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Pride London’s advisory board proposes renewal

Pride in London’s Independent Community Advisory Board (CAB) today releases its annual report on the 2017 Pride in London events, which also contains its thoughts on the future of the capital’s LGBT+ Pride. Suggestions include a rotating ‘theme’ for the parade with a bi block leading the march some years. Outlining the report they note that the CAB’s membership is drawn from […]

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BCN Special!

There’s a bonus issue of BCN this summer – mostly for people at Leeds BiCon, the Manchester Bi Takeover, and local Prides. Don’t worry if you’re not at any of those though: everything in it is either retrospective stuff from our past year of BCNs or is a taster from the upcoming August edition. Still, it’s a great excuse to […]

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Flag to return to Leeds Beckett

Leeds Beckett University flew the bi flag while BiCon was in town last weekend. Now they say it’ll be back over the James Graham building in just over a month. It’ll be back in September for Bi Visibility Day – just as students arrive for the new academic year. They tweeted in response to a request from Leeds Bi Group: […]

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Hundreds Come to Leeds for BiCon

Nearly 400 people came to Leeds for the 35th UK Bi Convention*, BiCon. The second time it has come to Leeds in under five years, this time the venue was Leeds Beckett University, who flew the bi flag proudly where it would be visible right across the campus for the weekend. About three in ten of the attendees were at […]

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Big Bi Tweet? Make that the Biggest Bi Tweet Yet!

This year’s Big Bi Tweet for Bi Visibility Day, September 23rd, has got huge momentum. A week from launch – and six weeks from the big day – it has already attracted more than 200 participants and has a “social reach” of 1.8 million people – making it already bigger than last year’s campaign. As we reported last week, by […]

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It’s BiCon!

Annual Bi Big Weekend BiCon kicks off on Thursday! The event comes back to Leeds this time – in general it goes to a different city each year, but for cost reasons the last few years have seen a kind of ping-pong around the M62 with Leeds, Bradford, Preston and Leeds again, and just the odd year off to pop […]

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