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The Manto Jubilee reunion

The Manto Jubilee reunion

Who remembers MANTO? Memories assured at this Jubilee special event.

Published: Thu, 19 May 2022

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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel at The Lowry

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel at The Lowry

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is a joyous, feel-good comedy about taking risks, finding love, and embracing second chances

Published: Thu, 19 May 2022

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Conversion therapy ban in Greater Mcr proposed

Conversion therapy ban in Greater Mcr proposed

GM LGBTQ+ Equality panel just launched.

Published: Thu, 19 May 2022

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We celebrate 30 years of CRUZ 101

We celebrate 30 years of CRUZ 101

From shipping warehouse to top gay nightclub, we join the celebrations of 30 years for Cruz 101.

Published: Thu, 12 May 2022

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Little Voice coming soon to The Lowry

Little Voice coming soon to The Lowry

Published: Thu, 12 May 2022

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Stockport Pride 22

Stockport Pride 22

Local accountants provide boost for Pride Festival in Stockport

Published: Thu, 12 May 2022

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Liverpool city region to COME TOGETHER

Liverpool city region to COME TOGETHER

LCR Pride Foundation’s 2022/23 theme “Come Together”, presented by Barclays, also highlights its wide range of initiatives and partnerships supporting LGBT+ people in the Liverpool City Region.

Published: Thu, 12 May 2022

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Glyn Fussell and Sink the Pink

Glyn Fussell and Sink the Pink

Free Sink The Pink book launch & live podcast recording in Manchester

Published: Tue, 10 May 2022

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Programme of events for Manchester Pride Festival announced

Programme of events for Manchester Pride Festival announced

Tickets are on sale for the world-famous Gay Village Party, with money going directly to good causes in Greater Manchester

Published: Thu, 5 May 2022

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'Safe With Me' Campaign raises money for charity

'Safe With Me' Campaign raises money for charity

A collaboration between Gay Pride Shop and artist DOM & INK, has raised over £2,000 for charity so far, with the aim to raise £10,000 in total.

Published: Thu, 5 May 2022

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Rose at Hope Mill Theatre

Rose at Hope Mill Theatre

Dame Maureen Lipman returns to the title role of Rose

Published: Thu, 5 May 2022

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Sober Gay Socials Presents 'Spill The Tea'...an Alcohol-Free Event

Sober Gay Socials Presents 'Spill The Tea'...an Alcohol-Free Event

Spill the Tea follow up event announced.

Published: Thu, 5 May 2022

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Ladyfriends a new LGBTQ focused play

Ladyfriends a new LGBTQ focused play

Ladyfriends digs up real-life queer history in Manchester

Published: Sat, 30 Apr 2022

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The UK's biggest bear event returns to Manchester in 2022. Four days of friends, fun and fur

The UK's biggest bear event returns to Manchester in 2022. Four days of friends, fun and fur

Published: Thu, 28 Apr 2022

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To coincide with IDAHOBIT and the beginning of Pride in Trafford 2022, the rainbow pride flag will be raised

To coincide with IDAHOBIT and the beginning of Pride in Trafford 2022, the rainbow pride flag will be raised

Pride in Trafford celebrates and explores identity and LGBTQ+ life in Trafford

Published: Thu, 28 Apr 2022

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Tik Tok for Canal Street Media

Tik Tok for Canal Street Media

Are you a user of TIK TOK?

Published: Thu, 28 Apr 2022

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Mental health support from Kooth and Qwell

Mental health support from Kooth and Qwell

Online mental health support whenever you need it.

Published: Tue, 26 Apr 2022

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Jumpers for Goalposts

Jumpers for Goalposts

A hilarious and heart-warming comedy about football, friendship and finding your way.

Published: Thu, 21 Apr 2022

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Steve Harley Tour

Steve Harley Tour

Steve Harley Acoustic Band live in Salford

Published: Thu, 21 Apr 2022

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Manchester Pride Parade to ‘March for Peace’ in 2022

Manchester Pride Parade to ‘March for Peace’ in 2022

Manchester Pride has announced the return of its parade for 2022 following a two-year break.

Published: Tue, 19 Apr 2022

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Pride in Trafford 2022

Pride in Trafford 2022

Award-winning photographer Allie Crewe, Waterside invites individuals from the LGBTQ+ community across Greater Manchester to sit for a portrait photo session

Published: Thu, 14 Apr 2022

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LCR Pride Foundation Opens Registrations for March with Pride 2022

LCR Pride Foundation Opens Registrations for March with Pride 2022

The city’s first in-person March with Pride since 2019 will take place ahead of the Pride in Liverpool festival on Saturday 30th July 2022.

Published: Thu, 14 Apr 2022

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National Student Pride 2022

National Student Pride 2022

National Student Pride hosted a panel on body image, social media and the journey of finding happiness in one’s physical self

Published: Thu, 14 Apr 2022

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Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Home Mcr is the venue hosting a brand new production of this ground-breaking musical.

Published: Thu, 14 Apr 2022

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The Bitten Peach at The Brewers

The Bitten Peach at The Brewers

Pan-Asian Cabaret at Canal St fav THE BREWERS.

Published: Thu, 14 Apr 2022

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Kampus unveils new amenity spaces as Manchester’s rental garden neighbourhood completes

Kampus unveils new amenity spaces as Manchester’s rental garden neighbourhood completes

Kampus – Manchester’s rental garden neighbourhood – is complete, with the new amenity spaces for residents revealed for the first time.

Published: Fri, 8 Apr 2022

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Pop Curious events for April 2022

Pop Curious events for April 2022

Published: Fri, 8 Apr 2022

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New date for  TRIXIE MATTEL live in Manchester

New date for TRIXIE MATTEL live in Manchester

Trixie Mattel announces a new Manchester date for her forthcoming tour.

Published: Wed, 6 Apr 2022

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Dame Gracy Memorial Event will take place at TriBeCa

Dame Gracy Memorial Event will take place at TriBeCa

LIFE OF MANCHESTER LGBTQ+ LEGEND TO BE CELEBRATED NEXT FRIDAY

Published: Wed, 6 Apr 2022

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LGBTQ+ New Comedian of the Year 2022

LGBTQ+ New Comedian of the Year 2022

The largest LGBTQ+ comedy competition comes to Manchester in April

Published: Fri, 1 Apr 2022

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RIP Richard

RIP Richard

Tribute to homeless man Richard O'Brien

Published: Thu, 31 Mar 2022

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Cloudwater and Levanter reveal Kampus residency

Cloudwater and Levanter reveal Kampus residency

Collaboration unveils 10-week line-up of globe-trotting weekend with block parties at Manchester’s garden neighbourhood

Published: Thu, 31 Mar 2022

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Electric Rosary

Electric Rosary

'we're Children Of God, Sister. No Hunk Of Metal Could Replace Any Of Us.'

Published: Thu, 31 Mar 2022

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THE COMEDY EFFECT comes to Canal St

THE COMEDY EFFECT comes to Canal St

Introducing new to Canal street - THE COMEDY EFFECT

Published: Thu, 31 Mar 2022

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The Canonisation of (Saint) David Hoyle

The Canonisation of (Saint) David Hoyle

The canonisation of internationally acclaimed performance-art icon, David Hoyle

Published: Sat, 26 Mar 2022

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Dot Art collaboration with Everyman Theatre Liverpool

Dot Art collaboration with Everyman Theatre Liverpool

THEATRES ANNOUNCE ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE AS THEY UNVEIL A NEW COLLABORATION WITH DOT ART

Published: Sat, 26 Mar 2022

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Seb Fontaine for Qwerk this Easter

Seb Fontaine for Qwerk this Easter

Easter Sunday Qwerk we welcome back a very special guest DJ, Seb Fontaine.

Published: Sat, 26 Mar 2022

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Pride in Nature

Pride in Nature

RHS Garden Bridgewater is to host a special Pride in Nature event.

Published: Thu, 24 Mar 2022

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Yum Cha heads for Kampus

Yum Cha heads for Kampus

Dim Sum kitchen set for Manchester’s Kampus garden neighbourhood as Yum Cha build on Liverpool success

Published: Thu, 24 Mar 2022

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I’ve Been Clare Summerskill

I’ve Been Clare Summerskill

Once described as a Lesbian Victoria Wood, Clare Summerskill appears live at THE BREWERS.

Published: Thu, 24 Mar 2022

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Sondheim’s multi-award winning Passion starring Ruthie Henshall

Sondheim’s multi-award winning Passion starring Ruthie Henshall

Hope Mill presents it's latest offering

Published: Thu, 24 Mar 2022

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Supernature Easter event

Supernature Easter event

Supernature on Easter Sunday with guests: Jaegerossa and Edie

Published: Thu, 24 Mar 2022

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Loving Me launch domestic abuse support service

Loving Me launch domestic abuse support service

One-to-one support and advocacy online for high risk Transgender, Gender Queer and Non-Binary victims of domestic / sexual abuse

Published: Thu, 17 Mar 2022

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Miss Chief cabaret on Wednesday 6th april 2022

Miss Chief cabaret on Wednesday 6th april 2022

Published: Thu, 17 Mar 2022

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Madretaqueria to bring adventurous Mexican flavours to Manchester’s Kampus

Madretaqueria to bring adventurous Mexican flavours to Manchester’s Kampus

Mexican collaboration Madre set to bring an exciting taqueria and mezcaleria to Manchester.

Published: Thu, 17 Mar 2022

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Salford Pride announced 2022 date

Salford Pride announced 2022 date

Salford’s annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Nonbinary plus (LGBTQ+) pride event, 'The Pink Picnic’ returns to Peel Park, Salford in 2022

Published: Thu, 17 Mar 2022

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New team head at Bolton Pride

New team head at Bolton Pride

Published: Thu, 17 Mar 2022

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Hacienda Classical at Castlefield 2022

Hacienda Classical at Castlefield 2022

The Hacienda Announces First Hacienda Classical Events For Its 40th Anniversary Year In 2022

Published: Thu, 17 Mar 2022

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Writer Nick Maynard makes his plea

Writer Nick Maynard makes his plea

We briefly chatted to a local writer about his views and aspirations as the 'Gay world' ever changes.

Published: Thu, 17 Mar 2022

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Greater Manchester, A City to be Proud In

Greater Manchester, A City to be Proud In

Sustaining Greater Manchester's legacy of pioneering LGBTQ+ rights Greater Manchester is a city to be proud in.

Published: Thu, 10 Mar 2022

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CALDERDALE LGBTQ+ MENTAL HEALTH CAMPAIGN ANNOUNCE NEW EVENTS

CALDERDALE LGBTQ+ MENTAL HEALTH CAMPAIGN ANNOUNCE NEW EVENTS

Two new online events announced by Happy Valley Pride and the Brunswick Centre

Published: Thu, 10 Mar 2022

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Worker Bee Markets support local charities

Worker Bee Markets support local charities

Local Artisan Market Supports Charities and Community Groups

Published: Thu, 10 Mar 2022

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Jamal Gerald presents JUMBIE at Home Mcr

Jamal Gerald presents JUMBIE at Home Mcr

Presented as a part of Submerge Festival 2022

Published: Tue, 8 Mar 2022

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Jinkx Monsoon And Major Scales: Together Again, Again

Jinkx Monsoon And Major Scales: Together Again, Again

Jinkx Monsoon is a hard-working single mother with ambition.

Published: Tue, 8 Mar 2022

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Zubin Kanga at Royal Northern College of Music

Zubin Kanga at Royal Northern College of Music

Join the Royal Northern College of Music for an evening of innovation as pianist Zubin Kanga performs

Published: Tue, 8 Mar 2022

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The Dan Daw Show

The Dan Daw Show

Dan Daw is finally seizing the moment to inspire himself.Teaming up with theatre director Mark Maugh.

Published: Fri, 4 Mar 2022

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Inspiring women who made Manchester to be celebrated at free month-long Kampus art exhibition

Inspiring women who made Manchester to be celebrated at free month-long Kampus art exhibition

A poignant, open-air exhibition paying tribute to the women who shaped Manchester’s history is set to be revealed at a city centre garden.

Published: Thu, 3 Mar 2022

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Clone Zone at 40

Clone Zone at 40

We congratulate one of the longest running gay businesses in the UK on their special anniversary.

Published: Thu, 3 Mar 2022

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Drag me to the O2

Drag me to the O2

A stellar drag line up come together to raise much needed funds for our community.

Published: Thu, 3 Mar 2022

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David Hoyle: Ten Commandments

David Hoyle: Ten Commandments

Raw and sometimes frightening, David Hoyle brings his latest offering to THE LOWRY, SALFORD.

Published: Thu, 3 Mar 2022

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Out and About Manchester launch

Out and About Manchester launch

Stuart Linden Rhodes launches his pictorial history of LGBTQ life from the 90's

Published: Thu, 3 Mar 2022

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Music legend and bisexual icon Marianne Faithfull to reissue Vagabond Ways 23 years after original release

Music legend and bisexual icon Marianne Faithfull to reissue Vagabond Ways 23 years after original release

Bisexual icon Marianne Faithfull to reissue Vagabond Ways

Published: Thu, 3 Mar 2022

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The Ladyboys are to return at the Trafford centre later this year

The Ladyboys are to return at the Trafford centre later this year

The Ladyboys of Bangkok will be playing Manchester this year!

Published: Thu, 3 Mar 2022

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New York-style piano bar to launch in Manchester

New York-style piano bar to launch in Manchester

Sonata Piano & Cabaret Lounge coming Summer 2022

Published: Tue, 1 Mar 2022

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Top 100 listing for GMFRS

Top 100 listing for GMFRS

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service ranked in top 100 for first time on Stonewall’s Top Employers List for LGBTQ+ people

Published: Thu, 24 Feb 2022

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Bury Pride announces date for 2022

Bury Pride announces date for 2022

Published: Thu, 24 Feb 2022

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Kampus and Ancoats Pop Up to join forces for Manchester’s new monthly artisan markets

Kampus and Ancoats Pop Up to join forces for Manchester’s new monthly artisan markets

We are delighted to announce the return of the monthly artisan market,this weekend.

Published: Thu, 24 Feb 2022

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Lady Bushra

Lady Bushra

Lady Bushra brings you a comedy night like no other

Published: Thu, 24 Feb 2022

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Puppuccinos and pampering as Manchester’s Barkside heads for Kampus

Puppuccinos and pampering as Manchester’s Barkside heads for Kampus

The Barkside brings street fashion for dogs to Kampus

Published: Mon, 21 Feb 2022

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Manchester Pride scraps Pride Live festival with other changes announced

Manchester Pride scraps Pride Live festival with other changes announced

Building A Better Manchester Pride Through Community Collaboration And Co-design

Published: Thu, 17 Feb 2022

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LGBT+ Manchester Walking Tour

LGBT+ Manchester Walking Tour

These tours coincide with LGBT History Month.

Published: Thu, 17 Feb 2022

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Initiative Arts is Looking for Participants and Volunteers

Initiative Arts is Looking for Participants and Volunteers

Were you around in 1967? Project 67 would like to hear from you.

Published: Thu, 17 Feb 2022

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A new LGBTQ book, Call Me Nathan

A new LGBTQ book, Call Me Nathan

Based on a personal journey of tenacity and bravery

Published: Thu, 17 Feb 2022

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BED: In memory of Derek Jarman

BED: In memory of Derek Jarman

BED: In Memory of Derek Jarman is a new performance work by Jez Dolan, created as part of his ongoing artist’s residency in the exhibition, Derek Jarman PROTEST!

Published: Thu, 17 Feb 2022

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The Dolly Show returns to Manchester

The Dolly Show returns to Manchester

As seen on BBC ONE and voted the U.K’s No 1. Dolly Parton tribute by the Agents Association of Great Britain!

Published: Thu, 17 Feb 2022

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Club night GIFTED for Tribeca

Club night GIFTED for Tribeca

Published: Mon, 14 Feb 2022

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Queer Up

Queer Up

An Uplifting Guide to LGBTQ+ Love, Life and Mental Health

Published: Mon, 14 Feb 2022

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Community raises over 60k

Community raises over 60k

LGBT Foundation and George House Trust are the beneficiaries of the 60k raised so far by the LGBTQ+ community.

Published: Thu, 10 Feb 2022

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Legacy of 67

Legacy of 67

Illuminates the stories and histories of LGBTQIA+ people

Published: Thu, 10 Feb 2022

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Kimpton Clocktower Hotel and GHT partner for auction

Kimpton Clocktower Hotel and GHT partner for auction

A unique online auction begins to raise funds for George House Trust

Published: Thu, 10 Feb 2022

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Juriji Der Klee

Juriji Der Klee

Countertenor, composer, songwriter, and melodist, and the video is a celebration of her Spanish roots

Published: Thu, 10 Feb 2022

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BeeUfest launches with STEPS live in Manchester

BeeUfest launches with STEPS live in Manchester

STEPS are to headline the inaugural BeeUfest in Manchester this June.

Published: Wed, 9 Feb 2022

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Online adult store esmale celebrates their 10th anniversary!

Online adult store esmale celebrates their 10th anniversary!

A new year has started and esmale are celebrating the start of a new decade of trading.

Published: Tue, 8 Feb 2022

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LGBT+ History Month in Stockport

LGBT+ History Month in Stockport

February is LGBT+ History Month, and there are a number of events taking place in Stockport to celebrate the community’s past, present and future.

Published: Fri, 4 Feb 2022

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The Importance of LGBTQ+ History Month

The Importance of LGBTQ+ History Month

Matt from QUEER LIT examines the importance of LGBTQ History Month.

Published: Thu, 3 Feb 2022

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Join team George House Trust in the Great Manchester Run

Join team George House Trust in the Great Manchester Run

Celebrate everything that’s incredible about Manchester with us in 2022 and run the Great Manchester Run for George House Trust.

Published: Thu, 3 Feb 2022

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The Bleeding Obvious

The Bleeding Obvious

What happens when you tumble out of the big pink closet and across the LGBTQ+ spectrum in a sprawling heap? Well, life is never quite as straight as it seems.

Published: Thu, 3 Feb 2022

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Rainbow cables to help prevent suicide

Rainbow cables to help prevent suicide

Support LGBT in a partnership between LGBT Foundation and DP Building Systems

Published: Thu, 3 Feb 2022

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Essential returns for Easter

Essential returns for Easter

Published: Thu, 3 Feb 2022

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Cruz announce annual Babylon weekender

Cruz announce annual Babylon weekender

BABYLON returns in 2022 to celebrate iconic Manchester TV show Queer as Folk

Published: Thu, 3 Feb 2022

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Funny Boyz

Funny Boyz

FunnyBoyz Manchester presents CRYSTAL - Drag Race UK Season 1

Published: Wed, 26 Jan 2022

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2022

Holocaust Memorial Day 2022

Greater Manchester to mark Holocaust Memorial Day with virtual service

Published: Wed, 26 Jan 2022

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LGBT housing for over 55's

LGBT housing for over 55's

LGBT Foundation and the Manchester City Council are developing housing initiatives for the 55+ lgbt community

Published: Wed, 26 Jan 2022

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Saving Britney at Hope Mill Theatre

Saving Britney at Hope Mill Theatre

A super fan solo show about being hopelessly devoted to Britney Spears

Published: Tue, 25 Jan 2022

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Jonathan Van Ness

Jonathan Van Ness

Queer Eye star JVN will appear at Manchester Opera House as part of his forthcoming tour

Published: Tue, 25 Jan 2022

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LGBT Foundation welcomes Independent Enquiry of LGBTQ+ members of the Armed Forces

LGBT Foundation welcomes Independent Enquiry of LGBTQ+ members of the Armed Forces

LGBT Foundation welcomes the announcement from the Government that launches an independent enquiry into the treatment of LGBTQ+ members of the Armed Forces.

Published: Thu, 20 Jan 2022

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Cherry Jezebel at Everyman Playhouse

Cherry Jezebel at Everyman Playhouse

A story of growing up (and growing old) in Liverpool’s drag world,

Published: Thu, 20 Jan 2022

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What She Said trailblazes for Manchester’s LGBTQI+ women and nonbinary people

What She Said trailblazes for Manchester’s LGBTQI+ women and nonbinary people

“I’ve realised that women and nonbinary people are an after-thought on Canal Street.”

Published: Thu, 20 Jan 2022

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Gender identity tackled by Manchester barber

Gender identity tackled by Manchester barber

Hair has no Gender envisions a world where every business has full acceptance of all people and identities including those from the LGBTQIA+ communities.

Published: Thu, 20 Jan 2022

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The Arc is long: Salford Pride

The Arc is long: Salford Pride

News of a new project for LGBT+ History Month at Salford Pride

Published: Thu, 20 Jan 2022

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