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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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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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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Jun 2014 - Celebrating Ten Years Of People Like Us Stockport

19 June 2014 by Pure Radio

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

They hold a monthly social night in the town centre, and also take part in other events, such as the Manchester Pride parade, and LGBT History Month.

Last Friday they celebrated ten years since they formed.

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May 2014 - New Family Social - LGBT Fostering and Adoption

22 May 2014 by Pure Radio

New Family Social is a charity that provides advice and support to lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people who are considering adopting or fostering children.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking to the charity’s Director – Tor Docherty.

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