Category Archives: BCN 81: Sep 2006

BiMate: Meg

Take a seat and introduce yourself. Hello, I’m Meg. I’ve been out in varying degrees as bisexual since my mid teens but more definitely so after attending my first BiCon in 1997 (after meeting Grant Denkinson who has a lot to answer for!) I didn’t go back again for a few years but my sister dragged me along in 2002 […]

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Review: Trans Figures

Trans Figures Edited by M. Christian pub. Harrington Park Press £6.59 (Amazon), £9.99 (Libertas) I’m often quite sceptical of the distinction that lots of people make between pornography (noun, DISAPPROVING – books, magazines, films, etc. with no artistic value which describe or show sexual acts or naked people in a way that is intended to be sexually exciting but would […]

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Smut!! Salacious Stories for boys and girls

Bi Community Smut!! Ange has just finished editing a short collection of bisexual smut (not porn or erotica), Salacious Stories for Boys and Girls. This was on sale at BiCon Glasgow as a fundraising project towards the cost of printing fresh bi leaflets for distribution at Pride events etc.  Sixteen black-and-white A4 pages of rudery that is all in a […]

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Bi News roundup

BiDay BiFest BiFest returns to Manchester to mark International Celebrate Bisexuality Day on 23rd September.  The one-day bi event will be shorter than recent BiFests since there is no official evening session.  Organiser Jen told BCN, “we found at last year’s BiFest Manchester, and from looking at the others in Brighton and London, that the daytime discussion section seems to […]

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LGBT Health

The first National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health Summit was held in London in June and highlighted key health issues and inequalities for our communities.  150 delegates from across the United Kingdom shared experiences and heard presentations on key issues in LGB and T health, such as on disability, crime, mental health, the impact of stereotypes and identity, ageing, […]

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Bisexual Creative Network

News of a new network initiative coming out of the Glasgow BiCon In the bisexual community, there’s a large group of talented and creative people.  There are also a lot of people who would love to be able to make bi projects happen but while great at the organisational side, could use a little bit more help on making their […]

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Pushing at open doors

Europride Mayor’s Reception report from Meg Barker I was excited to receive an invitation to the Mayor of London’s reception in July to mark the beginning of London Europride. Much pondering of whether this meant that I was now a ‘famous queer’ ensued and I decided to venture down to city hall to see what, if anything, the mayor and […]

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