outnorthwest issue 116
We're very pleased to present issue 116 of outnorthwest. As you’ll see on page 26 of this issue, Summer is well and truly upon us and with it a whole host of Pride and LGBT friendly events.
The first one is very close to publication of this issue - the Manchester Day Parade on Sunday 2nd June. If you missed out on the Kiss Hate Goodbye flashmob The LGF hosted in Manchester City Centre in May (see page 6 for the pics!), this is your next opportunity to pucker up. We’re looking for people to join us on the parade, and you’ll find full details on how to take part on page 26.
Whatever event you decide to attend this Summer, have a great time - and remember to save some of your energies for Manchester Pride in August, too!
We’re very proud to carry an interview with Amal Fashanu in this issue of ONW. Amal is the niece of Justin Fashanu. Justin was this country’s only out professional footballer, who tragically committed suicide in 1998 due to prejudice within the game. No other footballer has come out since. Amal has been a passionate campaigner against homophobia on the football terraces and the changing rooms. I’d encourage you to read Amal’s heartfelt interview, starting on page 12.
Believe it or not, the next issue of ONW is our bumper Manchester Pride edition!
We’re proud to be an official media sponsor for Manchester Pride, and we’ll be pulling out the stops once again to give you exclusive access to interviews, listings, guides and the official site map. Look out for our next issue from Wednesday 7th August.
Enjoy the Summer!
Thank you again for your continued support of outnorthwest and The Lesbian & Gay Foundation.