Libraries Guide to lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) resources

Published sources at Central Library

We hold the following printed material:

The Manchester Evening News, available on microfilm, has often covered LGBT events and issues. Check the information index under "Gay" and "Lesbian" for an index to various articles.

City Life, 1984-2005, F072.733 C1, has also covered LGBT issues, events and history. Check the information index in the Local Studies Library under "Gay" and "Lesbian" for an index to various articles. These include:

  • "Painting the Town: the gay scene in Manchester over the last twenty years", 17 Dec 2003 to 8 Jan 2004, page 33
  • Gay scene in Manchester: various articles, 20 Aug to 12 Sep 2002, page 15 to 24

The Local images collection contains over 80,000 images of Manchester and its suburbs. A selection of images of LGBT archive items and old photos of the Village can be viewed on our Flickr page.

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