2017

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

Events in 2017:

 

Countries that saw events in 2017 include: Armenia, Australia[>], Austria[>], Belgium[>], Canada[>], France [>], Germany [>], Guatemala [>], Iceland [>], India [>], Ireland [>], Italy [>], Lithuania [>], Mexico [>], Netherlands [>], Norway [>], Russia, Slovakia [>], Slovenia [>], Spain [>], South Africa, South Korea [>], Taiwan [>], United Kingdom [>], United States of America [>]
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Armenia

26 September

  • “What does it mean to be bisexual? Let’s hear and understand”/«Ի՞նչ է նշանակում լինել բիսեքսուալ. լսենք և հասկանանք նրանց». Held at PINK Armenia’s office. We are not publishing the address because of security issues. Call them on +37460377277

28 September

  • Movie screening and discussion/ Կինոդիտում և քննարկում. Held at PINK Armenia’s office. We are not publishing the address because of security issues. Call them on +37460377277

29 September

  • “Queer talk” (weekly discussions) on the topic “Bi phobia: Let’s overcome together”/ «Բիֆոբիա. հաղթահարենք միասին». Held at PINK Armenia’s office. We are not publishing the address because of security issues. Call them on +37460377277

 

flag-australiaAustralia

September 23:

  • Melbourne. Bis in videogames talk at AlterCon, 11am. More here.
  • Melbourne. Bi Boardgaming meetup, 2pm. More here.
  • Melbourne. Music & dancing from 6pm. More here.
  • Perth: Bi+ Visibility Picnic. More here.

flag-austriaAustria

September 23

  • Vienna / Wien. VisiBi*lity Launch and Bi Visibility Day Party, 8pm. Note venue change. More here.

 

Belgian flagBelgium

All month in Hasselt, Limburg there is a visi-bi-lity exhibition. More here.

September 4:

  • Hasselt, Limburg: “Bi-ware” Bi youth talk. 730pm. More here.

September 13:

September 20:

  • Leopoldsburg: Can’t think straight – film night. 8pm. More here.

September 21:

September 17:

  • Hasselt, Limburg: Bi Boardgaming. 3pm. More here.

September 23:

  • Brussels. Event at Rainbowhouse, 7pm, open mic & more. Info here.
  • Leuven: B Curious 0900-1600 at 3hoog Leuven Meeting & Party Center, Mechelsevest 90, 3000 Leuven, Belgium. Creative workshops around bisexuality for bis and those who just want to learn more. Info: here or on facebook


Bolivia

September 22

  • Santa Cruz de la Sierra. First national bisexual event. More here.

 


Brazil flagBrazil

September 2

  • São Paulo. Talk about bi self-care and suicide. More here.

September 3

  • São Paulo. Talk on bisexuality, blackness and racism, musical concerts, and photo shoot. More here.

September 9

  • São Paulo. Bisexual tour at the Renato Russo exhibition. More here.

September 10

  • São Paulo. Bi, Demi & Asexual talk. More here.

September 23

  • São Paulo. Bi Visibility Party. Party late to round off the month! More here.

 

Canada flagCanada

Friday 22 September:

  • Toronto. Bi Arts Festival: Pop-Up Market. More here.

Saturday 23 September:

  • Toronto. ‘Smashes’ queer comedy performance. More here.
  • Toronto. 1pm, “Incite” bi writing, poetry and fiction. More here.

Sunday, 24 September:

  • Toronto. Bi Arts Festival — Film and Video Screening. More here.
  • Toronto. Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon. More here.

 

flag-denmarkDenmark

September 23

  • Copenhagen. Bi Coffee meet, organised by the Bi Group of LGBT Denmark. 3pm: More here.

 


Finland

Saturday, 23 September:

Helsinki: Bi Visibility photography exhibition. More here.

 


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France

Saturday, 23 September:

  • Paris: 2pm. Bi Visibility / 20 Years of Be’Cause bi group celebration, including parade with SOS homophobie, l’Inter-Lgbt, Act-Up Paris, FiEres, Le Flag, Le Mag Jeune. More here.

Monday, 25 September:

  • Paris: Book reading at LGBT Centre. 8pm: more here.

 


German flagGermany

September 22

  • Kiel first town in Germany to fly the bi flag. Flag raising 10.15am, more here.

September 23

Greece

September 23

 


Guatemala

September 23

  • Guatemala City. 2pm, social meetup. More here.

 


Flag: IcelandIceland

September 23

  • Reykjavík– Bi meet & mingle social evening. More here.

 

India

September 24

  • New Delhi – 5pm. Join the local bi group for an informative open afternoon. Note venue has changed from previously listed. More here.

 

Ireland flagIreland

September 19

  • Dublin. Film screening for Bi Vis Day organised by Bi+ Ireland. See facebook.

September 20

  • Cork. Games and discussions at the Poor Relation 7pm. See facebook.

September 21

  • Limerick. Bi+ Coffee, Chats and Boardgames at Chez La Fab, Arthurs Quay from 8pm. See facebook.

September 22

  • Galway. GCN Town Hall Talks – Getting Bi: Bi Visibility in Ireland. At Aras Na Mac Leinn, NUIG Grounds, 7.30pm. Tickets on eventbrite.

September 23

  • Galway. Afternoon of games and discussions organised by Bi+ Ireland 4-8pm. See facebook.
  • Galway. Afterparty. 9pm-late. Nova, 1 William St West. Facebook event.

Israel flagIsrael

September 22

  • Tel Aviv. Bi party at the Ozen Bar. More here.

 

Italy flagItaly

September 23

  • Padua / Padova. Bi march from Piazza Capitaniato to Piazza Garibaldi, 3pm-7pm; details on facebook here. or on our site here.
  • Padua / Padova. After the march, dance the night away. More here.
  • Torino. Bi talk, 6pm. More here.
  • Treviso. Cabaret evening, 7pm. More here.
  • Varese. Bi Info Gazebo! 2pm More here.

September 24

  • Capannori. Learn about bisexuality through games. More here.
  • Milan / Milano. Bi 101 at Arcigay Milano centre, 6.30pm. More here.

September 26

  • Milan / Milano. Debate around bi visibility at Harvey Milk centre, 7pm. More here.

Coming up soon: October 7 launch of bi health report, Lucca: more here.

Flag - LithuaniaLithuania

September 22

  • Vilnius. Bi-eautiful Evening from 6.30pm at LGBT* Centre Pylimo str. 21, LT-01141 VilniusMore info.


Netherlands flagNetherlands

September 23

  • Rotterdam. LGBT Pride  – bi marching group, meet 11am. More here.
  • Rotterdam. Post-Pride-march social. More here.

 

Norway flagNorway

Saturday, September 23

 

Paraguay

26 September:

 

 

Portugal

23 September:

  • Lisbon. Bi picnic. No further details yet.

 

Russia

24 September

 


Slovakia

Saturday, September 23

 

Slovenia

Saturday, September 23

  • Ljubljana. Coming out workshop / discussion. More here.

 

South Africa

September 23

  • Johannesburg. Launch of new bi group. More here.

 

 

South Korea

September 23

  • Busan. 4pm. Pride parade with giant bi flag. More here.

 

Spain flagSpain

Tuesday September 19

  • Madrid. Biphobia & hate crime talk, Alcocorn. 7pm. More here.

Thursday September 21

  • Madrid. Biphobia & hate crime talk, Getafe. 6pm. More here.

Friday September 22

  • Cáceres. Bi awareness talk, 6pm. More here.
  • Madrid. Biphobia & hate crime talk. 7pm. More here.

Saturday September 23

  • Barcelona. Bi representation on TV discussion, 6pm. More here.
  • Madrid – Town Hall lit up for bi visibility – more here.
  • Madrid – Street demonstration for bi visibility – 630pm, more here.
  • Sevilla / Seville. Bi meetup, 2pm. More here.
  • Tenerife. Bi talk at LGBT centre. More here.
  • Vigo – 6pm – Bi social meetup. More here.

Monday 25 September

Saturday September 30

  • León. Bi talk, public bi manifesto reading and bi-jama party. More here.

 


flag-sweden Sweden

Saturday 23 September
  • Uppsala. Social meetup & bi quiz, 6pm. More here.

 


taiwan-flagTaiwan

September 23

  • Hsinchu. Gisneyland meet-up, 2pm. More here.
  • Hsinchu. Bi meetup from 7pm. More here.
  • Hualien city. Bi group on Pride parade, meet 1pm: more here.

September 24

  • Taitung. Bi group on Pride parade, more here.

Turkey

Saturday September 23:

  • Istanbul. Panel discussion, 5pm. More here.

 

UK flag United Kingdom

Friday September 8:

Wednesday September 13:

Thursday September 14:

  • Stockport. Council debates bisexual needs at Town Hall. Note: motion passed without opposition.

Sunday September 17:

  • Leeds. Leeds Beckett University will fly the bisexual flag this week to welcome students arriving for the new academic year.
  • Liverpool. LGBT Christian service with bi focus. Details here.

Monday September 18:

  • Bolton. Bi books and resources display at Library & Museum, runs til 25th. More here.

Thursday September 21:

  • London. Staff network webcast and Gresham Street reception for Lloyds Bank & Bank of Scotland. See staff intranet.

Wednesday September 20:

Friday, September 22

  • Edinburgh. Talk about being visibly bisexual. 7pm-9pm, details on facebook here.
  • Leeds. Bi Review and afterparty. 5pm-late, details here.
  • Manchester. University building flies bi flag & more. More here.
  • Sheffield. Talk about bisexual asylum seekers experiences. More here.

Saturday, September 23

  • Birmingham. Bi Pub Crawl, 6pm-1am. More here.
  • Brighton. Picnic in the Pavilion, 12 noon. More here.
  • Brighton. Having our Cake. 3pm. More here.
  • Brighton. Yellow Book social, 6pm. More here.
  • Bristol. Bi picnic, 12 noon. More here.
  • Edinburgh. Film screening, more here.
  • Great Yarmouth. Drag night at local gay bar. More here.
  • Leeds. Running in the park in purple, with Leeds Frontrunners. Further details soon.
  • Leeds. Bi street stall – more here.
  • Leeds. Town hall & Civic Hall both lit up in purple for the day / evening.
  • Leicester. Talk on being bi & disabled. 12 noon. More here.
  • London. Bi flag flown at Camden town hall. More here.
  • London. Student picnic, Green Park. More here.
  • London. “Through the years” pub crawl. More here.
  • Manchester. Bi performance evening. More here.
  • Nottingham. Street flyering 3pm & 6pm panel discussion event. Details here.
  • Oxford. Town hall flies the bi flag. More here.
  • Southampton. 8pm, Quiz & social meetup. More here.
  • Swansea. University building flying the bi flag.
  • Stockport. Town hall illuminated in pink, purple and blue for the day.

Sunday, September 24:

  • Liverpool. Cafe meet & chat, 2pm. See facebook here.
  • London. Queer as Jokes bi comedy night, at the Bill Murray, N1. More here.
  • London. Cabiret “an evening of the bisexual variety!” performance night. 5pm Cavendish Arms, 128 Hartington Road, SW8. Details: facebook

Monday, September 25:

  • London. B in LGBT talk at South Bank Uni. More here.
  • Manchester. StillBisexual video making & Bi Quiz Night. More here.

Thursday, September 28:

  • London. 10 Years celebration of London Bi Meetup group. More here.

 

US flagUSA

September 10:

  • Columbus Ohio. Bis on Bikes bicycle ride and picnic. (meetup link)

Thursday, September 14

  • Columbus, Ohio. Unicorn Cocktail Happy Hour at Bossy Grrls Pin Up Joint. (meetup link)

Tuesday, September 19:

  • Los Angeles. “Beyond the Binary” talk 430pm at Cal State Uni Northridge. Info here.

Thursday, September 21:

  • Los Angeles. Events at LMU all day starting 11am. More here.

Friday September 22:

  • Boston. Bi+Pride social & merch sale. 7pm; more here.
  • New Jersey. Tie-dye for Bi Visibility. Montclair State campus, 2.30pm. Facebook event here.
  • New York. Open mic night. More here.
  • San Francisco. Dance the night away at Friday bi night live! More here.
  • Valencia. Out on the (Magic) Mountain. More here.

Saturday, September 23:

  • Allentown. 6pm EST. Bisexual Artists on Visibility. More here. At Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center, 522 W. Maple St., Allentown, PA 18101 website
  • Columbus, Ohio. Bi Local’s Fourth Annual Bi Visibility Celebration featuring a variety show including comedy, burlesque, and musical performances. (meetup link)
  • Los Angeles. Bisexual Arts Fest. More here.
  • Philadelphia. Philly Bi Visibility Day Rally and Health Fair, info here.
  • Phoenix, Arizona. Social event, 7pm. More here.
  • Salt Lake City. 3rd Annual Queer Continuum Conference: All of Us or None of Us. More here.
  • Seattle. 4pm-10pm. Bi Visibility Day social. At the Optimism Brewing Company 1158 Broadway, Seattle, Washington 98122. Details: facebook.
  • Tulsa. Stand Bi Me party. More here.
  • Waltham, MA. Celebrate Bisexuality Day at Brandeis Uni, speakers inc Robyn Ochs. More here.

Sunday, September 24:

  • Portland, Oregon. Bi Week wrap-up, 11am. More here.

 

Vietnam

September 22

  • Hanoi. Discussion about biphobia. More here.

 

Online, Resources & Other Events:

On Facebook? The Facebook event is here – invite all your bi and bi-ally friends!

Bi Visibility Day Posters are ready to download from Unison (UK) here.