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US Bi Governor attacked for honesty

We all know the miserable cliche of bisexuals being untrustworthy. They’re bound to cheat on you, they lie about their orientation, they’re gay really (men) or straight really and just doing something to titillate their boyfriend (women). So here’s a story that flips that narrative on its head. In the USA Kate Brown is Democrat party Governor of Oregon, and […]

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Bi Health Conference for the US

In the USA, the Chicago Bisexual Health Task Force will be hosting a Bisexual Health Summit on July 9, 2019 (1:00-5:00 PM), the day before the beginning of the US’ 2019 National Sexual Health Conference in Chicago. Like the Manchester event in the UK two years ago, this engages with a variety of health organisations and covers information for health […]

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New York to honour Transgender Bi Pioneers

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The City council in New York has announced plans to memorialise Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera. The authority has declared an intention to correct the gender imbalance of statues in public places remembering contributions to the life of the city and nation. The monument, set for the Ruth Wittenberg Triangle near to the Stonewall Inn, will also be one […]

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Trump Trolls LGBT America

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Donald Trump has trolled the LGBT community across the United States on Twitter as the country’s “Pride Month” kicks off. June is noted as Pride Month in the USA on account of some of the bigger Prides being held then and the original date of the Stonewall riot – whereas with over 100 Prides running from April through to October […]

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US: House passes Equality Act

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[USA] The House of Representatives has passed the Equality Act by a massive majority today – the first time a chamber of the U.S. Congress has approved a comprehensive LGBTQ civil rights bill. If enacted, the law would provide comprehensive non-discrimination protections for LGBTQ people across the country in employment, housing, public spaces, education, jury services, credit and federal funding: […]

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A New BiCon?

A new thing bobbed into my twitter timeline. @sfBiCon it was called. Oh my, I thought, a cross between BiCon and a scifi convention – this could be so relevant to my interests as to be worrying. After all, one of the refrains I’ve heard from many a BiCon attende is why can’t it be BiCon every day or at […]

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Coming out to your doctor

American equality campaign group the Human Rights Coalition are marking Bi Health Awareness Month with a new publication, “Coming Out As Bisexual To Your Doctor”. While the US and UK health systems are markedly different there are still plenty of tips relevant to bis over here. The HRC say: One of the keys to good health care is being open […]

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USA gets first openly bi Senator

Kyrsten Sinema’s bid to become the first openly bisexual member of the USA’s Senate has been declared a success at last. The US ‘midterm’ elections saw the Democrats gain nearly 40 seats in the House to take control from the Republicans, but the Republicans made gains which looked set to increase their narrow hold on power in the Senate.  But […]

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