Category Archives: Information

Notice of AGM – 22 October 2013

Bisexual Alliance Victoria (BAV) will be holding its Annual General Meeting (AGM) at 6:30pm on the 22nd October at the Lord Newry Hotel; 543 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy North. Items on the agenda are: Approval of the amended BAV Rules Confirmation … Continue reading

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Celebrate Bisexuality Day Dinner – 23 September

Bisexual Alliance Victoria will be holding their annual dinner on Monday, 23 September for Celebrate Bisexuality Day. All bisexual, pansexual, queer and friendly people are welcome to join us at the Lord Newry Hotel, in Fitzroy North, from 7pm. About … Continue reading

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Being an ally to our straight allies

While we may talk about monosexism or biphobia, it is important to recognise that we do have ‘straight’ allies and acknowledge their support. Here are some key points to consider.

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On trans*, intersex and gender

This article provides a perspective on trans*, intersex, gender binaries and beyond. it is written in a provocative style and encourages readers to consider how they describe their sexual orientation when talking about being bisexual or pansexual.

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Why statistics and their interpretation matter

This article discusses how some of the recent Pew research on sexuality is being misinterpreted. We would like to add, that the cited Pew research doesn’t include information on what percentage of people who identify as bisexual are in committed … Continue reading

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A discussion of the term ‘biphobia’

As mentioned in a previous post, Bi: Notes for a bisexual revolution has recently been published. An excerpt that covers the controversy regarding the term biphobia. As Eisner says: “A term much-feared and slightly frowned upon, biphobia has often been … Continue reading

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Recent US research still making waves

Last week we posted an article on bisexuality published in the LA Times that included some of the results from the recently published Pew survey of LGBT Americans. Some of these findings has also been cited in an article published … Continue reading

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Out in the Open Festival Shepparton

During November, a relatively new LGBTIQ festival, Out in the Open will be on again in Shepparton, Victoria. The festival consists of two main events; a forum and a community carnival; and a number of smaller events, all across 15-17 … Continue reading

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QLife telephone counselling service

A new National LGBTIQ¬†telephone counselling service was launched earlier this month. Operating hours are 5:30-10:30 pm seven days a week. People can also send an email to the service and expect a response within 24 hours. In the coming future … Continue reading

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Bi-Alliance on Joy 94.9 Thursday 18 July from 10pm

Tune in to Joy 94.9 FM tomorrow at 10pm to hear committee member, Kathi, chat about Bi-Alliance and things bi. You can stream live from Joy’s home page. For information about the show, Hide and Seek, and podcasts visit¬†http://joy.org.au/hideandseek/ You … Continue reading

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