The LGBT Consortium was set up in 1998 to include lesbian, gay, and bisexual organisations; trans organisations were added in 2003. At its annual conference on 26 January 2019 the Consortium changed its name to just "Consortium" and adopted a new logo and strapline, to include the term "LGBT+":
- "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 communities - both now and in the future. We have therefore shortened our name and shifted our language to LGBT+ in our strapline."
In 2013, following a programme of pruning inactive groups and asking groups to positively confirm their membership, the number of members was around 180, but by 2018 it had climbed again to 355.
For a (possibly incomplete) list of current members, see List of Consortium members.
- http://www.lgbtconsortium.org.uk Official website
- "Evolving for the future and for our members on the LGBT Consortium website (Archived version as at 29 January 2019).
- List of groups on the Consortium Directory as at 12 July 2011, archived on the Internet Archive. Some but not all of the pages relating to individual members are preserved on the archive.