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Calling Jewish Bis!

The UK’s Jewish community LGBT organisation Keshet are reviewing their work ahead of 2019 and would love to hear from bi Jewish people. They say: “At KeshetUK (www.keshetuk.org) we are working to create a world where no one has to choose between their LGBT+ and Jewish identity. “We are looking to hear the experiences of LGBT+ Jewish people who are […]

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Filtered Out?

Parliament

Yesterday’s Parliamentary debate on the Digital Economy included the issue of “porn blocker” filters which exclude entirely wholesome content, such as on LGBT information websites – Bi Community News’ pages here to take one example, or resources like the Getting Bi guide to coming out and staying out.  Cardiff MP Stephen Doughty intervened in discussion of the Online Pornography (Commercial […]

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The bi week ahead: 17-30 December 2018

Welcome to our weekly what’s on roundup of Bi Britain. As we are so close to Christmas this one is a double-edition.  From here to New Year’s Eve eve! The week kicks off on Tuesday 18th when normally it’s Swansea Bi Group’s regular pub meet – but it’s not on this month. Back in January. More about them here. But definitely on that […]

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In the census

The government has made announcements about inclusion of sexuality and gender diversity questions in the 2021 census. They have published a White Paper in response to the recommendations Office for National Statistics (ONS) has made for the wording of the ten-yearly census. The ONS suggested these should be voluntary questions and the White Paper observes: As with the question on […]

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British Museum’s LGBT exhibition reaches the Midlands

Desire, love, identity: exploring LGBTQ histories – an exhibition of LGBT+ community artefacts and ephemera put together by the British Museum – is touring the UK through late 2018 and early 2019. This week it arrives in Nottingham at the National Justice Museum. From March 15 it moves to Bolton, before spending the summer in Norwich. The organisers promise: “Modern […]

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70 years of bisexual human rights

2018 marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights. On 10 December 1948, Members of the United Nations General Assembly came together to declare that all people, from all nations, deserved fundamental human rights. The UDHR was created to ensure the respect and uphold the dignity and rights of all individuals. Those rights include the right to […]

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