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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…

Bell v Tavistock Appeal Statement

We are delighted to read the Judgement in the Bell v Tavistock case and see that Tavistock has won its appeal. This can only be…

Funding Bi Organisations Community Research Launches

As BiCon 2021 gets going, Consortium is pleased to announce the launch of research it commissioned into why Bi organisations across the UK receive such…

£22,000 awarded through our LGBT+ Intersections Fund

Consortium is delighted to have awarded £22,000 to LGBT+ organisations thanks to generous funding from a private donor. 18 LGBT+ organisations across England, Scotland and…

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,…

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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