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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Feb 2014 - Owen Jones

20 February 2014 by Pure Radio

Socialist, political commentator and author Owen Jones visited his childhood home of Stockport at the weekend.

The 29-year-old has a weekly column in The Independent, and his first book ‘Chavs: The Demonization of the Working Class’, was published three years ago.

He told Under the Rainbow that he is working on a new book, due to be released later this year.

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