Tag Archives: bi research

Stonewall Index highlights challenges for bis at work

This year’s Stonewall Workplace Equality Index makes for interesting reading. The report is based on monitoring of employers’ work on LGBT inclusion and representation, and a parallel survey completed by some 91,000 employees at companies and organisations. It’s important when reading the results to remember that it reflects around 400 workplaces which are actively working to be more inclusive and […]

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Different for Bis: the latest research – Winter 2016

The American Journal of Bisexuality publishes all the latest in bisexuality research four times a year. I’ve been catching up with the latest edition – so here’s what’s new out there… Hertlein, Hartwell & Munns examine attitudes to bisexuality broken down by gender and sexual orientation, asking why it is that acceptance of gay and lesbian people has moved more […]

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Research: Bi people targets for ‘revenge porn’

New research from the USA suggests that bisexual, lesbian and gay people are four times more likely to be the victims of ‘revenge porn’ than heterosexual people are. A report from the Center for Innovative Public Health Research suggests 1 in 25 internet users in the USA have been a victim of revenge porn – a surprisingly high figure. The […]

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More young bis boost LGB numbers

The ONS’ annual Household Survey statistics out this week reveal a growing proportion of young people identifying as bisexual, lesbian or gay – and the big boost is in the “B”. 3.3% of people aged between 16 and 24 identified as LGB in 2015, up from 2.8% in 2014. That 0.5% hike reflects a growth from 1.3% to 1.8% identifying […]

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How to read bi research

“Activists and Academics” was a special session joining the European bi research conference EuroBiReCon and the European BiCon. It got me thinking about how people interested in research on bisexuality might access it. My day job in the David Wilson Library is exactly that: helping get research from the University of Leicester out into the world. If you are not […]

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Bi… In Theory

The first Europe-wide conference focused on bisexuality research and theory kicks off tomorrow in Amsterdam. EuroBiReCon (European Bisexuality Research Conferece) follows in the footsteps of the UK’s BiReCon events which have run since 2008 on alternate years. The model has been picked up elsewhere with BiReConUSA in the United States offering a similar programme of research engagement across the pond. […]

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Bisexuality and (Inter)National Research Frontiers

There was BiReCon, the UK bisexuality research & academia conference.  Then there was BiReConUSA, its American sister conference.  And this summer will see the first European Bisexual Research Conference – EuroBiReCon. It’s a conference for anyone with an interest in contributing to, or finding out about, current work on bisexuality.  The aim is to bring together academics, professionals, activists, and […]

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