‘Sport doesn’t judge you on your sexual orientation’ - Olympian Tom Bosworth encourages gay young people to stick with sport

Olympic race walker Tom Bosworth is supporting Stonewall’s rainbow laces campaign as research shows homophobic attitudes in sport are shifting.
Mr Bosworth, who trains at Leeds Beckett, currently holds the World Record for the one mile race walk and has been selected as an ambassador of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) charity, Stonewall.
The athlete came out as gay quite publicly in 2015 and, shortly after, a photograph of him proposing to his partner during the Rio Olympics in 2016 went viral online.
Initially he was taken aback by the media attention but things have... read more

 
13 December 2019 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 20
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