Tom Daley called out anti-LGBT laws in the Commonwealth as he picked up a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games. The out British diving champion landed his fourth Commonwealth Games gold last night, as he won the men’s synchronised 10-metre platform dive alongside fellow Brit Dan Goodfellow. But Daley, who has long been passionate about LGBT rights, took the moment to address the problematic legacy of the Commonwealth on equality. He said: “Coming to the Gold Coast and being able to live as an openly gay man is really important. “You want to feel comfortable in who you are when you are standing on that diving board, and for 37 Commonwealth countries that are here participating that is not the case.
April 13 / Pink News