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Members of the National LGBT Hate Crime Network and LGBT Consortium are united in their condemnation of the attack on a gay nightclub in Orlando over the weekend and stand in solidarity with all those affected. There is a...

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The whole LGBT Consortium team is feeling very proud this week as its CEO, Paul Roberts, picked up his OBE from the Palace. The OBE was awarded in recognition for his services to the LGBT Community.

Paul started working in the LGBT Sector right out of university and hasn’t lost any of his passion for it! He joined LGBT Consortium in 2011...

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We are saddened to learn that another one of our Members, Broken Rainbow, has ceased operations. Their domestic violence and abuse service is not only important, it has proven vital for so many people. We are pleased to see that another of our Members, Galop, are to continue the helpline service that Broken Rainbow set up. 

With the...

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The National LGB&T Partnership, of which LGBT COnsortium is proud to be part of, launched Out Loud: LGBT Voices in Health & Social Care, A narrative of LGBT needs this week.

Published in collaboration with National Voices, and developed through working with diverse LGBT communities, the set of narrative statements published in...

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In June 2015 The Office for National Statistics (ONS) launched a public consultation asking census users for their views on the topics that the 2021 Census questionnaire in England and Wales might cover. 

The ONS has published the results of the consultation and have said that there was a clear need for improved information on sexual...

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Joint review of partnerships and investment in voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations in the health and care sector has published its Final report.

Produced in partnership by representatives of the VCSE sector and the Department of Health, NHS England, and Public Health England, the purpose of the review was to;

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LGBT Consortium have teamed up with Voice4Change and the Charities Finance Group to urge the Cabinet Office to reconsider their Anti Lobbying clause.  

The clause would prevent charities from using taxpayer-funded grants to lobby the government or parliament. But there are fears that that clause could have a negative impact LGBT people...

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Devon-based social enterprise Proud2Be has been nominated for the LGBT Community Organisation Award at The 2016 National Diversity Awards.

The ceremony celebrates some of the excellent and inspiring achievements of positive role models and community organisations from across the UK. The awards aim to recognise nominees in their...

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METRO Charity and Positive Parenting and Children (PPC) formally merged today.

"After many months of discussion and due diligence processes, the METRO Board are agreed that this is in the absolute best interest for service users, commissioners and staff and volunteer teams of both charities.", Dan McDonald, METRO Chair of Trustees.

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LGBT Youth Scotland announces the development of a new domestic abuse support service.

Fearless offers a new approach to supporting the hidden survivors of domestic abuse in Scotland.

Sacro, in partnership with Shakti Women’s Aid, Respect UK, and LGBT Youth Scotland, will reach out to those people who are less...

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