Biversity Calendar

Biversity Boston is the all-gender bisexual network of Greater Boston.

 

 

Find more Boston bi events at Meetup.com

http://www.meetup.com/Bi-Community-Activities

 

November 2017

1 (Wednesday) 7-9pm -- Bisexual Social and Support Group (BLiSS)

Meets monthly 1st Wed at the Boston Living Center, 29 Stanhope Street, Boston in the 2nd floor library.  Bi & bi-friendly people of all genders & orientations welcome. Meetings are peer-facilitated discussion groups, sometimes with a pre-selected topic or presenter. Contact <bliss@biresource.net> for more info.  Nearest T stop is Back Bay, on the Orange Line.

 

8 (Wednesday) 7 - 9pm – Bisexual Resource Center Board Meeting

Meets once a month to go over the business of the organization and plan upcoming events and programs. All bi and bi-friendly community members are welcome. Info: Email <brc@biresource.net>. Meets at the Boston Living Center, 29 Stanhope Street, Boston. Nearest T is Back Bay station on the Orange Line.

 

9 (Thursday) 7-9pm – Young BLiSS Group

If you are in your 20s to mid-30s (or thereabouts) and identify somewhere along the lines of bisexual/omni/pan/fluid (or are questioning in that direction), please join us once a month for a few hours of discussion, support, and/or the eating and drinking of delicious things. We meet on the 2nd Thursday of each month at the Blue Shirt Cafˇ at 424 Highland Ave in Somerville.  Nearest T stop is Davis on the Red Line. All genders welcome! Info/RSVP to Gabby: <youngblissboston@gmail.com>

 

10 - 12 (Thursday) – BECAUSE Conference

People from across the US will converge in Minneapolis on November 10-12th for BECAUSE 2017, a Bi+ conference celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. This yearÕs theme: Coming Home: A Bi+ Past, Present, & Future.  For more information, go to:

http://www.becauseconference.org

 

11 (Saturday) 8:30am – SpeakOUT Fall Speaker Training

SpeakOUT is a community of speakers working to create a world free of homo-bi-trans-phobia and other forms of prejudice by telling the truths of our lives. We invite you to join us for our 2017 Fall Speaker Training at Lesley University in Cambridge.

Breakfast, lunch, drinks and snacks will be supplied. We have two scholarships available for bisexual+ speakers to take this training. Email <info@speakoutboston.org> and mention the BRC. If there are more than two people interested we can arrange for a discounted group rate. Usual Cost: $75, $35 for seniors/students.

 

12 (Sunday) 2-4pm – Tea with Bisexual Women Partnered with Men (BWPM)

At the Public Library of Brookline –located at 361 Washington St. in Brookline.  This will be a peer led support meetup hosted by the BRC. We will discuss a wide range of issues related to attraction, sexuality, and gender in a supportive safe space for only trans and cis women and non-binary folks of all races and ethnic backgrounds. This is not a Dating event.

**Note: This meetup is only open to trans and cis women and non-binary folks who are currently or recently have been in long term partnerships with heterosexual or bisexual self identified men and non-binary people.

 

13 (Monday) 7-9pm -- Straight Marriage, Still Questioning

A peer led support group for the woman in a straight marriage/relationship struggling with her sexual orientation or coming out. If interested in attending please contact <kate.e.flynn@gmail.com>.  The group meets on the second Monday of each month.

 

14 (Tuesday) 7 - 9pm -- Bisexual and Bi-Curious Men's Group

A male-facilitated group for men (trans-inclusive) who are bisexual or think they might be, meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month, 7-9 pm, at Fenway Health, 1340 Boylston St.  Please note RSVPs are not required to attend.  You can just show up.

For more information, call Charles at 857.523.8268 or email <Charles@CharlesStrauss.com>.  The group is free and confidential. Sponsored by Fenway HealthÕs BiHealth program. The nearest T stop is Fenway on the D branch of the Green Line or via the #55 bus.

 

18 (Saturday) 11:30am -- All-Gender ­Bi Brunch

Bi Brunch is on the 3rd Saturday of the month at The Burren, 247 Elm Street, Davis Square, Somerville.  This event is open to all bisexual and bi-friendly people.  No RSVP is needed. The Davis stop on the Red Line is just a short walk away and ample parking is available. Meet a few minutes early by the bar to make sure we can be seated together.

 

15 (Wednesday) 6:30 – 8:00pm – Bi Guys/z Social Night

At Cathedral Station, 1222 Washington St. in Boston.  Look for George at the bar; when there are enough of us gathered, we'll grab a table.  Ask the host/bartender for the Bi Guys Meet Up. NOTE: there's free parking behind Cathedral Station, off of Perry Street.

Open to all in the Boston area who identify as "bi+ guys/z" to create a night for us to get together once a month or and just hang out in a relaxed, supportive, safe space with no particular agenda. Bi+ Trans men and bi+ gender-fluid/gender non-binary folks who are exploring masculine identities are very welcome.

 

30 (Thursday) 7pm – Bi+/Trans* Support Group

At Hope Central Church, 85 Seaverns Avenue, Jamaica Plain, MA.  The Bisexual Resource Center's (BRC) bisexual+/transgender* support group is a peer-facilitated, safe space where individuals can discuss a range of relevant topics.  This group is held every other month on the last Thursday of the month at Hope Central in Jamaica Plain.  To maintain this safe and supportive space for members of our bi+ and trans* community, this support group is only open to individuals who identify as transgender*, bisexual+ (e.g. bisexual, pansexual, fluid, non-monosexual, queer, questioning, no label) transgender* (e.g. transgender, genderqueer, genderfluid, gender non-conforming, androgynous).

 

December 2017

6 (Wednesday) 7-9pm -- Bisexual Social and Support Group (BLiSS)

Meets monthly 1st Wed at the Boston Living Center, 29 Stanhope Street, Boston in the 2nd floor library.  Bi & bi-friendly people of all genders & orientations welcome. Meetings are peer-facilitated discussion groups, sometimes with a pre-selected topic or presenter. Contact <bliss@biresource.net> for more info.  Nearest T stop is Back Bay, on the Orange Line.

 

11 (Monday) 7-9pm -- Straight Marriage, Still Questioning

A peer led support group for the woman in a straight marriage/relationship struggling with her sexual orientation or coming out. If interested in attending please contact <kate.e.flynn@gmail.com>.  The group meets on the second Monday of each month.


 

12 (Tuesday) 7 - 9pm -- Bisexual and Bi-Curious Men's Group

A male-facilitated group for men (trans-inclusive) who are bisexual or think they might be, meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month, 7-9 pm, at Fenway Health, 1340 Boylston St.  Please note RSVPs are not required to attend.  You can just show up.

For more information, call Charles at 857.523.8268 or email <Charles@CharlesStrauss.com>.  The group is free and confidential. Sponsored by Fenway HealthÕs BiHealth program. The nearest T stop is Fenway on the D branch of the Green Line or via the #55 bus.

 

13 (Wednesday) 7 - 9pm – Bisexual Resource Center Board Meeting

Each month the BRC board gathers to plan the work of the organization. Meetings are open, but it is always best to email brc@biresource.net ahead of time to let the board know you are coming.  Info: Email <brc@biresource.net>. Meets on the second floor of the Boston Living Center, 29 Stanhope Street, Boston. Nearest T is Back Bay station on the Orange Line.

 

14 (Thursday) 7-9pm – Young BLiSS Social and Support Group

If you are in your 20s to mid-30s (or thereabouts) and identify somewhere along the lines of bisexual/omni/pan/fluid (or are questioning in that direction), please join us once a month for a few hours of discussion, support, and/or the eating and drinking of delicious things. We meet on the 2nd Thursday of each month at the Blue Shirt Cafˇ at 424 Highland Ave in Somerville.  Nearest T stop is Davis on the Red Line. All genders welcome! Info/RSVP to Gabby: <youngblissboston@gmail.com>

 

16 (Saturday) 11:30am -- All-Gender ­Bi Brunch

Bi Brunch is on the 3rd Saturday of the month at The Burren, 247 Elm Street, Davis Square, Somerville.  This event is open to all bisexual and bi-friendly people.  No RSVP is needed. The Davis stop on the Red Line is just a short walk away and ample parking is available. Meet a few minutes early by the bar to make sure we can be seated together.

 

20 (Wednesday) 6:30pm – Bi Guys/z Social Night

At Cathedral Station, 1222 Washington St. in Boston.  Open to all in the Boston area who identify as "bi guys" to create a night for us to get together once a month or and just hang out in a relaxed, supportive, safe space with no particular agenda.  Look for George at the bar; when there are enough of us gathered, we'll grab a table. Ask the host/bartender for the Bi Guys Meet Up.


 

Upcoming Bisexual and Bi-inclusive Conferences and Events

November 10-12, 2017: BECAUSE Conference at Metropolitan State Univ. in St. Paul MN

         http://www.becauseconference.org

January 24-28, 2018: Creating Change Conference in Washington, DC

         https://www.creatingchange.org/

 

Find more Boston bi events as they are added at Meetup.com

http://www.meetup.com/Bi-Community-Activities

 

BRC Office Hours

On the first Wednesday of each month, the BRC Office will be open from 5:30-7:00 pm before the monthly BLiSS meeting. Community members can visit the resource library, purchase merchandise, and find out more about the organization. The office is on the 4th floor of the Boston Living Center, 29 Stanhope St in Boston's Back Bay. Email <brc@biresource.net> for more info.

 

Donations to the Bisexual Resource Center

When making a donation to the Bisexual Resource Center, please make checks payable to 'BRC' and mail to:

         Bisexual Resource Center

         P.O. Box 170796

         Boston, MA 02117

Donations to the Bisexual Resource Center are tax deductible.

 

Bi Women

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The Bisexual Resource Center (aka The Bi Office)

Events are held at the Boston Living Center building, 29 Stanhope St. in Boston, unless noted.  Located about 2 blocks from Back Bay Station on the Orange Line, commuter rail, and the 39 bus.  Exit the lobby of the station on the Clarendon St. side and turn left on Clarendon (or exit directly from the Orange Line platform and turn right on Clarendon), then turn right on Stanhope St. at the Flour Bakery and Cafe.  We are a block down on the left past the Red Lantern, Zocalo, and the Brahmin.  Our building is wheel chair accessible. For more information, call our office at 617-424-9595.  All donations are voluntary and requested only from those who can afford to donate. Biversity Boston events are open to all bisexual and bi-friendly people.