Oct 2015 - GMFA Sex Lives Survey

15 October 2015 by Pure Radio

Gay and bisexual men’s health charity GMFA, have released the results of their latest survey.

They have shown that some people are still taking risks when it comes to the possibility of catching HIV. While treatments are much better today, there’s still no cure for the virus.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking to the Chief Executive of the charity, Matthew Hodson, who has been talking about some of the interesting results from the survey.

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Apr 2015 - HIV Stigma Index Survey

23 April 2015 by Pure Radio

There have been massive improvements in HIV treatments and life expectancy over the past decade, yet there’s still no cure.

There have been 93 new diagnoses of HIV in Stockport residents in the five years from 2009.

Unfortunately, one of the biggest issues faced by HIV positive people is discrimination.

The UK Stigma Index survey aims to question people living with HIV, to find out their experiences of prejudice and how it has affected them.

Under the Rainbow spoke to one of the survey’s coordinators, Alastair Hudson.

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Jun 2013 - Part of the Picture Survey

27 June 2013 by Pure Radio

The Lesbian and Gay Foundation are currently in the final year of a five year survey about alcohol and drug use in the lesbian, gay, and bisexual community.

Under the Rainbow spoke to the LGF’s Policy and Research Officer, Caroline Yorston. She explained what they’ve found out so far.

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Under the Rainbow - 20th September 2012

20 September 2012 by Pure Radio

Thursday 20th September 2012: The lifestyle guide for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans community in Stockport. Under the Rainbow keeps you updated with everything going on in the borough and beyond. Listen for details of local groups, unmissable gigs, the latest news and have a laugh with our quiz.

Tonight Under the Rainbow also concluded their conversation about homophobic abuse in schools.

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Sep 2012 - The Greater Manchester Prevalence of Homophobia Report - Part 2

20 September 2012 by Pure Radio

The National Union of Teachers and School’s Out have released a report on homophobia.

They surveyed 750 teachers in Greater Manchester, and found that 87% had observed homophobic abuse.

Last week Under the Rainbow spoke to Jeff Evans, the Academic Spokesperson for School’s Out. Tonight is the conclusion of that discussion.

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