19th April 2015
Barman from Manchester’s Gay Village violently assaulted in homophobic attack 32
9:02 AM — A barman working in Manchester's Canal Street has been violently assaulted and subjected to homophobic abuse as he headed home on Saturday.
12th February 2015
Manchester: Thief steals flowers from memorial to gay teenager
12:19 PM — Flowers from a memorial in Manchester’s Canal Street dedicated to a teenager who lost his life in a road collision have been stolen.
10th February 2015
Texas to perform at Manchester Pride
5:16 PM — Scottish rock band Texas will perform at this year’s Manchester Pride, organisers have announced.
4th February 2015
Manchester gay venue Eden Bar denies closure reports
1:53 PM — One of the bars at the heart of Manchester's gay village has denied reports that it is closing for good.
UKIP Christian group: Manchester Pride is a ‘parade of depravity’ 189
11:48 AM — A Christian group authorised by UKIP has claimed that being gay is a "vice", and that Manchester Pride is a parade of "wickedness".
30th January 2015
Music festival bans men from carrying handbags 24
4:49 PM — A music festival in Manchester has imposed a ban on 'man-bags'.
15th January 2015
UK’s first LGBT school planned for Manchester 161
6:42 PM — Plans to open the first LGBT school in the UK are under way,with funding secured, and a site selected in Manchester.
Manchester Police deny ‘ill informed’ canals serial killer rumours 4
6:14 PM — Greater Manchester Police have denied speculation that a serial killer has dumped dozens of bodies in a canal in the city's gay village.
6th January 2015
Manchester: Gay couple turned away from JD Wetherspoon’s pub 50
3:12 PM — A gay man claims he and his partner were refused entry to a JD Wetherspoon’s pub in Manchester due to their sexual orientation.
6th December 2014
Manchester police chief: Hate speech laws risk turning us into the ‘thought police’ 49
1:44 PM — The chief constable of Greater Manchester police has warned that broad laws banning hate speech risk a drift towards an Orwellian "thought police".
3rd December 2014
Two arrested in connection with violent Manchester homophobic attack 2
1:26 PM — A man and a woman have been arrested in connection with a violent attack in Manchester, which Police were treating as a homophobic hate crime.
21st November 2014
Gay rugby player beaten on Manchester’s Canal Street 7
8:37 AM — A rugby player who was promoting his LGBT rugby team was attacked on Manchester's Canal Street, and police ar treating the incident as a hate crime.
18th November 2014
Hundreds take over Manchester trams in gay choir sing-along following brutal homophobic attack 3
10:22 AM — Hundreds turned up to a mass sing-along on Manchester's Metrolink on Monday following a homophobic attack in the city.
5th November 2014
Gay choir to take over Manchester trams following brutal homophobic attack 10
12:47 AM — A gay and lesbian choir has announced that it will take over Manchester's Metrolink with performances on the trains following a homophobic attack in the city.
2nd November 2014
Manchester: Man ‘scarred for life’ by brutal attack for singing songs from Wicked 20
7:47 PM — Two men were savagely beaten in Manchester this weekend - because they were singing songs from the musical Wicked.
27th October 2014
Manchester library unveils public gay history archive 1
11:59 AM — Manchester Libraries have teamed up with the Lesbian & Gay Foundation, to make their gay history archive available to the public.
7th October 2014
Police Commissioner praises courage of Manchester Village Angel 3
3:54 PM — The bravery of a volunteer who was attacked while helping vulnerable people in Manchester’s Gay Village has been commended by Police and Crime Commissioner Tony Lloyd.
30th August 2014
Manchester lesbian activist held captive in Congo to ‘cure her of gayness’ 8
12:06 PM — A Manchester-based rights campaigner is on her way back to the UK, after being held against her will in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
27th August 2014
X Factor star Marcus Collins to co-host LGBT BME media festival 3
6:42 PM — Marcus Collins is to co-host a media festival for the black and Asian LGBT community, organisers have announced.
Watch: Coronation Street cast release music video for Manchester Pride 6
1:01 PM — The cast of Coronation Street have released a music video to celebrate Manchester Pride.