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February Newsletter

🗞 Our February Newsletter is out! In this edition you will find news about LGBT+ History Month, our Annual Insight Survey, current campaigns & funding…

Consortium Welcomes…

Consortium is delighted to welcome three new members of the team, who all start today (Monday 1st February). Intersections Fund Development Consortium is partnering with…

January Update e-Bulletin

We have produced a Special January e-Bulletin to bring you Important News from the Sector, along with information on Funding Opportunities. Click here to read…

Emerging Futures Interim Report

As part of the National Lottery Community Fund’s Emerging Futures programme, Consortium and Wise Thoughts have partnered together for this important project. Wise Thoughts agreed…

December Newsletter

🗞 Our December Newsletter is out! This Festive Edition includes news about the launch of our Annual Impact Survey, current campaigns and new funding opportunities!…

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?…

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…