Apr 2011 - Manchester Parents Group

28 April 2011 by Pure Radio

Last week Lois explained her experience as a mother when her teenage son came out as gay. This week, she talks more about the Manchester Parents Group. They provide support for parents of lesbian, gay and bisexual children.

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Apr 2011 - Our Kids Are Alright

21 April 2011 by Pure Radio

Under the Rainbow found out about a new booklet aimed at helping young lesbian, gay and bisexual people coming out to their families. One of the contributors to the guide, Lois, spoke about how her son Joe came out, and how she received support from the Manchester Parent’s Group.

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Apr 2011 - Parentchannel.tv - My Teen Is Gay

7 April 2011 by Pure Radio

Most gay, lesbian and bisexual people come out during their teens. As a parent, would your child feel comfortable talking to you about their sexuality? Online parent support website Parentchannel.tv has put together some tips on how to provide emotional support, maintaining trust, and helping your child feel safe, as well as what to expect from the conversation.

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Mar 2011 - Vox Pops - Surrogacy - Elton and David

17 March 2011 by Pure Radio

Earlier this year, Elton John and David Furnish hit the headlines for having a baby using a surrogate mother. David Yates has been out on the streets to gage the general public opinion.

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Mar 2011 - Surrogacy - Dennison Greer Solicitors

17 March 2011 by Pure Radio

Earlier this year, Elton John and David Furnish hit the headlines for having a baby using a surrogate mother. However, thier case is not unique. Under the Rainbow spoke to a solicitor who is helping a male same-sex British couple in a similar quest. Lisa Kemp from Dennison Greer Solicitors said that her clients have put a lot of thought into the process.

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