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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…

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…

Devon Town Comes Together to Celebrate Ten Years of Pride!

The Historic Market Town of Totnes in rural Devon, saw its tenth Pride event at the weekend, which brought the LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans,…

Switchboard LGBT+ Helpline – Listen Up Report

In August 2022, Switchboard LGBT+ Helpline released their first ever impact report, Listen Up. Every conversation at Switchboard helps to give a greater understanding of…

Thousands expected as stars line up for first ever Chase Pride festival

Thousands of people are expected to flock to the first ever Chase Pride festival next month for a star-studded day of celebration and entertainment. Around…

Totnes Set for the Pride of Its Life!

Devon-based Proud2Be is set to host their tenth Pride event in the historic market town of Totnes on Saturday 3rd September 2022. The grassroots user-led…

FFLAG appoints Bobbi Pickard as newest Patron

The Trustees of FFLAG are proud and delighted to announce that Bobbi Pickard has agreed to become a patron of our charity. Bobbi is the…

PRIDE IN LIVERPOOL PAINTS CITY RAINBOW

Pride in Liverpool returned to the city this weekend for the first time since before the pandemic, painting the city rainbow as more than 12,000…

Registration now open for the Autumn Intake of the Foundation Certificate in LGBT+ Affirmative Counselling Skills

elop’s Foundation Certificate in LGBT+ Affirmative Counselling Skills is open to all LGBT+ community members and allies and is suitable for people interested in starting…

Full Pride In Liverpool Line-Up Revealed

FULL PROGRAMME FOR PRIDE IN LIVERPOOL 2022 REVEALED LCR Pride Foundation has revealed its full, community-driven line up for Pride in Liverpool 2022 and invited…

LGBTI organisations call for meaningful progress on non-binary equality in Scotland

This non-binary awareness week, national LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex) organisations in Scotland call for awareness to become action following the publication of…

Research into experiences of conversion practices in minoritised communities

Circular3 is a management consultancy working on improving ethnic minority representation and participation in the development of legislation, public policy and service design. They have…