Venues: loft-style bar and event space Tribeca; iconic lesbian bar Vanilla; vogue ball venue Gorilla; mecca of alternative culture Islington Mill.
Parties and clubs: Black Pride Vogue Ball, The Boi Zone, Bollox, Cha Cha Boudoir, Grind Girls, Homoelectric, House of Suarez Vogue Ball, Mother’s Ruin, House of Ghetto.
Festivals: arts festival Trans Vegas; epic electronic music festival Homobloc ; LGBT+ writing and performance festival OutStageUs; BAME dance, theatre, and live performance festival Black Gold Arts; queer arts festival Turn On Fest.
Places of interest: the Transgender Remembrance Memorial, The Beacon of Hope (HIV/AIDs memorial) and the Alan Turing Memorial are all in Sackville Gardens.
Projects of interest: Girl Gang Manchester, Outing the Past, Rainbow Noir, Superbia, Trans Creative.
Pride: Manchester Pride and Sparkle Weekend, Manchester’s version of Trans Pride.