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Statement on the ruling in Mermaids v Charity Commission and LGB Alliance

Consortium are disappointed to learn that the appeal was dismissed on the grounds of legal standing. Although the judges were invited to indicate what their…

2023 Volunteer Awards: Highly Commended Nominations

Volunteers’ Week reminds us all to take the time to say thank you to the LGBTQIA+ volunteers who dedicate their time volunteering for the LGBTQIA+…

New Funding Partnership for Trans Rights Makes First Award

New Funding Partnership for Trans Rights Makes First Award              Consortium is delighted to have made a grant award of…

2023 LGBTQIA+ Volunteers’ Awards Winners

It’s Volunteers Week! Volunteering keeps our communities going, and is a week when we recognise and celebrate the contributions from LGBTQIA+ volunteers all over the…

ILGA releases latest Rainbow Europe index, UK falls to 17th place

ILGA Europe have published their latest Rainbow Europe map and rankings, with the UK once again dropping in the ratings and now sitting at 17th…

UN Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity releases statement following visit to UK

Despite a robust human rights protection framework and decades of progress in the #UnitedKingdom 🇬🇧, after my country visit I am concerned about the impact…

*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…

Designing Futures for Women and LGBTQ+ People

Help Us Design a Brighter Future for Women and Queer Communities! 🌟 Welcome to Studio Lutalica’s next chapter as a Community Interest Company (CIC)! 🌟…

Pride in Liverpool Announces Additional Festival Day with Pride Classical

A world-class 32-piece orchestra will take to the Liverpool Waterfront adding an additional day to the Pride festival. A new dazzling event, Pride Classical will…

SAVE THE DATE FOR THE BIGGEST EVER BI EVENT: 31 AUGUST 2024

Bi Pride UK announce date and brand new venue for 2024 in-person event. Bi Pride UK are thrilled to announce their 2024 date and exciting…

Liverpool’s Pride Quarter Gets New Safety Measures Including Rainbow Taxi Rank

Liverpool’s Pride Quarter gets new measures to improve safety, including a branded ‘Rainbow Taxi Rank’, improved signage and CCTV. Merseyside Police, working with LCR Pride…

Artist Callout

We are super excited to announce that TransSober are looking for artwork to show in our upcoming exhibition – Expression Through Freedom: Trans+ Sober Realities….

Pride in Gloucestershire included in Bids Announced for EuroPride 2027

Today, the European Pride Organisers Association announced the list of cities bidding to host EuroPride 2027. Joining Pride in Gloucestershire are Turin, Torremolinos, and Vilnius….

Region’s Businesses Show Pride In Their Workplace As Trailblazing Initiative Launched

Businesses, collectively representing thousands of regional employees, joined LCR Pride Foundation last night (14th March 2024) to get a first preview of their new initiative,…

Salisbury Pride Relaunch

“We are so excited to be relaunching Salisbury Pride in Summer 2024, with a new team of directors and volunteers working hard behind the scene…

THE DIVERSITY TRUST ANNOUNCES FUNDING OVER 5 YEARS FROM THE NATIONAL LOTTERY COMMUNITY FUND

We are thrilled to announce that we’ve been awarded a grant of £450,000, over 5-years, from The National Lottery Community Fund for our LGBTQ+ Voice…

March With Pride Returns For Biggest Year Yet

Tens of thousands of people are expected to join Liverpool’s annual March With Pride as it returns for a weekend of celebration and protest in…

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