Bi Visibility Day 2016

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Bi Visibility Day, also known as International Celebrate Bisexuality Day, has been marked each year since 1999 to highlight biphobia and to help people find the bisexual community.

Events for 2016:

Will be listed here as we get them! Tell us about yours.

Events listed so far for: Australia[>], Austria[>], Belgium[>], France [>], Germany [>], Greece [>], India [>], Ireland [>], Italy [>], Lithuania [>], Mexico [>], Netherlands [>], Russia [>], Spain [>], Slovakia [>], Sweden [>], Switzerland [>], Taiwan [>], United Kingdom [>], United States of America [>]

International events / web events listed at the bottom of the page.

 

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Thursday 8 September, 2016:

  • Manchester: Bi zine making, 2pm at the Sydney Street L&G Centre. Tickets here.

Monday 19 September:

  • Bolton. Central library / museum building has a bi exhibition in the entrance area all week.
  • Wakefield. Town Hall will fly the bi flag for the week: formal raising of flag at 9.20am.

Tuesday 20 September:

  • London. ParliOUT meeting for LGB&T parliamentary staff, with bi speakers. Info here.
  • Manchester. Pre-bi-day social drinks, 8pm at Waterhouse. More here.

Wednesday 21 September:

  • Manchester. Bi speaker, lunchtime, organised by the LGBT staff network. Details to follow.

Thursday 22 September:

  • Nationwide: Bi twitterchat. Details soon.
  • London. LGBT Professionals Bi Visibility In The Workplace event with Inga Beale. Sold out.
  • London. Bi Meetup group monthly social at the O Bar, Soho, 730pm: more here.
  • Manchester. Co-Op national HQ staff event. 12.30pm
  • Manchester. Film screening, 6.30pm. The Comedian. At LGBT Foundation, 5 Richmond Street.
  • Manchester. Bi Talk for over-40s bi & gay men’s group Older & Bolder.  7pm-9pm. At LGBT Foundation, 5 Richmond Street.
  • Southampton. Bi social meetup, Cafe Momento, 5pm. Info here.
  • Swansea. Bi awareness and info stalls at Singleton Campus: Fulton House, ground floor 12pm-2pm and at Bay Campus: Engineering reception. More here.

Friday 23 September:

  • Nationwide: PWC staff network discussion
  • Aberdeen: Bi Bowling. Robert Gordon University LGBT+ Staff Networking is organising a Bi Visibility Day Bowling Night at Codonas, Sunset Boulevard 7pm. For info, email [email protected]
  • Belfast Bi Visibility Week Social – The Spaniard, 3 Skipper Street, BT1 2DZ.  Facebook event here.
  • Birmingham. Bi pub crawl. Begin at the Dragon Inn, Hurst St at 7pm… More info here.
  • Bolton. Council fly the bi flag and outside the Town Hall there will be a street stall as part of Bolton Pride organised by BiPhoria.
  • Brighton. Council fly the bi flag and there’s a social meetup at Creams, ice cream parlour,  86 Western Road, Brighton BNO 2LW. 3pm to 6pm organised by Brighton Bothways.
  • Brighton. Social meetup at the Yellow Book, a steampunk bar, 3 York Place. BN1 6LU. Starts 630pm; organised by Brighton Bothways.
  • Bristol. Launch of Purple Prose bi book. Hydra bookshop, 7pm. More here.
  • Derby. “View from the Bi Bridge” documentary screening and discussion. LGBT Centre, 7 Bramble St, 6-8pm.
  • Edinburgh. Bi+ Visibility Day 101 Workshop! at University of Edinburgh, Teviot Dining Room, 13 Bristo Square, EH8 9AJ Edinburgh. Informative and empowering workshop on bi visibility, biphobia and more. 18.00 – 19.00;  web link here.
  • Edinburgh. “Queer Bi Night” fundraiser for local LGBT Health Centre. Info here.
  • Edinburgh. Bi Furious: Edinburgh Club night celebrating all things bi+ if you fancy something dancey. At University of Edinburgh, Teviot Underground, 13 Bristo Square, EH8 9AJ 22.00 – 03.00. web link here
  • Glasgow. Bi Visibility drama, sketches and discussion around biphobia and bi experience. At 46 Trongate from 6pm. More here.
  • Leeds. Bi Voices & after party. Details here, organised by Leeds Bi Group.
  • Leeds. The Civic Hall will fly the bi flag to mark the date and will be lit up purple for the night.
  • Leicester. 12noon – 2pm celebration with Bis of Colour at LGBT Centre. Info here.
  • London. University of Greenwich Bi Visibility student social. Meet 6.30pm Bar Latitude, wear purple if you have any! More here.
  • Manchester. University building will fly the bi flag again, and there’ll be an online bi quiz organised by the LGBT staff network.
  • Manchester. Fundraising performance night to help sustain local bi group BiPhoria, at Gullivers. Facebook event here.
  • Oxford. Bi flag will be flown from the Edinburgh Woollen Mill, next door to the Town Hall.
  • Swansea. Unity LGBT Centre will be open 10am-9pm for drop-ins from the Bi community to come together. All allies are welcome too. 71 High Street, Swansea, SA1 1LN.
  • Wakefield. West Yorkshire Police HQ flies the bi flag for the day.

Saturday 24 September:

  • Leeds. Bi group street stall in Leeds City Centre on Lands Lane 12-4 celebrating Bi Visibility Day.
  • Leeds. Bike ride – starts 2pm at Fearnville Leisure Centre, more info here.
  • Leeds. Running! Leeds Frontrunners group run around a local park in purple running gear.
  • Manchester. Bi discussion from 11am, followed 12.30pm by Bisexual games afternoon. Boardgaming & more at the LGBT Foundation, 12.30pm-330pm. Organised by BiPhoria.

Sunday 25 September:

  • Bolton. Stall at Bolton Pride Community Expo organised by BiPhoria.
  • Croydon. First meeting of new Bi Meetup group at Hoodoos (cafe), 1 Matthews Yard, Croydon, from 1.30pm. More here.

Sunday 2 October:

  • London. CaBiRet – bi variety / performer evening. Cavendish Arms, SW8, doors from 5pm; 730pm start. Facebook details here.

 

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Wednesday, September 14th:

  • Columbus, Ohio: @ 7:30pm – Kaleidoscope Youth Center (603 E. Town St, 43215). Get crafty with Queer Behavior and Bi Local with a themed craft (or two). Cost of materials, $5 suggested donation
  • Salt Lake City, UT. At Utah Pride Center, 255 E 400 S Suite 200, Salt Lake City, UT 84111: “B+ Movie Night: Paris is Burning” film screening. 7:00-9:00 pm; Web link

Friday, September 16th

  • Salt Lake City, UT. At The Green Pig: 31 E 400 S, Salt Lake City, “B+ Bar Night”  – enjoy SLC by night from the bar’s rooftop patio. 8:00pm start. Web link

Saturday, September 17th

  • Salt Lake City, UT. Provo, UT. “Caravan to Provo Pride”. Meetup with a group of 1 to 5 Club members who are going to be celebrating Pride in Utah County. 10am.  Web link
  • Salt Lake City, UT. From 6.30pm, B+ Takover of the Pulse Dance Group. Dance & socialise at Mestizo’s Coffeehouse: 631 W North Temple UT84116. Web link

Sunday, September 18th

  • Salt Lake City, UT. B+ Picnic. 11am, Liberty Park: 600 E 900 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84105. Web link

Tuesday, September 20th:

  • New York, NY. “Bi+ Representation in the Media: a #BiWeek Panel” organised by GLAAD. 104 W. 29th St., 4th floor, from 630pm. Moderated by Mathew Rodriguez (Mic), the panel of bi+ media experts includes Alex Berg, (HuffPost Video), Eliel Cruz (journalist), Bryan Ellicot (BiNet USA board member), Ashley C. Ford (BuzzFeed, ELLE), and Denarii Monroe (Black Girl Dangerous, Everyday Feminism, Ravishly). Web link

Wednesday, September 21st:

  • Columbus, Ohio: Community Conversation: Consent, Sexual Assault, and Bisexuality. 6pm – Columbus Public Health (240 Parsons Ave, 43215).  Bi Local with BRAVO and Columbus Public Health hosts an important conversation on how sexual assault and intimate partner violence affects the bi+ community.

Thursday, September 22nd:

  • Los Angeles, California: 5:00pm Northridge (CSUN) “Beyond the Binary?” performances. More here.
  • Portland, ORE. “Bitopia: A Bi+ Retreat at Central Oregon Coast” September 22 – September 25. Come join Bi Brigade for a Bi+ Retreat at the Coast! We’re planning a long weekend in a big house near Waldport “To Remember the Past; To Celebrate the Present; To Build the Future” Facebook event here.

Friday 23 September:

  • Boston, Mass. Bi Vis celebrations from 7pm at the Lir bar; social, raffle, bar, free snacks. 21+.  More info here.
  • Chicago, Illinois. Panel discussion at Center on Halstead. More here.
  • Earlington, Kentucky. Bi Picnic 5:30pm – 7:30pm. Evening picnic and talks from locals who grew up bi in rural Kentucky at City Park Drive. Put together by WKY Pride – Hopkins County.
  • Los Angeles, California: Los Angeles Bi Task Force hold their 7th Annual Bi Arts Fest. More info here.
  • Meriden, CT. 7pm service at Center Congregational Church of Meriden, CT (474 Broad St, Meriden, CT) celebrating bisexuality in an inclusive church. Church will fly the bi flag for the day as well. More here.
  • New York, NY. Bi Visibility Day Open Mic! At the Bureau of General Services: Queer Division Rm. 210 in the LGBT Center, 208 W. 13 St. btwn. 7-8 Ave., New York NY 10011.Host: Sheela Lambert, Bi Writers Association / Bisexual Book Awards. $5 entry but no-one will be turned away. RSVP here
  • Philadelphia, PA.  Philly Bisexual Visibility Rally. At Board Game Art Park 1401 JFK Blvd. Philadelphia, PA 19107. A rally to show the bisexual and LGBT presence in Philadelphia so bring signs and LGBT flags. 4-6pm, Web link.
  • Seattle, Washington. Seattle Bi Women’s Network is hosting a Bi Visibility Outing from 7-10 pm at Optimism Brewing, Seattle. Facebook event here.
  • Tulsa, OK. “Stand Bi+ Me Rooftop Celebration” organised by Oklahomans For Equality at Dennis R Neill Equality Center, 621 E. 4th Street, Tulsa OK, 74120. From 7pm. A rooftop party — come for music, dancing, socializing and drinks! Bring all your friends to celebrate our community!  Facebook event here.
  • Washington, DC. “Can You See Us Now?” BiNet USA presents a historic #BiStories panel on Capitol Hill. Join BiNet USA, GLAAD and Freedom For All Americans for a historic #biweek Capitol Hill panel centered on the #bistories of bi, pan, fluid, queer (bi+) women in celebration of the 18th annual Celebrate Bisexuality Day. Open to all bi, pan, fluid, queer (bi+) community members and their allies. Light refreshments served throughout the day. Panelists: Dr. Lauren Beach, Esq., Director of LGBTI Health at Vanderbilt University; Alexandra Bolles, Senior Programs Strategist at GLAAD; Angela Dallara, Director of External Communications for Freedom for All Americans; Eliot Sutler, Esq., Co-founder of Bi Women of Color Collective and USDA Civil Litigator; and Kayley Whalen, Social Media Manager for the National LGBTQ Task Force. Moderated by Faith Cheltenham, BiNet USA President. The panel event is co-sponsored by the National LGBTQ Task Force. Partners include GLAAD (#BiWeek) and Freedom for All Americans (#BiStories). Cannon House Office Building 122, Capitol Hill. 2:30pm – 4:30pm. Facebook event here.
  • Portland, ORE. “Celebrate Bisexuality Day 2016: Bi Karaoke” at Chopsticks 3390 NE Sandy, Portland, Oregon 97232. Friday at 8 PM – 2 AM Hosted by Bi Brigade. Celebrate Bisexuality Day is upon us, so come celebrate with your Bi Brigade family as we take over Chopsticks for the night! Facebook event here.
  • San Fransisco, CA. “Bi-City Karaoke with BABN for Celebrate Bisexuality Day”  It is time for a Celebrate Bisexuality and Bi-City Event! Monica Anderson (Kin Folkz in Oakland) and Allegra Hirschman (in San Francisco) are sending out their vibe feelers to start a happy hour Karaoke Night on Friday September 23rd. If you have a venue that would be perfect let them know. San Francisco and Oakland 1017 San Francisco Ct, Oakland, CA 94601, USA Facebook event here.

Saturday 24 September:

  • Columbus, Ohio. Third annual Bi+ Pride Show. Tickets here.
  • Salt Lake City, UT. “The 2nd Annual Queer Continuum Conference: Resistance Beyond Existence ” at Salt Lake City Library, 210 E 400 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84111.  Runs 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. Details here.

Sunday 25 September:

  • Washington, DC. “The #BiStories Unconference” Bisexual community leadership will convene for an opportunity to self organize, plan future events, and discuss necessary strategic steps towards seeing full inclusion of bisexual communities in public policy and non-discrimination protections. Come and get interviewed for the #bistories project or to film your own video to visibilize bi, pan and fluid communities. Open to all bi, pan, fluid, queer (bi+) community members and their allies. Light refreshments served throughout the day. Human Rights Campaign Equality Forum and A, B, and C: 1640 Rhode Island Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036 12pm – 8pm. Facebook event here.

Friday 30 September:

  • Columbus, Ohio. “Tea Time: Bi-ographies: Building Our Spaces Wherever We Are” @ 7:30pm – Beeler Room, CCAD Canzani Center (60 Cleveland Ave, 43215)
    $5 suggested donation.

 

flag-austriaAustria

Friday 23 September.

  • Vienna. Bi Visibility Day party, 6pm – 12am at zweistern, Heinestraße 42, 1020 Wien details here.

 

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Friday 23 September:

  • Crawley, Perth:  “High Visibility Bi Visibility” at UWA Guild Tavern, Hackett Drive. The UWA BTW (Bi the Way) group is celebrating Bi Visibility Day, high visibility style! Come and celebrate with us. Drinks and dinner options are available to purchase. 17:30-20:00 Details here.
  • Melbourne. Annual Celebrate Bi Day Dinner at The Great Northern Hotel, 644 Rathdowne Street, Carlton North, Melbourne 3054. They have a table booked there. 18.30 – 21.00. Web link
  • Sydney: Bi women’s group night out – drinks after work / clubbing. Details here

Saturday, September 24th, 2016

  • Victoria: Celebrate Bi Day Picnic at Darling Gardens, Gold St, Clifton Hill, Victoria.  Please bring food and drink to share to the picnic, and remember to clean up after yourself as you’re leaving. From 12.00 – 16.00; Web link


Belgian flagBelgium

  • Hasselt: “Bi Revealed” exhibition, all month long at Rainbow House Limburg at Meldertstraat 38 in Hasselt.

Monday, September 5th, 2016

  • Hasselt. IDD is Bi-aware! at Regenbooghuis Limburg, Meldertstraat 38, 3500 Hasselt
    Under 30s meeting. Learn about bisexuality; information, games & more. 19.30 – 22.00
    Web link

Saturday, September 17th, 2016

  • Hasselt. Showing of cult film The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Sing & dance with them to this musical horror comedy! Regenbooghuis Limburg, Meldertstraat 38, 3500 Hasselt. Starts 20.30;
    Web link

Thursday, 22 September:

  • Brussels: Join AmBigu at Regenbooghuis, Brussels, for a chat and a drink. More info here.
  • Hasselt. Bi Film evening: Puccini for Beginners, at Regenbooghuis Limburg, Meldertstraat 38, 3500 Hasselt. Romantic comedy. A recently-singled New York writer finds herself in two surprising and complicated relationships. Starts 19.30. Web link

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

  • Hasselt. Bi Visibility Day at Regenbooghuis Limburg, Meldertstraat 38, 3500 Hasselt. Social drinks, info about bisexuality & admire the ongoing exhibition.  19.00 – 22.00. Web link
  • Leopoldsburg.  “Bi Film evening: A Perfect Ending” at Huis van de Mens, Koningstraat 49/glvl, 3970 Leopoldsburg. 20.00 – 23.00. Web link

Friday, September 24th, 2016

  • Hasselt: Book presentation with Sigisbert Engelbosch, at Regenbooghuis Limburg, Meldertstraat 38, 3500 Hasselt. Sigisbert Engelbosch writes about transformation of (his) sexual identity. His life experience is full of passion, but also shows loneliness and misunderstanding. 14.00 – 17.00; web link

 

flag-denmarkDenmark

Saturday, September 24th, 2016
  • Copenhagen: “B+ Café” at Kafé Knud, Skindergade 21, kld, 1159 Copenhagen. Cosy B+ Café for bisexuals, pansexuals, fluid, biromantic, aromantic, asexual and other people. Knud opens especially for the B+ Café so this is a good opportunity for first-timers to attend. 15.00 – 18.00. Web Link

 

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France

Friday 23 September:

  • Nice – Journée Internationale de la Bisexualité – Le Centre LGBT Côte d’Azur. For Bi Visibility Day the Centre LGBT Côte d’Azur and Bi’Cause invite for a visit to the exhibition of paintings by the artist Chris Beraet. The expo touches the themes gender and body.Time – 17.00. See centrelgbt06.fr/wp/events/journee-internationale-de-la-bisexualite/
  • Paris: 7-10pm, roundtable discsussion on moving forward organised by Bi’Cause. More info soon.

Saturday 24 September:

  • Paris: 2-4pm, the second annual bi pride march. Organised by Bi’Cause. Route: Colonel Fabien – bd de la Villette – place Stalingrad – rue du fbg St Martin – Porte St Martin – rue St Martin – rue Réaumur – rue Beaubourg (passage devant le Centre LGBT) – rue Rambuteau – rue St Martin. The march will end in the place Edmond Michelet. Flyers will be distributed on the way. Speakers & more on the place Edmond Michelet at the end of the march.

Sunday 25 September:

  • Paris: details to be confirmed, meeting at LGBT center paris ile de France 63 rue Beaubourg P3e


German flagGermany

Friday 23 September:

  • Berlin: Bi Visibility Day drinks – Café Berio, Maassenstr. 7, 100777 Berlin. A cosy Bi drinks meetup in Berlin for bisexuals and their friends. 19.30 – 22.00
    Web link.
  • Hamburg. Bisexual BBQ Party. 3pm-11pm. Web link
  • Nürnberg: 2-6pm, Street stall, corner Pfannenschmiedsgasse / Breite Gasse.
  • Nürnberg: 9.15pm- late.  Film showing: Shortbus & Drei. Comm-Kino, Königstraße 93. Tickets 6 euros.


flag-greeceGreece

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

  • Athens – Loukoumi LAB, 10 Avisinias Sq., Monastiraki. “Don’t be shy, express you’re bi”. Bi Sparkle, the bi group in Greece, organises their first party! Celebrate their first anniversary and dance with them until the morning! Time – 22.00 – 6.00  Facebook page here


India

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

  • Online: TARSHI (Talking About Reproductive and Sexual Health Issues)  based in New Delhi, are hosting a tweetathon tomorrow from 12-1 PM Indian Standard Time. They will discuss the history of Bisexuality Day, definitions, myths and facts around bisexuality using the hashtags #biweek, #bisexuality, #bivisibility


Ireland flagIreland

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

  • Cork. Bisexual Women’s meet up at LINC, 11 White Street, Cork. As part of Bisexual awareness week LINC are hosting a meet up for bisexual women. Chat and chill out with others in a fun and friendly setting, tea and coffee provided. From 19.30. web link

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Friday, September 23rd.


Israel flagIsrael

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

  • Tel Aviv. “Multi Pride Parade”. Starts at Rotshild blvd, 1. Multi Pride Parade on Bi Visibility Day, organised by the BiPanPoly group of Aguda, the Israeli National LGBT Taskforce.  Time – 11:00 Gathering at Rotshild blvd, 1, Tel Aviv, 12:00 Parade Kick Off, 13:00 Bi Visibility Day main stage at Meir Park, 14:00 Finish. web link
  • Tel Aviv. “We are all bisexual”: Party until the morning dawns at Tahat, Ibn Gavirol 106, 6404629 Tel Aviv. From 23.30 – 8.00. web link


Italy flagItaly

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

  • Milano: at Il Guado, Via Soperga 36, Milano, “B-Visibility Day – Giornata della Visibilità bisessuale al Milk.” Drink and buffet for Bi Visibility Day. 19.00 – 22.00. Web link

Sunday, September 25th, 2016

  • Milano at Arcigay Milano, via Bezzeca 3, Milano: “Bisexuality and Pansexuality for Dummies”. The Women’s group of ArciGay Milano has invited Francesca and Silvia from BProud Italy (Bproud.it) as speakers. 18.30 – 22.00; web link
  • Verona – “Fuori Binario Bi Visibility Day” at Centro Milk, LGBT Community Center, Via Antonio Nichesola 9 san michee extra, 37132 Verona. During this meeting some scientific ideas about bisexuals will be discussed with psychotherapist Dr. Sonia Bertinat. Our personal stories will show how our (bisexual) lives really are. Time – 12.00 coffee, 13.00 lunch with rice, pasta and sauce, 15.00 group discussion, 19.00 finish. Facebook event page


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Thursday 22 September:


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Friday 23 September:
  • Puebla. “Conversatorio sobre bisexualidades” at Karuzo Bar, 11 oriente 218, 72000 Puebla. For Bi Visibility Day Bisibles, the bi group in the city of Puebla, invites you to join the discussion on bisexuality and sexual continuum. Guest speaker is Myriam Brito from Option Bi, the Bi group in Mexico City. 19.00 – 21.30; facebook event
Saturday 24 September:
  • Puebla. “Rodada por la Visibilidad Bisexual” at Parque del Carmen, Avenida 16 de Septiembre, 72530 Puebla. Bisibles, the bi group in the city of Puebla, invites each and everyone to participate in their first outing for Bi Visibility Day. You can join by bike, skates, skateboard or other means of green transport, like walking. The tour start at Parque del Carmen and ends at the Zocalo. 18.00 – 20.00. facebook event here

Saturday 01 October:

  • Coyoacán. “Celebremos a la bisexualidad” Hosted by Bi positivo – grupo bisexual. Workshop ‘Where does bisexuality come from’ & debate ‘Bisexuality and its forms’ indoors, bisexual rally & get-together outdoors.  UDiversidad UNAM Edificio K, anexo de la facultad de Ingeniería, Coyoacán, Mexico. Para esta ocasión queremos hacer la invitación a [email protected] los que quieran celebrar con [email protected] nuestro día internacional de la bisexualidad. Para ello tendremos actividades como: 10:00 -11: 00 am Taller: “De donde sale la bisexualidad” 11:00 – 12:00 pm Cine-Debate” La bisexualidad y sus formas” 12:00 – 1:00 pm Rally bisexual 1:00 – 2:00 pm Integración final Todas las actividades son de entrada libre, para toda la diversidad que desee acompañarnos a celebrar, tu unica aportación será llevar algo para compartir puede ser (globos azul, rosa o morado, papas, refresco, dulce, etc que se usara en la integración final). [email protected] esperamos! Facebook event here.


Netherlands flagNetherlands

Friday 23 September:

  • Maastricht: a bakery makes cupcakes with the Bi Pride colours. From 8 PM Bi party at Café Rosé.
    Facebook event here
  • Rotterdam. “To Bi or not to Bi” at COC Rotterdam. The Dutch Bisexual Network presents: To Bi or not to Bi, a one woman theatre play about bisexuality by Aileen Pfauth. Hilarious, bi or not. 20.30 – 22.00; Web link
  • Rotterdam: Wave the flag on the Pride Walk. Meet 17:00, KPN tower. Facebook event here

Saturday, September 24rd, 2016

  • Den Haag: Bi Pride cupcakes @ Queer aan Zee. At Eetcafe De Maatschappij, Keizerstraat 67, 2584 BC Scheveningen (Den Haag). the first 15 visitors of the LGBT + QIAP drink Queer aan Zee will receive a Bi Pride cupcake. 16.00 – 21.00. Web link
  • Rotterdam at Schouwburgplein, Rotterdam: “LNBi @ Camp Pride”. The Dutch Bisexual Network shows their Bi Pride colours at Camp Pride. Come and get your Bi Pride pins at the stall and celebrate Bi Visibility! 13.00 – 20.00 web link

Sunday, September 25th

  • Amsterdam. Bi Pride @ Parade Ieder1. Join the Bi Pride community within the LGBTQ+ contingent, wave the Bi Pride flag and have fun! Gather on the field at the Hogeschool van Amsterdam, Weesperzijde 190 at 13.30 and join the march at 14.30. End time around 18.00; web link


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Friday, September 23rd, 2016

  • Bratislava. Deň bisexuálnej viditeľnosti / Bisexual Visibility Day at Q-Centrum, YMCA building, Karpatská 2, 811 05 Bratislava. Celebrating Bisexual Visibility Day with bi-movie screening. 19.00 – 22.00. Web link

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Tuesday, 20 September

  • Toledo. Bolo-Bolo Castilla-La Mancha launch of their campaign ‘Visibility of Bisexual Colours’, web link here.

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

  • Toledo. “Bi Film Forum” at the  Libro-Taberna ‘El Internacional’. c/ Ciudad, 15.  Bi film evening with discussion afterwards. Start 19:00. Web link

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

  • Madrid: “Día Internacional de la Visibilidad Bisexual” at CMU Santa Teresa de Jesus, Avenida de Séneca, 12, 28040 Madrid. The Support Unit for Diversity and Inclusion of the Office of Sexual Identity and Gender Diversity from the Complutense University of Madrid invited several bisexual and other speakers. With performance of LGBT choir. Org.: UCMentiende. 19.30 – 21.00. Web link here.

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

  • Gran Canaria, Canary Islands. “23 de septiembre Dia de la Visibilidad Bisexual” at Parque San Telmo. Learn more about the reality of bisexual people. Guest speaker: José S. Cabrera, bi activist from LGBT Algabaria, Tenerife, Canary Islands. Starts 17.30. Web link and facebook page.
  • Madrid. 3pm workshop “monosexism and its effects on bi+ people”, at Sala de Juntas de la Facultad de Psicología de la UAM, Campus de Cantoblanco. More info here.
  • Madrid, 8pm. Plaza de Callao, Madrid. “Concentración por el Día de la Visibilidad Bisexual” (Rally for Bi Visibility Day). Big gathering with drumming by salsa band Batucada que Entiende.  More info here.
  • Madrid. “Fiesta Bisible” from 10.30pm. At La Mala Mujer, c/Méson de Paredes 76 – metro Lavapiés. Web link
  • Valencia: “Bisexuals, visible and equal”. 19.30 Outdoor activities: you’re invited to come to Plaza de la Virgen. Take your Bi Pride flag with you and join the giant one that is already there. There will be music of drums! 21.00 Indoor activities: there will be food, drinks and a discussion about a bisexual movie theme at Lambda, c/ Albacete, 52-baix, 46005 Valencia. Web link

Saturday 24 September:

  • Madrid. Research presentation on effects of biphobia & homophobia. 7pm at Sede de COGAM (Calle Puebla nº 9). Followed by 8pm Discussion on bi diversity also at Sede de COGAM (Calle Puebla nº 9). More info here.

Sunday 25 September:

  • Madrid. 7pm: Bi representation in film discussion. At Sede de Fundación Triángulo (Calle Meléndez Valdés nº 52, 1D) More info here.


flag-sweden Sweden

Thursday September 15th, 2016
  • Lund. “Café Tove: Bisexuality” at P6-office in the AF-Building (4th floor), Sandgatan 2, 223 50 Lund. Café Tove holds a conversation and discussion on bisexuality ahead of Bisexual Visibility Day, September 23rd. 18.00 – 20.00. web link
Friday September 23rd, 2016
  • Stockholm: 20.00 – 1.00: OMNI at Bonden Bar, Bondegatan 1 C, Stockholm. Outline – Klub Lilla Döden and BiQuPan present OMNI, a Party for omnisexuals; bi, queer, pan, all are welcome. Dj’s, music, dance! www.facebook.com/events/1667152016945311
Saturday, September 24th, 2016
  • Göteborg: RFSL Göteborgs bi-grupp firar Bi Visibility Day, at Café Frilagret, Heurlins plats 1, 413 01 Göteborg. Outline – bisexuals meet in the afternoon in café Frilagret to chat and celebrate Bi Visibility Day. 2pm-5pm (may continue elsewhere after!. More info: Bi-gruppen, RFSL Göteborg www.facebook.com/groups/504473116417278
  • Stockholm: BiQuPan Con, at RFSL, Sveavägen 59, 113 59 Stockholm.Conference with workshops and lectures on bi and pan themes, creative arts and other surprises.  11.00 – 17.00; see  www.facebook.com/events/297062807324777


switzerland-flagSwitzerland

Friday September 23rd, 2016

  • Bern – Bi Visibility Day meal out at O Bolles restaurant, 35 Bollwerk. Organised by Bern Bi-/Pan-Gesprächsgruppe. More here.


taiwan-flagTaiwan

Saturday, September 24th:

  • Hsinchu. Being Bi, you’re not alone! At Hsinchu (city) 300. The bi group in Hsinchu will join Gisneyland, a LGBT fair, with a stand to celebrate Bisexual Visibility.
    14.00 – 20.00. Web link
  • Taichung. 7pm regular bi group meetup, Taichung 403 Info here.

 

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The Big Bi Tweet – 2016

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My Bi History

Bisexual History Project are expanding their archive of bi dates from history with longer stories. Did a famous person coming out as bi help you realise you were bi, or do you have personal memories of a particular event? Share them here.

 

The Larker annual Bi Vis Day webmagazine: 4th edition

Larker Anthology Issue 4: #LoveUponLove will be published on Sept 23,

 

Bi Pride Day selfies:
Even if you’re on your own for the day you can help raise visibility of non-monosexuals

1. Download or order our “There are more bisexuals than you think”-postcards.
2. Take a selfie with you and the postcard.
3. Upload the picture.
4. Find yourself in the gallery for my bi-visibility.

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