Located at Archives+ at Manchester Central Library is our archive collection available for use by researchers and the general public.
The LGBT Foundation Archive, located at Archives+ at Manchester Central Library, includes materials relating to our organisational history as well as the wider history of LGBTQ+ communities in Greater Manchester.
The archive also includes an oral histories collection and copies of local, national and international LGBTQ+ publications including Attitude Magazine, Boyz, Diva, Gay Times, Gay News, The Pink Paper, Out (1997-2009), Poz (1994-1998) and a complete collection of Outnorthwest magazine, a free LGBTQ+ bi-monthly lifestyle, health and listings magazine (2000-2014).
The archive is maintained by a small team of volunteers from LGBT Foundation’s Pride in Ageing programme. If you wish to make a donation to the archive or have any questions please contact us.
Manchester Central Library is home to a wide range of LGBTQ+ archive materials relating to various aspects of LGBTQ+ life in the area. Their holdings include posters for local LGBTQ+ events, campaigns and groups, as well as Manchester City Council publications. For more information visit their website.