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Survey wants your views on Biphobic Hate Crime

A research project supported by GALOP is looking at people’s experiences of hate crimes against LGBTI people. The intention is to improve work responding to biphobic hate incidents by improving police awareness on how bi (and other LGBTI) people would like the police to respond. The survey is here. Nick Antjoule, the Hate Crime Manager from GALOP told us, “Everyone […]

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It’s Eurovision!

The Eurovision Song Contest final is here – one of the few Euro-things we still seem commited to as a nation. The UK entry rests on the shoulders of Lucie Jones and love or loathe it the contest has a huge LGBT following. Recent years have given us some sternly political voting as viewers voting in the more progressive nations […]

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Welsh Bis get Festive in Swansea

It’s BiFest in Swansea this Saturday! The annual big bi day (and night) out is at the YMCA. The timetable and workshop details for BiFest Wales 2017 have now been confirmed ahead of the weekend and are as follows: Time Workshop Room 1 Workshop Room 2 12:30 – 1:15pm All about bisexuality 1:15 – 2pm BREAK (refreshments and socialising in […]

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BiCon: 21 days to book

Bookings with accommodation for this summer’s BiCon close on the 31st of May. This is to give the organisers enough time to arrange room share requests and allocations. Non-residential tickets are still available right up to, and indeed at, BiCon itself. The largest bi event in the UK this year, BiCon goes to a different city each time and for […]

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The Bi Week Ahead

It’s an especially busy week this time thanks to International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia (also known as IDAHOBIT here in the UK and IDAHOTB overseas – IDAHOBIT is definitely easier to pronounce). Monday is quiet and things kick off the day after. Tuesday night in London Bisexual Underground meet at The Blue Posts, 81 Newman Street, London. It’s […]

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Macron Wins

In the French Presidential election, Emmanuel Macron has won by a thumping two votes to one margin. The centrist/Liberal leader of the newly formed En Marche party succeeds Socialist President François Hollande. His victory in the second round of voting nationwide was by 19.8m to 10.4m votes, winning almost all the counting areas. He is the first French president in over […]

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Bi Baiting in Doctor Who?

We have heard a lot in recent years about ‘queerbaiting’. The careful construction by TV show producers of characters in TV shows so as to suggest that otherwise heterosexual characters might be bisexual or gay. Programme producers have to play the innocent while the fan base hypothesise what might be going on beyond the ‘canon’ of the show’s scripts, and […]

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