25 years since first UK MP coming out

On Tuesday, a quarter of a century has passed since Chris Smith became the first out gay UK MP, starting a speech at a rally in Rugby, Warwickshire: “Good afternoon, I’m Chris Smith, I’m the Labour MP for Islington South and Finsbury and I’m gay.”
PinkNews: Lord Chris Smith celebrates 25 years of being an out gay politician
Now that’s what I call guts…

 

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