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Pride season isn’t over yet!

Tomorrow is Chester LGBT Pride and there will be a stall full of bi stuff. It’s being run by local (ish) bi group BiPhoria. Drop in and find them in the Health, Life and Wellbeing Marquee any time before 5pm. Even after Chester there’s more to come – including bi presence at Bolton Pride on the weekend of October 17th.

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More suspect stats

The Office for National Statistics has published this year’s figures on the proportion of the population who are bisexual, lesbian, or gay, broken down to Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, and regions of England. 0.5% of adults identified as bisexual – but with a marked gender skew, with that being the answer of 0.7% of women and 0.3% of men. 0.7% […]

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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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Meet bis this week

After the torrent of events around the UK last week for Bi Visibility Day the bisexual diary is a bit quieter this week. But it’s not empty! On Thursday in Cardiff it’s Cardiff Bi Group’s regular meetup from 6.30pm.  For details, email bicardiff@yahoo.co.uk Also on Thursday in Brighton at 6.30pm it’s Brighton Bothways’ talky space meeting at the Lecture Room, […]

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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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