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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+…

Galop launches the UKā€™s first LGBT+ Rape and Sexual Abuse Helpline

Galop is launching the UKā€™s first ever dedicated helpline to support LGBT+ victims and survivors of sexual violence and abuse. New research from Galop shows…

National Student Pride, 10-12 February – Including the UK’s Largest LGBTQ+ Careers Fair!

The UK’sĀ LARGEST LGBTQ+ student eventĀ isĀ heading to London, on Friday 10th – Sunday 12th February, at the University of Westminster, Marylebone! We would love it if…

Switchboard announces new freephone number

Switchboard, the national LGBTQ+ helpline, is moving to a brand-new free phone number making it even more accessible for callers across the UK to access…

LCR PRIDE AWARDS 2023 MOVES TO SPRING DATE

The LCR Pride Awards 2023 will now take place on Thursday 6th April 2023, with the nomination deadline extended until Tuesday 28th February 2023. The…

TRANS EQUALITY ORGANISATION CONDEMNS UK GOVERNMENT BLOCKING OF GENDER RECOGNITION BILL

Scottish Trans, the trans equality project of LGBTI equality and human rights charity the Equality Network, has condemned the UK Governmentā€™s announcement that they will…

Registration is now open for elopā€™s Foundation Certificate in LGBT+ Affirmative Counselling

Delivered through a mix of online and in-person sessions, this 12-week course starts on 22nd April 2023. It is open to all LGBT+ community members…

London LGBTQ+ Community Centre announces new chair and celebrates anniversary

The London LGBTQ+ Community Centre has entered its second year as the sober and intersectional focal point of the queer community in London with the…

Trans Equality Organisation Welcomes Passing of the Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill

Scottish Trans, the trans equality project of LGBTI equality and human rights charity the Equality Network, has welcomed that MSPs have voted, by 86 votes…

Overwhelming support for Gender Recognition reform from every corner of Scotland

More than sixty LGBT+ organisations from around Scotland have written today to MSPs in support of the Gender Recognition Reform Bill. 1,500 postcards calling for…

TRANS EQUALITY ORGANISATION WELCOMES COURT RULING ON GENDER RECOGNITION

Scottish Trans, the trans equality project of LGBTI equality and human rights charity the Equality Network, has welcomed that the Court of Session has today…

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