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LGBTI Scots named in Rainbow List

Ruth Davidson

Several Scots have been named in this year’s Independent on Sunday Rainbow List, a directory of the most influential LGBTI people in the UK. Previously known as the Pink List, it was established fourteen years ago to celebrate the achievements of those who have been most influential in promoting equality and progress on LGBTI rights. This year’s Rainbow List was ...

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Tom Daley and celebrities urge voters to reject an independent Scotland

Tom Daley

Out gay celebrities, including sportsmen Tom Daley, actors John Barrowman and Charlie Condou have signed a letter urging Scottish voters to reject independence. Over 200 other celebrities signed a giant “Letter to Scotland” which was unveiled in London yesterday by Dan Snow and Ben Fogle. The letter reads: “The decision on whether to leave our shared country is, of course, ...

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Out gay diver Tom Daley wins Commonwealth gold

Tom Daley

Tom Daley has won gold in the men’s 10m platform final at Edinburgh, as part of the Commonwealth Games tonight. The 20-year-old from Plymouth won the gold medal, with an outstanding score of 516.55. According to the BBC, Daley performed a ‘demon dive’ – a back 2.5 somersault, 2.5 twist routine – and held the lead from the outset. An ...

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Gay Aussie diver Matthew Mitcham wins gold

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Fans of Tom Daley didn’t get the victory they were hoping for in yesterday’s Commonwealth Games synchronised dive event in Edinburgh – because he was pipped to the post by gay Australian diver Matthew Mitcham. Mitcham, 26, has previously won gold at the Olympics with a record-breaking score. He took on the sychronised challenge with dive partner Domonic Bedggood, while ...

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Tom Daley to do the double in Edinburgh

Tom Dealy

There’s no bigger star in diving than Plymouth’s Tom Daley, and today it was confirmed that Edinburgh fans will get a double dose of him at the Commonwealth Games.  The popular bisexual athlete, who was originally scheduled to compete in the solo 10m platform dive on Saturday, will now also be competing in the 10m synchronised event on Friday. Daley ...

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Clegg speaks out on Commonwealth LGBTI rights

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Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is in Glasgow today for the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games, and took the opportunity to speak out on LGBTI rights in Commonwealth countries. Visiting Pride House, he said that discrimination based on sexual orientation is unacceptable. This evening he is expected to raise the subject in his speech at the opening ceremony, celebrating ...

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