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It’s Bi Health Month

News from across the Pond: In the USA, the Bisexual Resource Center (BRC) celebrate Bisexual Health Awareness Month (BHAM) for the fourth consecutive year with the launch of a social media campaign beginning March 1st, 2017. BHAM aims to raise awareness of health disparities within the bisexual+ community and promote resources and action; this year, the campaign focuses on social […]

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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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US Crisis: Leaked LGBTphobic Plans

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A human rights crisis continues enveloping the United States following President Trump’s move against people from several Muslim countries. A leaked plan proposing to give regressive social beliefs legal priority has caused fresh concern. A draft version of an order from the President entitled “Establishing a Government-Wide Initiative to Respect Religious Freedom” has been widely reported. This suggests a planned […]

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History Finding Homes

Imagine a museum of LGBT history. San Francisco looks like it’s going to get one – and quite possibly on the rates. The Board of Supervisors of the City and County of San Francisco voted on the evening of Tuesday, January 31, to approve a groundbreaking resolution calling on municipal authorities, philanthropists and business leaders to support the GLBT Historical […]

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Rallying to challenge USA Muslim ban

A wave of public protest has erupted in the USA and around the world in response to the new ban on people from several majority-Muslim countries from entering the United States. The legislative attack may only be aimed at people of one faith at the moment but other often-oppressed minority groups have joined the protests knowing that Trump’s electoral platform […]

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More people “owning the label”

New Gallup research from the USA says that more people are identifying as bisexual, transgender, gay or lesbian than ever before. In a survey finding that most likely reflects people being more able to be open to themselves and to others about their feelings and attractions, Gallup finds the LGBT population of the USA to have reached 10 million people […]

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Research: Bi people targets for ‘revenge porn’

New research from the USA suggests that bisexual, lesbian and gay people are four times more likely to be the victims of ‘revenge porn’ than heterosexual people are. A report from the Center for Innovative Public Health Research suggests 1 in 25 internet users in the USA have been a victim of revenge porn – a surprisingly high figure. The […]

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Kate Brown: Another Bisexual Pioneer

Kate Brown has made history by becoming the first out bi person elected Governor in the USA. She also pioneers that ground for the LGBT community as a whole, as no gay, lesbian or trans person has yet been elected to the role. Kate had already served in the role for a year having replaced Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber following his […]

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