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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…

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...

10 LGBTQ+ Women Activists across the Generations: International Women’s Day 2020

Yesterday was International Women’s Day, a day to highlight gender inequality, fight discrimination against women, and promote feminist heroes and...

Zero Discrimination Day: Straight Pride?

This past week we celebrated Zero Discrimination Day, a day to celebrate the right of everyone to exist freely and to promote inclusion and peace....

The HIV Crisis in 2020: Stigma

One of the most defining moments of LGBT+ History is, unfortunately, the AIDS crisis. This crisis, often believed to have begun when the first...

What is Attraction? Aromantic Spectrum Awareness Week 2020

This week is Aromantic Spectrum Awareness Week. Following such a romantic holiday as Valentine’s Day, Aromantic Spectrum Awareness Week promotes...

The Little Mermaid’s Forgotten Same-Sex Love Story

There are some interesting similarities and differences between Hans Christian Andersen and his most famous character, the Little Mermaid. And a...

LGBT History Month: Poetry

Happy LGBTQ+ History Month! This year’s theme is ‘Poetry, Prose and Plays.’ To recognize the value of LGBT+ poets in history, here are some excerpts...

National Coming Out Day 2019

Today is National Coming Out Day, a day to celebrate LGBT+ people living openly and visibly! Many people also take National Coming Out Day as an...

the TALK

The TALK – a poem

I think of the young kids who only know clubs
Who sneak out at 15 and try to be a part of something
Who lie and steal just for a chance to be part of something.

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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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