Tag Archives: biphobia

Europe says #ShareYourDream

The European Commission has launched a social media campaign around LGBTI equality under the hashtag #ShareYourDream – with language and message strongly reminiscent of the “We Have More In Common” language used following the killing of Jo Cox MP during the UK’s EU referendum campaign. It reflects last year’s EuroBarometer polling showing 60% of EU citizens see discrimination based on […]

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Channel 5 evicts Biggins

Following biphobic remarks in the Celebrity Big Brother house, Christopher Biggins has become the first housemate to be evicted from the 2016 season of the show. Channel 5 did not specify his biphobic outburst but in press comment to the Digital Spy website said that “Since entering Big Brother, he has made a number of comments capable of causing great […]

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International Day Against Biphobia

Today is the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. Due to a mixture of the history of the naming of the day, and systemic bisexual erasure in LGBT circles, you might come across versions of the name that only mention homophobia or transphobia. Here’s what we had to say about IDAHOTB in our latest issue (subscribe to get it […]

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Reporting biphobic hate

This week’s stories about a biphobic hate incident at a festival in Cardiff being poorly handled by the council’s stewarding team highlight how difficult reporting biphobic hate can be. One of the women at the centre of the so-called “lesbian kiss” furore told BCN yesterday, “We weren’t even snogging, it was literally a couple of pecks on the lips while […]

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Tackling biphobia, transphobia & homophobia in schools

Eight organisations will share £2 million of government funding to help prevent and eradicate biphobic, homophobic and transphobic bullying in schools. The funding was announced by Jo Swinson, Minister for Women and Equalities, and Secretary of State for Education, Nicky Morgan, in October 2014, following a review of existing work begun at the start of last year. Homophobic bullying in […]

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