Superb(ia) arts and culture comes to Manchester this Pride season

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Manchester Pride’s The Superbia Weekend is here (and boi, oh boi, is it queer…) BY SUPERBIA. IMAGES GEMMA PARKER Northern cultural hub (and all around lovely spot) Manchester has just revealed their latest line up to this year’s The Superbia Weekend – Manchester Pride’s programme of cultural events. Sounds good, right? Plus, this year’s festival [….]

Trans Vegas, baby!

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The Manchester-based arts festival is back with five days of spectacular performances all aiming to counteract transphobia BY RACHEL BADHAM From the 29 June to the 3 July 2019, the lovely city of Manchester will be hosting… ta-dah! Trans Vegas Festival, an arts festival dedicated to providing a space for trans and non-conforming voices. Trans [….]

Free yourself, know yourself

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Manchester Pride announces programme of events for the brand new, Youth Pride MCR BY DIVA STAFF A brand spankin’, free-to-attend event for young LGBTQI people Youth Pride MCR kicks off over the August bank holiday weekend as part of the city’s wider, annual Pride celebrations. Developed through engagement with young people from across Greater Manchester, [….]

Mancunians, assemble! Fancy getting in the pre-Pride mood this week?

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X Factor’s Louisa Johnson and Girls Aloud’s Nicola Roberts perform at Manchester Pride’s Parisian-themed Spring Benefit… Ooh la la BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE The team behind Manchester Pride has announced an evening of food, drink and “dazzling performances” as tables go on sale for their fifth annual spring fundraiser. Taking place on Thursday 16 May 2019 [….]

Calling all budding young LGBTQI writers!

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Here’s what you need to know about Manchester Pride’s competition celebrating Alan Turing BY ELEANOR NOYCE Young, LGBTQI, and passionate about writing? Look no further, DIVAs! Manchester Pride’s Superbia programme is inviting young writers to write their own short story in celebration of the work of Alan Turing. Winning entries will be published in the [….]

OPINION: Here’s why Ariana Grande is the perfect headliner for Manchester Pride

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“Straight female pop singers have long held an important place in LGBTQI culture” BY ELEANOR NOYCE. IMAGE INSTAGRAM. Britney, Madonna, and Whitney are instantly recognisable names in their own right – and each of these iconic women holds a special place in the hearts of queer folk all over the world. Ariana Grande is the latest [….]

Ariana Grande to headline Manchester Pride

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Ariana joins Years & Years and 80’s duo Bananarama on stage at the 2019 Pride event BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS We’re just a little bit excited that Ariana Grande has been announced as the headliner for Manchester Pride 2019, aren’t you? The annual event, has today announced its biggest ever line-up, jam-packed with huge names across [….]