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Miley Cyrus: Wrecking Binaries?

In an interview with Paper, star Miley Cyrus has come out as bisexual this week… or something very much like it. The Hannah Montana actress turned popstar moved on from 2013’s twerking headlines with the launch of her Happy Hippie foundation for LGBT and homeless young people earlier this year. Miley talks about coming out to her mother aged 14 as […]

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Kiev: Getting it right

For the second time since 2013, the March for Equality Pride event has been held in Kiev, Ukraine. Over 2000 police officers protected around 300 participants from counter demonstrators.  The march was attacked twice, resulting in nine injured police men and at least ten injured participants. Police arrested 25 people for ‘illegal actions’ against the march, which included throwing stones […]

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Bi meets! 8 – 14 June 2015

Want some bi-mates? There are lots of bi meetups going on around the country – in Bristol, London, Birmingham, Leeds, Nottingham and Brighton – with something fresh most nights this week. Tuesday evening sees Bisexual Underground in London at the Blue Posts from 6pm, while in Birmingham, Brum Bi Group meets at the LGBT Centre from 7.30. Bristol BiVisible’s regular […]

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Celebrating Bi Volunteering

Volunteers across the UK are being thanked for their efforts as part of a range of events to mark Volunteers’ Week 2015 which runs from 1 to 7 June. Charities, community groups and other organisations are holding events to thank their volunteers for the contribution they make. Events will include awards ceremonies, barbecues, roadshows and tea parties. Last year almost […]

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Winning reads

The Bi Writers Association (BWA) presented their Third Annual Bisexual Book Awards this weekend, with winners in 10 book categories: Fiction, Non-fiction, Romance, Erotic Fiction/Erotica, Speculative Fiction [Sci-fi/Fantasy/Horror], Teen/Young Adult Fiction, Mystery and two special categories: Publisher of the Year and Bi Writer of the Year. The awards are for books published in 2014. Winners and runners-up – listed by […]

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Complicated? Bisexuality needn’t be…

Complicated? is a new report published today highlighting experiences of biphobia. It explores the impact of biphobia and reflects how bisexual communities can – and sometimes cannot – help provide refuge from, or empowerment to challenge, anti-bi prejudice and discrimination. Launched this morning in Edinburgh by LGBTI charity the Equality Network, it makes a series of recommendations for how services […]

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Petition challenges treatment of bisexual asylum seekers

A fresh petition on Change.Org challenges the new Conservative government on its asylum policy – and how its implementation discriminates against bisexual people fleeing persecution on the grounds of their sexual orientation. It notes: “We the undersigned have heard of cases of bisexual men and women being denied asylum on the grounds of their sexuality, because the UK appears to […]

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