Category Archives: BCN 64: Nov 2003

Fighting Section 28 in Scotland

I arrived in Scotland from New Zealand in March 1997, and soon after woke up to headlines saying “No Tory Seats in Scotland”. So, I never had a lot of experience with living as a bisexual in Tory Britain. Then came the referendum and devolution – I stayed up all night to watch the results. My mother, a Scot, said […]

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Scottish Bisexuals get Organised

Scotland has its first national bisexual organisation. On 25 October 2003, the existing social and campaigning groups, Bi Glasgow and Bi Edinburgh, formed Bi Scotland, an umbrella organisation for both groups. Bi Scotland will also aim to reach out to bisexuals in the rest of the country, support the formation of new local groups, and speak out for bisexuals in […]

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Next Year’s News

Thanks to a wormhole in the space-time continuum or some such unlikely palaver, Neil Hudson has come into possession of next year’s news headlines. Sadly being from the gay press they didn’t tell him anything useful like winning lottery numbers, so he decided to share them with BCN readers. January: Scientists who thought they’d contacted extra-terrestrial life discover that it […]

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Kilroy Returns

Recently my partner and I took part in a TV talk show on the topic of Bisexuality. I don’t know yet how it will be edited, but overall I think that a range of bisexuals was represented and in a positive light. The taping was a little nerve-racking – a reminder of how different my worldview and experience is from […]

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For God’s Sake Don’t Call Us Bisexual

A year after bringing “Jackie Clune is Boy Crazy” to the Edinburgh Festival, which caused the publication of several inches about her sexuality in both the gay and straight press, Jackie Clune wrote about her second ‘coming out’ for the Guardian on the 14th of June 2003. The actress and comedian came out in the late 1980’s and embraced her […]

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Best Bisexual Women’s Erotica

Book review: Best Bisexual Women’s Erotica Editor: Cara Bruce, Cleis Press, 2001 Buy it on Amazon here: Best Bisexual Women’s Erotica “Bisexual women are a staple of everyone else’s porn, and maybe that’s why you rarely see collections by and for them”, writes Bruce in the introduction. Quite possibly. Or perhaps there just aren’t that many good porn producers and […]

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BiMate: Anna Maria Staiano

Take a seat and introduce yourself. I grew up in Naples and swittly moved to London after discovering David Bowie and learning English from his songs. I was so disappointed when I found out that nobody else spoke like him! I started attending the London Bi Group on Valentine’s day 1992 and since then I have been involved in many […]

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