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Share BAME LGBTQ+ Stories of Living Through the Pandemic

The first ever virtual Wise Thoughts #GFEST took place between 9th and 21st November 2020. One of the highlights was the launch of new filmed…

Consortium Statement on Bell v Tavistock Outcome

Yesterday, 1st December 2020, saw an outcome in the case  Bell v Tavistock. The judgement text can be found here. Consortium joins with its Member organisations…

£290,000 of Grants Awarded to 43 LGBT+ Organisations

Consortium has today announced an investment of £290,000 to 43 LGBT+ organisations across the UK thanks to funds from the National Emergencies Trust A strong…

Welcoming our new Chair of Trustees

Following ratification by our Membership for his first term as a Trustee, and an interview process by the current Board, we are delighted to welcome…

Responding to the Women and Equalities Select Committee gender recognition Inquiry 2020

This briefing aims to support organisations as well as individuals to respond to this Select Committee call for evidence. What is the Inquiry all about?…

November Newsletter

Our November Newsletter is out and it’s another bumper edition packed with news about our current campaigns, funding opportunities and news from our Members! Click…

Consortium Statement on new Gender Recognition Act Inquiry

On 28 October, the Westminster Parliament’s Women and Equalities Select Committee launched a public Inquiry into the UK Government’s recent announcement of changes to the gender recognition…

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 Celebrates Black History Month

Black History Month celebrates the contributions of Black people and communities in Britain. During October, we are showcasing Black-led organisations that are Members or Partners…

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…

Member Organisation Feature for Trans Awareness Week- FFLAG

When and why was your organisation created? FFLAG, as a national charity, was launched in 1993, at a meeting in Stonewall’s London office. But its…

FFLAG Publishes New Booklet: ‘How Do I Tell my Children? – I’m Transgender’

Celebrating Trans Awareness Week 2021, FFLAG is delighted to be publishing their latest booklet ‘How Do I Tell my Children?  – I’m Transgender.’ The creation…

LGBT+ Experiences During Covid-19

                  The National Centre for Social Research, with the support of Consortium, Intercom Trust, LGBT Foundation and…

Free counselling service for LGBTQ+ Bexley residents – from METRO Charity

METRO Charity have launched a new one-to-one counselling service free of charge to those aged 18 or over, identify as LGBTQ+ and live in the…

Appeal for Statements of Support

National Hate Crime Awareness Week #NationalHCAW is a national week of action across the UK which aims to encourage the authorities, key partners and communities affected…

Venues sought to create safe spaces across the city

‘You’re Safe Here’ scheme to offer training to venues to help them support victims of hate crime, or those faced with abuse, intimidation or other…

A New Queer London: LGBTQ+ communities and spaces beyond Covid-19

The London LGBTQ+ Community Centre team has recently launched a new research study for all LGBTQ+ Londoners. The research looks at the impact of the…

New research highlights work barriers for trans people in Scotland

LGBT Health and Wellbeing have published new research which highlights work barriers for trans people in Scotland.   We know trans* people experience specific barriers…

Afghanistan Appeal

LGBTQ+ Afghans at risk GiveOut has activated our LGBTQ+ Emergency Fund in response to the unfolding crisis in Afghanistan. We are asking you – our…

CHERT – Application Submitted!

On 28 July, on behalf of the CHE Transition Team, I submitted our application to the Charity Commission to register the CHE Research Trust –…