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Helplines and Support for LGBTQ+ Communities

Manchester Pride is a charity with LGBTQ+ communities at the heart of everything we do. Our vision is a world where all LGBTQ+ people are free to live and love without prejudice, and our mission is to work with LGBTQ+ people helping them to live free from discrimination and to feel safe in their

Government announces pardon for those convicted of now abolished same-sex crimes

On Tuesday 4th January 2022, Home Secretary Priti Patel announced an extension to the ‘Disregards and Pardons scheme’ which will see the pardoning of thousands of LGBTQ+ people with historical criminal convictions that punished their sexuality. In a statement, the home secretary said she hoped
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Response to the Government’s Proposed Ban on Conversion Therapy

Manchester Pride's Response to the Government’s Proposed Ban on ‘Conversion Therapy’Dr. Christopher Owen; Inclusivity Development Manager; Manchester PrideManchester Pride welcomes the news that the UK government is intending to ban ‘conversion therapy.’ The historic and systemic oppression of
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John Whaite and Johannes Radebe - The Power of Mainstream LGBTQ+ Representation

This Saturday, Strictly Come Dancing’s first male, same-sex dance partners and wholly deserving finalists, John Whaite and Johannes Radebe, will compete once more for the Glitterball trophy as the competition draws to a close.Image credit: BBCWho is John Whaite?Baker and former GBBO winner
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World AIDS Day 2021

Wednesday 1st December marks World AIDs Day, an opportunity for people around the globe to unite in the fight against HIV, to remember those we have lost, to fight HIV stigma and to campaign for access to fair healthcare for all.This year marks 40 years since the first reported cases of
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