News & Information for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Trans people in Cheshire

220 | August/September 2016 | Page updated 1 August 2016                  




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Trans in Cheshire: Ruby's Story

Ruby is a trans woman with a long history of volunteering to support the LGBT+ community across Lancashire and Cheshire. Living as a trans person in Cheshire has meant that Ruby has faced many unique experiences. Her journey has been a roller coaster of happiness and achievement contrasted with what seems like insurmountable struggles to be who she really is. This is her story...


New Macclesfield Group for Gay & Bi Men
Body Positive are working with Just Drop-in in Macclesfield to offer a new social group to gay and bisexual men in Cheshire. Come along to Duke Street where you will find a friendly atmosphere, free refreshments and people to talk to....


Brightlife Experts

What is there for older LGBT+ people in Cheshire West and Chester? This is a question we’ve been asking a lot at Brightlife. We’ve yet to find many answers and suspect this might be your experience too. If it is, we’d love to hear from you....


Rachel Walker

An introduction to the latest member of the Body Positive team...


Cheshire Parents Group

If you have children who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, questioning or trans Body Positive is the local service provider to support you and your family....


Teens Get Ahead with NCS

NCS are offering young people aged 16-17 in Cheshire the chance to sign up to an exciting programme of outdoor challenges and community work while building their skills for the future....


Chester Pride's Got Talent 2016

Chester Pride are pleased to announce that it’s ‘Pride’s Got Talent’ search for a local star is returning, and for the first time the competition is open to both under-18s and variety acts....


Take Pride in Freedom Conference Success

A round up of the recent LGBT+ conference hosted by Body Positive.


Coming Out to Your Parents

Nine Lives Media is developing a documentary following young people (18 to 35) 'coming out', as a way of exploring the many issues relating to this key period during lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people's lives....


HIV and Ageing

Terrence Higgins Trust is looking to hear from you about your experiences of growing older with HIV. Your views will help us in our lobbying of the UK government to make sure that the needs of older people living with HIV are met.