Tag Archives: Wales

Will Scotland leapfrog Wales?

Scotland is set to make LGBT+ inclusive sex and relationship education part of the curriculum nationwide. In a huge victory for the TIE (Time for Inclusive Education) campaign, the Scottish government have accepted all their recommendations for changes to schooling that will help to address biphobia, transphobia and homophobia in schools, to have teaching on sex and relationships that includes […]

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SRE becomes LGBT+ inclusive RSE in Wales

Kirsty Williams AM

Sex and Relationship Education in Wales faces a shakeup – becoming LGBT+ inclusive and renamed Relationship and Sexuality Education to emphasise that it is about much more than sex.  Education Secretary in the Welsh Coalition Government, Kirsty Williams AM, has announced that Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE) will be a statutory part of Wales’ new curriculum which will be in […]

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Join the Bis at Swansea Pride

Saturday 5th May is Swansea’s Spring LGBT Pride – and Bi Wales are organising a marching group to put the B loudly and proudly in the parade. The march will make its way through the city centre at 11am, which starts at the Castle Square and ends at the Waterfront Museum. After which there are live music, info stands, talks, […]

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Swansea YMCA becomes the Bi-MCA again in May

BiFest Wales returns to Swansea this May, with a day and evening of talks and entertainments lined up organised by Bi Wales/Bi Cymru. It’s a one-day bi themed event for bisexual people, people attracted to more than one gender, friends, partners, families, allies and anyone bi supportive. Daytime session: 12 noon – 6pm, First workshop starting at 12:30pm Evening live […]

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HIV and £££

Three contrasting stories around HIV hit our in-tray at BCN this month. Between them they highlight how different health provision is slowly becoming around Britain. This is something which may become even more marked with the new elected “super-Mayors” in places like Liverpool, Bristol and the West Midlands, as they acquire health policy powers for areas covering millions of people. […]

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Welsh Bis get Festive in Swansea

It’s BiFest in Swansea this Saturday! The annual big bi day (and night) out is at the YMCA. The timetable and workshop details for BiFest Wales 2017 have now been confirmed ahead of the weekend and are as follows: Time Workshop Room 1 Workshop Room 2 12:30 – 1:15pm All about bisexuality 1:15 – 2pm BREAK (refreshments and socialising in […]

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BiFest Wales returns in May

BiFest Wales – an annual day-long event with discussion spaces, music and more – returns on Saturday 14th May 2016. The organisers describe BiFest as “a one-day event themed around bisexuality for anyone bi supportive and interested”. Workshops segment will run in the daytime with social space, craft area, community information, and refreshments. 12 noon to 6pm. Live alternative music […]

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HPV Vaccine for bi men

The NHS in Wales will begin to offer the HPV vaccine to bisexual and gay men, it was announced today. A vaccination programme began in 2008 for young women to be immunised against the human papilloma virus, which can cause various kinds of cancer. For several years campaigners have argued that this should be extended to bi and gay men, […]

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