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October Newsletter

Our October Newsletter is out and it’s a bumper edition packed with news about our current campaigns, Black History Month and our upcoming AGM! Click…

Consortium and Wise Thoughts receive £41,850 in National Lottery funding to support LGBT+ communities re-imagine a future against backdrop of COVID-19

The partnership between Consortium and Wise Thoughts has received £41,850 in funding from The National Lottery Community Fund for the project ‘Emerging with Pride’. The…

Consortium stands #TogetherWithTrans

Over 50 LGBTQ+ organisations and allies have joined together for the first time to change the way trans and non-binary lives are being represented in…

City for LGBT+ Crowdfunding event goes virtual

We are proud to announce that City for LGBT+ is back – and it’s virtual! GiveOut and Consortium are joining forces with The Funding Network…

Thank you to our outgoing Chair!

  After 6 years of being a Trustee (the maximum term Consortium’s Trustees can serve), and 3 years as our Chair, today marks outgoing Consortium…

September Newsletter

Our September Newsletter is out and it’s a bumper edition packed with funding opportunities! Click on the following link to read all about it 👉…

Consortium Welcomes 3 New Trustees!

Consortium is delighted to announce that following a recent recruitment process 3 new Trustees have been appointed, bringing the Trustee Board to a team of…

LGBT+ Futures COVID-19 Response Fund Launched

Consortium is delighted to announce the launch of the LGBT+ Futures: National Emergencies Trust Fund. Thanks to funding from the National Emergencies Trust, Consortium will…

Urgent and Important Call to Action

As many of you will have seen, the Sunday Times reported that the UK Government Minister for Women and Equalities, Liz Truss, is planning a…

Our statement on Liz Truss MP’s evidence to the Women and Equalities Select Committee

On Wednesday 22nd April Liz Truss MP, the Minister for Women and Equalities, appeared before the Women and Equalities Select Committee to give evidence. She…

SAYiT young people launch Aviva Campaign for ‘SAYeaT’ a pop-up café providing a safe and inclusive space to all members of the LGBT+ community.

SAYiT supports and empowers young LGBT+ people in Sheffield through group work, one-to-one support and outreach. We are proud to be youth-centered and are supporting…

The LGBTQ+ Youth Homelessness Report

the lgbtq+ youth homelessness report (2021) is a piece of research that centres the voices and experiences of lgbtq+ young people who have faced any…

Gypsy, Roma & Traveller LGBTQ+ Spoken History Archive Book

The Romani Cultural & Arts Company (RCAC) is proud to present this text adaptation of the online Gypsy, Roma and Traveller (GRT) LGBTQ+ Spoken History…

London LGBTIQA+ Community Housing Coalition launch Manifesto asking prospective next Mayor of London to commit to bettering lives of disadvantaged LGBTIQA+ people in the capital.

The manifesto contains recommended actions for the next Mayor of London to commit to that will make a significant difference to the lives of the…

KICKSTARTING THE LGBTQ+ SECTOR

Thirteen LGBTQ+ organisations are providing more than 40 job placements for young people aged 16 – 25 across the UK. In 2020 the government introduced…

Charity Commission says ‘Yes’ to LGBT-affirming Christian network

“Open Table means everything to me. It has truly saved me.” – Gail, of Warrington’s Open Table community. OPEN TABLE NETWORK (OTN), a growing partnership…

the LGBT+ podcast

Positively UK – an organisation supporting people living with HIV, has been awarded funding from the LGBT+ Futures: National Emergencies Trust Fund to develop a series…

Totnes Pride 2021

The Totnes Pride Action Group have been busy making plans for our 9th Totnes Pride event in September of this year. We would love nothing…

LCR Pride Foundation Launches 2021/22 Theme “From Now On”

The new annual theme highlights the challenges still faced by the LGBT+ community and calls for individuals, businesses and organisations to do their part to…

City region-wide survey finds 27% have experienced abuse or violence while trying to access a public toilet

TDoV (Trans Day of Visibility) Liverpool’s ‘Toilets for Everybody’ Campaign seeks to ensure the provisions of safe, suitable toilets that meet the needs of all…