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The bi week ahead: 2-8 July 2018

Welcome to July and here’s our first weekly roundup of bi stuff going on around the UK. Tuesday is very busy! Manchester’s bi talky space meeting BiPhoria, at the LGBT Foundation, 5 Richmond Street, from 730pm. More about BiPhoria here. It’s also Glasgow bisexual group at THT, 134 Douglas Street, Glasgow G2 4HF (beside Nando’s in Sauchiehall St) from 7pm. Elsewhere Leeds bi group meet for a beer […]

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Unison’s Summer Bi Meet

Unison’s national meetup for bisexual members is coming up soon on July 19th. It will be at Unison Centre, 130 Euston Road, London NW1 2AY from 1pm-3.30pm. All bisexual members of Unison welcome: free event with lunch provided.  Travel costs for attendees will be met nationally. You don’t have to be out in your branch to attend. Meet other bisexual […]

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Squeezed out: Bis in LGBT Space

Stonewall’s new report “LGBT In Britain – Home And Community” – highlights how bi people feel themselves pushed out from “LGBT” or gay scene spaces.  It is a familiar theme from what BCN readers and contributors have told us over many years; indeed, the existence of separate bi groups, events and BCN magazine itself come from exactly that problem. Because […]

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Closet ten times as powerful for bis – Yougov

New research by YouGov for Stonewall published today reveals that three in ten bi men (30 per cent) and almost one in ten bi women (8 per cent), say they cannot be open about their sexual orientation with any of their friends. This is compared to just two per cent of gay men and one per cent of lesbians. That […]

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Supreme Court overturns partnership discrimination

In a unanimous verdict this morning the UK’s Supreme Court has declared the rules that make Civil Partnership only open to same-sex couples unlawful. They have found the the Civil Partnership Act 2004 incompatible with the European Convention on Human Rights as it only extends the right to partnership recognition to same-sex couples. Charles Keidan and Rebecca Steinfeld have been […]

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All set for Leeds’ first LGBT Literature Festival

Bis Literally Included! Leeds’ first LGBT Literature Festival is coming soon on 14/15 July, at the city’s central library. Speakers include Jacq Applebee from Bis of Colour talking about bi anthology Purple Prose and Jen Yockney from Bi Community News discussing publishing from zines to blogs to ‘small press’ publication. Like BiCons and BiFests there’s a sliding scale of fees […]

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The Bi Week Ahead: June into July 2018

Welcome to our weekly what’s on roundup. And the last days of the month, which are usually a little quieter than most weeks. So this week we have only a smattering in the diary that starts on Monday the London Over 50’s bi group meets at AgeUK, Tavistock Square WC1H 9NA. That runs from 6pm to 8pm. Thursday in London […]

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