Connect - Manchester's New Trans Social Group

2 June 2016 by Pure Radio

Connect is a new social group for people aged 18 to 35 who identify as trans. That’s anyone who feels that their gender identity does not correspond to the sex assigned to them at birth.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking with Alex, who explained more about Connect.

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Nov 2015 - Wednesdays LGBT Youth Group

5 November 2015 by Pure Radio

The Wednesdays are a youth group for people aged 13 to 19, who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans.

They’ve been meeting weekly in the town centre for three years, and this week they’ve been celebrating the anniversary of the group’s creation.

Under the Rainbow went along to speak with the young people and youth workers at the project.

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Sep 2015 - PLUS Exercise Group - Debdale Park

17 September 2015 by Pure Radio

People Like Us Stockport are a social group for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans community.

As well as social events, they also meet regularly for walks around the borough and further afield.

On Tuesday, they met up for a stroll around a nearby green space.

Under the Rainbow joined them.

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Aug 2015 - PLUS Exercise Group - Trans-Pennine Trail

6 August 2015 by Pure Radio

People Like Us Stockport are the borough’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans social group.

Amongst other events, they hold regular walks around town and further afield.

On a sunny July evening, Under the Rainbow donned their walking boots – and chatted with the walk’s organiser Andy Jones.

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Jun 2015 - PLUS Prepare For Manchester Pride

18 June 2015 by Pure Radio

It’s two and a half months until Manchester Pride.

People Like Us Stockport will be walking in this year’s parade.

They are the borough’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans social group.

One of their members, Cat, told Under the Rainbow that last week was the first time the group saw the rainbow nun costume.

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