Why doesn’t the name of the LGF (or ‘Lesbian and Gay F**kwits’ as the poppets are known locally) include bisexual or transgender? Who could be dropped next? Lesbians perhaps?
Note: be sure to read the extended comments below too. In his talk on Tuesday, Ray Gosling mentioned something that I'd heard before. Namely that 'moors murderer' Ian Brady met his final victim, 17-year-old Edward Evans, in the Rembrandt Hotel.
There was an hour of gay and lesbian love poetry at Manchester Central Library at lunchtime today. The photo shows Steph, who also performed a couple of her poems at the Get Bent! festival last summer.
I’m a bit late posting about this. February is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender History Month. Details of events in Manchester can be found here and see the leaflet below.
A scaremongering poster from an extremist Christian organisation has been criticised by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). The Christian Congress for Traditional Values (CCTV) was told it has an outdated view of what constitutes a family in modern Britain.
Increasingly, it seems to me that life may have improved for a narrow segment of the UK lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) population, but not for the majority. In some ways, for a large proportion of us things are worse now than they were 15-20 years ago.
I was looking through my high-definition video footage of the 2007 Manchester Pride parade and found this frame which seems to sums up much of what is wrong with our community today.