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“Turing” Pardons for Scotland?

The Scottish Government have announced that they will introduce a bill to pardon people convicted of the historical discriminatory ‘homosexual’ offences. The Historical Sexual Offences (Pardons and Disregards) (Scotland) Bill follows similar legislation for Wales and England, pioneered by Manchester MP John Leech which became part of the 2017 Policing and Crime Act. This built on the pardon given to […]

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Super Busy Bi Week!

It’s a new bisexual week in our calendar of bi events – and with Bi Visibility Day this Saturday, there’s more than ever on around the country. Some events run all week – Bolton Museum and Library has a foyer exhibition of bi resources all week, and Leeds Beckett university are flying the bi flag as they did during BiCon. […]

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A Queer Film Fest with the B in?

SQIFF (Scottish Queer International Film Festival) is in full flow this month and unlike many ‘queer’ film programmes, this one hasn’t forgotten the “B”. The /bisexual section of their programme includes several screenings around Scotland of “Don’t Look At Me That Way” the Edinburgh date of which (23rd) is followed by a discussion to celebrate Bi Visibility Day on bi […]

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Bi Visibility Day events

It’s the nineteenth annual Bi Visibility Day on September 23rd and the list of events around the UK is shaping up. Here’s what we know about so far (thanks to BiVisibilityDay.com) September 13: London. Bi Poetry night. More here. September 17: Liverpool. Bi & Christian event. Details coming soon. September 18: Manchester. Poster launch. Details to follow. September 20: Belfast. […]

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Another £3m fights LGBTphobia in schools

Over 1,000 schools this academic year are launching projects to stamp out homophobic, biphobic and transphobic (HBT) bullying in the classroom, the Minister for School Standards and Equalities Nick Gibb announced yesterday. The £3 million initiative led by the Government Equalities Office aims to ensure children are free from being bullied for their sexual orientation or gender identity, as part […]

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