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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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Celebrating Volunteering

December 5th is marked each year as International Volunteer Day – since it was declared such by the United Nations in 1985. It’s a day to celebrate volunteers and volunteer-driven organisations, and the role of each in wider society. Which is quite appropriate for us given almost all bi organisations are run for the good of wider (bi) society rather than with the […]

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USA gets first openly bi Senator

Kyrsten Sinema’s bid to become the first openly bisexual member of the USA’s Senate has been declared a success at last. The US ‘midterm’ elections saw the Democrats gain nearly 40 seats in the House to take control from the Republicans, but the Republicans made gains which looked set to increase their narrow hold on power in the Senate.  But […]

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Read A Good Book?

The Bi Writers Association has announced that submissions are now open for the Seventh Annual Bisexual Book Awards. Any 2018 book with a bisexual character, bisexual storyline, bisexual subject matter or theme, is eligible for submission. Book awards are open to all authors regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity. Books can be submitted by the author, publisher, or […]

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Coming Out: Top Tips

It’s National Coming Out Day, internationally, this week. It’s on the 11th or 12th of October depending on who you ask and where in the world they are (like the three weeks of events last month for “Bi Visibility Day”, these things seem to grow beyond their names!) – and it’s thirty years since that first Coming Out Day in […]

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World Mental Health Day focuses on young people

Wednesday is World Mental Health Day (October 10th), a date first celebrated in 1992 at the initiative of the World Federation for Mental Health and backed by the World Health Organisation. This year’s theme is young people and mental health in a changing world. The organisers say: “Adolescence and the early years of adulthood are a time of life when many […]

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