Gay Rights

Village Manchester FC

2nd November 2021 | By Eddie Toomer-McAlpine

Manchester LGBT fans ‘cautiously optimistic’ after professional footballer comes out as gay

LGBT football fans in Manchester say they are ‘cautiously optimistic’ after the first top-flight footballer in 30 years came out as gay. Josh Cavallo, who plays for...

Canal Street, Manchester Gay Village empty during the coronavirus pandemic.

10th July 2020 | By Fionntan Evans

Digital Pride 2020: celebrations go online after covid-19 led to cancellation of Manchester Pride

2020 marks 50 years since the first ever Gay Pride march in New York. As well as 51 years since the Stonewall riots, which created a catalyst...


1st March 2017 | By helen heath

Manchester City Council Plans to Create UK’s First LGBT Community for Older People

Manchester City Council has announced plans to create a community that will protect Manchester's LGBT residents from discrimination, and provide an area in which they...

Village Manchester FC

22nd February 2017 | By nq_admin

Manchester’s Lord Mayor helps gay-friendly football team celebrate Football v. Homophobia month

The Lord Mayor of Manchester and the Chief Executive Officer of Manchester FA were just two of the dignitaries that joined Village Manchester Football Club...


2nd December 2016 | By nq_admin

Village Manchester Football Club: Manchester’s gay-friendly football team

Manchester Village Football Club: Manchester's gay-friendly football team from Northern Quota on Vimeo. As VMFC is celebrating its 20th Anniversary, The NQ went down to...


24th November 2016 | By nq_admin

People’s History Museum’s focus on gay rights struggle shows how much Britain has changed

The People’s History Museum isn't a place I would normally find myself enjoying, so it was much to my surprise when I found the museum...