Tag Archives: Wales

BiFest Wales names the day

This year’s BiFest in Swansea is set for Saturday 16th May at YMCA Swansea. The event is a regular highlight of the bi calendar and while the timetable for it is not out yet, the usual pattern is one of a daytime set of discussion workshops and info stalls, followed by an evening of live music and dancing. Once again […]

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Welsh Government to undo legacy of Section 28

Kirsty Williams AM

Parents in Wales will no longer be able to prevent their children from learning about relationships and sexuality in the country’s new Curriculum.  Education Minister Kirsty Williams made the announcement yesterday emphasising the need for ‘careful and sensitive implementation’ of the decision alongside a similar move on education about religion. For many years there has been sex and sometimes also […]

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Crying out for Bi Space

BiCymru are looking for volunteers to organise bi social and support meets in Pembrokeshire and Gwent. Ele from Bi Cymru told us, “We had a great time at Pride Cymru last weekend. We met lots of lovely people. “Many people said they would be interested in running a local bi group or occasional Bi events in Newport and Pembrokeshire. “If […]

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BiFest Swansea sets May date

BiFest Wales returns on Saturday 11th May 2019. It’s a one-day bi themed event for bisexual people, people attracted to more than one gender, friends, partners, families, allies and anyone bi supportive. The day-and-evening long bi event will be held at 1st Floor, Swansea YMCA, 1 The Kingsway, Swansea, SA1 5JQ. The daytime session runs 12 noon – 6pm, with […]

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Will Scotland leapfrog Wales?

Scotland is set to make LGBT+ inclusive sex and relationship education part of the curriculum nationwide. In a huge victory for the TIE (Time for Inclusive Education) campaign, the Scottish government have accepted all their recommendations for changes to schooling that will help to address biphobia, transphobia and homophobia in schools, to have teaching on sex and relationships that includes […]

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SRE becomes LGBT+ inclusive RSE in Wales

Kirsty Williams AM

Sex and Relationship Education in Wales faces a shakeup – becoming LGBT+ inclusive and renamed Relationship and Sexuality Education to emphasise that it is about much more than sex.  Education Secretary in the Welsh Coalition Government, Kirsty Williams AM, has announced that Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE) will be a statutory part of Wales’ new curriculum which will be in […]

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Join the Bis at Swansea Pride

Saturday 5th May is Swansea’s Spring LGBT Pride – and Bi Wales are organising a marching group to put the B loudly and proudly in the parade. The march will make its way through the city centre at 11am, which starts at the Castle Square and ends at the Waterfront Museum. After which there are live music, info stands, talks, […]

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Swansea YMCA becomes the Bi-MCA again in May

BiFest Wales returns to Swansea this May, with a day and evening of talks and entertainments lined up organised by Bi Wales/Bi Cymru. It’s a one-day bi themed event for bisexual people, people attracted to more than one gender, friends, partners, families, allies and anyone bi supportive. Daytime session: 12 noon – 6pm, First workshop starting at 12:30pm Evening live […]

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