Sugar and Spice 2016 - Laughter Yoga

10 March 2016 by Pure Radio

Sugar and Spice is an annual festival aimed at lesbian and bisexual women.

It’s taking place in Manchester this weekend, and it’s going to be their tenth year.

Comedian Kerry Leigh is helping organise the event, and has been speaking to Under the Rainbow about what’s going on.

On Sunday, Kerry is running a workshop on Laughter Yoga.

Download MP3 (6 MB | 4:24 min)



Sugar and Spice 2016

3 March 2016 by Pure Radio

Sugar and Spice is an annual festival aimed at lesbian and bisexual women.

It’s taking place in Manchester at the end of next week, and it’s going to be their tenth year.

Comedian Kerry Leigh is helping organise the event, and has been speaking to Under the Rainbow about what’s going on.

Download MP3 (11 MB | 7:43 min)



Nov 2015 - PrEPster.info

12 November 2015 by Pure Radio

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis is a treatment that has shown promise in preventing negative people from acquiring HIV.

After recent successful trials, the NHS is due to announce a decision on it’s availability in April.

PrEPster.info is a website that aims to provide more information and advocate for the treatment’s availability.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking to Marc Thompson, who is co-founder of the site.

Download MP3 (8 MB | 6:00 min)



Feb 2014 - LGBT Russia - Comedian Zoe Lyons

13 February 2014 by Pure Radio

This month we’re sending messages of support to Russian lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people.

They’ve faced increased discrimination and violence since their government banned the promotion of alternative lifestyles to minors.

These messages of support have been recorded for the Canal Street Sessions. Our final message tonight is by comedian Zoe Lyons.

Download MP3 (3 MB | 1:51 min)



Oct 2013 - Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis - HIV Prevention Study

24 October 2013 by Pure Radio

Last year in Stockport there were 21 new diagnoses of HIV, and almost 450 in Greater Manchester as a whole.

There’s currently a medical trail of a drug which may help reduce the number of new infections. The study is looking for gay and bisexual men who are currently putting themselves as risk through unprotected sex.

Professor Sheena McCormack of the Medical Research Council’s Clinical Trials Unit has been speaking to Under the Rainbow.

Download MP3 (17 MB | 12:42 min)



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