The stars of ‘Great British Bake Off’ past and present lead the winners at this year’s British LGBT Awards. The show’s former presenter Sue Perkins and current host Sandi Toksvig were honoured at the third annual event held in London on Friday (11 May) night. Orange Is The New Black’ star Laverne Cox was crowned LGBT+ Celebrity Of The Year, while comic Julian Clary was the recipient of the HuffPost UK Loud And Proud Award. Sir Richard Branson was gifted a Special Recognition award for his lifetime of support for the LGBT+ community, which he has demonstrated with his diverse employment policy or his public backing of same-sex marriage.
May 11 / Huffpost UK