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Discussion group meets
1st Monday & 3rd Thursdays
of every month, starting January 2016
6:00pm to 8:00pm
@ the LGBT Center
208 W 13 St, between
7th & Greenwich/8th Aves.


Optional, informal dinner
follows at a nearby
restaurant.


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Monthly after work social
2nd Wedneday of every month
6:30pm til.... we're finished :-)
@ Madame X
94 West Houston Street, btwn
Thompson St. and Laguardia Place



BiRequest NYC - 2017
May 2017:  Our Monthly Bi+ Meetups
Most Meetings Happen here: NYC's lgBtQ Community Center
208 West 13 Street, NYC
...between 7th Avenue, btwn Greenwich & 8th Avenues
Check at the front desk on arrival to confirm room location.
Facilitator or Host: Paul & friends, occasional substitutes or guest facilitators

BiRequest has its roots in NYC's queer, fluid and bisexual organizing circles dating back to the late 1980s and early 90s. In 2014, we added a monthly social gathering at Madame X that has continued on with new faces every month since. Starting in 2016, we modified our discussion schedule, alternating nights on the first and third weeks of each month to accomodate university student class schedules. Beginning Mayuary 2017, we are introducing additional offerings: "Bi My Side" for spouses and partners, a new bi-monthly munch, called "Butta" and a gathering for Bi+ leaders to organize... a re-animation of BiRequest's historical antecedent "The Sunday Group."

UPCOMING for May 2017

1st Monday : BiRequest Discussion
~ May 1st - 6:00 -8:00pm @ the Center

~ ~ Moderated Topic: flowering orientation (part one)
~ ~ ~ Can't join us for the meeting? catch up with us for dinner, round 8:15-ish, at The Good Stuff Diner (location details below).


date & time under review : Bi My Side
~ May ~~th - 0:00 - 1:30pm @ the Center
~ moderated discussion group for partners & spouses of bisexuals; where our Bi+ allies come to meet, in the spirit of supportive care and advocacy within the context of thier relationships.


~ 2nd Wednesday : BiRequest Social
~ May 10th - 6:30pm til... usually 9pm @ Madame X

~ ~ no agenda cocktails & social gathering: drinks & friends, great conversation without the stigma.
~ ~ ~ @ Madame X = 94 West Houston St
~ ~ ~ north side of West Houston St, btwn Thompson and Laguardia Place,
~ ~ ~ six steps down from street level
~ ~ ~ (apologies, this is not a handicap accessible space).



2nd Sunday : Bi+ Peoples' Munch
~ May 14th - 5:00pm - 6:30pm @ The Good Stuff Diner

~ ~ "Butta" is a smooth meetup: a stress-free opportunity for casual conversation and Bi community-building over a meal.
~ ~ (location details listed below)


3rd Thursday : BiRequest Discussion
~ May 18th - 6:00 -8:00pm @ the Center

~ ~ Moderated Topic: flowering orientation (part two)
~ ~ ~ Can't join us for the meeting? catch up with us for dinner, round 8:15-ish, at The Good Stuff Diner (location details below).


3rd/4th Sunday : The Sunday Group
~ May 21st, 6:00 - 8:00 pm @ the Center

~ A space for developing Bi+ leadership in the NYC metro area, revitalizing the intention, advocacy, and organizing of our community's very first meetings.
~ ~ Things to bring: a laptop, inspiration (like books or favorite quotes), your twitter feed, ideas that you're willing to work on for in-person or social media advocacy.
~ ~ Email Paul for more info or questions about this meetup


There are a number of additional group meetings happening in and around the city from month to month. For the best connection to all of the Bi+ (Pan~, Queer, Non-mono~, Sapio~, Poly~, etc) in Metro NYC, subscribe to the Meetup.com group supported and sustained by our friends at NYABN, the NY Area Bisexual Network.
Check our resources link to see more about additional meetings and opportunities to connect.

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Our meetings are open to all members of the Bi+ community, as well as bi-friendly and bi-allied folks, of any age, race, gender, ability; likewise for affectional or relational, sexual or spiritual orientations. Ours is a tiny example of the rainbow; a safe space to share your perspective and insights into all things Bi.

Good Stuff Diner
109 West 14th Street
(north side of 14th St, just west of 6th Ave)
~ always a short walk from our meeting.
~ always individual checks.. for ease of fiscal responsibility.


** If you can't make the 1st Monday or 3rd Thursday BiRequest discussions but would like to join us for dinner afterwards, please TXT Paul before 7pm to let him know your interest, and he'll then add a seat for you when the reservation is made: 347-645-6509 = txt


PostScript regarding restaurants: If you would like to help expand our palette of dining options, suggestion are welcomed. We need a place that can accommodate about 20 people for about 90 minutes - both in seating us, and relative speed for serving too. We also need the menu to have some vegetarian options, and to be fairly reasonable in cost.