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Mint Choc Bi?

Bill Nye (as in 1990’s The Science Guy television show) is back with a new TV show over on Netflix. Episode nine looks at gender and sexuality with an excited sense of geekery, including a couple of bi-ish segments. The first is this short takedown animation about ‘conversion therapy’ which promises to turn LGBT people straight and cis, with a […]

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Rock The Bi Vote

With a General Election a little over a month away, are you registered to vote? You need to get on the electoral roll by 22 May to have your say come polling day. The political makeup UK government will have even more influence on LGBT equality with Brexit, as so many of the reforms we have seen in the past […]

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European Parliament talks LGBTI health

This coming Wednesday, 26 April, from 13:00 – 14:30 local time, the European Parliament’s “Intergroup on LGBTI Rights” (its LGBTI equalities subcommittee) will host a roundtable discussion on health inequalities experienced by LGBTI people in Europe. Stigma, prejudice and discrimination against LGBTI people remain widespread and affect access to health services. The extensive LGBT survey conducted by the EU’s Fundamental […]

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General Election: 8th June

Theresa May has called a General Election for June 8th. The Prime Minister is just two years into a five year parliamentary term and had recently stated that there would be no snap election while the Brexit negotiations took place. It seems the election has been prompted by a combination of opinion polls giving the Conservatives a near-20-point lead over second-placed Labour, and the […]

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The Bi Week Ahead

It’s a new bisexual week in our calendar of bi events – and there’s lots on! Tuesday from 7.45pm it’s Swansea Bi Group at Mozarts, Walter Road. And that night is the monthly bi pub meet for Manchester BiPhoria. 8pm at the Waterhouse on Princess Street; they normally meet in one of the rooms toward the back of the pub […]

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Eurovision threatens Ukraine

Russia will not be taking part in the Eurovision Song Contest this year, as a consequence of their invasion of Crimea. Following the occupation of the peninsula, Ukraine ordered a travel ban on people who have been to Crimea via Russia. This prevents many artists who have performed in Crimea over the past three years from entering Ukraine – including […]

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Bi Online Hub Lost?

LiveJournal, the online community which was the home of the bi scene online for more than a decade, has ceased to be a safe space for LGBT blogging and communication. Before the internet fragmented community to the four winds, for many years from 2000 LiveJournal was the busiest online forum for bi people in the UK. National conference BiCon had […]

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