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Where's the biin lgbt

AS MAJOR CHARITIES GO FROM L AND G TO LGBT, ARE THEY SIMPLY PAYING LIP SERVICE TO BI INCLUSION?

Bisexual inclusion has at long last become a widely talked about topic within UK LGBT organisations. But are those organisations really making an effort or, even after name changes and other shake-ups, just paying lip service? Why have some taken so long to change their terminology? And is bidding farewell to “lesbian and gay” in itself an erasure, particularly for lesbians? DIVA spoke to a selection of LGBT organisation representatives to find out their thoughts…

Stonewall is, of course, the UK’s biggest LGBT rights charity. “We conducted a bi consultation in 2015,” Stonewall’s communications manager Kim Sanders tells DIVA. “From this we learned that we need to think more about the way we work, and not just the issues we work on. We know that bi people suffer six times higher rates of mental ill-health, and a recent YouGov survey revealed that 49% of people aged between 18 and 24 identify as something other than straight.”

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Our June issue kicks off the countdown to OITNB S4 Also in this issue: Geordie Shore’s Marnie Simpson on coming out as bisexual OITNB: Things get a whole lot darker in Litchfield in S4 Selling sexuality: DIVA challenges ad agencies to create ads for us Nequela Whittaker spills on her life as a former gang girl Susan Calman wants you to stop telling her to "Cheer up, love" Are sex toys & apps making us less intimate? Why local Pride events are life-changing EU Referendum: which way will you vote on 23 June? Is Scotland the best place to be LGBT? Jack Monroe on ghosting Eleanor Margolis wonders who would make the best date in Litchfield Plus all the very best in life, scene, books, film, music and TV.
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