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The Bi Week ahead: into March

It’s a new month – well, nearly – and that always brings a fresh batch of bi meets. There are dates in the diary for bis in and around Cardiff, Edinburgh, and London – and a mix of socialising and talky spaces. Monday in London it’s the Over 50s Bi Group at 6pm at AgeUK, Tavis House, Tavistock Square. Come […]

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It’s Bi Health Month

News from across the Pond: In the USA, the Bisexual Resource Center (BRC) celebrate Bisexual Health Awareness Month (BHAM) for the fourth consecutive year with the launch of a social media campaign beginning March 1st, 2017. BHAM aims to raise awareness of health disparities within the bisexual+ community and promote resources and action; this year, the campaign focuses on social […]

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6-month LGBT History Exhibition opens

A six-month long exhibition of LGBT history opens in Manchester this weekend with a review of the bisexual history of the city over the past thirty years among the opening events. The People’s History Museum includes more than 100 issues of Bi Community News among its archives of LGBT materials available to researchers all year round. Curated by members of […]

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Leicester sets a Fun Date

Big Bi Fun Day is back this May. The annual family-friendly bi festival will be marking its eighth year on Saturday 13th May from 1-5pm. It’s being held at the Friends Meeting House, 16 Queens Road, Leicester, LE2 1WP. Please make a donation if you can, to help with the costs of venue hire. Bring food to share too – […]

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Interview: Going to the Palace

Jen Yockney became the first person to appear in the Honours List with an MBE “for services to the bisexual community” on the Queen’s birthday last June.  Tiff asked her some questions (and then Jen added one of her own). The Honours List! What happens and how did you find out about it? You get a letter that tells you […]

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Court of Appeal kicks Civil Partnerships down the road

The Court of Appeal today rejected a case arguing for the introduction of mixed-sex civil partnerships. Charles Keidan and Rebecca Steinfeld brought the case arguing that they were being discriminated against on the grounds of sex, as a same-sex couple would be allowed the choice of marriage or civil partnership. A previous court ruling allowed that civil partnerships should remain […]

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Queer Retirement Village?

The city council in Manchester has announced a new retirement home project – intended to be made up of a majority of LGBT residents. The project would be part of the city’s programme that provides housing for older people, and would be the first LGBT-majority “Extra Care” scheme in the UK. Bi, trans, lesbian and gay peoples’ experiences as they […]

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