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By LGBTQ+ young people, for LGBTQ+ young people across Greater Manchester

LIKE COMICS? 

Check out our latest podcast from Tab Kimpton, author of Khaos Komix and Minority Monsters, about how to get into comic book writing and being an LGBTQ+ artist.

Introducing our new summer program!

Join our new summer program and take over our space to create whatever you feel!

No news is good news?

When we started this project we all highlighted one thing that we should definitely not do is create a stream of negative news. If you go on LGBTQ+...

LGBT Education

LGBT Foundation speaks up for LGBT inclusive education for all school children An Open letter from LGBT Foundation Taken from LGBT Foundation's...

Understanding Queer Loneliness

What’s going on in the LGBTQ+ community, and why is loneliness such a big problem? It’s something that seems to impact many people, but what’s the solution??

happy holidays?

Holidays are LOVELY right? Except sometimes they can actually be more stressful than being in school or college or work. We’ve put together our best tips for surviving the holidays…

transkids

There’s been a lot of trans documentaries lately, but one in particular, about trans kids, caught our eye. Read our thoughts on Channel 4’s controversial documentary!

Mediocre Monday

#MediocreMonday There have been a lot of discussions and reports recently, including 42nd Street's own ‘Loneliness’ report which have linked the...

National Coming Out Day

It's that time of year again... October 11th is Coming Out Day! If you're thinking of coming out we've got your back! Not only do we...

Adventures in Alphabet Soup Land

Tab Kimpton talks Minority Monsters and LGBTQ+ Comics The ever creative Tab Kimpton was good enough to join us at our Q42 group to talk about his...

Video Games

LGBTQA+ Characters in Video Games So recently video games have become a huge part of my life, taking up the time I never had while I was in college....

GET INVOLVED

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ABOUT GENDER

It’s a massive topic and not an easy one to get your head around… We’ve put together as robust a guide as we can to exploring gender and all the identities that come with it.

COMING OUT

Yes, coming out is still a thing, and yes, it’s still stressful! Check out our guide for things that might help take the edge off!

SEE PRIDE

Check out our videos on what people love about Pride events.

Plus experience the whole parade in our 360 feed!

HAVE FAITH

What’s it like being queer and having faith?  Find out in our guide, from exploring religious texts to navigating your community…

TRY OUR QUIZ

Reckon you know all about being LGBTQ+ in the UK?

Know your Section 28 from your Gender Equality Act?

Take our quiz and find out!

ASK AWAY!

Our community’s ready to answer your questions about gender, sexuality and mental health. See what others have asked too…

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