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No surprise: bi teens more likely to get pregnant

Research from the USA based on interviewing bisexual and gay teenagers in New York suggests bi and gay teens are more likely to get pregnant, or get a partner pregnant, than is the case amongst young heterosexuals. The findings reinforce recent research from Canada. The American Journal of Public Health report found that – of some 10,000 respondents – those […]

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Ireland set to vote on same-sex marriage

On Friday the Republic of Ireland goes to the polls in a referendum on same-sex marriage. After a long campaign, opinion polls suggest same-sex marriage will pass into law, though by a significantly narrower margin than early polls which suggested a 4-to-1 margin in favour. One in five voters say they are still yet to make up their mind on […]

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March with bi pride in Birmingham

This Saturday is Birmingham LGBT Pride and Brum Bis have a marching group on the parade.  To join them you need to meet the group around 10:45am in Victoria Square to sign the health & safety form. Route is the same as the past 2 years: through the main shopping areas and down to Hurst Street. Wearing purple is encouraged […]

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EU Institutions mark International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

Almost all major EU institutions marked yesterday’s International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOBIT). The European Parliament, the European Commission and the European External Action Service all issued statements, and thanks to the official name change to include biphobia there is a growing trend to consciously refer to it. The High Representative of the European Union, Frederica Mogherini, issued […]

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Head to Leicester for Big Bi Fun

Big Bi Fun Day returns to Leicester this Saturday. The annual bis-and-allies afternoon has run each May for several years now and is a family-friendly social space. In years, there have been between 30-60 people attending. Big Bi Fun Day is not a catered event, so please bring your own food (packed lunch or picnic) or buy from nearby shops. […]

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Election: Bi Hopes Dashed

Parliament

As the results came in from the 2015 General Election it became clear that hopes of a largest-ever bi representation in the Commons were to be dashed. In 2010 only one out bi MP had been elected – Lib Dem Simon Hughes. During the course of the parliament Conservative Daniel Kawczynski came out. On Thursday both were defending their seats, […]

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