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Leeds leaflets unleashed

Leeds Bi Group is nearly a year old and to celebrate the successes of their first 24(!) meetings they have got a big stack of new flyers about their group. They also have business-card leaflets for those with smaller pockets and bags. The group formed following BiCon Leeds in 2014 and meets every month at the local Mesmac Centre on […]

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Bis miss out at awards again

Deja vu at the European Diversity Awards in London tonight – with the bi community nominees going away empty handed. Manchester-based bi project BiPhoria, celebrating its 21st birthday this month, was nominated for Community Project of the Year.  The worthy winner was disability project Diverse Futures. Speaking after the announcement, Jen from BiPhoria said “Brilliant news for Diverse Futures and […]

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Ministerial support for Bi Visibility Day

For the third year running the UK Minister for Women and LGBT Equality has messaged support for Bi Visibility Day. The past two years this was a message from Liberal Democrat MP Jo Swinson. With the change of government in May the role has shifted to Conservative MP Caroline Dinenage, who tweeted: Today is #BiVisibilityDay worldwide, celebrating #BiPride & raising awareness […]

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Happy Bi Visibility Day!

It’s September 23rd, Bi Visibility Day, also known as International Celebrate Bisexuality Day, which is a bit more of a mouthful. A couple of minutes ago more than 300 people tweeted about it simultaneously with the hashtag #BiVisibilityDay, helping get it to trend on twitter with over 2,500 tweets referring to it trending as we write. There are a host […]

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Manchester has its cake and eats it

Manchester bi group BiPhoria have got a big stack of new flyers about their group – reworking an old bi theme. “Bisexuals just want to have their cake and eat it” they declare, quoting one of the weirder biphobic slurs, then asking “What’s the point of cake any other way?” All wrapped round a picture of a fabulous pink, purple […]

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Lib Dems call for Bi Visibility Day recognition

The Liberal Democrat Conference is on in Bournemouth and this morning passed a motion calling for: “The government to recognise and observe Bisexual Visibility Day (23 September), Intersex Awareness Day (26 October) and Transgender Day of Remembrance (20 November)” In 2013 and 2014 during the Conservative – Liberal Democrat coalition there were ministerial messages of support from the government for […]

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