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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…

Mermaids Launch Exciting New Youth Project

LCR Pride Foundation Opens Registrations for March with Pride 2022

The city’s first in-person March with Pride since 2019 will take place ahead of the Pride in Liverpool festival on Saturday 30th July 2022. LCR…

BOOKING NOW: elop’s Level 3 equivalent Foundation Certificate in LGBT+ Affirmative Counselling Skills

elop’s Foundation Certificate is uniquely delivered from an LGBT+ affirmative perspective throughout and is the only one of its kind in the UK. It runs…

LGBT+ sector responds to the EHRC guidance on single sex service provision

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

The Sunday Boys are expanding!

The Sunday Boys – Manchester’s open access low voiced LGBTQ+ choir – are looking for potential partners in Greater Manchester and across the North West…

LGBT+ sector responds to the Cass Review Interim Report

Yesterday, March 10th, The Cass Review, an independent review of gender identity services for children and young people, submitted an interim report to NHS England,…

“Liverpool Loves You” event to celebrate LGBT+ community

Mayor of Liverpool, Joanne Anderson, to open the event at Liverpool Parish Church, which will celebrate the city region as a safe and welcoming place…

Equality organisations welcome Scottish Government’s Gender Recognition Reform Bill

                    National LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex) organisations in Scotland have welcomed the Scottish Government’s Gender Recognition…

Trans equality charity welcome today’s Court of Session appeal judgement on trans people and the Census

Court rejects appeal and upholds Census guidance allowing trans men and women to self-identify their lived sex. Three judges in the Inner House of the…

Trans equality charity welcome support for gender recognition reform in BBC poll

LGBTI group the Equality Network, and its trans equality project Scottish Trans, have welcomed today’s BBC opinion poll on reform of the Gender Recognition Act….