Tag Archives: Awards

#BiWinning

Congratulations BCN editor Jen Yockney who carried the Volunteer Of The Year award away at last night’s LGBT Heroes ceremony. It’s the first time in the five years of the awards that a bi community organisation or individual activist has taken the prize, despite several making the shortlists over that time. Her comment after the event was, “I was so […]

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Heroes?

Good luck to our Editor, Jen Yockney, at the Foundation Hero Awards tonight! The Homo Hero Awards, latterly renamed the LGBT Foundation Heroes, have been running for five years- during which time Bi Community News itself, BiCon organiser Natalya Dell, Bisexual Index’s Marcus Morgan, and veteran bi organiser Jen Yockney have been shortlisted in various categories. As yet none of […]

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Will BiPhoria get lucky?

We’ve seen a lot of bi volunteers and organisations walk away empty-handed from LGBT awards events in recent years.Tonight it’s the Inclusive Networks awards in Manchester. BiPhoria, the UK’s longest-running bi group, have come up short at Pink Paper awards, Shout Out awards, the European Diversity awards and more. Will tonight be another disappointment? They’re up against Manchester Lesbian & […]

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Bis fall short at Scottish LGBTI Awards

The results are in for the inaugural Scottish LGBTI Awards – with two bi community nominees going away empty handed. Ayrshire LGBTQ beat Edinburgh bisexual group Bi & Beyond to the title of Community Group of the year. And BiCon lost out to LGBT Unity Scotland for the Diversity Award, which recognises the people and initiatives which have sought to involve […]

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Good Bi Reading

The Bi Writers Association (BWA) have announced the finalists for their Third Annual Bisexual Book Awards in 10 book categories and two special categories: Publisher of the Year and Bi Writer of the Year. The scale of the awards has grown again with 72 books submitted to 10 book categories. By comparison, last year there were 60 books and six […]

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BiPhoria for Best Network Award

Manchester bi group BiPhoria has been shortlisted for the Inclusive Networks award for best social network. From over 450 nominations, 6 groups were shortlisted for Social Network of the Year on a shortlist for the award which covers all diversity strands. Thomas Anderson from Inclusive Networks commented, “Nominations for the awards were received by networks, the organisations they represent, other […]

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BiPhoria shortlisted for European Award

Manchester bi group BiPhoria is in the running for the European Diversity Awards this September. BiPhoria has been shortlisted in the category of Community Group of the Year.  They are celebrating 21 years providing space and voice for bisexual people and are the longest-running bisexual organisation in the UK. As well as their core services and outreach and visibility work they have engaged […]

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Bi & Beyond needs your votes!

The first Scottish LGBTI Awards will take place at the Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow, on Thursday 10 September 2015 – and there’s a bi group in the running! The Scottish LGBTI Awards is a special annual event that recognises and celebrates those who have made a positive contribution to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) equality and human rights in Scotland during […]

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