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TUC asks: how’s work?

The TUC launches a major new survey today into how lesbian, gay, bi and trans (LGBT) people find working life in the UK. Despite changes in the law that should have brought an end to discrimination and prejudice, there is evidence that LGBT people are still experiencing difficulties at work: In 2013 Stonewall reported that 1 in 4 (26%) LGBT […]

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Bisexual identity on the rise?

Another statistic suggests more young people are identifying as bisexual than as lesbian or gay. In the past identity surveys that separate out bisexual from lesbian and gay identity have often shown more gay and lesbian people than bi people. The UK’s Office for National Statistics for example when first publishing figures on this question has tended to show around […]

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“21st century relationships and sex education”

The government has today (1 March 2017) tabled amendments to the Children and Social Work Bill which will make it a requirement that all secondary schools in England teach relationships and sex education (RSE). The amendments allow the government to make regulations requiring personal, social, health and economic education (PSHE) to be taught in all schools in England – primary […]

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The Bi Week ahead: into March

It’s a new month – well, nearly – and that always brings a fresh batch of bi meets. There are dates in the diary for bis in and around Cardiff, Edinburgh, and London – and a mix of socialising and talky spaces. Monday in London it’s the Over 50s Bi Group at 6pm at AgeUK, Tavis House, Tavistock Square. Come […]

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It’s Bi Health Month

It’s March, and that means it’s Bisexual Health Awareness Month. Research in recent years has highlighted how bi people are likely to have worse mental and physical health than both gay and straight people alike. 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 […]

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6-month LGBT History Exhibition opens

A six-month long exhibition of LGBT history opens in Manchester this weekend with a review of the bisexual history of the city over the past thirty years among the opening events. The People’s History Museum includes more than 100 issues of Bi Community News among its archives of LGBT materials available to researchers all year round. Curated by members of […]

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