May 2014 - International Day Against Homophobia Biphobia and Transphobia

15 May 2014 by Pure Radio

This Saturday is International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia.

People are being encouraged to fly rainbow flags and bake rainbow cakes to raise awareness. A new website will be launched where hate crimes can be reported. And there will be a candlelit vigil in Manchester city centre, to remember all those affected by hate crime.

Under the Rainbow spoke to Grahame Robertson from the Lesbian and Gay Foundation.

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Under the Rainbow - 22nd November 2012

22 November 2012 by Pure Radio

Thursday 22th November 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.

Under the Rainbow also heard about the new LGBT youth group that started in Stockport last night, Transgender Day of Remembrance and National HIV Testing Week.

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Nov 2012 - Transgender Day Of Remembrance

22 November 2012 by Pure Radio

Tuesday was Transgender Day of Remembrance.

This coming Sunday, Sackville Gardens in the Gay Village will host a candlelit vigil to remember the trans people who have died due to transphobic violence. There will also be a reading of the names of the people lost.

Under the Rainbow spoke to one of the organisers, Samantha Turner.

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