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Supportive Schools Campaign Statement on RSHE Guidance

Joint statement from Supportive Schools Campaign on RSHE Guidance: The well-being of all children and young people, so that they can live happy, safe lives,…

LGBT+ Sector Responds to the Cass Review

On Wednesday April 10th, the Cass Review (which is an independent review into the provision of healthcare for trans youth in England) was published. The…

LGBT+ Sector Responds to NHS Constitution Consultation

Today, April 30th 2024, a consultation was launched on proposed changes to the NHS Constitution. Along with sector partners, we have released the following statement…

March Newsletter

šŸ—ž Our March Newsletter is out! In this edition you will find an important update about the Supportive Schools Campaign, news about Lesbian Visibility Week,…

LGBT+ Sector Responds to the Government’s Draft ‘Guidance for Schools and Colleges: Gender Questioning Children’.

Following a long wait and several delays, the UK Government have today, 19th December, released their draft ā€˜Guidance for Schools and Colleges: Gender Questioning Childrenā€™….

Final Evaluation of the LGBT+ Futures: Equity Fund

We are excited to be publishing the final evaluation of the LGBT+ Futures: Equity Fund, which has been funded by The National Lottery Community Fund,…

Consortium Welcomes New Chair of Trustees

Today Consortium welcomes a new Chair of Trustees, Yatin Mistry, as we always say farewell and a huge thank you to outgoing Chair Christopher French,…

Ā£20,000 awarded through our LGBT+ Futures: Faith Fund

Consortium is delighted to have awarded Ā£20,000 to LGBT+ organisations thanks to generous funding from a private donor. 20 LGBT+ organisations across the country received…

Statement on the ruling in Mermaids v Charity Commission and LGB Alliance

Consortium are disappointed to learn that the appeal was dismissed on the grounds of legal standing. Although the judges were invited to indicate what their…

2023 Volunteer Awards: Highly Commended Nominations

Volunteersā€™ Week reminds us all to take the time to say thank you to the LGBTQIA+ volunteers who dedicate their time volunteering for the LGBTQIA+…

LCR PRIDE AWARDS 2023 WINNERS REVEALED

The bravest, brightest, and best of the regionā€™s LGBT+ community and its allies were celebrated at The LCR Pride Awards 2023 last night, at a…

National Trans Memorial: Public Consultation – Update

The National Trans Memorial was the first and only memorial of its kind in the UK, and was a powerful and emotive symbol of the…

National Church Invests in LGBT+ Charity

A CHARITY which affirms and empowers lesbian, gay, bi and trans (LGBT) people to build communities hosted by welcoming and understanding churches has received a…

LGBT+ organisationsā€™ concern as two SNP candidates have not confirmed they would continue with government equality commitments

National LGBT+ organisations in Scotland have expressed deep concern that two out of three of the candidates for SNP leadership have not confirmed that they…

Weymouth Gay Group celebrates 15 years!

So, what do you do if you move into a town and feel like you are the ā€œOnly Gay in the village?ā€ This was the…

National LGBT+ organisations call on the FM candidates to continue with commitments to LGBT+ equality

National LGBT+ organisations in Scotland (Equality Network, Scottish Trans, LEAP Sports Scotland, LGBT Youth Scotland, Stonewall Scotland and LGBT Health and Wellbeing) have written today…

LGBT Hero launches Don’t Lose Your Vote campaign

From this year, the law around voting in UK parliamentary elections, local elections, and the elections for Mayor of London and London Assembly are changing….

Hospice UK Report – “I Just Want to be Me”

A new report ā€œI Just Want to be Meā€ Trans and Gender Diverse Communities Access to and Experiences of Palliative and End of Life Care,…

Chase Pride set to honour transgender teen Brianna Ghey

Chase Pride 2023 will pay tribute to Brianna Ghey, the transgender teenager who was fatally stabbed. Festival founder Kathryn Downs revealed Briannaā€™s memory will be…

elop is proud to announce that the Foundation Certificate in LGBT+ Affirmative Counselling is now a National Counselling Society quality checked course

This unique course is the only LGBT+ Affirmative Counselling training that is taught in a Queer environment. Delivered through a mix of online and in-person…

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