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LGBT+ Futures: Intersections Fund Returns for Second Year

Thanks to the generosity of an individual donor, a new small grants programme is now open to applications. A £20,000 grant programme now open to…

£377,000 awarded to the LGBT+ sector

Consortium is delighted to have awarded over £377,000 in total to LGBT+ organisations across the UK thanks to funds from the National Emergencies Trust  61 LGBT+ organisations received funding to help them respond…

March Newsletter

🗞 Our March Newsletter is out! In this edition you will find news about the upcoming Census, opportunities with Consortium, current campaigns and Trans Day…

Consortium Statement on LGBT Advisory Panel

Consortium’s Chief Executive sits on the UK Government’s LGBT Advisory Panel as an organisational member, alongside fellow Chief Executive’s at Stonewall and LGBT Foundation. We…

Census 2021

The England and Wales Census 2021- taking place on 21st March- will ask voluntary questions about your sexual orientation and trans status for the first…

February Newsletter

🗞 Our February Newsletter is out! In this edition you will find news about LGBT+ History Month, our Annual Insight Survey, current campaigns & funding…

Consortium Welcomes…

Consortium is delighted to welcome three new members of the team, who all start today (Monday 1st February). Intersections Fund Development Consortium is partnering with…

January Update e-Bulletin

We have produced a Special January e-Bulletin to bring you Important News from the Sector, along with information on Funding Opportunities. Click here to read…

Emerging Futures Interim Report

As part of the National Lottery Community Fund’s Emerging Futures programme, Consortium and Wise Thoughts have partnered together for this important project. Wise Thoughts agreed…

December Newsletter

🗞 Our December Newsletter is out! This Festive Edition includes news about the launch of our Annual Impact Survey, current campaigns and new funding opportunities!…

Totnes Pride 2021

The Totnes Pride Action Group have been busy making plans for our 9th Totnes Pride event in September of this year. We would love nothing…

LCR Pride Foundation Launches 2021/22 Theme “From Now On”

The new annual theme highlights the challenges still faced by the LGBT+ community and calls for individuals, businesses and organisations to do their part to…

City region-wide survey finds 27% have experienced abuse or violence while trying to access a public toilet

TDoV (Trans Day of Visibility) Liverpool’s ‘Toilets for Everybody’ Campaign seeks to ensure the provisions of safe, suitable toilets that meet the needs of all…

UKLGIG’s response to government’s New Plan for Immigration

On 24th March 2021 the government announced changes to the asylum system, which include proposals such as: Housing people in reception centres, potentially overseas, while their…

Trans equality charity welcome Court of Session Decision on transgender rights

Court rules that Scottish Government acted lawfully in including trans women in an equal opportunities measure to improve women’s representation on public boards. Lady Wise…

Scotland’s LGBTI Organisations Launch Election Equality Manifesto

Scotland’s national LGBTI equality organisations today (Mon 22nd March) launch their manifesto for LGBTI equality for the next Holyrood Parliament. Alongside partners, they unite in…

Pride in Liverpool 2021 Cancelled

LCR Pride Foundation has announced the cancellation of Pride in Liverpool and its annual March with Pridefor 2021. The event, which is sponsored by Barclays,…

‘There is Always Hope’ campaign launched as new research shows those that identify as LGBT+ are struggling with their mental health as a result of the pandemic

Study reveals the pandemic has had a significant impact on those who identify as being LGBT+ with 65% claiming it has affected their mental health…

Switchboard’s Census Support Service

The census is a unique survey that takes place every 10 years across England and Wales. What makes this census even more significant is for…

“There are no barriers, at all” is the message in the new videos produced by foster carers and adopters to support LGBT+ Adoption and Fostering Week 2021

Same-sex couples that have been helped by Lancashire County Council and Adoption Lancashire and Blackpool to foster and adopt are supporting a campaign to encourage…