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Shaan Knan, Consortium's trans-specific worker, reports back from London Pride.

Fifty years on from the Stonewall uprising in New York, up to 1.5 million people took to the streets for London Pride march last Saturday.

I was delighted to march alongside many of our Consortium members including Stonewall, Mermaids...

LGBT+ Sector Women’s Network: Showcasing our Sector's Women CEO’s

By Vicky Worthington, Consortium’s Membership and Engagement Manager

This is the second blog in my LGBT+ sectors Women’s Network leadership series and I am finding interviewing women CEOs from the LGBT+ sector really interesting! If only I could persuade...

LGBT+ Sector Women’s Network: Showcasing our Sector's Women CEO’s

By Vicky Worthington, Consortium’s Membership and Engagement Manager.

As part of the new LGBT+ Sector Women’s Network, we want to make women leaders more visible and to inspire and support more women into leadership positions.

So this blog is...

Collaboration is one of Consortium’s core values. By working together, we can more effectively identify and address the needs of LGBT+ communities, learn from one another, improve our practices, and bring additional resources into the sector.

Over the last six months, Consortium has worked closely with three partner...

Consortium’s Trans Organisations Network (TON) member organisations & associates joined up last week for a strategic roundtable at the Bridge in Southwark, London.

The event, which brought together a range of representatives from Trans Groups, focused on identifying and addressing gaps and challenges in provision and scoping new ...

Yesterday marked the inaugural meeting of the Government Equalities Office LGBT Advisory Panel! I am delighted to be representing Consortium, and hopefully therefore portraying some core views of our Members, around the table. I feel very privileged to be sat around the table with my peers who bring a wealth and diversity of knowledge.

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Over a dozen member organisations & associates joined last week’s pre-AGM fundraising support workshop in Islington, London.

The event was organised by the Consortium’s Trans Organisation Network (TON) & London Engagement Project, and focused on trans-specific fundraising guidance.

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As many of you will have seen the team is refreshing the look and feel of Consortium at the end of January.

We are all super excited to share this with everyone and also wanted to share some of the thinking and rationale behind these decisions, answering some of the questions you might have. 

What we should be called was the topic...

Before you switch off your computer for the festive break – or if you have some quiet time over the next couple of weeks – you may want to spend time reflecting on 2018 and setting your intentions for the year ahead.

An hour with a notebook and pen – or with one or two people from your group to chat to – could generate some great insights...

Diversifying income is a priority area for many of our Members right now. We’d noticed that MindOut – the national LGBTQ mental health service – has had success in raising income from a number of new sources recently.

So last week our LGBT Funding Development Officer spoke with ...


 

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