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I Would Be Illegal in Half Of Commonwealth Countries: Tom Daley’s Film On Gay Athletes
Out gay British Olympic gold medalist Tom Daley is receiving praise for his new documentary film ‘Illegal To Be Me‘ that explores the lives of gay athletes, many living in countries where homosexuality is illegal. Daley said the shooting the film exposed him to the fact that the laws against homosexuality in Commonwealth countries were a legacy of British colonialism. Tom DaleyIn a social media post, Daley revealed that he had been travelling around the world meeting other gay athletes for the film. “This year I have been travelling around the Commonwealth, visiting countries where same sex relationships are a crime,” said Daley. “I have spoken to athletes, advocates and activists to try and find out how they think sporting federations can better support and protect LGBTQIA+ athletes. The people in the documentary highlight the importance of visibility for queer people and it taught me an incredible amount about how we can continue the fight for equality,” said Daley. Ahead of the Tokyo Olympics, Daley had in October 2021 said that he was on a “mission” to get the Olympics to ban countries where homosexuality is punishable by death.Tom Daley (centre) with LGBTQI advocates and athletes at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham.Last month, at the opening ceremony of the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, Daley along with six other LGBTQI athletes carried the Queen’s baton into the stadium. “In over half of the Commonwealth countries, homosexuality is still a crime and in three of those countries the maximum penalty is the death sentence.
Horrific game show injuries - life-threatening illness, split heads and dislocated arms
BBC gameshow It's a Knockout was first broadcast on this day in 1966 (August 7) - with contestants taking part in a series of unusual challenges.There have been lots of different gameshows in the years since, with viewers watching contestants take part in series including Total Wipeout, Tumble and The Splash to name a few.However in recent years, lots of gameshows have seen their contestants suffer horrifying injuries as a result of the rigorous challenges - including a lot of our favourite celebrities.READ NEXT: Orlando Bloom unveils devastating back scar which nearly left him unable to walkFrom dislocated shoulders to life threatening situations, Daily Star takes a look at the most horrifying game show injuries ever.Total Wipeout followed in the footsteps of It's a Knockout, including a tough obstacle course that caused many celebrities to be injured during a special edition of the programme.The late Kenny Everett's former sidekick Cleo Rocos suffered a knee injury, which left her on crutches for over three weeks.Meanwhile, personal trainer Kevin Adams tore ligaments, Dominic Littlewood injured his leg and children's TV legend Kirsten O' Brien damaged her knee.It was also reported that former EastEnders actor Joe Swash dislocated his shoulder while taking part too.BBC game show The Splash saw celebrities learn to become professional divers, with a little help from stars including Tom Daley - but one celebrity suffered a life threatening situation.During filming, BBC presenter Rav Wilding suffered an injury to his leg during training and as a result, had to undergo surgery.However, he was later left fighting for his life after developing a blood clot on his lung following the injury - with the ordeal leaving him unable
Tom Daley Champions LGBT Rights and Protests Homophobia at Commonwealth Games
British diver Tom Daley delivered a powerful statement on the eve of the Commonwealth Games night, advocating for LGBTQI+ rights while protesting against the 35 countries under the Commonwealth where being part of the queer community is currently illegal. The Olympic champion played a key role in the ceremony, as the first athlete to carry the Queen’s Baton and was met with other athletes and activists who waved Pride Progress flags, raising awareness of the member states under the Commonwealth which criminalise same-sex relations. Pride House Birmingham (PHB) co-founder Lou Englefield spoke to ABC sport stating that there are currently “more countries in the Commonwealth that criminalise homosexuality than don’t.” Though Daley had decided not to compete at Birmingham 2022, he has been a strong advocate for LGBTQI+ rights in the past, drawing attention to the persecution of queer individuals after winning his 10 metres synchro event at the Gold Coast in 2018. These laws are a legacy of colonialism. This opening ceremony for us is about showing LGBTQ+ visibility to the billion people watching.” The opening of Pride House Birmingham has been projected to have the biggest presence to date by a Pride House at a Commonwealth Games. Pride Houses are venues dedicated to diversity, culture and LGBTQI+ inclusion at major sporting events where visitors are encouraged to enjoy performances, talks and activities in addition to opportunities to view live sports.