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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…

New resources for LGBTQI+ people applying for asylum

UKLGIG’s ‘How to Apply For Asylum’ guide has been updated and is now available in 9 languages. The guide explains the process and possible types…

Stonewall Housing’s Crisis Food and Supplies Fund (COVID-19 Appeal)

If you can support us, we need you more than ever! Many of the young people living in our supported accommodation struggle to buy food…

Exeter Pride proposing to hold 2020 event in September

DUE to the daily changing national landscape caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, and upon Government and Public Health England advice, Exeter Pride trustees are postponing…

COVID-19 Advice

We are acutely aware that many LGBT+ organisations across the country are beginning to think about the impact Coronavirus (COVID-19) may have on their services,…

More than £600,000 awarded to support equalities programmes across London

City Hall has today announced the beneficiaries of a £600,000 fund to support specialist civil society organisations in the delivery of programmes to promote equality…

Stonewall Housing Appoints New Chief Executive

Charity specialist Steven McIntyre has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of Stonewall Housing with plans to build on the success of the previous…

Healthwatch Northumberland Annual Survey 2020

Healthwatch Northumberland is the independent champion for people who use health and social care services. There’s a local Healthwatch in every area of England. Have…

LGBTQIA+ Survey in North Devon/Torridge

Sunrise, a grassroots community organisation, has released a survey to find out more about LGBTQIA+* specific services and experiences across North Devon and Torridge. They…

National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Project

Over the past several months, Galop has been a lead partner in the National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Capacity Building Project. The project, which has brought…

LGBTQI+ Muslim Charity Hidayah launches Istame’a podcast series to promote Muslim LGBTQI+ stories

Leading LGBTQI+ Muslim – organisation, Hidayah, has today (19th February 2020) launched Istame’a, the first ever dedicated podcast series, exploring the real-life stories and challenges…