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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…

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…