Category Archives: BCN 75: Oct 2005

Homo/Bi

Can a person enjoy sex for it’s own sake with whomever they please, be they male or female, yet be only capable of having emotional relationships or falling in love with a similarly gendered mate? Let’s get one thing straight, no pun intended, from the off. I’m new to this. If you’d have called me bisexual a year ago, I […]

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A Fabulous Weekend Away

The biggest bi festival of the year, BiCon is another year older and getting deep into it’s mid-20s.  Worcester being off the beaten track compared to London and Manchester, attendance was down a little on the last two years, though some attendees made sterling efforts to recruit the sporty boys and barbershop quartets with whom we were sharing the accomodation […]

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Swirling in a movement of their own creation

While most people who go to Bicon will take part in the innocent flirtation and casual openness about diverse sexuality, unbeknownst to many there exists a sordid underbelly to this event, a seedy twilight world of shadowy figures known as the Activists’ Network.   Every year, an unknown number of innocent faffers are lured into exploring their urges to Do […]

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Want to help make ICB9 happen?

As reported in BCN issue 73, the 9th International Conference on Bisexuality is to be held from June 15-18 2006, in Toronto, Canada. The Toronto Bisexuality Education project is taking charge of workshop proposals for ICB9 and have issued their first call for workshop proposals. International Bi Conferences are somewhat more formal than UK BiCons, with more of an activist […]

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Isle of Man Catches Up

The Isle of Man’s ban on the promotion of homosexuality by public bodies could be repealed as part of a draft Bill to update and strengthen the Island’s sexual offences laws.  The Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill equalises the ages of consent for heterosexual and homosexual sex in line with the Island’s international legal obligations under the European Convention on Human […]

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BiCon Diary

Neil Hudson goes to Worcester Thursday. I am delighted to attend the international vomiting contest. It was won by two small children who did a lap of honour by shitting themselves. The event was held on the National Express coach to Worcester and is a clear signal that I am on my way to Bicon. Bicon is well attended by […]

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