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America Turns Right

USA

The USA voted to follow on Barack Obama’s eight-year term as President by handing the White House to Donald Trump. The election was won by Clinton by the narrowest of margins in the popular vote – with almost everything counted the tally is currently: Clinton 58,879,687 Trump 58,844,144 However the USA’s “electoral college” election system turns this into a sturdy […]

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Australia Drops Marriage Referendum

The Australian Parliament has blocked moves for a Republic of Ireland-style marriage referendum in the country. As we reported two months ago, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull had sought to use a referendum to neutralise the issue rather than face a battle inside his right-wing party. It’s a risky move – it’s the same trick David Cameron used to put the […]

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The USA Goes To The Polls

It’s election day in the United States today after what has felt like an even longer campaign than usual (and not just because this time polling day is the latest in the year it can legally be held). The final polls show Democrat party candidate for President Hilary Clinton a few points ahead of Republican Donald Trump – but then, […]

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NaNoWriMo Begins!

It’s a new month and November 1 begins National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo. Are you having a bash at writing the great bisexual novel?  Or failing that, the great effort of a bisexual novel?  Let us know, we’ll follow your tweets / updates about it and share them here…  And for the rest of us who lack the time, […]

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BiCon Bookings Open for 2017

BiCon will return to Leeds next summer, and bookings opened at midnight. Weekend passes including accommodation start at £130 per person, while tickets for the full event without accommodation start at £30 each. You can book here. The long-running annual bi conference / convention will run from August 10th to 13th at the Headingley campus of Leeds Beckett University.  The […]

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London BiFest Returns

After a gap of several years, London’s BiFest will be back next Spring. It will be at the Kingston Quaker Centre in Kingston Upon Thames on Saturday 8th April. BiFests are day-long festivals celebrating bisexuality, with workshops and discussions during the day and sometimes with social events in the evening. The last London event was in 2012, but other cities […]

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Have You Met Our Cat?

In the USA it’s National Cat Day. You know, we have noticed they are a smidge popular on the internet. Every time someone lands in a nonexistent bit of the BCN website they get our 404 page with a picture of our house kitty, who does get distracted by wiggly string. Especially often that seems to be pink, purple or […]

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