Tag Archives: bi research

Shocking Bi Student Stats

The NUS has published a new report on experiences of sexual violence in further education in the UK. The report used two approaches to understand students’ experiences of sexual harassment and violence: a survey of 544 UK-based students in further education and three focus groups at further education colleges. It highlights particularly disturbing findings over bisexual students’ experiences. Throughout the […]

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Bisexuality on the rise

Statistics from the USA suggest more and more people are identifying as bisexual – while the numbers for lesbians and gay men remain fairly constant. Analysis of the US’ GSS statistics (roughly equivalent to ONS household survey data here) over the past ten years shows the number of people identifying as lesbian, gay or bisexual growing across the decade, with […]

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It’s Bi Health Month

The Bisexual Resource Center (BRC), America’s oldest national bisexual organisation,  have launched the 6th annual Bisexual Health Awareness Month (#BiHealthMonth) social media campaign which will run throughout March 2019. You can learn more about #BiHealthMonth at https://bihealthmonth.org/ #BiHealthMonth, founded and led annually by the BRC, raises awareness about the bisexual+ (bi, pansexual, fluid, queer, etc.) community’s social, economic, and health […]

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Closet ten times as powerful for bis – Yougov

New research by YouGov for Stonewall published today reveals that three in ten bi men (30 per cent) and almost one in ten bi women (8 per cent), say they cannot be open about their sexual orientation with any of their friends. This is compared to just two per cent of gay men and one per cent of lesbians. That […]

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More research highlights bi experience of violence

New research from Canada confirms what we have seen elsewhere – that bisexual people are more likely to experience violence and abuse than both gay and straight people. Statistics Canada – their equivalent to our Office for National Statistics – note that “In 2014, overall, there were more than 100,000 incidents of violent victimization involving a bisexual victim and more […]

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