Category Archives: Gay

 

Latest figures show a 63% increase in homophobic crimes in Manchester

More4 News asks ‘are gay hate crimes taken seriously?’ As far as Manchester is concerned, based on my personal experience over the past year or so and the sheer volume of other incidents that people are discussing, I reject the suggestion that this increase in figures is due to more people being willing to report […]

 
 
 
 

Manchester Pride 2009 raises £135,000 for good causes

Manchester Pride 2009 has raised £135,000 for good causes. It’s the highest figure for a number of years, but not if you take into account inflation (which is about 30% over a decade). Allowing for inflation it is about the same as was raised in 2000 from the free and much-smaller GayFest and less than […]

 
 

Lou takes me to task

Lou has written about some of my criticism of Manchester Pride, the Lesbian and Gay Foundation and what she describes as my ‘legitimisation of the BNP’: When Pride is a Protest G7’s legitimisation of the BNP G7 v LGF I’ve posted some comments.