Tag Archives: BiCon

BiCon Unveils Community Day

What is it? This year we will be starting Bicon with a Community Day.  The aim of Community Day is to facilitate networking, discussion, support and diversity between different community groups and organisations and the bisexual community.  It’s a chance for you to have your say and to ask questions.  Community Day is aimed at both individual attending BiCon, and  […]

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Making Decision

The Leicester BiCon DMP Minutes of the Decision Making Plenary (DMP) of BiCon 2008 University of Leicester, 30th August 2008 A.    Welcome and Introduction B.    Proposed Guideline changes C.    Future BiCons D.    Finance E.    Any Other Business A.    Welcome and Introduction Ian W welcomed everyone and explained the reason for the DMP and introduced the Chair David M (DM). David […]

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BiCon Treforest: Agendas

Activist Agenda The next UK Bi Activist conference is getting nearer – it’s set for the weekend of 24 / 25 November and will again be held in Manchester. The programme for the weekend has developed since last issue.  There will be an “activism training” session in organiser skills; presentation of a new resource on LGBT inclusion and issues for […]

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BiCon Treforest: We Thought…

Minutes of the 2007 BiCon Decision Making Plenary Chair:  David M Minute taker:  Sanji Babes 1)  Welcome and Finances Everyone was welcomed to the decision making plenary.    The treasurer for BiCon 2007, announced that BiCon this year will be handing on approximately £2,000 less to future BiCons than they received from previous BiCons.  This was seen as a positive development, […]

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BiCon Treforest: BiCon Virgins Sated and Satisfied

My partner and I went, on the spur of the moment, to London Pride in June, and met some of the BiCon organisers. This personal contact encouraged us to book our first BiCon – but being unsure of what to expect, we only booked for one day, the Friday. It was fantastic!  Having both been out as ‘gay’ (sic) for […]

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Our Money: BiCon 2006’s accounts have just been published

Yes, you read that correctly – 2006. Somewhat past the “publish within three months” guideline, but not their fault. They say: the main cause of our delay has been Glasgow Caledonian University, who really didn’t seem to want our money, and who were slow in issuing an invoice, and even slower in dealing with our queries about the figures on […]

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Making your mind up at BiCon

With BiCon under a month away, it’s worth being pre-warned about one of the events at BiCon that often takes newcomers, and sometimes seasoned BiCon attendees, a little aback.  In amongst the partying, the celebration, the activism, the awareness-raising, and the fun and games, is a session in which strong views are aired, vigorous debate takes place and tempers sometimes […]

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Bi Bodies and BiCon

Some thoughts about bodies at BiCon 2007 One of the things that really struck me about BiCon this year was how many of the workshops had to do with bodies in some way. Of 63 workshops run during the weekend, 24 (around 40%) were in some way concerned with bodies. That’s quite striking, when you compare the number of ‘body’ […]

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