Council workers to celebrate Bisexual Visibility Day – Tuesday, September 23

Besi Besemar September 22, 2014

Bisexual Visibility DayBrighton & Hove Council, LGBT Workers Forum will be celebrating the 16th annual Bisexual Visibility Day tomorrow, September 23.

The Council’s chief executive Penny Thompson and LGBT Champion for the Green Party, Cllr MacCafferty, will be raising the Bi flag at Hove Town Hall at 9am tomorrow morning.

Cllrs Chaun Wilson and Dee Simson, LGBT Champions for the Labour Party and Conservative Party respectively, have also been invited to attend.

Two lunchtime walks along the seafront for bi employees and allies have been arranged – both ending at the Bandstand. Placards and flags highlighting the celebration of Bi Visibility Day will be carried along with the walkers.

A bring-your-own picnic will then take place on the beach. If the weather isn’t very nice, the Bandstand Café will provide shelter and food and drinks to buy.

One walk will begin at Brighton Town Hall, in Bartholomew Square and the other will begin at King’s House, Hove, Grand Avenue.

Both walks will  begin at 12.15pm and all bi staff and their allies are welcome to attend. Try and wear something purple!

Later in the afternoon Brighton Bothways will be meeting at Gelato Gusto, 2 Gardner Street in the North Laine for coffee, waffles, some vegan sorbet or just for a chat. You can pop along at anytime between 4-6pm. They will probably be in the back room – look out for Bothways flyers and a cuddly toy on the table.

Brighton Bothways is a bisexual group based in Brighton. They welcome all bisexual, bi-curious and bi-friendly people, their partners, friends, family and allies. They are a diverse and inclusive group who offer a safe and supportive space. They arrange arrange regular socials and meets with a few extra events throughout the year.

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