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The Bisexual Agenda: 16 – 22 March

Welcome to our weekly what’s on roundup of Bi Britain. The week kicks off on Tuesday when from 7.45pm it’s Swansea Bi Group’s regular pub meet at The Bunkhouse – use Page Street entrance. More about them here. Also that night it’s the monthly bi pub meet for Manchester BiPhoria. With the coronavirus situation they will be meeting online. Wednesday evening it’s the Edinburgh Bi Group’s monthly talky […]

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About Time: PrEP for England too

HIV prevention drug PrEP will be made available across England starting next month. The government announced today that local authorities will receive £16 million in 2020 to 2021 to deliver the preventative treatment. The funding from the Department of Health and Social Care should ensure anyone who is at a high risk of contracting HIV will receive PrEP from their […]

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Coronavirus: Brum BiFest postponed

With the number of people diagnosed with the covid-19 virus in the UK growing daily and no doubt many more who have not been offically diagnosed and tallied taking care of themselves at home, many social events are being shut down and it can only be a matter of time before more people are encouraged to work from home and […]

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Canada set to outlaw “cure therapy”

Canada seems set to outlaw most fake ‘therapy’ that promises to turn bisexual and gay people straight, and transgender people cis. While allowing informed adults to seek out such treatment if they wish, a new government bill would create five new offences: (a) causing a person to undergo conversion therapy against the person’s will; (b) causing a child to undergo conversion therapy; […]

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House of Commons talks LBT Health

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The House of Commons held its first ever debate on the subject of bisexual, lesbian and trans women’s health issues today, as part of the events around International Women’s Day and LBT Women’s Health Week. The House of Lords has held at least two such discussions, the first in 2016 led by Baroness Liz Barker. There were contributions from Alliance, […]

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Parliament talks LBT Health

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The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Global LGBT+ Rights, in partnership with the National LGB&T Partnership, will hold a panel discussion on lesbian, bi and trans women’s health inequalities later this week. The event is to be chaired by APPG LGBT+ Vice-Chair Baroness Barker, and is being held in part to mark Lesbian, Bisexual, and Trans Women’s Health Week. Liz Barker […]

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