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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…

New Scottish LGBTI+ Rainbow Mark launched to support inclusive social spaces

Five LGBTI+ orgs have come together to launch a new initiative to promote and support inclusive social spaces for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex…

Being Ready Project

The ‘Being Ready’ project was set up to address the needs of trans, intersex and gender diverse people during all stages of dying, death and…

UK’s first community-run queer venue to open this year

Community share sale launched after 8 year campaign Queer campaigners launch share sale to open UK’s first community-run queer venue London, 17 June 2022 –…

Friends of the Joiners Arms Community Shares Offer

Long Live Queer Spaces Friends of the Joiners Arms is aiming to raise £100,000 in Community Shares! We’re crowdfunding to: Finance the opening of the…

Rainbow Container Tour Marks Maersk Support of Pride in Liverpool

Maersk returns as Festival Supporter for 2022 after supporting Pride in Liverpool in 2019 Global integrated logistics company A.P. Moller – Maersk has marked its…

Young people’s participation in decision-making: UK survey

Does your organisation work with young people to enable them to have voice and influence over issues that matter to them? Do you support young…

CMAGIC and MSB Solicitors launch free name change service to Trans, Non-Binary and Intersex community

“Game-changing” service will be available in Merseyside, Cheshire and Manchester and may help many take their first important step in their social transition. Cheshire and…

Consortium responds to the EHRC guidance on single sex service provision

On April 4th, the EHRC produced a new guide ‘for service providers (anyone who provides goods, facilities or services to the public) who are looking…

Civic & faith leaders unite with LGBT+ community to show “Liverpool Loves You”

An inclusive event at Liverpool Parish Church this Saturday 14th May (2pm – 7:30pm) will celebrate the Liverpool City Region’s LGBT+ community and mark the International Day…

City Region to “Come Together” As In-Person Pride Celebrations Return

LCR Pride Foundation’s 2022/23 theme “Come Together”, presented by Barclays, also highlights its wide range of initiatives and partnerships supporting LGBT+ people in the Liverpool…