Category Archives: BCN 82: Oct 2006

Understanding Bis

So, there I am, on the sofa with my boyfriend, watching Sugar Rush. I’m demonstrating my usual “watching TV and zoned out” look, brought on by the concoction of lesbian action and dysfunctional family drama. He turns round to me and says, “I’m never going to be enough for you am I?, You’re always going to need women aren’t you?” […]

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Talking Sexuality

“Encountering Human Rights: Gender/Sexuality, Activism and the Promise of Law” This two-day conference will bring together activists, academics and practitioners to assess how human rights law and practice in the UK interacts with issues concerning gender and sexuality. The conference is being organised by the Centre for Law, Gender and Sexuality, Liberty and the Legal Action Group. It has been […]

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BiFest VI

Manchester goes back to basics for Celebrate Bisexuality Day 2006 The sixth BiFest was a little bit on the “BiFest lite” side, lacking an official evening session. The decision to go for the date of International Celebrate Bisexuality Day (the 23rd September) was fair enough – it is an obvious date to choose and with BiCon in July was a […]

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Getting Freshers

Lucy Brookes is bisexual rep for the University of Birmingham guild of students LGBT association, and has just been elected as women’s place bi rep for the NUS LGBT campaign committee. She is replacing Bethan Griffiths in this position, who has recently been elected bi rep for the NUS women’s campaign committee. They’re both active in wider LGBT rights campaigns, […]

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Poly 101

October 14th is the date of the second UK Polyday. If you want to find out more see the flyer enclosed with this edition of BCN, or check out polyday.org.uk. Like our regular BiFests, Polyday will be a day of workshops, discussions and socialising but focused around the topic of polyamory rather than bisexuality. We’re hoping to encourage dialogue between […]

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