Tag Archives: Awards

Give ’em a vote!

Nominations have opened for this year’s Owlies, the local LGBT awards in West Yorkshire. Coming at the end of the year that saw the second time BiCon has been to Leeds, could you spare five minutes to nominate it for an award as the best event in Leeds in 2017 – and perhaps Leeds Bi Group and their lead organiser […]

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Last chance to nominate for Best Bi Book

Nominations close in two days’ time for the Sixth Annual Bisexual Book Awards. Any 2017 book with a bisexual character, bisexual storyline, bisexual subject matter or theme, is eligible for submission. Book awards are open to all authors regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity and can be submitted by the author, publisher, or the Bi Writers Association (BWA). […]

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Read a good bi book?

The Bi Writers Association has announced that submissions are now open for the Sixth Annual Bisexual Book Awards. Any 2017 book with a bisexual character, bisexual storyline, bisexual subject matter or theme, is eligible for submission. Book awards are open to all authors regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity and can be submitted by the author, publisher, or […]

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The Best Bi Books of the Year

The shortlists for this year’s Bisexual Book Awards have been published. Here they are – the best of bi reading from 2016, broken down into ten categories plus best publishing house. The winners are chosen by judges, and will be announced at the Bisexual Book Awards Ceremony on Saturday June 10th, 2017.   Non-Fiction Advice from a Wild Deuce: The […]

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Taking the Mesmac Trophy

Leeds Bi Group founder and organiser Emily Metcalfe took one of the three awards at an annual Yorkshire Mesmac MEStars event last night. Aaron Chady, Community Development Worker with Yorkshire Mesmac commented, “Emily has been tirelessly juggling full time work, a Masters degree and running Leeds Bi Group with very little other support from peers, and she still has plans […]

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Lammy Shortlist Unveiled

Lambda Literary, the USA’s oldest and largest LGBT+ literary arts organisation, has announced the finalists for the 29th Annual Lambda Literary Awards – or the “Lammys,” as they are often known. The books were chosen from nearly 900 titles released last year, reflecting a hugely vibrant queer press today. The winners will be announced at a gala ceremony on the evening […]

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Evan Rachel Wood Receives the HRC Visibility Award

United States LGBT campaign group HRC (Human Rights Campaign) presented True Blood and Westworld actress Evan Rachel Wood with their HRC Visibility Award at the 2017 HRC North Carolina Gala yesterday. Receiving the award she spoke of the importance of being seen and heard and shared powerful remarks about bisexual visibility. “It was something so simple and yet so terrifying. I […]

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Bristol: not enough for Bis or Lesbians

Bristol’s local LGBT radio show ShoutOUT are running their annual listeners’ awards this month. But sadly the categories for best event for bisexual people and best event for lesbian women have both been dropped following the nominations round. The awards website notes of each, “Sorry, this award has been cancelled due to a lack of nominations.” It’s a great shame […]

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