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How B is my History Month?

It’s LGBT History Month in February and each year we face the question of how strong the B in that LGBT feels. The first LGBT History Month in the UK had no bi-specific content, while the following years had one or two “B” events – usually in Manchester or Camden. 2009 was a low point with no specific events, though […]

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New Year’s Resolution to meet other bis?

Lacked inspiration when Big Ben chimed and looking for a late new year’s resolution? Local bi group in Manchester, BiPhoria, have sent out their New Year circular to people they’ve met at their outreach stalls at Prides and other community events – with three suggestions. Maybe you’ll want to take one of them up! * going along to a bi […]

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Nicola Takes Another Gong

Double Olympic gold medal-winning boxer Nicola Adams is the most high-profile bisexual person in today’s New Year’s Honours List, adding the OBE to her Olympic medals and the MBE she received in 2013. These on top of a host of other titles picked up in her boxing career. As the news went public at 11pm Friday night she tweeted: To […]

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Birmingham opens its doors for Christmas – again

Birmingham LGBT Centre have announced, following on from last year’s successful event, they will be holding their fourth annual Christmas Day party for the LGBT community. Steph Keeble, Director at Birmingham LGBT states “Christmas can be a difficult time for many LGBT people who may be estranged from their birth families. It is traditionally a very heteronormative festival with a big […]

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LGBT Asylum Support: new website

The Epsilon Project today launched a website offering a pan-European and LGBT-led source of information on immigration and asylum seeking. There have been an estimated 55,000 people arriving in Europe per month in 2016 – so far around a million people across the EU – whether here as migrants or refugees. Despite court rulings there is variation in both policy […]

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Research: Bi people targets for ‘revenge porn’

New research from the USA suggests that bisexual, lesbian and gay people are four times more likely to be the victims of ‘revenge porn’ than heterosexual people are. A report from the Center for Innovative Public Health Research suggests 1 in 25 internet users in the USA have been a victim of revenge porn – a surprisingly high figure. The […]

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