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Celebrating Bi Volunteering

Volunteers across the UK are being thanked for their efforts as part of a range of events to mark Volunteers’ Week 2016 which runs – slightly confusingly – from 1 to 12 June. Charities, community groups and other organisations are holding events to thank their volunteers for the contribution they make. Events will include awards ceremonies, barbecues, roadshows and tea […]

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Homophobia in Sport: Bi too?

The government is running a consultation on homophobia in sport – and no surprise that we’d like to encourage people to send their experiences in to it, including of biphobia! Culture, Media & Sport Committee Chair Jesse Norman MP says: “Sport is hugely important to many people, but it is clear that homophobia remains a serious issue across a wide […]

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Bi or Pan?

Battle has raged on the internet over the meaning of ‘bisexuality’ and whether ‘the b word’ is adequate for all the people who experience attraction to more than one gender. Here some bi and pan people explain how it works through their eyes. What about gay and straight? Coming out as bisexual in the late 80s, when I first came […]

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43%: Generation Bi?

Online opinion polling company YouGov have published research conducted over the past week into sex and sexuality. They found 43% of under 25s when asked to place themselves on a sexuality scale from 0 (exclusively heterosexual) to 6 (exclusively homosexual) put themselves somewhere in between, between 1 and 5. 6% of under 25s rated themselves a 6. Across the population as […]

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BiCon 2015: The Photo

Here’s the group photo from the end of BiCon 2015, which brought the annual bi festival to Nottingham for the first time in over twenty years. Click here for the full high-resolution version.   Tweet this: The BiCon 2015 group photo!   How was BiCon for you? Tell us about it – whether a word, a one-liner, or 300 words […]

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Bookshelf

Our bisexual bookshelf. Books we’ve read – and sometimes even recommend! First up though: you might like to read about the Bold Strokes Book festival in 2013, and the winners of the Third Annual Bisexual Book Awards (2014 books, awards presented in 2015) And indeed the bisexual shortlist for the 2007 Lammy awards and the similar list for 2010. So, […]

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Getting Bi

Getting Bi In A Gay / Straight World is a new publication from BiPhoria in Manchester. It’s about coming out… and then staying out, in a world that sometimes wishes you would pick straight or gay! In 24 pages it covers a lot of ground – relationships, bisexual history, what researchers have to say about being bi, the best resources […]

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