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The LGBTQ Bee returns to Sackville Gardens

The LGBTQ Bee returns to Sackville Gardens

We are delighted to report that the iconic LGBTQ Bee has returned to it's 'home' in Gay Village Sackville Gardens following a major refurbishment by artist Christian Taylor 

The redesign now incorporates the stripes of POC and our #trans siblings thanks to @newyorkbarmcr @ManCityCouncil @ManchesterPride

LGBTQ Ambassador Carl Austin-Behan told us

"The original design for the LGBTQ+ Queen Bee is over 2 and half years old, Bee in the City started in May 2018. In the same year it was reported that 51% of LGBTQ+ People of Colour reported racism within our community and at the same time our Trans Siblings were coming under constant hatred and questioning or their rights to be who they are by various groups and organisations.

So it only felt right that ALL members within the LGBTQ+ Community were included when I asked Christian to carry out the make-over and restoration on the LGBTQ+ Community Queen Bee. I am so grateful to Christian for the work he has done and I think you must agree - it looks absolutely fabulous with vibrant colours and extra sparkle".

Please use #LGBTQqueenBee when posting images on your socials thanks.

 

Published: 17-Jul-2020

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