A big thanks to all those who entered the Pink Box competition 2017.
Sixteen entries exhibited and presented their take on LGBT Campaigning in 2017.
The Pink Box runner-ups were:
Fusion BME group for the poster campaign: Do you see me?
Inside Out (Rochdale) for the stereotypes film.
LGYM (Manchester) for their song: Let’s take pride back to its roots.
YOIO (Oldham) for their poetry.
Phoenix (Ellesmere Port and Chester) for their sign language bunting for deaf/LGBT inclusion.
Phoenix (Winsford and Northwich) for their new birth coming out care package.
Rainbow Planet (Bolton) for their dream school project.
Rainbow Reflections (Trafford) for their cross-stitch-adorned suit jacket.
Wednesday’s GYRO (Liverpool) for their zine Poz? Which challenges HIV-stigma.
Wednesday’s (Stockport) for their gender neutral school uniforms.
WyNotLGBTQ (Wythenshawe) for their campaign ‘put stereotypes back into the closet’
Young Women’s Health Project for their song ‘Nana was a suffragette’
Brook Work it Out (Blackburn) for their campaign to the NHS to change rules so that gay men can give blood.
The finalists were:
1st Prize: Afternoon TEA, Greater Manchester trans youth group, for their interactive equality bus.
2nd Prize: GYRO Tuesdays, Liverpool’s LGBT youth group, for their song, badge and manifesto to ‘Teach the Teachers’.
3rd Prize: GLYSS, Warrington’s LGBT youth group, for their teachers pack, including information about LGBT inclusion, plus relationship and sexual health information.
Working together to realise the rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans young people in Greater Manchester.
This is a free event to launch and share vital research about LGBT young people’s lives in Greater Manchester today, and how to deliver inclusive services to meet their needs.
Tue 23 May 2017
2:00 – 4:00pm
People’s History Museum
Left Bank, Spinningfields
Manchester M3 3ER
This research has been created through a collaboration between The Proud Trust, 42nd Street, Albert Kennedy Trust and LGBT Foundation.
We welcome specifically people connected to the children’s and young people’s sector, from front line staff through to managers, commissioners and decision makers, including from education, youth, housing, health and mental health.