Almost incredibly, Pink News has decided that David Cameron deserved 'Ally of the year' award because of same sex marriage. Fuck off. In his own words, the failed Prime Minister* had just a "small role" in that. It's true that the Conservative party conference is not the least homophobic place to say that marriage should 'be available for all', but… Read more »
The Liveable Lives research project have published a new report: Acting on Equalities: Are Local Authorities in England Meeting the Duties of the Equality Act 2010 and Addressing Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity? TL;DR: In most cases, no. Much more in the report itself.
There's an annual survey of social attitudes, excitingly named the British Social Attitudes survey. There's also a separate Scottish one and, partly because it was in the news today, it's that one that I've looked at first.* The Guardian headline is Scotland survey shows greater acceptance of same-sex relationships. This is based on the report saying: Between 2010 and 2015,… Read more »
Partly because it hadn't actually been published when the Love is complicated article referred to it, I've only just seen the article by Susie Orbach. Oh dear. Two eternal stories – sexual love and illness – are captivating. The modern twist of cancer and the switching of sexual orientation (Gilbert’s announcement also said that she has ended her marriage to… Read more »
Possibly not, but it is entirely typical of the speed of things in the UK bisexual community that the idea for this site happened at a 'bisexual activists weekend' in Manchester… … in April 2005, I think.
The basic basics you need to know: 0. We use the simplest and best definition of bisexual: attracted to more than one gender. Note that there's nothing in that about being attracted equally to all genders, or there being only two, or being sexual with more than one, or being attracted to your own gender, or not being monogamous, or… Read more »