Tag Archives: Research

Bis at Work

A new report from the TUC draws attention to the continuing challenges of bullying and harassment facing bi, trans, lesbian and gay people in the workplace – more than ten years on from the equality regulations that should have ended discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation, at least. The Cost Of Being Out At Work notes: “Only half (51%) […]

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Is being bisexual ruining your life?

OK, I admit it, it’s a provocative headline. But the latest number crunching from the Office for National Statistics says that lesbian, gay and bi people rate their ‘quality of life’ as lower than the population at large do. They find that “People who identified as bisexual had the biggest well-being gap, reporting significantly higher levels of anxiety than any […]

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Surviving School

Stonewall’s annual report into LGBT experience in schools across Britain shows progress – and how far we still have to go. The School Report is an annual survey and this year’s was published in June giving us a fresh insight into the relative status of bi, gay and trans young people and of how biphobia, transphobia and homophobia manifest themselves […]

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LGBTphobic hate crime up 78% in four years

Stonewall have released figures today suggesting that rates of biphobic, transphobic and homophobic hate crime have nearly doubled in the past five years. They say One in five LGBT people (21 per cent) have experienced a hate crime or incident due to their sexual orientation and/or gender identity in the last 12 months The number of lesbian, gay and bi […]

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LGBT Survey at 90,000 responses

The Government Equalities Office is surveying LGBTI+ people in the UK in an online survey running until October 15th – and over 90,000 people have already taken part. The LGBT survey is intended to help the Government to understand the experiences of LGBT individuals across the UK. This will help identify ways to improve public services for LGBT users, including […]

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Facing the Dragon: Bi & LGBTQ Inclusivity in Higher Education

Facing the Dragon: the Second Annual LGBTQ Inclusivity in Higher Education Conference is coming up in Swansea and there’s a lot of bisexuality on the agenda! The two-day event on 5th and 6th September will explore how to bring intersectionality into inclusive curricula across the Higher Education landscape, bringing equality home to the seats of learning and research. Papers and […]

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Government quizzes LGBTIs

The Government Equalities Office is surveying LGBTI+ people in the UK in a new online survey running until October 15th. The LGBT survey will, say GEO, allow the Government to understand the experiences of LGBT individuals across the UK. This will help identify ways to improve public services for LGBT users, including in health and education, and to understand how […]

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TUC highlight biphobia at work

A new report from the Trades Union Congress (TUC) draws attention to the continuing challenges of bullying and harassment facing bi, trans, lesbian and gay people in the workplace – more than ten years on from the equality regulations that should have ended discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation, at least. The Cost Of Being Out At Work notes: […]

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