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70 years of bisexual human rights

2018 marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights. On 10 December 1948, Members of the United Nations General Assembly came together to declare that all people, from all nations, deserved fundamental human rights. The UDHR was created to ensure the respect and uphold the dignity and rights of all individuals. Those rights include the right to […]

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Pete Shelley dies aged 63

Bi flag photo (c) Jen Yockney

Buzzcocks singer Pete Shelley has died it was announced earlier today. The singer was a part of the punk wave of the late 1970s, best known for songs like Ever Fallen In Love (With Someone You Shouldn’t’ve)? and Orgasm Addict. He was consistently open about being bisexual even as people around him tried to pass it off as a youthful phase or the like. […]

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Celebrating Volunteering

December 5th is marked each year as International Volunteer Day – since it was declared such by the United Nations in 1985. It’s a day to celebrate volunteers and volunteer-driven organisations, and the role of each in wider society. Which is quite appropriate for us given almost all bi organisations are run for the good of wider (bi) society rather than with the […]

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EU highlights LGBT rights for candidate members

While the UK is still shuffling its way toward the door to leave the European Union after our increasingly controversial referendum, many countries on the edges of the EU are eager to join the social and trading bloc. Yesterday the European Parliament adopted its annual reports on five candidate and potential candidate countries. The reports call on Northern Macedonia, Montenegro, […]

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The Bi Week Ahead: 3-9 December 2018

Welcome to our weekly what’s on roundup of Bi Britain. And it’s December so this may be your last chance to get along to a bi social event in 2018! Tuesday is very busy! Manchester’s bi talky space meeting BiPhoria, at the LGBT Foundation, 5 Richmond Street, from 730pm. More about BiPhoria here. It’s also Glasgow bisexual group pre-Christmas social, meet at the Gallery Bar, Brunswick Street […]

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December edition out now!

Hot off the presses and landing on doormats across the UK (and further afield) it’s the new December edition of BCN! Get your subscription here. Features include 20 Years On: two decades of the bisexual flag BiMediaWatch: the autumn that everything turned purple, as the Bi Life, Sally4Ever, The Bisexual and that film about Queen propel bi visibility in the […]

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The Bi Week Ahead: November wraps up

It’s the end of the month and with Brum BiFest behind us here’s what’s in the week ahead as we bring you what to see and do in Bi Britain, 26 November to 2 December 2018. Monday night in London it’s the Over 50s bi group from 6pm-8pm at AgeUK, Tavis House, Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9NA. Also in London on Wednesday […]

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