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photo: Ali Hanbury

30 years queer: the Mancunion centre at the heart of LGBT+ resistance

With the 30 year anniversary of the first fully publicly funded ‘gay centre’ built in Europe’s opening soon approaching, Kizzy Bray talks to Dr. Ali Hanbury, the centre manager to discuss links with UoM, plans for the future and why places like The Proud Trust are just as important today as they were 30 years ago

Sexpression: Sex Week Print

Preview: Sex Week 2017

Let’s talk about sex. Here’s the line-up for this year’s annual Sex Week

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A sympathetic view of Milo Yiannopoulos

The left must be more understanding towards the individuals that are attracted to the views of speakers like Yiannopoulos, argues Sam Glover

Feature: Remembering 2016’s lost LGBTQ+ pop icons

Following February’s LGBT history month, Jack Ashworth looks back over some of the dominant LGBTQ+ pop icons of the late 20th century

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LGBT* people continue to face huge, hidden health problems

The LGBT* community is still experiencing a major health crisis, yet its extent remains relatively unknown and the NHS often fails to provide adequate care

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Interview: Tom Robinson

Legendary songwriter, activist and radio DJ Tom Robinson talks about gay rights, the Iraq war, and the ideal person to portray him on Life on Mars

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Pride’s predicament – is it ‘out’ for the count?

The Pride day mentality needs to infiltrate everyday life if it is to have the impact LGBT needs on awareness, openness, and equality

British universities are becoming more gay-friendly. Photo: sasastro @Flickr

Top gay-friendly universities are revealed

University provisions for lesbian, gay and bisexual students continue to improve, says Stonewall.

Pangaea Festival. Photo: Manchester Students Union

Societies At Pangaea

The first Pangaea festival of the academic year promises to be a great night, helped along by some of Manchester’s most party-ready societies.

Tammy Baldwin speaks during the second day of the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver, Colorado. Photo - Wikimedia Commons

My Political Hero: Tammy Baldwin

Emma Bean tells us why Tammy Baldwin was one of the most heroic names of 2012

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Manchester has highest number of hate crimes

Greater Manchester has the highest ratio of hate crimes in England and Wales, Home office data has shown. 17.09 out of every 1000 crimes are…