In one of a range of pieces to mark International Women’s Day, USA website examiner.com has published its list of the most significant and influential women in the bisexual movement in North America.
Bisexual columnist Mike Szymanski names sixteen women who have made powerful differences to the bi community in the USA and Canada. Amongst those making the grade are Canadian bi journal The Fence editor Cheryl Dobinson, Bi Mental Health Professionals Association founder Sheela Lambert, and BiNet USA activist Wendy Curry.
The full list and profiles of those picked out is over on the examiner website.
BiCon has been voted the fifth best festival, Pride or event in the UK by readers of a leading gay newspaper.
As BiMedia.org reported last month, for the second time BiCon made the shortlist for the annual readers’ awards list. Last year BiCon came third ahead of London Pride and Glastonbury.
This year it was beaten by Manchester, Brighton, London, and Soho Prides.
It’s your last chance to vote for BiCon in this year’s Pink Paper readers awards. As reported recently on BiMedia.org, the UK’s biggest bisexual community event has been shortlisted for Event Of The Year in the gay newspaper’s awards alongside various Pride events. Voting closes on Thursday 17th so get your votes cast now!
The online poll is at www.pinkpaper.com/awards2009.html – or you can just about get a postal ballot in if you act quickly!
For the second time in its twentyfive year history, the bi community festival BiCon has been shortlisted by Pink Paper readers for their Best Festival, Pride or Event award.
BiCon 2008 is shortlisted alongside Manchester, London, Soho and Brighton Pride events. Last year it polled third place overall.
You can vote online at www.pinkpaper.com/awards2009.html
The Pink Paper have announced that BiCon won third place in their Readers “Event of The Year” poll.
The top five are –
1. Manchester Pride
2. Brighton Pride
4. London Pride
A BiCon team spokesperson comments: “Considering how large the other events in the top five are, this is an amazing result. Thank you to all who voted!”