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 and to help people find the bisexual community.

Events for 2017:

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Countries set to host events this year 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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On Facebook? The Facebook event is here – invite all your bi and bi-ally friends!

The Big Bi Tweet 2017. Sign up here.

 

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!

The Big Bi Tweet. Sign up here.

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

Bi books discount offer – see here.

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