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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…

LGBT+ Sector Calls for EHRC to Step Up

A diverse range of LGBT+ Voluntary and Community Sector leaders have today written to the Equality and Human Rights Commission, urging them to step up…

Ahead of the Curve – Impact Screening Tour

We are pleased to be partnering with Together Films as an official screening partner of AHEAD OF THE CURVE. AHEAD OF THE CURVE is a…

Consortium Welcomes 2 New Trustees

Consortium is delighted to announce that following a recent recruitment process 2 new Trustees have been appointed, bringing the Trustee Board to a team of…

Consortium’s Statement on Trans+ Inclusion

Consortium is proud to be the umbrella body for an inclusive and diverse LGBT+ sector across the UK. Trans+ organisations are an important and integral…

Equality Network welcomes pardons for discriminatory sex convictions

National LGBTI organisation the Equality Network has welcomed the pardoning today (Tuesday 15th October) of all historical discriminatory sex offence convictions between men. The Historical Sexual…

UK-wide LGBT arts festival GFEST 2019 launching at Museum of London

This November, LGBTQI+ charity Wise Thoughts is putting on the 12th annual GFEST – Gaywise FESTival ® 2019 – an arts festival incorporating LGBTQI+ dance,…

Announcing Stonewall Housing’s Toil and Trouble Halloween Fundraiser!

Stonewall Housing provides the only specialist housing advice, advocacy, mental health and domestic abuse support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT+) people of all…

Young People Lead the Way at Seventh Totnes Pride

The Historic Market Town of Totnes in rural Devon, saw its seventh Pride event at the weekend, which brought the LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans…

Campaigners to demonstrate at the Parliament to defend trans rights

Campaigners from the Scottish Trans Alliance will demonstrate for three days at the Scottish Parliament this week, to highlight what they describe as a major…

Free2B Fundraiser

Free2B provides essential 1:1 support for LGBTQ+ young people in SW London. In September, funding for part of this provision ends and whilst we seek an alternative long-term…

Performers come together in Leith to fundraise for trans equality

More than 20 performers, artists and authors will come together on Sunday 11th August for a day of music, comedy, storytelling, poetry, zines and artwork,…

Totnes Set to Sparkle for Seventh Pride Event!

The historic market town of Totnes in Devon is set to host the seventh Totnes Pride​ on Saturday 7th September 2019. ​ Social enterprise Proud2Be…

Safe Space Campaign

SWITCHBOARD, THE LGBT+ HELPLINE, TEAMS UP WITH CREATIVE AGENCY RANKIN TO COMBAT RISING HATE CRIME WITH NATIONAL ‘SAFE SPACE’ CAMPAIGN With hate crimes against gay,…

Nominations for the 2019 London Faith and Belief Community Awards are now open!

This annual awards ceremony recognises the creative, generous and vital work of London’s faith and belief communities, by bringing together local heroes and shining a…