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The bi week ahead

It’s a new bisexual week in our calendar of bi events – and a little quiet due to the end of the month. On Monday in London it’s the Over 50s Bi Group at AgeUK, Tavis House, Tavistock Square, London. WC1H 9NA from 6pm Thursday evening in London it’s the London Bi Meetup group monthly night out at Village, 81 Wardour St, Soho from 7.30pm Friday night at 5.30pm it’s the […]

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Hate crime up 29%

80,393 hate crimes were recorded in 2016/17, figures published today reveal, an increase of 29% on the previous year. And when prosecutions do take place judges are starting to take these things seriously at last – the CPS say that in 2016/17, more than half of cases involving hostility on the grounds of race, religion, sexual orientation, disability or transgender […]

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The bi week ahead 16-22 October 2017

There are lots of social & support groups around the UK

It’s a new bisexual week in our calendar of bi events – and there’s lots on around the country. Things get started on Tuesday when from 7.45pm it’s Swansea Bi Group at Mozarts, Walter Road. Which is in Swansea, obviously. More about them here. Also that night it’s the monthly bi pub meet for Manchester BiPhoria. 8pm at the Waterhouse on Princess Street; they normally meet […]

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The Bi Week Ahead

It’s a new bisexual week in our calendar of bi events – and it’s a busy week. Tuesday night in London Bisexual Underground meet at The Blue Posts, 81 Newman Street, London. It’s a pub meetup and; find out more here. Also that night it’s Brum Bi Group, a community-centre space group at the LGBT Centre, 38 Holloway Circus, Birmingham. More on their group and where […]

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BiCon: place and date known, just add bisexuals

The BiCon 2018 team have confirmed Salford as the host city of next summer’s big bi bash. The dates have moved forward two weeks though, to kick off on the 2nd August rather than the 16th. Two months ago at the closing plenary of BiCon 2017 it was noted that Salford had been in contention alongside other cities near the […]

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Another Bi Boost

The latest statistics from ONS once again show more people identifying as bisexual – and again it’s a generational shift with younger people less likely to identify as straight. Emily Knipe, of the Population Statistics Division at the Office for National Statistics, says of the new figures: “In 2016, around 2% of the population identified themselves as lesbian, gay or […]

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