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Voters Say No To Nixon

USA

Former Sex & The City star Cynthia Nixon’s bid for elected office has hit the buffers. She had been be challenging for the Democratic Party nomination for Governor of New York. The incumbent, Democrat Andrew Cuomo, won the primary yesterday by a 2:1 margin, taking around 65% of the vote to Nixon’s 35%. Her campaign drew a queer media storm […]

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Bi Conference Because changes timetable shape

American annual bi conference BECAUSE is now accepting workshop proposals for BECAUSE 2018. Submit through the proposal form before midnight August 31. We reproduce the workshop guidelines below. They are thinning the programme significantly, with just 20 workshop slots this time. BECAUSE provides workshops and presentations on a variety of topics of interest to the community. We have always benefited from the generous, skilled […]

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Nixon bids for New York

USA

Sex and The City star Cynthia Nixon is bidding to become the highest-profile openly bisexual politician in the USA. Nixon has announced she will be challenging for the Democratic Party nomination for Governor of New York.  The incumbent Governor, Democrat Andrew Cuomo, won for the second time in 2014 with 54% of the vote, so whoever wins the contest for the Democratic […]

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Decelerating Acceptance

The United States’ biggest LGBT rights campaign group GLAAD have published their annual “Accelerating Acceptance” report looking at American attitudes to bi, trans, gay and lesbian people. It’s based on independent Harris polling research And it’s frustrating news about the impacts of current political rhetoric under the Trump administration and after several years of incitement to LGBTphobia from politicians through […]

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Queer Boost in US Elections

USA

It was “off year” polling day in the USA, and there was a small but heartening leap forward in LGBT representation – including the “B”. The big years in US politics are the even numbers – like last year’s Presidential contest, or next year’s “midterms”. But just as the UK has local elections every year whether or not they are […]

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