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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 ‘Guidance for Schools and Colleges: Gender Questioning Children’….

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,…

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

Consortium is delighted to have awarded £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

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

New Funding Partnership for Trans Rights Makes First Award

New Funding Partnership for Trans Rights Makes First Award              Consortium is delighted to have made a grant award of…

2023 LGBTQIA+ Volunteers’ Awards Winners

It’s Volunteers Week! Volunteering keeps our communities going, and is a week when we recognise and celebrate the contributions from LGBTQIA+ volunteers all over the…

ILGA releases latest Rainbow Europe index, UK falls to 17th place

ILGA Europe have published their latest Rainbow Europe map and rankings, with the UK once again dropping in the ratings and now sitting at 17th…

UN Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity releases statement following visit to UK

Despite a robust human rights protection framework and decades of progress in the #UnitedKingdom 🇬🇧, after my country visit I am concerned about the impact…

Expert Group submits report to Scottish Government on ending conversion practices

National LGBTI equality charity the Equality Network has welcomed the Scottish Government’s publication today of the report of the Expert Advisory Group on conversion practices…

Devon Town Comes Together to Celebrate Ten Years of Pride!

The Historic Market Town of Totnes in rural Devon, saw its tenth Pride event at the weekend, which brought the LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans,…

Switchboard LGBT+ Helpline – Listen Up Report

In August 2022, Switchboard LGBT+ Helpline released their first ever impact report, Listen Up. Every conversation at Switchboard helps to give a greater understanding of…

Thousands expected as stars line up for first ever Chase Pride festival

Thousands of people are expected to flock to the first ever Chase Pride festival next month for a star-studded day of celebration and entertainment. Around…

Totnes Set for the Pride of Its Life!

Devon-based Proud2Be is set to host their tenth Pride event in the historic market town of Totnes on Saturday 3rd September 2022. The grassroots user-led…

FFLAG appoints Bobbi Pickard as newest Patron

The Trustees of FFLAG are proud and delighted to announce that Bobbi Pickard has agreed to become a patron of our charity. Bobbi is the…

PRIDE IN LIVERPOOL PAINTS CITY RAINBOW

Pride in Liverpool returned to the city this weekend for the first time since before the pandemic, painting the city rainbow as more than 12,000…

Registration now open for the Autumn Intake of the Foundation Certificate in LGBT+ Affirmative Counselling Skills

elop’s Foundation Certificate in LGBT+ Affirmative Counselling Skills is open to all LGBT+ community members and allies and is suitable for people interested in starting…

Full Pride In Liverpool Line-Up Revealed

FULL PROGRAMME FOR PRIDE IN LIVERPOOL 2022 REVEALED LCR Pride Foundation has revealed its full, community-driven line up for Pride in Liverpool 2022 and invited…

LGBTI organisations call for meaningful progress on non-binary equality in Scotland

This non-binary awareness week, national LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex) organisations in Scotland call for awareness to become action following the publication of…

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