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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


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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Shocking Bi Student Stats

The NUS has published a new report on experiences of sexual violence in further education in the UK. The report used two approaches to understand students’ experiences of sexual harassment and violence: a survey of 544 UK-based students in further education and three focus groups at further education colleges. It highlights particularly disturbing findings over bisexual students’ experiences. Throughout the […]

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#BiVolunteering: Make History

Looking for a bi volunteering opportunity? The @bisexualhistory twitter account attempts to tweet a little bit of bi history every day of the year – and they want your contributions to add to the calendar. It’s a great flexible choice in bi volunteering as you can make it as big or as small an effort as you choose – and […]

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#BiVolunteering – bi writes!

Ever wondered about helping out with BCN magazine? The obvious starting point is writing – but there’s also spreading awareness of bi press: got a leaflet rack or an LGBT stall coming up at an event? Get in touch and we can send you a bundle of leaflets. Little snippets for things like BiMediaWatch are fab too. But coming back […]

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