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

 

May 2017

3 (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.

 

7 (Sunday) 4-6pm – Married But Not Straight

Married But Not Straight (MBNS) is a peer support network for women who are married to men but who are also attracted to women. This is a confidential support group that meets monthly (usually first Sunday from 6pm-8pm in Northborough).  It is free of charge to participate. Since the group is peer led meeting consist of sharing stories, experiences and resources (this group is not a replacement for counseling or therapy).  This group supports all choices whether it is to stay married, divorce, separate, or live in silence... Because of the Metrowest meeting location we encourage local women to attend but all MBNS women are welcome. For more information please send an email to <MBNSMetrowest@gmail.com> or join Married But Not Straight-Metrowest on the meet-up website http://www.meetup.com.

 

8 (Monday) 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.

 

8 (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.

 

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

A male-facilitated group for men who are bisexual or think they might be, meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month, 7-9 pm, at Fenway Community Health at 1340 Boylston St. in Boston.  For more information call Charles at 857.523.8268 or email Charles@CharlesStrauss.com. Sponsored by Fenway Community HealthÕs BiHealth program. The nearest T stop is Fenway on the D branch of the Green Line or via the #55 bus.

 

11 (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>


 

13 (Saturday) 7pm – BRC Secret Agents of Change House Party

Every year, the Bisexual Resource Center (BRC) throws a fabulous party to celebrate our Boston bi+ community and to raise funds to keep it going strong. This year, our theme - secret agents of change - reflects all the work our community does, has done, and will continue to do in the coming years as agents of change.

The bi+ community is no stranger to invisibility. Let's get together to "Bond" and utilize our superpowers to become the sneakiest spy-iest secret agents possible. Overcoming the specter of our our challenges is no impossible mission! Costumes are encouraged, but not required.

Come eat, drink, dance, and stake out some sweet bi+ swag! We'll have an assortment of awesome raffle prizes, plus you'll find out a bit more about the BRC and the important work we continue to do. Suggested donation is $20, sliding scale accepted. NOTE: You *must* RSVP to <brc@biresource.net> in order to be sent the address!

 

17 (Wednesday) 6:30 – 8:00pm – Bi Guys 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.

 

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

Bi Brunch is moving to a new venue, due to the closing of Johnny DÕs.  We are now at The Burren, 247 Elm Street, Davis Square, Somerville.  Bi Brunch will continue to be held on the 3rd Saturday of each month.  It 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.

 

21 (Sunday) noon – BBWN Potluck Brunch at RobynÕs in Jamaica Plain

Bring a potluck brunch item to share. This is a great way to meet other bi and bi-friendly women in the area! Info/RSVP: <robyn@robynochs.com>.   This is a womenÕs event.

 

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

At the Public Library of Brookline – Main Library 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.

 

24 (Wednesday) 7pm – Bi Book Club

The Bi+ Book Group meets every other month and selects books with bi/queer/trans/gender-fluid themes. Newcomers welcome; you don't have to commit to reading every book. Come join our fascinating discussions!  This month we're reading Anna North's novel The Life and Death of Sophie Stark, a finalist for a 2016 Lambda Literary Award in Bisexual Literature. The discussion will be held at BrandenÕs house in Porter Square, Somerville. It's T-accessible and also has parking. Please RSVP via MeetUp. Directions will be emailed to RSVPs the weekend before the gathering.


 

25 (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).

 

June 2017

4 (Sunday) 4-6pm – Married But Not Straight

Married But Not Straight (MBNS) is a peer support network for women who are married to men but who are also attracted to women. This is a confidential support group that meets monthly (usually first Sunday from 6pm-8pm in Northborough).  It is free of charge to participate. Since the group is peer led meeting consist of sharing stories, experiences and resources (this group is not a replacement for counseling or therapy).  This group supports all choices whether it is to stay married, divorce, separate, or live in silence... Because of the Metrowest meeting location we encourage local women to attend but all MBNS women are welcome. For more information please send an email to <MBNSMetrowest@gmail.com> or join Married But Not Straight-Metrowest on the meet-up website http://www.meetup.com.

 

7 (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 (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>

 

10 (Saturday) 11am – Boston Pride Day

Our hard-won rights are once again under attack by the current administration,  Please turn out to increase our numbers as the Boston bi groups will be proudly marching again this year.  We will begin lining up somewhere around 11am somewhere in Back Bay.  Stay tuned for details.

 

12 (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 (Monday) 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.

 

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

A male-facilitated group for men who are bisexual or think they might be, meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month, 7-9 pm, at Fenway Community Health at 1340 Boylston St. in Boston.  For more information call Charles at 857.523.8268 or email Charles@CharlesStrauss.com. Sponsored by Fenway Community HealthÕs BiHealth program. The nearest T stop is Fenway on the D branch of the Green Line or via the #55 bus.

 

17 (Saturday) 11:30am -- 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.

 

21 (Wednesday) 6:30pm – Bi Guys 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.

 

22 (Thursday) 6:30pm – Social BLiSS

Come join BLiSS for snacks and social discussion in Jamaica Plain! This group is aimed towards people of all people and all genders. Feel free to bring any topics you're interested in discussing and any suggestions for future social activities!  At Cafe Nero, 733 Centre Street in Jamaica Plain.  We will have a reserved sign on the table. You can also look for the curly haired facilitator (Mia).

 

Upcoming Bisexual and Bi-inclusive Conferences and Events

June 10, 2017: Boston Pride Parade

         http://www.bostonpride.org/parade/

August 10 – 13, 2017: BiCon UK at Leeds Beckett University in Leeds, England

         http://2017.bicon.org.uk/

Fall 2017: BECAUSE Conference

         http://www.becauseconference.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

Women! Sign up to receive Bi Women, the quarterly newsletter of the Boston Bisexual Women's Network. Send an email with your postal address to: biwomeneditor@gmail.com.

 

Receiving the Calendar (and other announcements) by Email

To join the email list, email: <biversity-subscribe@biversity.org>.  To unsubscribe, send a message to <biversity-unsubscribe@biversity.org> from your old address. Anyone having trouble autosubscribing should email <biversity-owner@biversity.org>.  A list of other commands is available from <biversity-info@biversity.org>.

 

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.