Photo: by Vera Kratochvil. In the small pond that is gay Manchester, a couple of dozen people back-pat and promote each other. Publicity and awards are given.
For almost three years, and along with most of the LGBT community in Manchester, I have believed that just £65,000 was raised for good causes by Operation Fundraiser at Manchester Pride 2006. This week, finally, I heard the full story from what seems to be a reliable source.
Here’s a PDF copy of the Lesbian and Gay Foundation’s Annual Report and Financial Statements, for the year ending 2008.
More than a quarter of the LGF’s income comes from
At an employment tribunal, to begin next Monday, two former employees of Manchester’s LGF will claim that they were victimised.
Manchester Pride is offering grants of up to £500 to individuals and organisations. The aim is to help ‘raise the quality and diversity of events’ that take place during Pride 2009 this summer. The total pot of money available is £7,000. Further details and the application form can be found here. The deadline for applications […]
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?