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*UPDATED* EHRC Statement & Member Responses

We were extremely disappointed to read the recent advice from the EHRC, which would seek to remove vital human rights protections from trans people. This…

Interim Evaluation of the LGBT+ Futures: Equity Fund

We are really pleased to be publishing the Interim Evaluation into the LGBT+ Futures: Equity Fund, which is funded by The National Lottery Community Fund,…

LGBT+ Futures: Faith Fund Opens

We are delighted to announce the LGBT+ Futures: Faith Fund is now open for applications. Thanks to the generosity of an individual Donor, and the…

UK Government Intervention on GRR(S) Bill Statement

A resounding call must be heard by our trans communities this morning—we stand with you, now and always. On the day the UK Government decided…

Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill Statement

In December 2022, the Scottish Government passed its Gender Recognition Reform (GRR) with overwhelming cross-party support from Members of the Scottish Parliament after many years of consultation,…

Consortium Statement on Funding for LGB Alliance

Consortium is aware that The National Lottery Community Fund (TNLCF) has awarded £9,000 of funding to the LGB Alliance to scope a helpline for LGB…

Consortium statement on cancellation of the International LGBT Conference

The implications of the International LGBT conference being cancelled are solely at the doorstep of Number 10. LGBT+ organisations in the UK were left with…

Marginalised LGBT+ community groups to benefit from new £800,000 partnership, thanks to National Lottery funding

The National Lottery Community Fund and the Consortium of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Voluntary and Community Organisations (Consortium) are launching a new £800,000 partnership,…

Consortium Response to EHRC Statements

Yesterday, 26 January 2022, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) released two statements – in response to plans to legislate for a ban on conversion…

Consortium Welcomes 2 New Trustees

Consortium is delighted to announce that following a recent recruitment process 2 new Trustees have been appointed and now ratified at our AGM, bringing the…

First Grants Awarded From LCR Pride Foundation Community Fund

The first round of grants from the LCR Pride Foundation Community Fund have been awarded to initiatives aiming to bring real change for LGBT+ people…

Trans+ History Week Crowdfunder

The Trans+ history lesson we never had QueerAF’s annual LGBT+ History Month crowdfunder 2024 is raising funds to learn and celebrate the momentous and millennia-old…

LGBTQ+ Intersections Conference

SAYiT announce LGBTQ+ Intersections Conference: working with LGBTQ+ people with intersecting marginalised identities. The conference will encourage collaboration in developing solutions to provide culturally competent…

Flash Dances – Call for contributions!

SAYiT LGBTQ+ History Month

  Sheffield LGBTQ+ youth charity SAYiT have organised a range of talks, events and podcasts throughout February to celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month: 1st February 2024…

Scottish LGBTI Organisation Appoints New Chief Executive

The Equality Network, a leading national LGBTI equality and campaign organisation in Scotland, has today appointed a new Chief Executive, Dr Rebecca Crowther. The organisation’s…

Major Partnership Announced to Support LGBT+ People Across Liverpool City Region

LCR Pride Foundation, the region’s LGBT+ charity, has unveiled a major three-year partnership with long standing supporter Barclays. Barclays have supported the LCR Pride Foundation…

TRANS EQUALITY ORGANISATION URGES SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT TO APPEAL DECISION IN FAVOUR OF UK GOVERNMENT VETO OF THE GENDER RECOGNITION REFORM (SCOTLAND) BILL

Scottish Trans, part of LGBTI human rights charity Equality Network, believe that the Scottish Government should appeal the decision of the Court of Session that…

Opening Doors London Emergency Appeal

At Opening Doors, we are dedicated to enriching the lives of LGBTQ+ individuals aged 50 and above. Membership of Opening Doors is not just free;…

LGBTI organisations welcome Scottish Government plans to improve the lives of non-binary people

Seven national LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex) organisations in Scotland welcome the publication of the Scottish Government’s Non-Binary Equality Action Plan. Scottish Trans,…

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