Tag Archives: EuroBiCon

Bringing Bi Europe Together

Ahead of the third Europe-wide conference on bisexuality, we caught up with EuroBiCon team member Hilde – who was also on the team for the first EBC back in 2001. Its been a long time since EBC in Dublin – 13 years! – what prompted bringing EuroBiCon back? EuroBiCon is back, thanks to our friends from Amsterdam Pride. They were […]

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EuroBis Gather

The third Europe-wide bisexual gathering, EuroBiCon, opened in Amsterdam this morning with a packed lineup of speakers from bi, LGBT and mainstream organisations welcoming attendees for three days of networking and debate. The deputy mayor of Amsterdam, chair of Netherlands LGBT rights group COC, and key figures in ILGA, Amsterdam Pride and Rotterdam Pride were among the lineup. Held in […]

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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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Bringing Europe Together

This summer’s EuroBiCon is coming up soon in Amsterdam, on July 28th-31st. It includes an academic / research conference, EuroBiReCon, at which papers will be presented of research into bisexual life and bisexuality from across Europe and beyond. This is followed by three days of more general bi themed discussions and activity. It is the first continent-wide bi event since […]

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So Much More Left To Be Said

I felt very “new” at the first European BiCon, like going to my first Bi conference again. I found the event intensely thought provoking and made new friends with many other bisexuals who were enthusiastic to form national and European networks. I loved being  in such a queer and genderqueer atmosphere again. Rotterdam was also a good party city, particularly […]

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The Dutch Don’t Dance

Yeah, this was fun. It even looked as if the organisers were having fun during the event, which anyone who has run one will know is quite an achievement. Rotterdam was a good choice of venue, with most things in walking distance and the rest accessible via an excellent integrated public transport system. The weather was also fine, and even […]

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The Opening Speech

What is bisexuality? I always start an information session about bisexuality with this question. Most of the time my audience then starts sniggering because they just think of the well-known prejudices like: being greedy, trying to have your cake and eat it too; they are sitting on the fence; they can’t decide; they are untrustworthy; one relationship won’t do for […]

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EuroBiCon: A Good Mix

This was a well organised event. The conference organising group did well to wait until 2001 in order to host the event in Rotterdam’s special year as European city of culture, which meant lots of interesting special events were going on in the city. They were also able to coincide with the start of Rotterdam Roze a 10 day pink […]

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