Edinburgh’s Bisexual Memories

Edinburgh’s LGBT Centre for Health and Wellbeing are organising another of their quarterly bi community events tomorrow night – this time with a hands-on artistic twist.

They promise:

“A creative space to explore memories and experiences of bisexual identities. Range of art materials provided, no artistic experience necessary! It is also an opportunity to contribute towards the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival 2012.”

Art Workshop:
Bisexual Memories
Wednesday 7-9pm, 16th May
LGBT Centre for Health and Wellbeing
9 Howe Street, Edinburgh, EH3 6TE


Booking preferred.
For more info & booking – alison@lgbthealth.org.uk or call 0131 652 3283
See www.lgbthealth.org.uk


Love, Labels, and Bisexuality

In Edinburgh next week? Pop along to the LGBT Centre for Health and Wellbeing on Thursday 8th March. They have regular guest speaker nights and this quarter the topic for discussion is “Love, Labels, and Bisexuality”, led by author Stephanie Theobald.

The event will be informal, friendly, and will provide a safe space to share experiences and talk about the impact that labels have on our relationships, identity, and how they shape our lives.

It all kicks off at 8:30pm. To book a place, please email jules@lgbthealth.org.uk

Edinburgh talk family

In just over a week Wednesday 16th November, the LGBT Centre for Health and Wellbeing will be hosting Edinburgh’s very first LGBT Family Planning Event. It will explore family planning options available for LGBT people and give bisexual, trans, lesbian and gay people an opportunity to have their say.

Representatives have been invited from NHS Lothian, private Scottish health clinics, fostering & adoption agencies and a family law firm, to give a short presentation and answer questions on relevant services available to LGBT people in the Lothians.

Maruska Greenwood, Director of the LGBT Centre says, “Today families with lesbian, gay or bisexual parents are becoming gradually more seen and accepted. Increasingly same-sex couples are choosing to become parents through adoption, artificial insemination, surrogacy, or foster-parenting, while some gay, lesbian and bisexual parents have children from previous relationships. Starting a family can present unique challenges and decisions for same-sex couples and this is a rare and important opportunity for LGBT people to have their needs and concerns addressed.”

For more information please contact Jules Barnes at the LGBT Centre for Health and Wellbeing by emailing jules@lgbthealth.org.uk or call 0131 523 1104.
LGBT Family Planning Event
16 November, 6.30-9pm
LGBT Centre for Health and Wellbeing, 9 Howe Street, EH3 6TE

Scotland: Big Bi Quiz for Bi Visibility Day

Quiz Night flyer

Inspire your team with a cry of "Bi know!"

They say:

This year, to celebrate Bi Visibility Day, we’re having a bumper quiz night at The Street, Picardy Place, on Thursday 22nd Sept 7-9pm. Covering all the usual pub quiz topics, the quiz will also include spot prizes and extra points for the Bi 1 Get 1 Free bonus questions! You’re welcome to come along by yourself or in teams of up to 6 people, to compete for the ultimate quiz trophy!

Please ensure you arrive promptly, as it’s first come first served for the best tables. The event is free but get you can purchase refreshments from the venue and I’ve been told by the lovely Street staff that you’re all welcome to stay on after for a boogie, as DJ Lou Thomas spins some tunes until late.

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