May 26, 2018

Tom Daley makes plea for Commonwealth LGBT rights after winning gold (Skynews)

Tom Daley makes plea for Commonwealth LGBT rights after winning gold (Skynews)

Diver Tom Daley has made a plea for Commonwealth countries to decriminalise homosexuality after winning a gold medal in the 10m synchronised dive.

The 23-year-old gay athlete is in Australia’s Gold Coast competing in the Commonwealth Games, a competition between countries that were formerly under the rule of the British Empire.

 Tweeting in celebration of his gold medal, he highlighted that 37 of the 53 countries currently in the Commonwealth have laws that criminalise same sex relationships. Read more

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