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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…

LGBTI network responds to Equality & Human Rights Commission letter on trans equality

The Equality Network, a national LGBTI organisation in Scotland, and its project Scottish Trans, have responded to a letter sent today by the GB Equality…

Trans people and allies call for their rights outside the Scottish Parliament

Scottish Trans joins legal challenge to protect trans people’s equal participation in the next Scottish Census  Equality charity says that attempt to overturn well established…

Welcome for Holyrood report on banning conversion practices

End Conversion Therapy Scotland welcomes Holyrood Committee report into a ban on Conversion Practices Scotland’s major LGBT+ groups and the End Conversion Therapy Campaign have…

Launch of LGBTQI+ mental health resource for young people

  Following a survey of and workshops with LGBTQI+ young people, the Anna Freud Centre has created a free resource to support LGTBQI+ young people’s…

“You’re Safe Here” scheme rolls out in Liverpool

A scheme to create safe spaces in venues across the Liverpool City Region, developed in response to a spate of hate crimes against the LGBT+…

Member Organisation Feature for Trans Awareness Week- FFLAG

When and why was your organisation created? FFLAG, as a national charity, was launched in 1993, at a meeting in Stonewall’s London office. But its…

FFLAG Publishes New Booklet: ‘How Do I Tell my Children? – I’m Transgender’

Celebrating Trans Awareness Week 2021, FFLAG is delighted to be publishing their latest booklet ‘How Do I Tell my Children?  – I’m Transgender.’ The creation…

LGBT+ Experiences During Covid-19

                  The National Centre for Social Research, with the support of Consortium, Intercom Trust, LGBT Foundation and…

Free counselling service for LGBTQ+ Bexley residents – from METRO Charity

METRO Charity have launched a new one-to-one counselling service free of charge to those aged 18 or over, identify as LGBTQ+ and live in the…

Appeal for Statements of Support

National Hate Crime Awareness Week #NationalHCAW is a national week of action across the UK which aims to encourage the authorities, key partners and communities affected…