Events

Upcoming

Keeping the Faith: When LGBT Identities and Religion Intersect - 6 February 2020

Join Leigh Day, sponsored by The Law Society, to celebrate LGBT History Month with a panel discussion exploring LGBT+ and faith issues. 

The evening will be introduced by Netanya Clixby on behalf of the Law Society’s Diversity & Inclusion LGBT+ Lawyers Division followed by a panel discussion addressing LGBT+ issues with:
· Rev Rachel Mann, Church of England
· Ms Hafsa Qureshi, Stonewall UK
· Ms Dalia Fleming, Executive Director of Keshet UK
· Mr Dharam Singh, Sarbat LGBT Sikhs

To attend, visit this link to RSVP

What is it like to be BAME and LGBT+ at work? - 16 January 2020

LBN co-chair, Netanya Clixby, will be presenting a key note speech at the Institute of Chartered Accountants Professional Services LGBT+ dinner.  These dinners bring together LGBT+ network leaders across professional services to share best practice.
 
Two speakers will present on a particular topic at the dinner, followed by discussion around the table. Simon Blake, CEO of Mental Health First Aid England will also be speaking at the event.

Netanya’s speech will be based on her article published by the Law Society: What is it like to be BAME and LGBT+ at work?

Recent

Bi Visibility - 19 October 2019

 LBN co-chair, Netanya Clixby, spoke on a bi-visibility panel at the Pink News LGBT Leaders event on October 19th, hosted by Macquarie.

The aims of the panel were to promote bi-visibility and to create a space for students to see bi role models in all industries and at all levels.

Past Events

Who we are

The London Bisexual Network is a professional network catering for those working in the legal, insurance, banking and professional services industries.

We aim to provide education and visibility on behalf of the bi communities within the city of London.

While primarily focused on the bi community, we welcome individuals from the greater LGBTQ and pan community, as well as allies.
About Us

Team News

LBN Co-chair recognised by Law Society and OUTstanding  (October 2019)

The LBN is very pleased to announce that its co-chair Jonathan Andrews was recognised as the Junior Lawyer of the Year at the Law Society Excellence Awards, an annual event celebrating excellence in the legal profession. As well as legal and commercial acumen, Jonathan was also recognised for diversity & inclusion initiatives, including co-launching and co-chairing the LBN, tackling bi erasure and ensuring that bi people in the workplace are able to be themselves.

Jonathan was also recognised for his role as co-chair of the LBN by the OUTstanding LGBT+ Future Leaders List; he placed at number 14, as the highest-rated private practice solicitor.

You can read more about the Law Society Excellence Awards here and the OUTstanding lists here .”
Role Models