Category Archives: BCN 100: Spring 2010

Equality before the law

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) prosecutes criminal cases investigated by the police in England and Wales.  Here, criminal lawyer and homophobic crime specialist Chris Hartley explains how and why the service is talking to bi communities. When the CPS prosecutes criminal behaviour, it is important for us to build the strongest possible court cases. In order to do this, we […]

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What Type of Bisexual are YOU?

One of the things BCN never had in our first 99 issues was a proper Cosmo style quiz to help you answer this big question.  Puzzle no more!  At last we reveal, through the power of multiple choice questions… What Type of Bisexual are YOU? Q1    You see an advert for a one day event for bisexuals.  Your first reaction […]

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The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

Film review: “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” is a film featuring one of the most interesting and well-developed bisexual characters in recent cinema history.  Based on the book “Män som hatar kvinnor” (Men Who Hate Women) by Swedish author Stieg Larsson, the psychological thriller is a delicious mix of intrigue, mystery, crime, sex, […]

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Proven Bi Science!

Not imaginary, not under your bed, but… Proven Bi Science!   Bisexual Index on rebutting bisexual research myths Some people have asked us to provide figures for what they see as bold claims. We say bisexuals are not confused, they say “prove it”. We’re not going to, but we will explain why. When someone says “bisexuals are indecisive” they’re stating […]

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Academics Gather To Talk Bi

Academics Gather to talk bi This year’s BiReCon team tell us: registration is now open for BiReCon 2010 and the subsequent BiCon event.  Please book soon to ensure yourself a place!  Read these notes carefully to find out how to book if you are attending just BiReCon and if you want to stay for the full convention. The provisional programme […]

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Cock

Cock If you’ll excuse the inevitable pun, I was ambivalent when I first heard of Cock. The shock-title, the bare set (a plywood theatre-in-the round structure like a half-finished art installation) and characters who are identified by first initial (‘M’ and ‘W’), throw up self-parodic notions of provocative Fringe theatre. So far, so 90s.  It’s also difficult to envisage The […]

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It’s Grim at Work

Oh, the irony of giving a Stonewall brochure called “Bisexual people in the workplace: a practical guide for employers” to someone who is not only not an employer but not even employed at the moment… Never mind.  That’s hardly the point; though I am clearly not the target audience of this publication, I was very interested in what it had […]

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…and bisexual? Stonewall’s Election questions

In March, Stonewall published their list of questions for candidates at the general election.  And overall it was a very handy crib sheet for exploring each candidate’s stance on a range of issues that might come up for legislation in the next Parliament. But it began: Schools     If you’re elected at the next election, what will you do to […]

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