Category Archives: BCN 106: 2011

A Rose, Too

FenceSitter Films have re-issued their  bi-themed web soap “A Rose by Any Other Name”, written and directed by out bisexual Kyle Schickner, for rental download – and the second series starts soon. “A Rose by Any Other Name” follows the path worn by Chasing Amy which a comfortably out and proud lesbian, Rose (Stephanie Reibel), and a nice progressive straight […]

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Mapping Queer London

Kairos have been surveying London LGBT charity Kairos in Soho have launched a new annual publication, The London Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) Voluntary and Community Sector Almanac. This half-inch-thick tome brings community group information alongside an overview of those community groups, how they are funded, who runs them, what they do and who they reach. It covers some […]

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Best of Bi?

This year’s Lammy Awards, America’s LGBT book prizes, have been held. The Lambda Literary Awards – to give their full title – are given each year by the Lambda Literary Foundation to published works which celebrate or explore LGBT themes.  The American Institute of Bisexuality is one of the sponsors of the event. As last year there are now two […]

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True Blood’s own bi fest

Evan Rachel Wood comes out as bisexual Recently, Evan Rachel Wood joined the number of celebrities unafraid to talk about their sexuality, coming out as bisexual in an interview with Esquire magazine. The 23 year old True Blood star told Esquire that “I’m up for anything. Meet a nice guy, meet a nice girl.” Until August last year, Evan dated […]

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BiCon 2011’s Shaping Up

BiCon is an annual long-weekend gathering for bisexual people, their friends, partners and anyone with a supportive interest in bisexuality. There are discussion groups and activities all day and social space and entertainment in the evening. Most people choose to stay in the on site accommodation but there are also options for registration only (if you live locally or would […]

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Manchester’s 16th

Manchester’s sixth BiFest-y event took place in January.  Lots of old and new faces were there celebrating sixteen years of local group BiPhoria – which had just been voted one of the five best LGBT community groups in the UK in a Pink Paper readers poll. The day also acted as introduction to the new meeting venue for the group, […]

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Bi dare you?

Dare… to Try Bisexuality By Pierre Des Esseintes  Pub. Hunter House £9.99  144 pages. It’s a few years since The Bisexual’s Guide To The Universe came out with it’s American take on getting bi, so it’s a pleasure to find a book doing something similar from a French perspective.  Especially with it being translated into English and so easier to […]

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Civil Partnerships: what do you think?

Plans to lift the ban on couples registering civil partnerships in religious settings in England and Wales were announced in February. The government has now invited views on how plans to lift a ban on civil partnerships taking place in religious settings will work in practice. The consultation, launched at the end of March, looks at how this will work […]

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