LGBTQ

Manchester has a thriving lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community and convivial nightlife.

Review: The Newspaper Boy at 53two

Chris Hoyle’s The Newspaper Boy is filled with nostalgic references to adverts from the early 1990s that give us a rose-tinted view of the past. Wispa, Mr...

Queer Noise: 50 years of LGBT+ life in Manchester

Manchester’s musical LGBT+ history is explored in a new exhibition coming to The People’s History Museum. Queer Noise features artefacts, imagery, film and music from...

Manchester to get UK’s first LGBT retirement community

Manchester city council has announced plans to create a retirement community aimed at lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. There are similar projects in San...

I Love Manchester’s most read stories of 2016

2016 was the twentieth anniversary of the IRA bomb and Sir Richard Leese's election as leader of Manchester city council. It was the year...

25 fun things to do this August Bank Holiday weekend

There’s plenty going on across Manchester for the August Bank Holiday weekend. The big event is Manchester Pride, but there's lots more going on...

Everything you need to know to make the most of Manchester...

Over the last few weeks, we’ve watched as the city has turned rainbow with everything from LGBT traffic light signals and rainbow road crossings, to...

DJ’s, dancefloors and drag queens: a clubber’s guide to a night...

Canal Street is arguably one of the most iconic parts of our wonderful city, attracting revellers from all around the world. It has become one...

‘We don’t care who you love as long as you love...

“It’s not as gay a club as it used to be”, grins James, a Village Manchester FC player for seven years. This isn’t something you’d...

Coming out of the closet: new LGBTQ musical tackles discrimination across...

A new LGBTQ musical about time travel and sexuality stars Atomic Kitten Natasha Hamilton, Ackley Bridge actor Sam Retford, and Lloyd Daniels, a former...

It’s gin, gin and more gin at this iconic Gay Village...

Gin is firmly at the heart of Iconic. The bar on Richmond Street has embraced the juniper and is slowly filling all of its back bar...

Taste the rainbow: Pride gin trees incoming at The Living Room

The Living Room keeps coming out with these cocktail trees and we're absolutely loving it. First it was pornstar martinis. Then it was G&T's. Now The...

Ariana Grande to headline Manchester Pride Live as full line-up revealed

American superstar Ariana Grande is to headline the 2019 Manchester Pride festival - her first appearance in the city since her huge One Love...

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