Tag Archives: IDAHOBIT

Bi Guide: 13-19 May 2019

Welcome to our weekly what’s on roundup of Bi Britain. This week’s roundup may change as more information reaches us about IDAHoBiT events (see below!) Tuesday night in London, Bisexual Underground meet at The Blue Posts, 81 Newman Street, London. It’s a pub meetup and; find out more here. Also that night it’s Brum Bi Group, a community-centre space group at the LGBT Centre, 38 Holloway […]

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IDAHOBIT: Justice & Protection For All

This year’s theme for International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia & Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) has been announced and is Justice & Protection For All. In the UK when it comes to being bi, gay or trans we increasingly take those things for granted as LGBT rights have advanced to be near-equality in many aspects of life. There are still many gaps in […]

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PM promises action on PrEP and more

David Cameron yesterday promised to push the health services to enable access to HIV prevention regime PrEP as quickly as possible. He also repeated his party’s manifesto pledge to pardon all the bisexual, gay and other men with convictions for consensual sex dating back to the time before decriminalisation. The remarks were made at the near-annual 10 Downing Street LGBT […]

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Bi-Da-Hobbit?

Each year the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOTB, or as it is commonly rephrased in the UK, “IDAHOBIT”) is marked on May 17th – the anniversary of the World Health Organization’s decision in 1990 to declassify homosexuality as a mental disorder.  For 2016 the chosen focus is Mental Health and Wellbeing.  Within that two issues are being […]

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Turning a town around

The publication this year of awful hate crime statistics for Bolton motivated a number of different groups and individuals to take action. Bolton Library & Museum Service, Bolton Lads & Girls Club, Bolton Council Community Safety team, the local Police and the organisers of Wigan Pride had all started to act independently to improve the situation in the town. The […]

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IDAHOBIT in Leeds

IDAHOBIT in Leeds this year was marked in style at the Corn Exchange shopping centre, with the entire basement floor given over to stalls from LGBT and allied organisations, along with an enormous number of rainbow flags.   The afternoon’s events also included a beginners’ dance class, musical performers and a discussion panel.  It was a free event to attend with […]

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