Tag Archives: bi volunteering

National Mentoring Day

Today, 27 October is the second National Mentoring Day. Below we reproduce Jen Yockney’s blog piece on the need for mentoring in LGBT organisations, in particular those that defend their “GGGG” leadership teams by saying they just can’t get the volunteers with the right skills to come forward from more diverse backgrounds. The day was invented last year by Chelsey […]

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Celebrating Bi Volunteering

Volunteers across the UK are being thanked for their efforts as part of a range of events to mark Volunteers’ Week 2016 which runs – slightly confusingly – from 1 to 12 June. Charities, community groups and other organisations are holding events to thank their volunteers for the contribution they make. Events will include awards ceremonies, barbecues, roadshows and tea […]

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Celebrating Bisexual Volunteering

Volunteering Day

Today is International Volunteer Day, celebrating the work of millions of volunteers making lives and communities better and stronger throughout the world.  Our bi community projects around the UK are dependent on volunteers – as good a time as any to say “thank you” to the people who run your local bi meetup, campaigning group, or even magazine! Almost all […]

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A Sense of Direction

At the recent Bi Activism Weekend in Milton Keynes, we spent much of the weekend discussing where our bisexual communities are heading, what our aims are (or should be), how we fit in with other groups, and how we might move forward in terms of meeting some of our aims. Laurence summarised the various strategies that a social movement like […]

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Bi Phoneline

As a result of the interest showed at the recent bi-activists’ weekend I’ve set up a mailing list for those interested in discussing the resurrection of the bi phone line and/or providing bi-awarenesss packages to existing phoneline operators. If you’d like to be on the list, email me directly on: defunct email address deleted Sending a blank email to the […]

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