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Tackling domestic abuse in Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester has today become the first area of the UK to record domestic abuse in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community (LGBT) as police take a recording method force-wide. Recent research suggests there are issues that especially affects bisexual people. A report from the USA for example found 61% of the bisexual women interviewed experienced rape, violence and/or […]

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European Parliament condemns detention, torture and killings of bi & gay men in Chechnya

Last weekend, Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta published an article reporting that over 100 people have been detained on suspicion for being gay in Chechnya, and suffered torture and humiliation. At least three men were killed. At his opening statement today, the President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani MEP condemned the attacks: “I will confirm once again the European Parliament’s absolute […]

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Bi/Gay Divide

New research from USA campaign group GLAAD highlights an age gap in how many people know a bisexual person – and it stands in stark contrast to a remarkable degree of consistency in how many people say they know a gay or lesbian person across the generations. The survey conducted by pollsters Harris on November 2-4, 2016 asked 2,037 adults […]

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Hey Bi Spender!

Over the past six months or so CaBiRet has brought several nights of bi performance to London and last week the Patreon flag unfurled and the next stage in the CaBiRet project was unleashed. “I call it ‘Operation Pay People’”, says organiser Marcus Morgan. “So much of the time we’re told that if we want people to listen to us, […]

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What’s in a label?

News of the new Doctor Who companion has the internet a-flutter, with Bill Potts, played by Pearl Mackie, dropping her sexuality into her second line of dialogue in when we meet her in two weeks’ time, the BBC reports. She will be, we are told, the Doctor’s “first openly gay companion”. The BBC report continues, “It shouldn’t be a big […]

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Bury Gets Proud

This Saturday sees the Pride season in the North kick off with Bury’s first LGBT Pride. Last week saw the ever-growing LGBT Pride season begin in on the South coast with Hampshire Pride at the University of Winchester. The festival builds on the Rainbow Walk held in the town for the last few years by local youth groups. This time […]

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Swansea BiFest set for May

Bi Cymru/Wales’ annual BiFest returns to Swansea next month. BiFest Wales will be on Saturday 13th May 2017. It comes in two sections: Daytime: 12 noon – 6pm, First workshop 12:30pm Evening live alternative music social event and DJs: 7:30pm – 11:30pm Both are at the 1st Floor, Swansea YMCA, 1 The Kingsway, Swansea, SA1 5JQ It’s a one-day bi […]

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