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Consortium statement on cancellation of the International LGBT Conference

The implications of the International LGBT conference being cancelled are solely at the doorstep of Number 10. LGBT+ organisations in the UK were left with…

Marginalised LGBT+ community groups to benefit from new £800,000 partnership, thanks to National Lottery funding

The National Lottery Community Fund and the Consortium of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Voluntary and Community Organisations (Consortium) are launching a new £800,000 partnership,…

Consortium Response to EHRC Statements

Yesterday, 26 January 2022, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) released two statements – in response to plans to legislate for a ban on conversion…

Consortium Welcomes 2 New Trustees

Consortium is delighted to announce that following a recent recruitment process 2 new Trustees have been appointed and now ratified at our AGM, bringing the…

Bell v Tavistock Appeal Statement

We are delighted to read the Judgement in the Bell v Tavistock case and see that Tavistock has won its appeal. This can only be…

Funding Bi Organisations Community Research Launches

As BiCon 2021 gets going, Consortium is pleased to announce the launch of research it commissioned into why Bi organisations across the UK receive such…

£22,000 awarded through our LGBT+ Intersections Fund

Consortium is delighted to have awarded £22,000 to LGBT+ organisations thanks to generous funding from a private donor. 18 LGBT+ organisations across England, Scotland and…

9 Year’s of Trustee Service from Hannah

After 9 year’s of being a Trustee for Consortium, Hannah Taylor has stood down from her Trustee position. Hannah has been Consortium’s longest standing Trustee,…

Support trans people’s freedom, dignity and safety

We are crowdfunding for vital funds to directly support trans organisations and the trans people they work with.   Trans communities in the UK have…

Consortium Supports Challenge to LGB Alliance Charity Status

Leading trans charity, Mermaids is appealing the controversial decision by the Charity Commission to award the LGB Alliance charitable status. LGBT+ Consortium, Gendered Intelligence, LGBT…

Galop Launch New Online Survey

Galop have launched a new online survey to help understand how LGBT+ people’s relationships, both intimate and familial, have been affected by the COVID-19 lockdown…

London’s LGBT+ Catholics Go Virtual for Pride 2020

  Unable to gather either for the 2020 Pride-in-London Parade, its Community Market Place, or a Pride-in-London Weekend Mass inside Farm Street Jesuit Church, Mayfair,…

Launching Hidayah’s mentoring scheme “Walk With Me”

Hidayah is proud to announce our mentoring scheme “Walk With Me” which has been created to help support our LGBTQIA+ Muslim members. With recent events…

myGWork launches #WorkPride – a virtual conference to strengthen LGBTQ+ workplace inclusion

myGwork, the global recruitment and networking organisation for LGBTQ+ professionals, is launching its first global digital conference, #WorkPride, in place of postponed or cancelled flagship…

New grants help organisations in the capital working with those most affected by COVID-19

The London Community Response, the collaboration of over 50 funders distributing over £18m of funding to civil society groups, is announcing grants to six equality-led…

The House of Stonewall hosts UK’s first 2 day Queer Virtual Festival with Lemonade

With bars and clubs being closed, events and festivals cancelled, queer people are crying out for a bit of creativity, entertainment and fun in their…

#NeverMoreNeeded

Following on from the BBC’s Big Night In and the #EveryDayCounts campaign, we are working with CharityComms to celebrate and highlight the vital and amazing…

GEO COVID-19 Research

The Government Equalities Office has begun to map the huge amount of new research taking place on the impact of COVID-19 on LGBT people. Evidence…

Housing options for older LGBT+ people – survey

Thank you to everyone who has already completed this survey on housing options. Almost 600 completed surveys from LGBT+ people in London have been received…

Coronavirus Postpones Pride in Liverpool

The LCR Pride Foundation has announced its decision to postpone Pride in Liverpool and reschedule to a date later in 2020. The event was due to…