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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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Bristol Bis Take Pride Prize

Bristol bi group BiVisible has won an award for the Best Stall at Bristol LGBT Pride. BiVisible have had a busy year, hosting one of the launch events for bi book Purple Prose as well as having busy monthly get-togethers and organising their Pride appearance. Nathan from BiVisible told us, “We were really surprised to be even nominated let alone […]

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Nicola Takes Another Gong

Double Olympic gold medal-winning boxer Nicola Adams is the most high-profile bisexual person in today’s New Year’s Honours List, adding the OBE to her Olympic medals and the MBE she received in 2013. These on top of a host of other titles picked up in her boxing career. As the news went public at 11pm Friday night she tweeted: To […]

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BiUK on European Diversity Awards list

This year’s shortlist for the European Diversity Awards has been unveiled and bi research & theory charity BiUK are on the list for Community Project of the year. They follow in the footsteps of the UK’s oldest bi support organisation, BiPhoria, who were shortlisted in the same category last year. The full shortlist for Community Project this year is: Refugee […]

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For Services To The Bisexual Community

The first MBE “for services for the bisexual community” (should that be the M-Bi-E?) was presented at Buckingham Palace earlier today to Jen Yockney, recognising more than 20 years grassroots bi volunteering. Accompanied to the Palace by fellow volunteers from other bi projects around the UK over that time, she received the honour in a carefully co-ordinated pink, purple and […]

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Oldest Bi Group Shortlisted for Award

The UK’s longest-running bi community group, BiPhoria, has made the shortlist in the inaugural Bolton Pride Awards. The full list of nominees in each category is: Charity/Organisation: Bolton LGBT+, BiPhoria, Bolton YMCA, Sparkle – The National Transgender Charity, Bolton Healthwatch and BWFC Community Trust Adult Diversity Champion: Steve Sherry (LGBT+ Bolton), Pierette Squires (BiPhoria and Bolton LGBT Partnership), Zoe Kirk […]

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Celebrating Bi Reporting Across The Pond

USA

The USA’s National Lesbian & Gay Journalism Awards have for the first time recognised reporting on bisexual issues with the 2016 awards announced yesterday.  The first award for bi journalism went to Colin Murphy for “Vincent Price’s Daughter Confirms Father’s Bisexuality,” published on online LGBT news site #Boom. “NLGJA saw unprecedented growth in nominations for the Excellence in Journalism awards […]

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Bi Activist in Queen’s Birthday Honours

The Queen’s Birthday Honours List published today includes Bi Community News editor and longstanding bi grassroots volunteer Jen Yockney. Jen receives an MBE for her contribution to the bisexual community over the past two decades. Mx Yockney’s work, including taking the helm here at BCN for more than a decade, includes leading BiPhoria – the UK’s longest-running bisexual group – […]

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