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Crunch day in Ireland

Just two months after the massive referendum victory for same-sex marriage, the Republic of Ireland is on the brink of another step forward in LGBT rights. Today the Seanad debates the final stages of a gender recognition bill that will allow transgender people to gain legal recognition. Unlike similar laws in several other countries the decision is in the hands […]

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Invisible in Cardiff?

Cardiff has made headlines this week for a surprisingly retro reaction to two women kissing. The city’s International Food & Drink Festival was in town and two queer women dancing and having a quick smooch proved too much for some festival-goers to stomach.  When a couple of attendees complained to the stewards, rather than being told to catch up with […]

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Bi Budgets

The first Tory budget since 1996 was a mixed bag. If you’re on less than £11,000 a year you’re probably worse off; if you’re on more than that you’re probably a bit better off, and unlike the last five years’ worth of budgets, that includes people on big pay packets of £40k and more. Given what kind of people research […]

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Bisexual Blogger?

Are you blogging about bisexual life in the UK or Ireland? Join BiBloggers! A fab website bringing together many writers’ different ideas and experiences.

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Sex in Ireland

We know that getting married there is an option for a lot more couples than it was a month ago – but last weekend the Irish Times published the findings of a big survey on sex and sexuality in the Republic. Like other research from the USA, they find more women identify as bi than as lesbian, but more men […]

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Bis on parade at Nottingham Pride

It’s Nottingham LGBT Pride on July 25th and there’ll be a bi entry on the parade courtesy of local group BiTopia.  Get your best purple clobber out and join them! The parade entry organisers say: “We will meet at 11:00am on the corner of Listergate, Albert Street and Castlegate. If you came last year, it will be the same place […]

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European Vice President presses marriage recognition

Vice President of the European Commission Frans Timmermans has urged that all EU Member States recognise same-sex marriages conducted abroad in an interview with newspaper Politico this week. He stressed that “[e]ven if you don’t want to have same-sex marriage in your country, [you should] at least have the decency to accept that other countries do have it and recognize […]

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