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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

đź—ž 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…

ÂŁ290,000 of Grants Awarded to 43 LGBT+ Organisations

Consortium has today announced an investment of ÂŁ290,000 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…

Civic & faith leaders unite with LGBT+ community to show “Liverpool Loves You”

An inclusive event at Liverpool Parish Church this Saturday 14th May (2pm – 7:30pm) will celebrate the Liverpool City Region’s LGBT+ community and mark the International Day…

City Region to “Come Together” As In-Person Pride Celebrations Return

LCR Pride Foundation’s 2022/23 theme “Come Together”, presented by Barclays, also highlights its wide range of initiatives and partnerships supporting LGBT+ people in the Liverpool…

Mermaids Launch Exciting New Youth Project

LCR Pride Foundation Opens Registrations for March with Pride 2022

The city’s first in-person March with Pride since 2019 will take place ahead of the Pride in Liverpool festival on Saturday 30th July 2022. LCR…

BOOKING NOW: elop’s Level 3 equivalent Foundation Certificate in LGBT+ Affirmative Counselling Skills

elop’s Foundation Certificate is uniquely delivered from an LGBT+ affirmative perspective throughout and is the only one of its kind in the UK. It runs…

LGBT+ sector responds to the EHRC guidance on single sex service provision

Yesterday, April 4th, the EHRC produced a new guide ‘for service providers (anyone who provides goods, facilities or services to the public) who are looking…

The Sunday Boys are expanding!

The Sunday Boys – Manchester’s open access low voiced LGBTQ+ choir – are looking for potential partners in Greater Manchester and across the North West…

LGBT+ sector responds to the Cass Review Interim Report

Yesterday, March 10th, The Cass Review, an independent review of gender identity services for children and young people, submitted an interim report to NHS England,…

“Liverpool Loves You” event to celebrate LGBT+ community

Mayor of Liverpool, Joanne Anderson, to open the event at Liverpool Parish Church, which will celebrate the city region as a safe and welcoming place…

Equality organisations welcome Scottish Government’s Gender Recognition Reform Bill

                    National LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex) organisations in Scotland have welcomed the Scottish Government’s Gender Recognition…