Edward Enninful, Tom Daley and Steps win big at the 2022 British LGBT Awards

Huge names from the worlds of music, sports, television and more were on hand to salute the stars including Vogue editor Edward Enninful and diver Tom Daley in London on Friday night.

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A host of the most prolific members of the UK LGBTQ+ community came out on Friday night for the 2022 British LGBT Awards – where British Vogue editor-in-chief Edward Enninful, scuba diving champion Tom Daley and leaderboard icon Steps are the honorees.

The glittering festival, organized in partnership with Tesco and the Macquarie Group, is held in London and hosted by presenter and comedian Sue Perkins.

Edward, 50, was honored with the Global Media Trailblazer award and stated in his acceptance speech: “I am honored to be a part of the 2022 LGBT Awards, especially as the UK celebrates 50 years of pride.

“Growing up as a young black gay man in West London, I can only imagine the day when events like this will honor people like me, and other incredible forerunners. recognized tonight.







Edward Enninful has won the Global Media Trailblazer Award
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Tom Daley Received Swinton Insurance Sports Personality of the Year Award
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“My hope is that we all continue to drive positive change for the next generation.”

Alicia Keys, 41, was awarded Celebrity of the Year after a public vote.

Receiving her award via video link, the American singer said: “Personally, I am honored to receive this award tonight.

“I have been fortunate to have known everyone since I was a little girl and fortunate to be exposed to the beauty and richness of diversity. It’s all skin colors, all religions, all styles, all creeds, all loves, all people.







Steps won the Musical Artist Award
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“Believe me, I know that hate is taught and judgment is taught, but we are light and we are love. I sometimes can’t believe how much hatred there is to overcome, but where there is light and love, darkness and hatred cannot exist.

“I know the powerful LGBTQI+ community has so much to fight for, protect, and care about – so, like all of you here tonight, I’m here with you to keep showing up, representing face each other and remind each other that we are not alone.

“You will never be alone and we have to prove to each other that we are here for each other, shout it out loud because everyone deserves love, kindness, equality and more. It’s all about respect! The end of the story.







Finalists Johannes Radebe and John Whaite won the Media Moment Award
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“Of course we’ve come a long way but there’s still a lot of work to be done and a lot more to happen, but that’s why ceremonies like this are so important.”

Diver Tom, 28, received the Sports Personality of the Year award at Swinton Insurance Company and shone at the event in a black and pale yellow felt jacket.

While fellow Olympic legend Dame Kelly Holmes, 52, was the surprise presenter of the night, handing out the Celebrity Award to singer Lady Gaga – days after the sports icon came out as gay. female.

The Steps – a band consisting of openly gay singer Ian “H” Watkins and bandmates Lee Latchford-Evans, Claire Richards, Lisa Scott-Lee and Faye Tozer – received the Music Artist Award.

While stars Johannes Radebe, 35, and John Whaite, 33, won the Media Moment award after they danced hard in last year’s final as the top men. same-sex couples.

Rylan Clark was awarded Broadcaster, Journalist or Presenter, Adele Roberts won Model of the Year, Kevin Humphreys won Diversity Hero and Rishi Madlani won Inspiring Leader.







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Sue Perkins organized the event
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Laura Yeates won the Business Ally, Juno Dawson and Abbey Kiwanuka won Outstanding Contribution to LGBT+ Life, Kim Warren won the Future Leader, and Jamie Raines won the Online Influencer.

On another corporate note, Legal & General won a Network Group or ERG, Lego won a Brand or Marketing Campaign, the LGBT Foundation won a Charity or Community Initiative, Barclays won won the Comprehensive Employer Award, and Stonewall won the Lifetime Achievement Award.

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