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Prince William honoured for supporting LGBT community

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  14 May 2017 12:00 AM GMT

London, May 13: Prince William was honoured for supporting the LGBT— lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender — community and said “nobody should be bullied for their sexuality”, the media reported. The Duke of Cambridge was med “straight ally of the year” at the British LGBT Awards on Friday evening, the BBC reported. “It’s so important to be proud of the person you are” he said via a video message. Prince William, who appeared on the cover of gay magazine Attitude last year, made the video message ahead of the ceremony in London’s Grand Conught Rooms. In the video, he said: “In recent years I’ve become passiote about what we can do to protect people from bullying, particularly online. “I have encountered a number of tragic stories about LGBT young people who have sadly felt uble to cope with the abuse and discrimition they face in their lives.” “It is 2017, and nobody should be bullied for their sexuality, or for any other reason,” the BBC quoted the Duke as saying. The awards, in their sixth year, recognise individuals and organisations which promote equality for LGBT people. (IANS)

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