Unmasking the bisexual identity: fact versus. fiction (panel discussion)
Within this panel discussion located by Allen and Overy LLP and organised by London Bisexual Network and IP Out, the panellists will talk about what it really really way to be bisexual and tackle a few of the myths connected with being drawn to several gender.
Additionally, we’ll discuss the particular challenges connected using the bisexual identity, including:
* Common negative stereotypes, including that bis are confused, promiscuous or don’t exist
* Having the ability to “pass” as straight or gay based on their current relationship status
* Finding ways to speak about their attraction without which makes it seem inopportune or unnecessary
Get to 18:30 for any 19.00 start. Refreshments as well as networking from 20.00 onwards.
The next individuals will introduce themselvs/perform around the panel:
David Stone (welcoming speech), like a partner and Global Mind of Ip at Allen & Overy LLP. He works together with the world’s leading companies to safeguard their best asset: their brands. David is really a distinguished IP litigator specialising in trademarks and registered and unregistered designs.
Opening Remarks: Georgina Hart, an affiliate within the IP department at Wiggin LLP practising mainly within the fields of trade marks, patents and fashions. She lately became a member of the IP Out Committee and it is an energetic person in Wiggin’s Gay and lesbian committee.
Moderator: Darren Smyth, a United kingdom and European Patent Attorney, practising mainly within the fields of patents and registered designs. He’s a partner at EIP, where he heads the chemistry practice group EIP Elements. He’s been in the committee of IP Out since its inaugural event in 2016, and it is active in developing links along with other Gay and lesbian+ systems.
Panellists: Netanya Clixby, an affiliate within the Derivatives and Structured Products team at Latham & Watkins. Netanya sits around the Law Society’s Gay and lesbian+ Division Committee, and it is co-chair from the London Bisexual Network.
Jonathan Andrews, an old board member at Stonewall along with a current person in the nation’s charitable organization Ambitious about Autism. Jonathan is definitely an affiliate in media team at Reed Cruz and it is co-chair from the London Bisexual Network.
Take advantage of Davey, is really a Senior Director of worldwide Markets & Strategy at CompuMark, a Clarivate Analytics company, getting became a member of in 2007 as Senior Account Manager. Take advantage of may be the founding father of Spectrum, Clarivate’s Worker Resource Group for Gay and lesbian+ colleagues as well as their allies, and it is a Trustee of Bi Pride United kingdom (www.biprideuk.org).
LBN aims to supply education and visibility with respect to the bi communities working inside the town of London. While mainly centered on the bi community, LBN welcomes individuals in the greater LGBTQ and pan community, in addition to allies.
IP Out is among the four communities of diverse categories of individuals and organisations that form area of the IP Inclusive Community, that is a assortment of individuals and organisations within the ip (IP) sector, who’ve combined efforts to make our community more inclusive, diverse, open and fair. IP Out is perfect for Gay and lesbian+ people as well as their allies employed in the IP professions.