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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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Birmingham’s awesome Christmas plan

Birmingham LGBT Centre will be open on Christmas Day to give a welcoming space for bi, trans, gay and lesbian people who will be isolated on the 25th because they for example don’t have family who would welcome them due to their gender identity or sexuality. The organisers say it will be open from 2pm to 7pm.  They add: “Santa […]

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Your December BCN

The December edition of BCN is out now, with Doctor Who’s River Song on the cover posing us the question of how bisexual characters are depicted in TV and film without playing up to stereotype. Loads inside: get yours in the post

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Celebrating Bisexual Volunteering

Volunteering Day

Today is International Volunteer Day, celebrating the work of millions of volunteers making lives and communities better and stronger throughout the world.  Our bi community projects around the UK are dependent on volunteers – as good a time as any to say “thank you” to the people who run your local bi meetup, campaigning group, or even magazine! Almost all […]

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World AIDS Day

December 1st is World AIDS Day, marked annually since 1988, and this year’s theme message is Kissing Doesn’t Spread HIV. Ignorance Does. It’s a response to National AIDS Trust research which shows 16% of people wrongly think you can get HIV from kissing, up from 4% ten years ago. With over 36 million people living with HIV worldwide, in 2014 […]

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Brum Bifest Presents Programme

This Sunday’s Birmingham BiFest has unveiled its programme for the day. The event will be held at Birmingham LGBT Centre, 38/40 Holloway Circus, B1 1EQ, from 11am – 5pm with a series of discussion spaces covering: • Speed date/befriending • Sex Talk • Bring and share group lunch • Writing workshop • Fitting and Misfitting The day will also have • […]

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#EndTheBiBan Victory

End The Bi Ban challenged Google - now challenge ABC!

Google will no longer treat “bisexual” as a bad word in its predictive search facility, bi visibility campaigners have declared. A petition started more than two years ago on Change.org collected more than 15,000 signatures and at last Google have relented. The block meant that whilst when users typed words like ‘gay’ or ‘lesbian’ into the Google search page, it […]

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