Aug 2015 - Manchester Pride Parade Preparations

27 August 2015 by Pure Radio

This weekend is Manchester Pride – the annual festival for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans community. On Saturday afternoon, the parade will be going through the streets of the city centre.

Under the Rainbow has been catching with one of the groups from the borough, that will be walking in the parade – People Like Us Stockport.

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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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Jul 2015 - People Like Us Stockport Prepare For Manchester Pride

9 July 2015 by Pure Radio

The August Bank Holiday sees the Manchester Pride parade.

People Like Us Stockport, the borough’s LGBT social group, will have an entry in the parade.

Their theme will be rainbow nuns. Under the Rainbow spoke to the group’s Chairperson, Chris.

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Feb 2015 - LGBT History Month 2015

5 February 2015 by Pure Radio

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

There are a number of events going on locally, and Under the Rainbow has been speaking to Chris Hassall, from the borough’s LGBT social group – People Like Us Stockport.

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Jul 2014 - People Like Us Stockport Grant Award

24 July 2014 by Pure Radio

People Like Us Stockport is a social group for the borough’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans community.

They’ve recently been awarded money from funds raised at the annual LGBT festival, Manchester Pride.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking to Chris Hassall, who is the group’s Chairperson.

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