WorldPride to feature bi art exhibition

February 26, 2014

Toronto welcomes the world this June for WorldPride 2014, a global celebration of LGBTQ communities. Over 1.2 million people are expected to come to Toronto to celebrate WorldPride. For the first time bisexual artists from around the world will be featured in a photography exhibition – “Fluid” – running June 1st to 30th, 2014....
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Taking up the bi podcast baton: The BiCast

February 26, 2014
Taking up the bi podcast baton: The BiCast

Fancy some fresh listening for your mp3 player? There’s a new hour (ish) long monthly podcast about bisexual life just launched called The BiCast. The first episode, “Bi The Way, I’m Not Gay”, features Lynnette, Becca, John, Will, Michael and Simone: voices from the US, Australia and the UK so there’s a fair scattering...
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MEPs condemn as Uganda President ratifies Anti-Homosexuality Bill

February 24, 2014
MEPs condemn as Uganda President ratifies Anti-Homosexuality Bill

Today the President of Uganda signed the Anti-Homosexuality Bill into law. The new law vastly expands the criminalisation of LGBTI individuals, and now forces parents, teachers and doctors to report LGBTI persons to authorities. Under the Penal Code Act 1950, consensual sexual activity between same sex adults was already punishable by life imprisonment. Apart from bolstering older...
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Journal of Bisexuality focuses on Education

February 24, 2014
Journal of Bisexuality focuses on Education

The new edition of USA academic quarterly the Journal Of Bisexuality is out now.  This edition is Volume 14, Issue 1, and subtitled “Special Issue: Bisexuality in Education: Exploring the Experiences, Resourcing, and Representations of Bisexual Students, Bisexual Parents, and Educators in Educational Systems” which probably tells you everything about it you need to...
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20 years ago today…

February 21, 2014
20 years ago today…

The 21st of February 1994 saw a series of votes in the House of Commons on the age of consent. At the time the age of consent for sex between men was 21 – as it had been since the limited decriminalisation in 1967 in England and Wales.  Aside from the extension of that...
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Tom Robinson joins lineup to mark 40 years of London Switchboard

February 20, 2014
Tom Robinson joins lineup to mark 40 years of London Switchboard

“Glad to be Gay” singer and Radio 6 DJ Tom Robinson joins a panel celebrating forty years of London Lesbian and Gay Switchboard tomorrow night. Tom came out as bisexual from gay in the 1980s, at a time when London Lesbian & Gay Switchboard was controversial in bi circles for having a “no bisexual...
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Ireen Wüst wins fourth medal at Sochi

February 19, 2014

Bisexual speedskater Ireen Wüst has won her fourth medal of the 2012 Winter Olympics for the Netherlands. She started the games by winning gold in the 3,000m and has now notched up silver in the 1,000m, 1,500m and 5,000m contests.  Her silver medal in today’s 5km race saw her cover the distance in under...
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This Olympics’ first bi medal

February 10, 2014

Speedskater Ireen Wüst became the first out-LGBT athlete to win a medal at the controversial Sochi Winter Olympics yesterday, taking gold for the Netherlands in the 3000 metres. It’s the third time Ireen has won an Olympic gold – winning the 1500m in 2010 and the 3000m in 2006. In 2009 she talked about...
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Bis lead Sochi solidarity parade in Manchester

February 7, 2014
Bis lead Sochi solidarity parade in Manchester

The UK’s longest-running bisexual community group led a 1,200-strong protest march in Manchester today in solidarity with LGBT people in Russia as the Winter Olympics opened in Sochi. BiPhoria shared honours in leading the parade with Dykes on Bikes, each taking half the parade route as lead. A ‘human chain’ was then formed creating...
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