Biennial bisexuality research and theory conference BiReCon is travelling to the USA – and they’ve just announced the conference agenda.
The UK conference has been held three times, in 2008, 2010 and 2012, bringing academics together with LGB&T activists and anyone interested in current research into bisexuality and bi life. Each time it has been held as a fringe event at annual bisexual conference BiCon.
USA bi conference Because picked up the idea and the first BiReConUSA will be held this year on Friday, June 7, the day before Because begins.
Excerpt from a fascinating NYTimes article called “Generation LGBTQIA”:
He rattled off a list of gender identities: “We have our lesbians, our gays,” he said, before adding, “bisexual, transsexual, queer, homosexual, asexual.” He took a breath and continued. “Pansexual. Omnisexual. Trisexual….
“Fewer black women in the United States are being infected with HIV, but the number of young gay and bisexual men infected is rising, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday.”
“Scientists from the AIDS Research Institute IrsiCaixa have identified how HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, enters the cells of the immune system enabling it to be dispersed throughout an organism. The new study is published December 18 in the open access journalPLOS Biology…”
read more at ScienceDaily
Y'ALL: Volunteer for a Research Study! Violence/Harm and Transgender, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Queer Latina & Latino...
Volunteer for a Research Study!
Violence/Harm and Transgender, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Queer Latina & Latino Experiences
The purpose of this research project is to better understand the experiences of Latin@ transgender, lesbian, gay,…
The UK’s equality charity Stonewall publishes groundbreaking research examining the experiences of children with gay parents today, reports Jason Shaw.
‘Different Families’ is based on interviews conducted by the University of Cambridge with over 80 children and young people from the age of four, all of whom have lesbian and gay parents. This new research also provides shocking insights into the prevalence of homophobia in Britain’s schools, including primary schools. The children who experience this, although not gay themselves, identify that many schools still don’t address it.