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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…

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…

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…

New Scottish LGBTI+ Rainbow Mark launched to support inclusive social spaces

Five LGBTI+ orgs have come together to launch a new initiative to promote and support inclusive social spaces for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex…

Being Ready Project

The ‘Being Ready’ project was set up to address the needs of trans, intersex and gender diverse people during all stages of dying, death and…

UK’s first community-run queer venue to open this year

Community share sale launched after 8 year campaign Queer campaigners launch share sale to open UK’s first community-run queer venue London, 17 June 2022 –…