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Destroying some myths about bisexuality


  It’s Bi Visibility Day today, which should be a reason to celebrate all things bisexual. However, as a bisexual person, I find that many people still don’t understand us. Some time ago, I saw a doctor who had reason to ask about my sexual activities. When I mentioned that I am attracted to men (as well as women) he ...

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Take pride in Bi Visibility Day


  Today is Bi Visibility Day – which, since 1999, has been a day to celebrate and recognise bisexuality (and pansexuality), the bisexual community and bisexual history. Initially set up by three activists in the USA – Wendy Curry, Michael Page and Gigi Raven Wilbur – to challenge what they considered to be “bi invisibility”, Bi Visibility Day is now ...

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Half of young people “are not 100 percent heterosexual”


New research from YouGov suggests that nearly half of young people aged between 18 and 24 are “something other than 100% heterosexual”. Using the Kinsey scale, YouGov asked participants to place themselves on the scale from 0 (exclusively heterosexual) to 6 (exclusively homosexual). 72 per cent of participants identified as completely heterosexual, with 4 per cent describing themselves as fully ...

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Alan Cumming portrait unveiled in Edinburgh


A new portrait of Alan Cumming, an out bisexual LGBTI rights and Yes campaigner, has been unveiled in an Edinburgh gallery. The portrait, by Gibraltar-born artist Christopher Hook, will replace the photograph of the Queen on the ground floor of the Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Cumming, who attended the unveiling, described it as the “biggest honour” of his life. The ...

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Alan Cumming: “no shame” in being bisexual

Alan Cumming

Scottish actor Alan Cumming has spoken openly about coming to terms with his bisexuality, admitting that he “never had any shame” about his sexual identity. The Aberfeldy-born star of X-Men 2 was speaking to American TV host Larry King when he said he had never felt there was “something wrong” with him, and added that he has always been comfortable ...

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Today is Bi Visibility Day

Bi Visibiliy Day

September 23rd is Bi Visibility Day! Since 1999, Bi Visibility Day has been celebrating bisexuality, giving opportunities for bisexual people to meet up, addressing issues surrounding biphobia and generally helping the bisexual community to be more visible. Bi Visbility Day is being commemorated in at least 19 countries across the world. In the UK, large employers such as the Co-operative ...

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