Tag Archives: Manchester

Queer Retirement Village?

The city council in Manchester has announced a new retirement home project – intended to be made up of a majority of LGBT residents. The project would be part of the city’s programme that provides housing for older people, and would be the first LGBT-majority “Extra Care” scheme in the UK. Bi, trans, lesbian and gay peoples’ experiences as they […]

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The bi week ahead, 13-19 February 2017

It’s a new bisexual week in our calendar of bi events – and it’s another busy week, in part thanks to LGBT History Month! Our events listings begin on Monday with the welcome return of Sheffield BiSocial, who have been on hiatus for a couple of months. They meet at CafeLatte on London Road from 7pm. Details here. Tuesday is […]

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It’s LGBT History Month!

Welcome to February, and of course that means it’s LGBT History Month*. This year’s will commemorate 50 years since the passing of the 1967 Sexual Offences Act – the national festival is themed PSHE, Citizenship and Law. The first LGBT History Month in the UK had no bi-specific content, while the following years had one or two “B” events – […]

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Manchester wants a flag

Live in Manchester? The local bi group are petitioning the city council to get them to follow the leads of Brighton, Leeds and more by flying the pink, purple and blue bi flag. The proposal is to fly the flag on Bi Visibility Day, September 23rd. Last year – the 18th annual Bi Visibility Day – one town hall even […]

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