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Top US bi politician quits

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Scandal-hit US Katie Hill has announced she is stepping down following a ‘revenge porn’ campaign against her. The Democrat Congresswoman was elected just twelve months ago, one of the wave of women and queer politicians who made a breakthrough in the US ‘midterm’ elections and gaining her seat from the Republicans. In recent days she has become embroiled in a […]

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SF BiCon rejigged!

Earlier this year we reported on San Francisco’s plans for its own BiCon this autumn. It is apparently the first big bi event in the city in a remarkable 30 years: the organisers note that “there are no bars and few events in the Bay Area that center bisexual people, despite the fact that this population forms the majority of […]

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US Bi Governor attacked for honesty

We all know the miserable cliche of bisexuals being untrustworthy. They’re bound to cheat on you, they lie about their orientation, they’re gay really (men) or straight really and just doing something to titillate their boyfriend (women). So here’s a story that flips that narrative on its head. In the USA Kate Brown is Democrat party Governor of Oregon, and […]

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Bi Health Conference for the US

In the USA, the Chicago Bisexual Health Task Force will be hosting a Bisexual Health Summit on July 9, 2019 (1:00-5:00 PM), the day before the beginning of the US’ 2019 National Sexual Health Conference in Chicago. Like the Manchester event in the UK two years ago, this engages with a variety of health organisations and covers information for health […]

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New York to honour Transgender Bi Pioneers

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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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Trump Trolls LGBT America

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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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US: House passes Equality Act

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[USA] The House of Representatives has passed the Equality Act by a massive majority today – the first time a chamber of the U.S. Congress has approved a comprehensive LGBTQ civil rights bill. If enacted, the law would provide comprehensive non-discrimination protections for LGBTQ people across the country in employment, housing, public spaces, education, jury services, credit and federal funding: […]

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