Consortium leads on a range of thematic Networks across the LGBT+ Sector. Some networks are borne from collaborative pieces of work and others are set up as a response to need and to fill gaps in services.
Click on each Network to take a closer look.
Consortium hosts the largest Network of LGBT+ groups, projects and organisations in the UK.
With over 480 Members, the Consortium Network offers organisations of all sizes the chance to connect, collaborate and co-deliver projects and services. From sharing best practice to accessing peer support, from being part of large national projects to co-delivering on small local funded projects - Members use the network in a variety of ways.
If your LGBT+ group isn't already a part of our Network, then you can join today!
A busy and effective network of trans-specific organisations which is developing a strategic voice for the trans sector.
The Trans Organisations Network (TON) is community led and aims to amplify the voices of Trans Groups across the UK.
TON is one of the key players leading the strategic engagement in the Gender Recognition Act reform process.
Please email Shaan to get involved.
A peer to peer network for the CEOs (or equivalent) of LGBT+ Organisations, which acts as a strategic body to develop policy direction, coordinate sector campaigns and engage collectively with key agencies to promote & develop the LGBT+ Sector.
A network for researchers who have, or who have an interested in, carrying out research around LGBT+ people, communities and issues.
The network allows its members to connect with each other and research commissioners and to share news and information.
This Network uses LinkedIn as its platform, email Paul to find out more.
A national network for Consortium members who provide an LGBT+ training service. The network was initiated in response to lockdown to support the move from in-person to online training and has since developed as a peer support space to share best practice.
Please email Lucie to find out more or join this network.
Click here to access our dedicated Training Providers Network News Page
A legacy network formed from the 35 Partners working on the National Hate Crime Project which delivered work to increase the reporting of Hate Crime across England and Scotland.
The network is now open to any Member who works in, or has an interest in, the area of hate crime prevention/reporting/support and wants to find opportunities for collaboration and share learning with others.
The National LGBT Partnership is an England-wide group of LGBT+ voluntary and community organisations who are committed to reducing the health inequalities of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans communities and to challenge homophobia, biphobia and transphobia within public services.
Consortium is an Executive Member of The National LGBT Partnership, responding to key areas of policy development that affect LGBT+ individuals as well as policy that impacts on our sector.
You can find out more about The National LGBT Partnership here
Consortium’s newly relaunched Women’s Network is an open and inclusive network for all women and non-binary people working in the LGBT+ sector who would like to join a supportive and welcoming environment to share insights, network, and discuss the challenges and opportunities they experience within the sector and beyond.
Please email Briony to find out more or join this network.
Click here to access our dedicated Women and Non-Binary Network News Page
As a sector we recognise that effective organisational safeguarding cultures, policies and practice is critical to supporting our community. We have initiated a Safeguarding Network to provide a space for Designated Safeguarding Leads to support each other in effective safeguarding practice.
Stonewall have kindly agreed to support the initial meetings and bring with them a wealth of knowledge, experience and learning that they can share.