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The Scottish Government has just announced the date for the first same-sex marriage ceremonies in Scotland: 31 December 2014!

The first same-sex weddings will take place on Hogmanay, meaning that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in Scotland will have all the more reason to celebrate, when we bring in the...

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National Hate Crime Week 2014 organised by 17-24-30 in partnership with Stop Hate UK is taking place this week.

The purpose of the Hate Crime Awareness Week is to tackle Hate Crime issues by raising awareness of what Hate Crime is and how to...

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Today sees the launch of an LGBT Manifesto, produced by a network of LGBT Chief Officers. The Manifesto...

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Today, here at Consortium, we salute all of our Members who work tirelessly to make sure that the B in LGBT isn’t just another letter.

All over the world today people are celebrating Bivisibility Day and using it as an opportunity to make sure that the issues that affect bi people and communities are recognised.

Bisexual people...

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Macmillan wants to ensure that everyone - regardless of their ethnicity, faith, gender or sexuality - has equal access to the best quality cancer services.

We know that patient experience in cancer care can be poorer for people from the LGBT community. But there isn’t enough evidence being gathered about the experiences of LGBT people...

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ADOPTION charity and new LGBT Consortium Member Parents And Children Together (PACT) is to launch a new service to help gay and lesbian people adopt a child

PACT was granted £400,000 funding from the Department for Education (DfE) to launch a new Inclusive Adoption service that specialises and focuses on the lesbian, gay, bisexual and...

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This year’s Annual Conference explores ways for Members to get the most out of the network by working together to explore new opportunities and potential projects.

As well as some key note speakers the event will be a mixture of discussions and planning around how our Members can collaborate more easily and how Consortium can help make...

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Funding from Avon and Somerset Police and Crime Commissioner Sue Mountstevens’ Community Safety Grant, issued to Safer Bristol Partnership has been awarded to Next Link, working with LGBT Consortium Members, the Diversity Trust, to improve access to domestic abuse services in the region for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans communities.

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LGBT Consortium supports the largest network of LGBT groups, projects and organisations so when you support LGBT Consortium you support the sector and the LGBT communities in it.

Our work can never rely on grant funding alone and believe it or not we have never tried to raise funds from the public before.  This is partly because many...

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Groups that support lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people are having a big impact with a small budget and we want to make sure they get all the support they need.

We are working with the National Council for Voluntary Services to offer free affiliate Memberships to small low income LGBT groups, so far, the free NCVO Membership offer is...

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