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This year’s American Bi Conference

The Because Conference is an annual conference hosted by the Bisexual Organizing Project, dedicated to building an empowered bisexual, pansexual, fluid, queer, and unlabeled (bi+) community in the United States. This year’s will be held on April 8th – 10th at the University of Minnesota. The event is similar to the UK BiCon, and attracts a variety of participants, including […]

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Big Bi Fun Day sets a date

Big Bi Fun Day is an annual family-friendly picnic afternoon for bis. This year it’s on Saturday 14th May 2016, 1pm to 5pm. As in previous years it will be at Friends Meeting House, 16 Queens Road, Leicester LE2 1WP. There is no door charge but donations are encouraged to cover the event’s costs like venue hire and people are […]

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USA: blood ban rolled back

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The USA’s Food & Drug Administration, which sets policy on blood donation, confirmed yesterday it will be amending the ban on bisexual and gay men donating blood that has stood for 32 years. As in Britain it will mean not a complete revocation of the lifetime ban that was introduced in 1983, but a reduction to a twelve month bar. […]

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HPV Vaccine for bi men

The NHS in Wales will begin to offer the HPV vaccine to bisexual and gay men, it was announced today. A vaccination programme began in 2008 for young women to be immunised against the human papilloma virus, which can cause various kinds of cancer. For several years campaigners have argued that this should be extended to bi and gay men, […]

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Quiet week?

It’s a quiet week for bi meets what with Christmas on Friday, but here’s our weekly bi calendar. On Monday from 6pm to 8pm in London it’s the Over 50s Bi Group, at AgeUK, Tavis House, Tavistock Square, London. WC1H 9NA. And Sunday, fresh from the turkey and possibly still wearing their paper hats, it’s Brum Bi Coffee, from 1.30pm […]

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Slovenia rejects same-sex marriage

Yesterday, Slovenians voted in a referendum against giving same-sex couples the right to get married.  63.5 percent voted “No”, though only one in three – 36 percent – turned out to vote. In March of this year, the Slovene Parliament agreed to redefine marriage as “between two people” instead of “between a man and a woman.” However, a Church-led citizen’s […]

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