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@Q42PROJECT

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

NEW PODCASTS

We’ve got a new series of podcasts out! Check out the first episodes on STEREOTYPES and MORALITY and more right here. Plus coming soon our interview with Annie Wallace…

‘You Gotta Give ‘Em Hope’: Harvey Milk Day meets Mental Health Awareness Week

Today is a very special day. Today is both Harvey Milk Day, and the end of Mental Health Awareness Week. The theme for Mental Health Awareness Week...

You are Not Powerless: Hope for IDAHOBIT 2020

Sunday 17 May is IDAHOBIT, International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia and Transphobia. This is not only a day to celebrate queer...

‘Go For Ones That Stand Out’: An Interview with a Q42 Gardener

This week we interviewed Ben, a gay 15 year old member of the Q42 Project, about his love of plants and gardening. Q42: Hi Ben, why don't we start...

‘Free Expression is Honestly such a Good Thing’: A Q42 Artist’s Reflection

This week's post was written by a member of the Q42 Project, Tyler, a 16 year old pansexual trans male (ftm) and an incredible artist! Hi, I'm...

Connected while Isolated Part 2: You are Valid

The #ConnectedWhileIsolated Campaign is designed to offer tips and support to LGBTQ+ young people during the Coronavirus pandemic. The initial plan...

Q42 Producers: Your Voice Matters

During the UK lockdown, a great number of LGBTQ+ people are feeling especially lonely and unheard. Many of our voices are being silenced by our own...

A Village at Home: How to Make Your Own Queer Space

Several weeks ago, the Q42 Project members had a group discussion to work out what defined somewhere as a ‘queer space.’ Using the LGBTQ+ Village in...

Visibility in Lockdown: International Transgender Day of Visibility

Today is International Transgender Day of Visibility, a day to celebrate trans and non-binary people, and promote trans rights and raise awareness...

Online Safety for Staying #ConnectedWhileIsolated

For the next few weeks, we’ll be following on from last week’s blog post by using our twitter and Instagram to stay #ConnectedWhileIsolated. The UK...

Connected while Isolated: Staying Engaged with the LGBTQ+ Community While Practicing Social Distancing

The world is a bit extra scary and confusing lately, and it can be really overwhelming while we’re all dealing with coronavirus. One of the ways...

GET INVOLVED

We’re always looking for people to fill this site with content. If you’re a writer, photographer, artist, filmmaker, podcaster or if you just to get involved with our groups, click the button!

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!

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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