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.