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BiTastic comes to Stirling

BiTastic! is an annual Scottish event designed by and for bisexual and trans people. In 2018 will be held at Forth Valley College Stirling Campus on Saturday 22 September, just in time to celebrate Bi Visibility Day on 23rd September. The event provides an opportunity for bisexual and trans people and their family and friends to meet each other and […]

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Lost two, regained one: tough weekend for bi TV

Two TV shows with bi characters got cancelled this weekend – provoking a chorus of disapproval on twitter. In a peculiar twist, they’re both cop shows. Lucifer got pulled after three seasons, while Brooklyn Nine Nine was handed its notice after nine. In the same batch of news about television contract renewals the bi-heavy Gotham was confirmed for a fifth but […]

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After Eurovision, a list where the UK isn’t in the bottom three

The 2018 Rainbow Europe report, launched by ILGA-Europe today, finds that on LGBTI equality law and policy is slowing down in Europe. The 2018 Rainbow Europe Map and Index reveal that fewer countries are moving up the country ranking; many are stagnating, including countries that are traditionally perceived as equality ‘frontrunners’. ILGA-Europe’s annual benchmarking tool, which ranks 49 countries in […]

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Civil Partnerships back in court

The battle for Civil Partnerships moves to the Supreme Court today – as campaigners bid for the institution to be opened up to mixed-gender couples. Charles Keidan and Rebecca Steinfeld have been making their way through the courts putting a case arguing that they are being discriminated against on the grounds of sex, as a same-sex couple would be allowed […]

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Your Bi Week Ahead

Welcome to our regular roundup of all that’s going in on Bi Britain! The week kicks off on Tuesday when from 7.45pm it’s Swansea Bi Group’s regular pub meet at Mozarts, Walter Road. More about them here. Also that night it’s the monthly bi pub meet for Manchester BiPhoria. 8pm at the Waterhouse pub, across Princess Street from Manchester Town Hall. They are normally in one […]

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BBC dramatises Thorpe saga

A Very English Scandal - still c BBC and Blueprint Television Ltd

The story of Jeremy Thorpe, a bisexual man who became leader of the Liberal Party from 1967 to 1976, will be told in a three-part BBC drama later this month. Thorpe had relationships with both men and women – but at a time of much wider social homophobia and biphobia, and with his early experiences of sex with men coming […]

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The Best Bi Books of the Year

The Bi Writers Association (BWA) have announced the finalists for the Sixth Annual Bisexual Book Awards. They are divided into nine book categories for titles published in 2017: Non-Fiction, Memoir/Biography, Fiction, Romance, Erotic Fiction, Speculative Fiction [Sci-fi/Fantasy/Horror], Teen/Young Adult Fiction, Mystery and Poetry, plus two special categories: Publisher of the Year and Bi Writer of the Year. “We are thrilled […]

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