Tag Archives: Theory

Bi… In Theory

The first Europe-wide conference focused on bisexuality research and theory kicks off tomorrow in Amsterdam. EuroBiReCon (European Bisexuality Research Conferece) follows in the footsteps of the UK’s BiReCon events which have run since 2008 on alternate years. The model has been picked up elsewhere with BiReConUSA in the United States offering a similar programme of research engagement across the pond. […]

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Bi Report – Bitesize

We’ve talked about it a lot this year, but The Bisexuality Report itself is a big chunky A4 document. It’s quite wordy in a way that is very good for academics and policy makers but perhaps a little less friendly to the average reader wanting to know more about bi life or how to make their organisation more bi-friendly. Step […]

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Getting It Right – for Bi Researchers

In the last two issues we updated you on what BiUK is up toand took you on a tour of our shiny new website. As we mentioned, one of the main aims of the website was to make available the list of research guidelines which we have created for people who are researching, or writing about, bisexuality. This issue we […]

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BiReCon: The first International academic conference on bisexuality?

Meg Barker, Christina Richards and Rebecca Jones (of BiUK) report back from BiReCon Thursday 26th August 2010 saw the second BiReCon conference. The aim of the event was to bring together researchers and academics with activists, organisations and community members to develop, disseminate and discuss research and theory about bisexuality. The first UK BiReCon was held in 2008, prior to […]

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Research Update!

On Helen’s Lego/Plasticine workshops and photo study. As part of my research into people’s experiences of BiCon, last year I ran three workshops in which people were asked to make models in Lego and/or Plasticine of their experiences of BiCon, and talk about what they showed. The workshops were tape-recorded, and photos taken of the models people made, and analysis […]

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Bisexuals in Space!

What’s it like to be bi in everyday life?  What’s it like to be bi at BiCon? I’m Helen Bowes-Catton and I’m conducting research into bi people’s experiences of bisexuality as an identity. I’m interestedin what it’s like to be bi in everyday life, and also in the ways that people experience their identities in bi spaces like BiCon and […]

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Sexuality & Genetics

Science News: Have they found the Bi Gene? Well, not exactly, I’m afraid. However, biologists at the University of California seem to have been paying attention to some of the unutterable nonsense that certain other scientists have been spouting about sexuality lately, and have been trying to do something more sensible instead. For example, in 2005, researchers at Northwestern University […]

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BiMate: Meg

Take a seat and introduce yourself. Hello, I’m Meg. I’ve been out in varying degrees as bisexual since my mid teens but more definitely so after attending my first BiCon in 1997 (after meeting Grant Denkinson who has a lot to answer for!) I didn’t go back again for a few years but my sister dragged me along in 2002 […]

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