Tag Archives: Awards

The Best Bi Books of the Year

The shortlists for this year’s Bisexual Book Awards have been published. Here they are – the best of bi reading from 2016, broken down into ten categories plus best publishing house. The winners are chosen by judges, and will be announced at the Bisexual Book Awards Ceremony on Saturday June 10th, 2017.   Non-Fiction Advice from a Wild Deuce: The […]

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Taking the Mesmac Trophy

Leeds Bi Group founder and organiser Emily Metcalfe took one of the three awards at an annual Yorkshire Mesmac MEStars event last night. Aaron Chady, Community Development Worker with Yorkshire Mesmac commented, “Emily has been tirelessly juggling full time work, a Masters degree and running Leeds Bi Group with very little other support from peers, and she still has plans […]

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Lammy Shortlist Unveiled

Lambda Literary, the USA’s oldest and largest LGBT+ literary arts organisation, has announced the finalists for the 29th Annual Lambda Literary Awards – or the “Lammys,” as they are often known. The books were chosen from nearly 900 titles released last year, reflecting a hugely vibrant queer press today. The winners will be announced at a gala ceremony on the evening […]

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Evan Rachel Wood Receives the HRC Visibility Award

United States LGBT campaign group HRC (Human Rights Campaign) presented True Blood and Westworld actress Evan Rachel Wood with their HRC Visibility Award at the 2017 HRC North Carolina Gala yesterday. Receiving the award she spoke of the importance of being seen and heard and shared powerful remarks about bisexual visibility. “It was something so simple and yet so terrifying. I […]

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Bristol: not enough for Bis or Lesbians

Bristol’s local LGBT radio show ShoutOUT are running their annual listeners’ awards this month. But sadly the categories for best event for bisexual people and best event for lesbian women have both been dropped following the nominations round. The awards website notes of each, “Sorry, this award has been cancelled due to a lack of nominations.” It’s a great shame […]

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Bristol Bis Take Pride Prize

Bristol bi group BiVisible has won an award for the Best Stall at Bristol LGBT Pride. BiVisible have had a busy year, hosting one of the launch events for bi book Purple Prose as well as having busy monthly get-togethers and organising their Pride appearance. Nathan from BiVisible told us, “We were really surprised to be even nominated let alone […]

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Nicola Takes Another Gong

Double Olympic gold medal-winning boxer Nicola Adams is the most high-profile bisexual person in today’s New Year’s Honours List, adding the OBE to her Olympic medals and the MBE she received in 2013. These on top of a host of other titles picked up in her boxing career. As the news went public at 11pm Friday night she tweeted: To […]

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BiUK on European Diversity Awards list

This year’s shortlist for the European Diversity Awards has been unveiled and bi research & theory charity BiUK are on the list for Community Project of the year. They follow in the footsteps of the UK’s oldest bi support organisation, BiPhoria, who were shortlisted in the same category last year. The full shortlist for Community Project this year is: Refugee […]

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