Tag Archives: bi research

More Bi Stats

A new report in the American Journal of Public Health found that Canadians who identify as bisexual report the highest rates of mood and anxiety disorders and heavy drinking compared to any other group.  And as with UK and USA research, when you look at bisexuals separately you find that the “lumpy” data produced when lesbian, gay and bi people […]

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Bi Statistics: 1 in 2 or 1 in 50?

YouGov does bi Last month YouGov were busy asking people about sexual orientation – with headline grabbing and intriguing results. 1,632 people took part in the survey over 13-14 August, while many BCN readers were busy at BiCon. Participants were asked to place themselves on the sexuality scale from 0 (exclusively heterosexual) to 6 (exclusively homosexual) put themselves somewhere in […]

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Therapists Talk Bi

This year’s Pink Therapy conference for professionals working with lesbian, gay, bi and trans clients will focus on the “B” in LGBT with a packed programme of speakers and discussion around supporting bisexual people. The organisers say: “we’ll cover therapy with people who are bisexual, pansexual, omnisexual and queer, as well as those who don’t use labels to define their […]

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Fresh faux-academic fakery: no such thing as straight

The University of Essex is getting lots of attention this week for some low-grade “research” claiming there’s no such thing as a straight woman. From part of the same team that gave us the 2005 New York Times headline “Straight, Gay Or Lying” about men’s sexuality we now have research declaring that women are all either bi or gay. The […]

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