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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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Meet bis this week!

Want to meet new bi-mates? There are lots of opportunities this week around the UK. There are a lot of extra events as well on account of Bi Visibility Day on Wednesday. On Monday, 21 September from 6pm it’s the Over 50s London Bi group at Age UK, Tavis House, Tavistock Square, London. WC1H 9NA. Wednesday, 23 September is Bi […]

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Labour give bi MP equality brief

Cat Smith, the out-bisexual Labour MP for Lancaster and Fleetwood, has been given a junior shadow ministerial position for Women and Equalities. The move comes as part of the extensive Labour shadow cabinet reshuffle following the election of Jeremy Corbyn as new leader of the party. Cat worked in Jeremy’s office before becoming an MP in May. Prior to the […]

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BiCon’s first 2016 reveal

Next summer’s big bi gathering BiCon will be held in Preston, Lancashire, and the prices have been announced on the BiCon 2016 website earlier today. From unwaged day tickets at £13 to supporter weekend passes with accommodation at £270, there is a sliding scale of prices designed to make the event accessible to as many people as possible. The event […]

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European Parliament demands action on LGBTphobia in schools

Last week, the European Parliament agreed that the European Commission and Member States should work together to tackle biphobia, homophobia and transphobia in education. The report, authored by Portuguese Member Liliana Rodrigues, calls on the Commission to “combat discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity in educational settings.” It “urges the Commission to support the inclusion of […]

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