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Another £3m fights LGBTphobia in schools

Over 1,000 schools this academic year are launching projects to stamp out homophobic, biphobic and transphobic (HBT) bullying in the classroom, the Minister for School Standards and Equalities Nick Gibb announced yesterday. The £3 million initiative led by the Government Equalities Office aims to ensure children are free from being bullied for their sexual orientation or gender identity, as part […]

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LGBTphobic hate crime up 78% in four years

Stonewall have released figures today suggesting that rates of biphobic, transphobic and homophobic hate crime have nearly doubled in the past five years. They say One in five LGBT people (21 per cent) have experienced a hate crime or incident due to their sexual orientation and/or gender identity in the last 12 months The number of lesbian, gay and bi […]

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The bi week ahead

Welcome to the weekly what’s on roundup of Bi Britain! On Tuesday there are two talky-space type meetings in community centres. It’s Manchester BiPhoria at the LGBT Foundation on Richmond Street at 7.30pm. Their web page tells you a bit about what to expect, here. Alternatively that night in Glasgow it’s the local bi meet at the THT centre, 134 […]

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LGBT Survey at 90,000 responses

The Government Equalities Office is surveying LGBTI+ people in the UK in an online survey running until October 15th – and over 90,000 people have already taken part. The LGBT survey is intended to help the Government to understand the experiences of LGBT individuals across the UK. This will help identify ways to improve public services for LGBT users, including […]

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Birmingham sets a date

Birmingham Bi Group have been running annual events each autumn for years – and this November’s no different! We’re pleased to hear that this year’s Brum BiFest will be on Sunday 26th November at The Loft Penthouse, 43 Bromsgrove St, Birmingham B5 6RG from 11am, with a day of stalls, resources, workshops and socialising for bis and allies.

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London Bis: 10 Years On

London’s Bi Meetup group is ten years old at the end of September, and to celebrate on 28th September they’re having a pub crawl round all their old meeting haunts. If you want to join them this is where they’ll be: 6.45pm: Tiger Tiger – where the group held its first couple of meetings back in 2007. Just half an hour […]

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