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The Bisexual Agenda: 11 – 17 November

Welcome to our weekly what’s on roundup of Bi Britain. The week kicks off on Tuesday night in London, When Bisexual Underground meet at The Blue Posts, 81 Newman Street, London. It’s a pub meetup and; find out more here. Also that night it’s Brum Bi Group, a community-centre space group at the LGBT Centre, 38 Holloway Circus, Birmingham. More on their group and where it meets here. […]

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MPs we’ll miss – and we won’t

Parliament

As Parliament winds down ready for the snap election on December 12th – our second in under three years – MPs on all sides are declaring they have had enough of the green benches. MPs we won’t be sad to see the back of include those who fought against same-sex marriage including Conservatives Guto Bebb (MP for Aberconwy), David Lidington […]

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Top US bi politician quits

USA

Scandal-hit US Katie Hill has announced she is stepping down following a ‘revenge porn’ campaign against her. The Democrat Congresswoman was elected just twelve months ago, one of the wave of women and queer politicians who made a breakthrough in the US ‘midterm’ elections and gaining her seat from the Republicans. In recent days she has become embroiled in a […]

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The Bisexual Agenda: Ending October

Welcome to our weekly what’s on roundup of Bi Britain. And the last days of the month so a little quieter than most weeks. Monday night in London it’s the Over 50s bi group from 6pm-8pm at Opening Doors London, Tavis House, Tavistock Square, London. WC1H 9NA. On Tuesday Manchester’s bi group BiPhoria holds a themed discussion evening around relationships and polyamory, […]

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EU discusses LGBTI rights in Uganda

Yesterday, Thursday 24 October, the European Parliament adopted an urgent resolution on the situation of LGBTI people in Uganda. In this resolution, the European Parliament: – expresses its “deep concern at the resurgence of the anti-homosexuality bill in the Ugandan political debate” (para. 1) – “strongly condemns Simon Lokodo’s rhetoric for fuelling homophobia and hate” (para. 1) – reiterates its […]

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MEPs send a solidarity statement for Poland’s Rainbow Friday

Ahead of the 2019 Rainbow Friday in Poland, around 50 MEPs who are Members of the European Parliament’s LGBTI Intergroup have sent a public letter to express their solidarity with organisers and participants. It reads: Dear students, teachers and school staff in Poland, Ahead of Rainbow Friday 2019, we want to send you our heartfelt support. We sincerely wish for […]

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