Tuesday meet-ups

BiVisible Bristol meet-ups are now happening once a month. We are catching up on the second Tuesday of each month from 8pm at Cafe Kino in Stokes Croft, Bristol. So, the next few meets will be on the following dates:

July 14th

August 11th

September 8th

If you’d like to hang out with other bi people in a safe, friendly environment, come along and look out for the purple teapot we keep out on our table. We’d love to meet you.

Nicholas

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Christmas break

Ahoy!

It’s that time of year when everyone and everything goes nuts. According to the highstreet, it will soon be Christmas. BiVisible Bristol will be taking a little break during December and coming back in the new year.

For now, the next meet-ups at Cafe Kino (Stokes Croft) will be on the 10th and 24th of November, 7-9pm as usual.

It’s been a fab year for us and it’s been a pleasure to meet so many new members and hear your stories. So thank you, one and all!

Xx

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Good Bi Summer 2014 in pictures

Images by Mr Andrew ‘Roo’ Helps

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This was how we marked Bi Visibility week. What did you do? 

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Some pictures from Good Bi Summer 2014

To kick off the week of worldwide celebrations that have blossomed out from Bi Visibility Day, we had a bit of a party at one of our favourite venues, the Phoenix in Bristol. We invited people to join us for games, bbq, crafts and a research presentation, and I have to say it felt like a success. We even raised some cash for charity from our raffle! Don’t worry, this won’t go in the biscuit fund at BiVisible Towers; we’re giving it to Mind.

We hope to bring you more pics soon. If you missed Good Bi Summer never fear for there will be more exciting things in the future and you can always catch us at our meet-ups. The details for these are below :)

Nicholas. x

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BiVisible Bristol is a social and support group for bi people in Bristol, UK.
Meet ups are on the second and fourth Monday of each month at Cafe Kino, Bristol (see
http://www.cafe-kino.com/) from 7pm.
We aim to provide a safe space in which bi people can socialise, network and support each other.

The next meet-up is on October 13th!

Here’s the event on FB… https://www.facebook.com/events/372368796244591/

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Good Bi Summer!

BiVisible and LGBT Health Forum Bristol bring you a fantastic fun-filled event to promote awareness of the upcoming Bi Visibility Day (23/09) as well as the sorts of issues faced by our community.

 

The Pheonix Pub, Bristol http://phoenixbristol.com/

Saturday 20th September, 12-6

Free!

There will be a lovely buffet, drinks offers, tunes, fun & games, a craft workshop and lots of information about bi people’s experiences with mental health, biphobia and invisibility, including material from our wonderful researcher friend Dr. Nikki Hayfield.

Come along, be visible and bring your friends, allys and colleagues! It’s FREE!good bi summer

 

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BI LIVES DISCUSSION GROUP – THIS WEEK!

The Bi Lives discussion group begins this week at our old meet-up venue Cafe Kino. Come join us on Thursday July 18th at 7pm. Here is some more information:

Come and discuss what the bi commuity in Bristol is all about and the issues affecting our lives.

At this session we are really interested to hear your thoughts on bisexuality and language. For a long time now some philosophers and literary theorists have proposed that language does not reflect reality or get it’s meaning from the world – rather the opposite; Reality is in large part constructed by language and how we use it, and it is our use of language that determines meaning in our lives. How do these sorts of ideas inform the way we understand bisexuality and our bi lives?


Some questions could include

How does the world speak about bi?

How does bi complicate the language we use, in the LGBT scene or otherwise?

What does ‘bi’ mean to you?

How has your own language changed since coming out as bi or becomming involved in the bi community?

So, if you have any thoughts on these questions, or questions of your own, please do join us on Thursday and help us start to build up our knowledge and understanding of bi lives in Bristol. We’d love to hear from you and everyone is welcome :)

Nicholas XX

https://www.facebook.com/events/434767829964069/

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BVB at Bristol Pride

Bivisible Bristol is taking part in our fair city’s Pride Parade this year!

Show your bi pride and come join us. Look out for the purple-clad contingent at the commencement of the parade in Queen Square. We’ll probably have a bi flag!

All the gubbins here

http://pridebristol.co.uk/day/parade/

https://www.facebook.com/events/494007744009084/#

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