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Rallying to challenge USA Muslim ban

A wave of public protest has erupted in the USA and around the world in response to the new ban on people from several majority-Muslim countries from entering the United States. The legislative attack may only be aimed at people of one faith at the moment but other often-oppressed minority groups have joined the protests knowing that Trump’s electoral platform […]

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More people “owning the label”

New Gallup research from the USA says that more people are identifying as bisexual, transgender, gay or lesbian than ever before. In a survey finding that most likely reflects people being more able to be open to themselves and to others about their feelings and attractions, Gallup finds the LGBT population of the USA to have reached 10 million people […]

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Research: Bi people targets for ‘revenge porn’

New research from the USA suggests that bisexual, lesbian and gay people are four times more likely to be the victims of ‘revenge porn’ than heterosexual people are. A report from the Center for Innovative Public Health Research suggests 1 in 25 internet users in the USA have been a victim of revenge porn – a surprisingly high figure. The […]

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Kate Brown: Another Bisexual Pioneer

Kate Brown has made history by becoming the first out bi person elected Governor in the USA. She also pioneers that ground for the LGBT community as a whole, as no gay, lesbian or trans person has yet been elected to the role. Kate had already served in the role for a year having replaced Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber following his […]

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America Turns Right

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The USA voted to follow on Barack Obama’s eight-year term as President by handing the White House to Donald Trump. The election was won by Clinton by the narrowest of margins in the popular vote – with almost everything counted the tally is currently: Clinton 58,879,687 Trump 58,844,144 However the USA’s “electoral college” election system turns this into a sturdy […]

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The USA Goes To The Polls

It’s election day in the United States today after what has felt like an even longer campaign than usual (and not just because this time polling day is the latest in the year it can legally be held). The final polls show Democrat party candidate for President Hilary Clinton a few points ahead of Republican Donald Trump – but then, […]

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Live from the White House…

The White House are holding a special session today on bisexual people’s needs and challenges. Led by BiNetUSA boss Faith Cheltenham, the briefing will focus on policy and cultural issues of significance for the American bisexual community as a part of the White House’s effort to help increase visibility of bisexual people during Bisexual Awareness Week (this week being marked […]

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Celebrating Bi Reporting Across The Pond

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The USA’s National Lesbian & Gay Journalism Awards have for the first time recognised reporting on bisexual issues with the 2016 awards announced yesterday.  The first award for bi journalism went to Colin Murphy for “Vincent Price’s Daughter Confirms Father’s Bisexuality,” published on online LGBT news site #Boom. “NLGJA saw unprecedented growth in nominations for the Excellence in Journalism awards […]

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