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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…

Rainbow Plaque Unveiled

On Friday 30 July a good number of CHE’s members gathered in front of Burnley Central Library for the unveiling of a Rainbow Plaque to…

Bi Plus Community Picnic

You’re invited to the Bi Plus Community Picnic on 11/09/2021 in Hyde Park! Pride in London may be canceled but the Bi Plus Community Picnic…

ELOP Launches new Foundation Level Training in LGBT+ Affirmative Counselling Skills

London’s LGBT+ mental health & wellbeing charity, elop, launches new LGBT+ Affirmative Counselling Training Programme   elop is excited to announce the launch of its new…

LGBT+ Inclusion Kite Mark – Congratulations to the Bronze Award Holders!

“89% of LGBTQ people said they would feel more confident accessing a service which displayed an LGBT+ kite mark” The SAYiT LGBT+ Inclusion Kite Mark…

Bishop Paul Bayes Leads MarchONline with emotional speech praising region’s LGBT+ community

At his final LCR Pride Foundation event as Bishop, Paul Bayes said: “LGBTQ people, orientation, identity. It’s not a crime. It’s not a sickness, and…

Art draws on anti-hate message

Liverpool is set to use its cultural credentials to send out the message that homophobia, transphobia and biphobia have no place in the city. The…

The Rainbow Lottery Have Something To Get Off Their Chest

Now announcing their weekly winning LGBTQ+ lottery numbers live online. The UK’s biggest and most colourful lotto, The Rainbow Lottery, which supports vital LGBTQ+ good…

Silver Pride 2021

Now in its second year, Silver Pride is a unique online festival that celebrates older LGBT+ people and generates intergenerational communication. Over three days of…

Nationality and Borders Bill 2021: POLICY BRIEF

Ensuring LGBT+ protection is not lost   The Nationality and Borders Bill 2021 (‘the Bill’) makes sweeping changes to the UK asylum system. This brief…

Rainbow Migration responds to ‘cold-hearted and cruel’ Nationality and Borders Bill

6 JULY 2021 Today the government announced changes to the asylum system, which include proposals such as: Housing people in overseas reception centres while their asylum…