Tag Archives: Different For Bis

Bi: Britain’s Fastest Growing Sexuality

Latest figures show Britain has more bisexuals – and fewer straight people – than ever before. Research released yesterday by the Office for National Statistics charts the number of people identifying as bi, straight or gay in their annual surveys – and the proportion of the population identifying as bi is up again, now to 0.9% of the population. In […]

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Here’s Why: LBT Women’s Heath Week

It’s Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Women’s Health Week – running from Monday (March 9th) through to Friday 13th. It is there to highlight how – taken as a whole – bi, lesbian and trans women face particular and bigger health challenges than their cishetero sisters. In turn this is one of the areas where the growing trend over the last […]

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Mixed news: bis and skin cancer

Research into rates of skin cancer shows bi men are the people most likely to get it. But it’s the reverse for bi women. A study published this week in the JAMA Dermatology journal breaks down figures from the USA’s Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System by gender and sexuality to explore incidence of skin cancer. The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance […]

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Different for Bis: Research News

New Zealand’s first major sexual health survey shows same-gender sexual attraction is more common among women than men. The 2014/15 New Zealand Health Survey: Sexual and Reproductive Health Module (these things always have a catchy title) looked at sexual attraction, sexual behaviour and sexual identity. The survey had some 10,168 respondents aged 16-74 years. It’s all about women and men […]

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More women than men?

New Zealand’s first major sexual health survey shows same-gender sexual attraction is more common among women than men. The 2014/15 New Zealand Health Survey: Sexual and Reproductive Health Module (these things always have a catchy title) looked at sexual attraction, sexual behaviour and sexual identity. The survey had some 10,168 respondents aged 16-74 years. It’s all about women and men […]

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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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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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