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Sticking David Bowie on a letter

A little over a year after his death, David Bowie’s life is to be commemorated by the Royal Mail in a set of stamps. The Royal Mail announced that it will issue a set of 10 stamps to honour one of the most influential music and cultural figures of all time, who – bi or not – acheived a key […]

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Stonewall Index highlights challenges for bis at work

This year’s Stonewall Workplace Equality Index makes for interesting reading. The report is based on monitoring of employers’ work on LGBT inclusion and representation, and a parallel survey completed by some 91,000 employees at companies and organisations. It’s important when reading the results to remember that it reflects around 400 workplaces which are actively working to be more inclusive and […]

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Life’s A Beach: BiCon Ball Unveiled

BiCon 2017 in Leeds this summer will have a beachy seaside theme for its Saturday night ball theme it has been announced today. And with a beach party theme the organisers are hoping that we do like to be bi-side the sea-side. The Saturday themed ball has been an annual feature of the event since the 2003 and 2004 teams […]

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TIE report highlighted in Holyrood

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Last year we reported on a report from the Time for Inclusive Education campaign exploring experience of schools in Scotland among LGBT current pupils and those who have recently left. The report was raised by opposition member Monica Lennon MSP in debate yesterday, prompting First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to promise it was to be acted on – as well as […]

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More people “owning the label”

New Gallup research from the USA says that more people are identifying as bisexual, transgender, gay or lesbian than ever before. In a survey finding that most likely reflects people being more able to be open to themselves and to others about their feelings and attractions, Gallup finds the LGBT population of the USA to have reached 10 million people […]

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