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The Bisexual Agenda: 21 – 27 October 2019

Welcome to our weekly what’s on roundup of Bi Britain. It’s the getting close to the end of the month so things are a bit quieter than usual. On Thursday in London it’s the Bi Meetup social group at Village in Soho, from 7.30pm. Find out more about them here. Sunday it’s busy. For a start it’s the turn of Birmingham, […]

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Atypical Returns

Teen drama Atypical returns to Netflix for a third season on November 1st. The show’s central story character Sam is a straight teen boy with autism navigating his way into the murky world of dating, and in season three, he starts his first year of college and is faced with the challenge of figuring out what success means for him. […]

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Chick-fil-A in England: Just a Phase

American fast food chain Chick-fil-A has opened its first branch in England – and already announced its closure. The Oracle shopping centre in Reading has given the shop its marching orders – but given six months notice to give staff taken on to work at the restaurant time to find other work rather than be left in the lurch. The […]

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Porn Registry dropped

Parliament

The Government has given up on attempts to implement the online porn ban it has spent the past two years working towards. As we reported in 2017 the Digital Economy Bill sought to impose age verification checks on online porn for everyone in the UK. It wouldn’t have affected anyone who knew enough to be able to run a virtual […]

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MEPs condemn Uganda’s persecution of the LGBTI+ community

A cross-party letter signed by 70 MEPs has been sent to Federica Mogherini to condemn the situation in Uganda, where new legislation to bring back capital punishment for being homosexual is set to be introduced in the upcoming weeks. Julie Ward MEP, who led on the letter and is a member of the LGBTI Intergroup, said the situation in Uganda […]

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Queen’s Speech includes “stop-bis-voting” plan

The Queen’s Speech today included a measure likely to reduce the number of people who vote at future elections – and the bi vote might be particularly affected. The proposals to make showing ID compulsory when voting follow trials in voting at recent annual May council elections. Those were not widely considered a success. BCN Editor Jen Yockney observed of […]

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Harry Styles lights it up

Singer Harry Styles has a new single out – and the fan base are going wild for its bisexual signalling. The former One Direction star recently talked to Rolling Stone about rumours around his sexuality after his on-stage antics have sparked speculation that he is bi. That has included waving the bi flag onstage – but also Black Lives Matter, […]

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