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Consortium is proud to stand alongside over 30 other LGBT+ Organisations and campaigners to support LGBT+ inclusion in education.

Below is an open letter, released Friday 22nd March 2019.

Why LGBT-inclusive education matters more than ever

In recent weeks, we have been deeply saddened and alarmed to witness targeted...

SUPPORT NEEDED AFTER FIRE DESTROYS JAMAICA'S LGBTQI COMMUNITY HUB

GiveOut and J-FLAG, Jamaica’s leading LGBTQI human rights organisation, are fundraising in the UK to re-establish 'Rainbow House', the office space and LGBTQI community hub in Kingston, Jamaica that was destroyed by fire at the end of 2018.

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As part of Consortium's project looking into income for the LGBT+ sector, we're inviting UK-based LGBT+ people to complete a survey about their support for charities and other good causes. 

The survey will help us understand the motivations of LGBT+ donors and volunteers and to develop guidance to help LGBT+ organisations...

Scottish trans equality organisation the Scottish Trans Alliance, together with its parent LGBTI charity the Equality Network, welcome the Scottish Parliament report on the Census (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill, published on Thursday 7th Feb.

The report is the “stage 1 report”, from the Parliament’s Culture, Tourism, Europe and External...

Consortium is excited to announce a new programme of activity for LGBT+ organisations working across England.

The Government Equalities Office has contracted Consortium to deliver a small grants programme and accompanying Skills Development and Training Programme for LGBT+ organisations.

The Grants Programme will open on Weds 6th...

The Consortium team are excited to share details of our fresh new look that will come into effect later this month. 

We want to recognise the diversity of our communities

Our communities are diverse and evolving. Consortium wants to reflect these developments and ensure we are more inclusive in the way we talk about our...

There continues to be a sustained attack against our LGBT communities within elements of the mainstream media. Consortium remains firm in its support for its Members and the amazing work they do every day to help transform the lives of individual LGB and Trans people.

Current attacks focus on use of Lottery funds to support LGBT causes,...

Following recent events resulting in a vital grant from the Big Lottery Fund to our Member Mermaids being called in for review, we absolutely stand with Mermaids. We have worked with Mermaids over very many years and commend them on the work they do to help young trans people understand their true selves. The team behind Mermaids are dedicated...

Thanks to support from The National Lottery Community Fund and LGBT partners, we're offering free fundraising training days across the UK during Spring 2019.

Each session will be tailored to the needs of participants, but may include:

Becoming funding ready, Choosing the best types...

Despite experiencing Hate Crime at a higher rate than white LGBT+ people* and differing needs among communities, there are still few LGBT+ organisations that have specific provisions for people of colour. In Birmingham, 42% of residents are from an ethnic group other than white and 45.7% of Birmingham residents are under 30, compared with 36.8...

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