Tag Archives: Jen Yockney

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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For Services To The Bisexual Community

The first MBE “for services for the bisexual community” (should that be the M-Bi-E?) was presented at Buckingham Palace earlier today to Jen Yockney, recognising more than 20 years grassroots bi volunteering. Accompanied to the Palace by fellow volunteers from other bi projects around the UK over that time, she received the honour in a carefully co-ordinated pink, purple and […]

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#BiWinning

Congratulations BCN editor Jen Yockney who carried the Volunteer Of The Year award away at last night’s LGBT Heroes ceremony. It’s the first time in the five years of the awards that a bi community organisation or individual activist has taken the prize, despite several making the shortlists over that time. Her comment after the event was, “I was so […]

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Heroes?

Good luck to our Editor, Jen Yockney, at the Foundation Hero Awards tonight! The Homo Hero Awards, latterly renamed the LGBT Foundation Heroes, have been running for five years- during which time Bi Community News itself, BiCon organiser Natalya Dell, Bisexual Index’s Marcus Morgan, and veteran bi organiser Jen Yockney have been shortlisted in various categories. As yet none of […]

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