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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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Bi Senate Bid ‘neck and neck’

Opinion polls in Arizona suggest the USA may be about to get its first openly bisexual member of the Senate – with what would be a huge electoral swing. Kyrsten Sinema was chosen as the Democrat candidate for strongly Republican seat Arizona in the summer – a seat the Democrats haven’t won since 1988. In 2016 the Republicans won by […]

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High-profile US bi politician defects

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A Republican Senator in Maryland, USA who came out as bisexual in a debate around so-called ‘therapy’ aimed at converting young gay and bi people to heterosexuality should be legal has defected to the Democrats. Making the announcement yesterday Meagan Simonaire said, “I am leaving the Republican Party today, because it is important for me to stand with a party […]

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Voters Say No To Nixon

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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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