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Consortium Statement on Funding for LGB Alliance

Consortium is aware that The National Lottery Community Fund (TNLCF) has awarded £9,000 of funding to the LGB Alliance to scope a helpline for LGB…

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…

Free2B Launch New SEN Support Tool

Free2B are excited to launch a brand new SEN tool to support schools and parents in talking about sexuality and gender identity with children who have special…

Art Exhibition ‘Robbed’

‘A brand new LGBT print exhibition in Soho this November.’ The catalyst for ROBBED was the aftermath of a curiously self-destructive relationship. A catastrophic experience…

The Log Books Podcast

Launching October 28th, 2019 The Log Books podcast Untold stories from a unique archive of Britain’s queer history What if you could glimpse into LGBTQ+…

LGBT+ Priorities for the Domestic Abuse Bill

Galop was pleased to see the Domestic Abuse Bill passing its second hearing in the House of Commons recently. This bill has huge potential to…

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…