Nov 2015 - HIV Testing Week - Part 2

26 November 2015 by Pure Radio

This week is HIV Testing Week, and the Choices Centre in Stockport is encouraging people to get a sexual health check-up.

David Freeman Powell and Tina Maddocks from The Choices Centre spoke Under the Rainbow.

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Nov 2015 - HIV Testing Week

19 November 2015 by Pure Radio

HIV Testing Week starts on Saturday. The Choices Centre in Stockport will be encouraging people to get a sexual health check-up.

David Freeman Powell and Tina Maddocks from The Choices Centre told Under the Rainbow that the number of new HIV infections continues to increase.

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Oct 2015 - LGBT Foundation's Village Angels

29 October 2015 by Pure Radio

The Village Angels are a band of volunteers that patrol around Canal Street, and the rest of Manchester’s Gay Village. They work to provide help and information to night-time revellers.

They are organised by the LGBT Foundation. And can be spotted in pink hi-visibility vests on Friday and Saturday nights.

Under the Rainbow heard from Jessica White, who is the Community Safety Coordinator at the LGBT Foundation.

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Mar 2015 - Sugar and Spice 2015

5 March 2015 by Pure Radio

Sunday will be International Women’s Day, and the Lesbian and Gay Foundation will be hosting their annual weekend-long festival for lesbian and bisexual women.

Sugar and Spice is back for their ninth year – with discussions, workshops and film screenings.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking to Siân Lambert, the LGF’s Women’s Programme Coordinator.

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Jan 2015 - Hate Crime Awareness Week

29 January 2015 by Pure Radio

A hate crime is an act of violence or hostility directed at someone for their disability, race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation or alternative subculture.

PC Kelly Appleton from Greater Manchester Police Stockport Partnership Team has been speaking to Under the Rainbow.

She said they’re encouraging the public to report hate crimes, and that it’s taken very seriously by the courts.

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