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Gonorrhoea & syphilis on the rise

New figures from Public Health England reveal that in 2018, there were 447,694 diagnoses of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) made in England, a 5% increase since 2017. There were 56,259 diagnoses of gonorrhoea reported in 2018, a 26% increase since 2017; this is of concern given the three cases of extensively drug resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae identified in England in 2018. […]

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Lambda Awards for Bi Literature

The long-running annual “Lammy” Lambda Literary Awards for 2019 have been presented and this year’s included three bi category winners.  Interestingly there was no overlap with the winners at the Bisexual  Book Awards from a few days earlier. Bisexual Fiction Disoriental by Négar Djavadi, Translated by Tina Kover, Europa Editions Shortlisted in the category were also: Behind These Doors: Radical […]

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New York to honour Transgender Bi Pioneers

USA

The City council in New York has announced plans to memorialise Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera. The authority has declared an intention to correct the gender imbalance of statues in public places remembering contributions to the life of the city and nation. The monument, set for the Ruth Wittenberg Triangle near to the Stonewall Inn, will also be one […]

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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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Bi Book Awards winners revealed

The winners books for this years Bisexual Book Awards were revealed in a ceremony in New York yesterday, including a couple of categories where the judging panel just couldn’t decide and so joint winners were declared. The victors (and runners-up) in each category are as follows: Non-Fiction WINNER:Many Love by Sophie Lucido Johnson, Touchstone / Simon & Schuster. Go the […]

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Trump Trolls LGBT America

USA

Donald Trump has trolled the LGBT community across the United States on Twitter as the country’s “Pride Month” kicks off. June is noted as Pride Month in the USA on account of some of the bigger Prides being held then and the original date of the Stonewall riot – whereas with over 100 Prides running from April through to October […]

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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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