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Staying In? Telly Tips

Are you self-isolating or finding that the social activities you’d normally be up to are cancelled and going out just ain’t the fun it normally is?  We’ve been working to round up some bi/queer telly recommendations for you to fill in some of those hours stuck indoors. First up some new things that have just hit or are just hitting […]

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House of Commons talks LBT Health

Parliament

The House of Commons held its first ever debate on the subject of bisexual, lesbian and trans women’s health issues today, as part of the events around International Women’s Day and LBT Women’s Health Week. The House of Lords has held at least two such discussions, the first in 2016 led by Baroness Liz Barker. There were contributions from Alliance, […]

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That Was 2019

That was 2019. Three dates for Brexit came and went, the EU elections swung to the extremes of isolationist and internationalist politics, America impeached a President, and a handful of Brits chose a new Prime Minister and then 14 million voters endorsed the decision in time for Christmas. In queer life, we marked twentyone years of the bisexual flag and […]

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21 Years of the Bisexual Flag

The pink, purple and blue bisexual flag is 21 years old on December 5th. The colours that have come to represent the bi community in their stripes were not new back in 1998, but refashioning them into a flag was a bright idea from Michael Page of online chat forum BiCafe (a website which ran until 2012 – sadly gone). […]

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Bi Pride Weekend

BiPrideUK

London’s first Bi Pride is this Saturday. On the Entertainment Stage you can see UK Bi and wider LGBTQ+ community performers. On our I Am Proud Stage there are Panels, Activism and Spoken Word, exploring a wide variety of issues. They will also have a Community Village where you can take it easy, browse stalls and relax. You’ll meet charities […]

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25 Years Young: Manchester’s Bi Space & Voice!

On 1st September 1994, a new bisexual social-support group met in Manchester for the first time. 25 years later they are still meeting regularly, making it the longest-running bi group we have in the UK. As well as the social and support meetings the group has expanded its remit into outreach and speaker work, training, publications, and policy input at […]

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BiCon: The Photo

It’s in the upcoming issue of BCN and here online to celebrate the opening of bookings for 2020 tomorrow: the BiCon 2019 group photo from Lancaster. You can subscribe to BCN to get it in print – ideal for your office, memory box, bedroom wall… Photo credit: Jen Yockney / Bi Community News.  

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