Inga Beale

What’s Happening in the UK for Bi Visibility Day

Here’s Biscuit’s guide to the events celebrating Bisexual Visibility Day throughout the UK. Looking for a bi event near you? look no further!

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Warm up for Bisexual Visibility Day on 14th September  at INCITE!@Phoenix, where LGBT Poet Laureate Trudy Howson hosts professional and amateur poets and chats to poets Genevieve L Walsh and Sven Stears. Of course, the theme of this INCITE! is bisexuality.

On 20th September ParliOUT hosts Purple Prose editor Kate Harrad and bi activist and poet Jacq Applebee for a Lunch and Learn for LGBT parliamentary staff in Westminster.

In Bolton, you’ll find a display packed with information at Bolton Library. The display will remain in place until 26th September so pop down for a look!

In Southampton on 22nd September Bi Wessex hosts an informal networking event at Cafe Momento.

Also on 22nd in Central London, OUTstanding hosts… Continue reading

Bisexual Woman Tops List of Top LGBT Executives

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A bisexual woman has been given the top slot in a list of 100 LGBT business executives.

CEO of Lloyds of London Inga Beale was given the honour by  Out Standing, an LGBT advocacy group that encourages diversity in business. She is, according to OUTStanding, “one of the few – perhaps the only – openly bisexual business leaders at her level”.

As the first female CEO of historic insurance firm Lloyds of London, Beale, has launched a market modernisation programme and opened offices in Dubai and Beijing. She has also introduced Inclusion@Lloyd’s, which aims to ensure Lloyd’s is a diverse and inclusive market, and Pride@Lloyds, an internal LGBT employee resource group.

Beal said, “I am proud of the commitment of Lloyd’s and the London insurance market to celebrate diversity and ensure we are an attractive, globally relevant and inclusive… Continue reading