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How the Stonewall Riots inspired 50 years of Pride

Metro.co.uk goes above and beyond in our ongoing LGBTQ+ support, through a wealth of content that not only celebrates all things Pride, but also share stories, take time to reflect and raises awareness for the community this Pride Month.MORE: Find all of Metro.co.uk's Pride coverage right hereAnd we’ve got some great names on board to help us, too. From a list of famous guest editors taking over the site for a week that includes Rob Rinder, Nicola Adams, Peter Tatchell, Kimberly Hart-Simpson, John Whaite, Anna Richardson and Dr Ranj, we’ll also have the likes Sir Ian McKellen and Drag Race stars The Vivienne, Lawrence Chaney and Tia Kofi offering their insights. During Pride Month, which runs from 1 - 30 June, Metro.co.uk will also be supporting Kyiv Pride, a Ukrainian charity forced to work harder than ever to protect the rights of the LGBTQ+ community during times of conflict, and youth homelessness charity AKT.
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here Do you have a story to share?Get in touch by emailing MetroLifestyleTeam@Metro.co.uk. MORE : Anna Richardson: ‘I’ve had my heart broken and my dreams shattered – but I won’t give up on hope or Pride’ MORE : Going to Pride? Here’s how to do two glorious rainbow beauty looks MORE : ‘I’d like to thank those who paved the way for people like me’: Everyday LGBTQ+ healthcare heroes reflect on 50 years of Pride and share their hopes for the future This year marks 50 years of Pride, so it seems only fitting that Metro.co.uk goes above and beyond in our ongoing LGBTQ+ support, through a wealth of content that not only celebrates all things Pride, but also share stories, take time to reflect and raises awareness for the community this Pride Month.MORE: Find all of Metro.co.uk's Pride coverage right hereAnd we’ve got some great names on board to help us, too. From a list of famous guest editors taking over the site for a week that includes Rob Rinder, Nicola Adams, Peter Tatchell, Kimberly Hart-Simpson, John Whaite, Anna Richardson and Dr Ranj, we’ll also have the likes Sir Ian McKellen and Drag Race stars The Vivienne, Lawrence Chaney and Tia Kofi offering their insights. During Pride Month, which runs from 1 - 30 June, Metro.co.uk will also be supporting Kyiv Pride, a Ukrainian charity forced to work harder than ever to protect the rights of the LGBTQ+ community during times of conflict.
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Strictly's John Whaite admits he changed his name after cruel childhood bullying
Steph’s Packed Lunch panel discussed the idea of surnames and Bake-Off star John Whaite admitted that he has previously changed his, alongside co-star Russell Kane.Lewis Hamilton has just announced that he is changing his name to include his mother’s surname, Larbalestier.John told the camera that Lewis has said he “doesn’t understand” why people lose their name when they get married and turned to his co-stars for their thoughts.He began the discussion by admitting that he was born John Cunningham, but changed it to Whaite through high school and college because he wanted to “reinvent himself” by using his mum’s maiden name.Russell Kane began laughing which Steph pointed out and told the audience that “he knows why” it was changed but it “can’t be said on TV”.“Let’s just say, children are very cruel,” said Russell.John then said that he would give a demonstration on Instagram after the show before he admitted that the name change made him feel “like a new man”.Steph then moved on to Russell and checked that he had also previously changed his name.He said that he’s a “second generation name-change family” because his father also took a different one.Steph asked why that was, to which Russell replied that it was the “same reason he dropped his”.The comedian said that it was because his previous last name was “foreign, so people couldn’t pronounce it” and joked that he should “make a Channel 4 documentary about being triggered”.“I should have been celebrating my ethnic identity,” he said, before revealing that the name was easy to pronounce but hard to spell.Kane then said that he “got bored” of having to try and explain himself so he “ended up changing it” but found the rebrand “quite exciting”.The 46-year-old then went on
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