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Queer​ ​Of​ ​The​ ​Year​ ​Awards announced

Queer​ ​Of​ ​The​ ​Year​ ​Awards announced

The inaugural Queer of the Year awards have announced their categories for the event next Spring

Published: Thu, 14 Sep 2017

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Barclays Spectrum raise funds for LGBT Foundation

Barclays Spectrum raise funds for LGBT Foundation

The Midland Hotel is the location for this latest fundraiser by LGBT group Barclays Spectrum

Published: Thu, 14 Sep 2017

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Le Gateau Chocolat in Duckie

Le Gateau Chocolat in Duckie

Disney references and an important message of acceptance are the core of this latest creation

Published: Thu, 14 Sep 2017

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Armistead Maupin in Manchester

Armistead Maupin in Manchester

The story of his life is a story as fascinating, as delightful and as compulsive as any of the tales

Published: Thu, 14 Sep 2017

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Coming out at The Walker Gallery

Coming out at The Walker Gallery

A unique exhibition marking the 50th Anniversary of decriminalisation

Published: Thu, 14 Sep 2017

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Cruz freshers weekend

Cruz freshers weekend

Cruz announces a weekend full of activities and surprises to welcome freshers to the city

Published: Thu, 14 Sep 2017

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Sept Supernature

Sept Supernature

Neil Diablo joins the Supernature team for the Sept date

Published: Thu, 14 Sep 2017

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Hokem Pokem at Contact

Hokem Pokem at Contact

Peaches Christ, Jincx Monsoon plus Holestar for Hokem Pokem

Published: Thu, 7 Sep 2017

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Noir for Vertigo Productions

Noir for Vertigo Productions

Vertigo Productions reveal their latest original play

Published: Thu, 7 Sep 2017

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Mothers Ruin for Sept 2017

Mothers Ruin for Sept 2017

Hosted as ever, by the glamorous and ecologically inspired hirsute hostess Timberlina

Published: Thu, 7 Sep 2017

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Sapphormation 2017

Sapphormation 2017

This years theme for Sapphormation is Against the grain

Published: Thu, 7 Sep 2017

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Northern Wave classes

Northern Wave classes

Improve your swimming confidence with Northern Wave

Published: Thu, 7 Sep 2017

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Bi Tweet day

Bi Tweet day

This year's Big Bi Tweet for Bi Visibility Day is set to be bigger than ever - and there's still time to join in

Published: Thu, 7 Sep 2017

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Queer Media Festival for 2017

Queer Media Festival for 2017

The Queer Media Festival returns to Home with another great line up of events including this one

Published: Thu, 7 Sep 2017

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For fans of Sarah Harding and Girls Aloud

For fans of Sarah Harding and Girls Aloud

Help Pop Curious celebrate their 8th birthday in style

Published: Thu, 7 Sep 2017

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Pen Chant returns this Sept

Pen Chant returns this Sept

Manchesters premier cabaret night Pen:Chant launches compelling new season

Published: Tue, 5 Sep 2017

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Female queer art exhibition

Female queer art exhibition

Moist is a brand new exhibiton for queer women comes to islington mill for 3 days

Published: Thu, 31 Aug 2017

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Pride 2017 on video

Pride 2017 on video

We have a unique collection of video footage capturing this years Big Weekend

Published: Thu, 31 Aug 2017

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Belinda Carlisle live

Belinda Carlisle live

Belinda Carlisle returns to Manchester to celebrate her 30th Anniversary

Published: Thu, 31 Aug 2017

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Spoken Word at Contact

Spoken Word at Contact

Contact residents, Young Identity, lead the way with new writing commissioned by Contact, Hatch

Published: Thu, 31 Aug 2017

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Loving Her, Loving Him

Loving Her, Loving Him

Manchesters Mayor Becomes Prime Minister - A new play

Published: Thu, 31 Aug 2017

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Boney M and friends return to Plaza

Boney M and friends return to Plaza

For fan of 70s and 80s Soul and Disco then get your flares ready

Published: Thu, 31 Aug 2017

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Sept Qwerk

Sept Qwerk

Club favourite Qwerk announced date and line up for post pride event

Published: Thu, 31 Aug 2017

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Nine Moments That Advanced Manchester's LGBTQ+ March

Nine Moments That Advanced Manchester's LGBTQ+ March

Manchester is city that prides itself on change, innovation, and creativity

Published: Sun, 27 Aug 2017

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Wagamama support GHT

Wagamama support GHT

Wagamama continues to make it Rain(bow) for teh LGBT+ community

Published: Sun, 27 Aug 2017

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No1 Canal Street

No1 Canal Street

Latest independent investment for new venue in the Gay Village opens just ahead of pride

Published: Thu, 24 Aug 2017

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From Manchester with love

From Manchester with love

Thomas Cook Airlines and Manchester Airport mark sponsorship with Rainbow Heart

Published: Thu, 24 Aug 2017

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Check out the Via line up for pride

Check out the Via line up for pride

A new site and a great line up come together for Via this Pride

Published: Thu, 24 Aug 2017

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Club Feminista for Pride

Club Feminista for Pride

Club nights Ruby Tuesdya and Club Feminista join for pride at Tribeca

Published: Wed, 23 Aug 2017

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Supernature Pride 2017

Supernature Pride 2017

Join another great DJ line up at Underdog for Supernature Pride

Published: Mon, 21 Aug 2017

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Queer Pride 2017

Queer Pride 2017

Bollox Queer pride 2017 on Friday 25th august 2017

Published: Sat, 19 Aug 2017

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Toots and Leigh at Tribeca

Toots and Leigh at Tribeca

Toots and Leigh presents Titters and Tassels at Village favourite Tribeca

Published: Fri, 18 Aug 2017

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Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester is proud to work with Christian Taylor for pride

Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester is proud to work with Christian Taylor for pride

Manchester Pride Bee encompassing the Rainbow Flag will be a major feature for this years Pride weekend

Published: Thu, 17 Aug 2017

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Drew Tosh talks to photographic artist Precinct Seager Galvez-Soto

Drew Tosh talks to photographic artist Precinct Seager Galvez-Soto

Every Picture Tells A Story is a new exhibition as part of Superbia this Pride

Published: Wed, 16 Aug 2017

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Heena Patel and Naomi Sunmer at Waterstones

Heena Patel and Naomi Sunmer at Waterstones

LGBT Foundation invite LGBTQ plus Women to get creative over Pride

Published: Tue, 15 Aug 2017

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Darius stars in Funny Girl

Darius stars in Funny Girl

Drew Tosh chats to reality TV legend Darius

Published: Fri, 11 Aug 2017

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Cruz 101 presents The Big Weekends Biggest Party

Cruz 101 presents The Big Weekends Biggest Party

World Class DJs, UKs Finest Drag Queens and exclusive Live Performances

Published: Thu, 10 Aug 2017

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Love Party is Manchesters Gay Party

Love Party is Manchesters Gay Party

An all day disco under the Beetham Tower for Chechnya over Pride weekend

Published: Thu, 10 Aug 2017

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Curtis T Johns talks to Drew Tosh

Curtis T Johns talks to Drew Tosh

Drew Tosh talks to Curtis T Johns member of Five To Five aka The Band soon to front the new Take That stage musical.

Published: Thu, 10 Aug 2017

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Help Manchester Pride find the face of LGBTQ

Help Manchester Pride find the face of LGBTQ

Did you know that nearly 50% of Brits prefer a card instead of a Facebook message on their birthday

Published: Thu, 10 Aug 2017

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New home for Poptastic

New home for Poptastic

Poptastic, Manchesters longest running weekly club night has a new home for Tuesdays on Canal St

Published: Thu, 10 Aug 2017

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Twenty One years of debauchery

Twenty One years of debauchery

Happy Birthday to the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence - Help them celebrate

Published: Thu, 10 Aug 2017

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Sass Ame for Cha Cha boudoir this Pride

Sass Ame for Cha Cha boudoir this Pride

Henson magic returns to Cha Cha Boudoir this Manchester Pride

Published: Thu, 10 Aug 2017

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Pride Twerk

Pride Twerk

Schooling frauds in RNB at Void for Pride weekend

Published: Thu, 10 Aug 2017

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Great Village Bake Off 2017

Great Village Bake Off 2017

Village Bakers celebrate 5 years of the annual village bake off

Published: Thu, 10 Aug 2017

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Karaoke Bar & Nightclub for Eva

Karaoke Bar & Nightclub for Eva

live acts Saturday, Sunday and Monday aswell as Karaoke announced for Eva over Pride

Published: Thu, 3 Aug 2017

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We chatted to Gay Pole Dancer Damien Kutryb

We chatted to Gay Pole Dancer Damien Kutryb

Chris Park talks to Mr Gay Poland finalist and pole dancer extraordinaire

Published: Thu, 3 Aug 2017

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Jock Night celebrates 1st Birthday

Jock Night celebrates 1st Birthday

At Eagle a 1st Birthday for Jock Night

Published: Thu, 3 Aug 2017

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Welcome to the Kiki Academy for Pride

Welcome to the Kiki Academy for Pride

Watch out for details of The Class of 2017 at Kiki over this years pride

Published: Thu, 3 Aug 2017

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LGBT themes programmed for Home

LGBT themes programmed for Home

We round up a series of forthcoming LGBT themed dates at Home Manchester

Published: Thu, 3 Aug 2017

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August date for Qwerk

August date for Qwerk

Liquorice Black hosts another great line up for Qwerk

Published: Thu, 3 Aug 2017

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Levenshulme Pride

Levenshulme Pride

How hate crime led to something positive in Levenshulme this August

Published: Thu, 3 Aug 2017

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Gerry Potter book launch

Gerry Potter book launch

Celebrate a new collection of poetry and plays by Gerry Potter.

Published: Thu, 3 Aug 2017

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Celebrate the difference with Pride

Celebrate the difference with Pride

An evening for LGBTQ disabled people is planned over this years Pride weekend

Published: Thu, 3 Aug 2017

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The night of a 1000 Queens on 3 floors

The night of a 1000 Queens on 3 floors

The team behind the award winning Off the Hook and Handsome bring you a pop culture extravaganza

Published: Wed, 2 Aug 2017

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Emma Preston questions being proud to be Trans

Emma Preston questions being proud to be Trans

Emma Preston isnt proud to be trans, she just is

Published: Thu, 27 Jul 2017

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Announcement from Oscars

Announcement from Oscars

The future of Oscars on Canal St is clarified by owner Bruce Ward

Published: Thu, 27 Jul 2017

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Out Stage Us at Hope Mill Theatre

Out Stage Us at Hope Mill Theatre

Manchesters exciting new quarterly theatre event showcasing new LGBTQ short plays, films, music and comedy

Published: Thu, 27 Jul 2017

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Another great opportunity to see Casanova

Another great opportunity to see Casanova

Northern Ballets Casanova returns for surprise summer performances in Manchester

Published: Thu, 27 Jul 2017

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The Queers are revolting

The Queers are revolting

Remember to book your free tix in advance at Peoples History Museum

Published: Thu, 27 Jul 2017

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Manfest 2017 announced for Pride

Manfest 2017 announced for Pride

The team at Manfest have announced date for this years Pride event

Published: Thu, 27 Jul 2017

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Hand in Hand biennial LGBT choir festival

Hand in Hand biennial LGBT choir festival

Manchester welcomes over 600 choristers this August

Published: Thu, 27 Jul 2017

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Spirit of Manchester Awards lgbt nominee

Spirit of Manchester Awards lgbt nominee

The LGBT+ Centre Has Been Shortlisted

Published: Thu, 27 Jul 2017

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Disco Fever 2017 at Stockport Plaza

Disco Fever 2017 at Stockport Plaza

Ma ma ma ma Baker she handled a gun and so much more

Published: Thu, 27 Jul 2017

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Oldham Pride 2017

Oldham Pride 2017

Parliament and George Squares are the prime locations for all the fun at this years celebration

Published: Wed, 26 Jul 2017

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20,000 drags under the sea for Cha Cha

20,000 drags under the sea for Cha Cha

Take the plunge and go deep with Cha Cha Boudoir later this month

Published: Mon, 24 Jul 2017

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Queer Manc House for Handsome

Queer Manc House for Handsome

DJ Paulette, Jamie Bull and Dave Kendrick line up for a Handsome Pride party

Published: Fri, 21 Jul 2017

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Sinitta closes Manchester Pride

Sinitta closes Manchester Pride

Illuminous leg warmers will be the chosen attire for Eagle Bars closing pride party

Published: Fri, 21 Jul 2017

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Charli hosts cabaret at Tribeca

Charli hosts cabaret at Tribeca

Join Queen Charli as she hosts a new series of cabaret performance at Tribeca

Published: Fri, 21 Jul 2017

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2 solo shows for Laughing Cows this month

2 solo shows for Laughing Cows this month

Kiri Pritchard McLean and Kerry Leigh headline this months event at Frog and Bucket

Published: Fri, 21 Jul 2017

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Holy Trannity present Poundcake by Alaska

Holy Trannity present Poundcake by Alaska

Holy Trannity are pleased to bring you the album tour of Poundcake by Alaska

Published: Fri, 21 Jul 2017

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The Mancunian Gay - remembered

The Mancunian Gay - remembered

Iconic and historical Gay mag gets a pride revival

Published: Fri, 21 Jul 2017

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Join the picnic to celebrate 50 years

Join the picnic to celebrate 50 years

Celebrate 50 years of partial freedom at Sackville Gardens next Thursday

Published: Fri, 21 Jul 2017

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Happy Valley Pride 2017

Happy Valley Pride 2017

Canal St went to the launch to speak to organiser Mike Stephens and got the low down on the forthcoming festival

Published: Thu, 13 Jul 2017

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Magical Pride 2017

Magical Pride 2017

MAGICAL DISNEY PARTY hosted by Disneyland Paris with LGBT guests from across Europe as part of Disneys LGBT Pride Celebrations

Published: Thu, 13 Jul 2017

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London Pride summed up

London Pride summed up

Matthew King summarizes this years London Pride

Published: Thu, 13 Jul 2017

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Sparkle round up

Sparkle round up

Our Emma Preston takes a retrospective look at this years Sparkle Festival

Published: Thu, 13 Jul 2017

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Village Manchester Football Club host tournament

Village Manchester Football Club host tournament

Manchesters gay football club hosts record breaking tournament with 30 teams expected

Published: Thu, 13 Jul 2017

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Refract 17 starts soon

Refract 17 starts soon

Jamie Bull joins Mr Wilson second liners and Felix Hagan and family for Refract 1027

Published: Thu, 13 Jul 2017

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New season announced at Contact

New season announced at Contact

Transgender artist Kate O'Donnells story of transition You’ve Changed heads up an exciting new programme at Contact Theatre

Published: Thu, 13 Jul 2017

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July Supernature on Sunday

July Supernature on Sunday

Homoelectric legend Jamie Bull joins residents for the next Supernature on Sunday

Published: Thu, 13 Jul 2017

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MasterChef to open own restaurant

MasterChef to open own restaurant

The first MasterChef champion in the shape of Oldhams Simon Wood is to open his first restaurant in Manchester

Published: Thu, 6 Jul 2017

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Art in the Alley Chorlton

Art in the Alley Chorlton

Supporting young people struggling with mental health problems by immersing them in art therapy workshops

Published: Thu, 6 Jul 2017

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Blonde, Will Heard and Liberty X announced

Blonde, Will Heard and Liberty X announced

Manchester Pride has today added three more hit makers to the line-up for the August bank holiday weekend event

Published: Thu, 6 Jul 2017

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Charity event for Gten Media

Charity event for Gten Media

Bar Pop is the venue for Being me Campaign fundraising event in October

Published: Thu, 6 Jul 2017

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The latest on Manchester New Sq

The latest on Manchester New Sq

Manchester New Sq in the village is part of the city property hot spot - Read why here

Published: Thu, 6 Jul 2017

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July Qwerk date announced

July Qwerk date announced

Midsummer Mischief with guest DJ Chris Massey for the next Qwerk

Published: Thu, 6 Jul 2017

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Funkylove comes to Manchester Pride

Funkylove comes to Manchester Pride

Funkylove takes us on a nostalgic trip back to early HedKandi & Fierce Angel days over Pride at Bar Pop

Published: Thu, 6 Jul 2017

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Manchester welcomes Orlando shooting visitors

Manchester welcomes Orlando shooting visitors

Village businesses lead the way by welcoming Stars of Hope visitors to Manchester recently

Published: Thu, 6 Jul 2017

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LGBT Foundations Trans Programme

LGBT Foundations Trans Programme

Join Trans activist Sabah Choudrey and share your stories and meet new people too

Published: Wed, 5 Jul 2017

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Manchester New Sq updates

Manchester New Sq updates

Urban and Civic announce the start of Manchester New Square in the village

Published: Thu, 29 Jun 2017

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Superbia brings Aks International Minorities Festival

Superbia brings Aks International Minorities Festival

Aks International Minorities Festival will come to the UK from Pakistan for the very first time

Published: Thu, 29 Jun 2017

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Stonewall fundraiser for Malmaison Manchester

Stonewall fundraiser for Malmaison Manchester

Sunday 27th August Malmaison Manchester, are hosting the Stonewall Equality Dinner

Published: Thu, 29 Jun 2017

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Shakesqueer

Shakesqueer

Christopher Dresden Styles will be stepping up to keep the you bard lovers bopping with the usual eclectic mix at Sub 101

Published: Thu, 29 Jun 2017

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Liverpool Pride announce full line up

Liverpool Pride announce full line up

Atomic Kitten, Kym Mazelle, and Livin’ Joy are amoungst the names announced for this years event

Published: Thu, 29 Jun 2017

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Stockport Pride

Stockport Pride

Stockport's first ever LGBT Pride event comes to the Historic Market Place and Market Hall on Sunday 30th July 2017

Published: Thu, 29 Jun 2017

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Community  music exhibition at PHM

Community music exhibition at PHM

Queer Noise.The History of LGBT+ Music & Club Culture in Manchester

Published: Thu, 29 Jun 2017

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The Red Shoes returns

The Red Shoes returns

New Adventures are delighted to announce further UK dates of Matthew Bourne's THE RED SHOES

Published: Thu, 22 Jun 2017

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Call it Out at Football Museum

Call it Out at Football Museum

Summer International Symposium in Manchester will celebrate the fast growing Lesbian, Gay, Bi and Trans Fan Group movement

Published: Thu, 22 Jun 2017

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The D E returns to Via on Canal St

The D E returns to Via on Canal St

The D E returns to Canal St this weekend for only the third time ever

Published: Thu, 22 Jun 2017

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