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Closet ten times as powerful for bis – Yougov

New research by YouGov for Stonewall published today reveals that three in ten bi men (30 per cent) and almost one in ten bi women (8 per cent), say they cannot be open about their sexual orientation with any of their friends. This is compared to just two per cent of gay men and one per cent of lesbians. That […]

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One in three bi pupils are bullied at school over sexuality

LGBT equality group Stonewall has released guidance for secondary schools to help combat bi-erasure and biphobia. Celebrating Bi Inclusion in Secondary Schools is designed to provide specific insight into the experiences of bi young people in schools and highlight issues that bi people of all ages continue to face. Confirming what bi-specific groups have argued for more than twenty years, […]

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Stonewall launches bi posters

LGBT campaigning organisation Stonewall has launched a set of posters this Bi Visibility Day, with the intention they be useable both for Bi Visibility Day displays and year-round educational resources. The posters highlight a series of people from the organisation’s Bisexual Role Models programme and five have been translated into Welsh by Stonewall Cymru. They can be downloaded here.

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More Role Models Sought

Stonewall ran two bisexual role models programmes last year with around 60 people making their way through the training event. They got some excellent reviews – see the feature in our December issue. It’s back again this autumn. Stonewall say: We are delighted to be running a Role Models programme specifically for bi people to explore what it means to […]

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Stonewall Index highlights challenges for bis at work

This year’s Stonewall Workplace Equality Index makes for interesting reading. The report is based on monitoring of employers’ work on LGBT inclusion and representation, and a parallel survey completed by some 91,000 employees at companies and organisations. It’s important when reading the results to remember that it reflects around 400 workplaces which are actively working to be more inclusive and […]

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Stonewall encourages bi role models

Four years ago Stonewall published its first booklet showcasing lesbian, gay and bisexual people who it considered role models for LGB people. It was notable for having only one bisexual person profiled, Ed Lord OBE. This year in a project to turn that situation around they have organised two training events, the second of which ran in London today. Around […]

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Bi workers falling behind trans staff?

At the end of January Stonewall presented its annual list of the UK’s top employers for LGBT staff.  All the headlines were about how the Ministry of Defence had topped the league this time, but for me the interesting bits were elsewhere in the report. The “Workplace Equality Index” is one of Stonewall’s key programmes these days, as the big-ticket […]

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