015 by Pure Radio

Stockport MP Ann Coffey tells Simon that we still don’t know the full extent of child sexual exploitation in Greater Manchester. Plus a look ahead to the Budget, good news for Millie’s Trust and Jane Lomas with the News Review of the Week.

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Dec 2014 - Positive Radio

4 December 2014 by Pure Radio

Monday was World AIDS Day, and it saw the launch of Positive Radio.

It’s an online radio station by HIV charity, the George House Trust.

Broadcaster and GHT trustee Paul Graham has been speaking to Under the Rainbow.

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