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December Newsletter 2019

Seasons Greetings! Welcome to a special December edition of our Newsletter. Consortium will be closed for the holiday period from Saturday 21st December until Thursday 2nd January 2020.   The Team…

General Election Result Statement: A message from Consortium CEO Paul Roberts

As we enter a new period of Parliament, Consortium, representing a broad and diverse range of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans + voluntary and community…

Guide for LGBT+ people, networks and community groups for the 2019 General Election

Consortium, The LGBT Foundation and Stonewall have today launched a resource to support LGBT+ groups to help those engaged with their groups get registered to…

Free Mentoring and Coaching Programme

Are you leading an LGBT+ voluntary organisation? Interested in some mentoring or coaching? Consortium is partnering with a corporate organisation to offer around 20 LGBT+ leaders an…

Stand with our Trans Communities

Last weekend, Manchester Pride Festival took place over the bank holiday weekend. Thousands marched in the parade, and the four-day festival concluded with a candlelit vigil…

LGBT+ Futures Fund: Round 2 Recipients

Consortium has today announced a further investment of £200,000 to 42 LGBT+ organisations across England A strong diversity of intersecting organisations receive funding to increase…

LGBT+ Outcomes Framework Launched

Consortium has today launched it’s LGBT+ Common Outcomes Framework. Consortium has been working with Traverse and 6 of our Members (MindOut, Yorkshire MESMAC, The Intercom…

Ask Your MP/MSP to stand up for Trans Rights Now

We urge our Members and allies to support the next steps toward gender recognition reform   Please take 5 minutes to write to your MP…

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…