People Like Us Stockport

9 June 2016 by Pure Radio

People Like Us Stockport is a social group for the borough’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans community.

They meet regularly in the Arden Arms pub in Stockport, as well running other events, and they even walk in the Manchester Pride parade.

Last night they held their Annual General Meeting, where they elected their committee, and planned future events. Once they’d taken care of all the business, they had a quiz.

Under the Rainbow went along to chat to the group’s Chairperson, Chris Hassall.

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Recap of LGBT History Month in Stockport

25 February 2016 by Pure Radio

Last night was the final event for the festival by the borough’s LGBT social group, People Like Us Stockport.

It was a light-hearted and jolly fun bingo night in the Arden Arms. Under the Rainbow went along and spoke to the group’s Chairperson, Chris Hassall, who explained what they got up to throughout the month.

We also asked people who they name as their LGBT hero.

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National Festival of LGBT History - People's History Museum

18 February 2016 by Pure Radio

People’s History Museum in Manchester contains lots of stories and information about working people in Britain.

Under the Rainbow heard about an event the museum are running on February 27th about LGBT history.

They’ve spoken with the museum’s Engagement and Events Officer, Catherine O’Donnell.

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Oct 2015 - Twilight People: Stories of Faith and Gender

22 October 2015 by Pure Radio

Twilight People is a project that aims to document transgender and non-gender-conforming people, and the faith and spirituality that they have in their lives.

They plan to collect people’s stories, then use them to produce an exhibition next year.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking to Surat-Shan Knan, who is the Founder and Project Manager of Twilight People.

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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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