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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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#BiVolunteering in 2019: Celebrate & Join In!

This year as every year, the first week of June is marked by a host of community and charitable groups across the UK as Volunteers’ Week. Without volunteers there’d be no bi support services out there. From the formation of the London Bi Group in 1981 to the latest hot-off-the-presses copy of BCN, from bisexual chatter over coffee in Leeds […]

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Bi Groups Share in Futures Funding

Two bisexual groups are among 24 LGBT organisations announced as grant recipients today. The LGBT+ Futures Fund is administered by the LGBT Consortium and is government funding via the Government Equalities Office following the research conducted in 2017 that produced the largest data set yet on the lives of LGBT people in the UK. £200,000 is being shared out in […]

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LGBT groups unite over inclusive education

Over 30 other LGBT+ organisations and campaigners have come together to support LGBT+ inclusion in education in a public letter responding to a recent wave of incited LGBTphobia and propaganda. Below is an open letter, released Friday 22nd March 2019. Why LGBT-inclusive education matters more than ever In recent weeks, we have been deeply saddened and alarmed to witness targeted […]

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IDAHOBIT: Justice & Protection For All

This year’s theme for International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia & Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) has been announced and is Justice & Protection For All. In the UK when it comes to being bi, gay or trans we increasingly take those things for granted as LGBT rights have advanced to be near-equality in many aspects of life. There are still many gaps in […]

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That was 2018

So, 2018 has been and gone. Here are our bi-lights of the year past. Seen On Screen We had more bis on TV than ever including shows with bisexual leads The Bi Life, Sally4Ever and The Bisexual, as well as bis in shows like Riverdale, The Good Place, Jeremy Thorpe drama A Very English Scandal, bi poly life in the […]

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