IoS Pink List Honours Sportspeople

All of Britain’s Olympic and Paralympic participants were honoured in the Independent on Sunday’s Pink List, with Olympic gold medal-winning boxer, Nicola Adams coming first and Paralympic presenter Clare Balding second. Professional campaigner and activist Peter Tatchell deservedly came in at number 3
LGBT History Month patrons Gareth Thomas came in at 19, Christine Burns at 42, Angela Eagle at 72, while Sir Ian McKellen was given a Lifetime Achievement Award. Co-Chairs Sue Sanders and Tony Fenwick were at number 55 as a double-act. Pride Sport’s Lou Englefield, who saved Pride House in the Olympics and made LGBT History Month possible during the last two years, came in at 63.
Schools OUT and LGBT History Month’s friends who also featured are: Jay Stewart (81), Dean Atta (92), Claire Harvey (100)
Educate and Celebrate’s Elly Barnes – who won last year – and this year’s Pre-Launch star appearance Paris Lees were among the judges.