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9 Year’s of Trustee Service from Hannah

After 9 year’s of being a Trustee for Consortium, Hannah Taylor has stood down from her Trustee position. Hannah has been Consortium’s longest standing Trustee,…

Support trans people’s freedom, dignity and safety

We are crowdfunding for vital funds to directly support trans organisations and the trans people they work with.   Trans communities in the UK have…

Consortium Supports Challenge to LGB Alliance Charity Status

Leading trans charity, Mermaids is appealing the controversial decision by the Charity Commission to award the LGB Alliance charitable status. LGBT+ Consortium, Gendered Intelligence, LGBT…

LGBT+ Sector Calls for EHRC to Step Up

A diverse range of LGBT+ Voluntary and Community Sector leaders have today written to the Equality and Human Rights Commission, urging them to step up…

Ahead of the Curve – Impact Screening Tour

We are pleased to be partnering with Together Films as an official screening partner of AHEAD OF THE CURVE. AHEAD OF THE CURVE is a…

Consortium Welcomes 2 New Trustees

Consortium is delighted to announce that following a recent recruitment process 2 new Trustees have been appointed, bringing the Trustee Board to a team of…

Consortium’s Statement on Trans+ Inclusion

Consortium is proud to be the umbrella body for an inclusive and diverse LGBT+ sector across the UK. Trans+ organisations are an important and integral…

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…

The Rainbow Lottery Have Something To Get Off Their Chest

Now announcing their weekly winning LGBTQ+ lottery numbers live online. The UK’s biggest and most colourful lotto, The Rainbow Lottery, which supports vital LGBTQ+ good…

Silver Pride 2021

Now in its second year, Silver Pride is a unique online festival that celebrates older LGBT+ people and generates intergenerational communication. Over three days of…

Nationality and Borders Bill 2021: POLICY BRIEF

Ensuring LGBT+ protection is not lost   The Nationality and Borders Bill 2021 (‘the Bill’) makes sweeping changes to the UK asylum system. This brief…

Rainbow Migration responds to ‘cold-hearted and cruel’ Nationality and Borders Bill

6 JULY 2021 Today the government announced changes to the asylum system, which include proposals such as: Housing people in overseas reception centres while their asylum…

Forward Pride Pledge

This Pride season, Forward, your local LGBTQIA+ support hub in Stockport is acting. We are taking action by asking you to stand with us and…

It’s out – and we’re proud! Independent research shows Open Table truly supports well-being

For thirteen years now, a growing partnership of church communities hosted by and for LGBT people has been creating safe spaces for those who find…

Liverpool’s Stanley Street Quarter Rebranded “Pride Quarter”

New era for the city’s LGBT+ quarter and ‘Pride Quarter Indoor Festival’ to celebrate what would have been Pride in Liverpool on Saturday 31st July….

LGBTI charity welcomes ‘historic day’ for gay and bisexual men donating blood

Scottish LGBTI equality charity the Equality Network have today welcomed changes in blood donation rules which will remove the deferment period for some gay and…

Almost 100 Good Causes await the UK’s first Rainbow Lottery draw this Saturday!

Nearly 100 foundations, organisations and trusts across the country have signed up as ‘Good Causes’ for the Rainbow Lottery, the UK’s first lottery exclusively supporting…

LCR Pride Foundation’s MarchOnline returns for 2021

The second MarchOnline will take place on Saturday 31st July under the theme ‘From Now On’.  LCR Pride Foundation has today announced that its MarchOnline…