PRIDE POWER LIST 2021
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Olly Alexander

Singer, actor

@alexander_olly

Olly is known for being the lead singer of Years & Years and is also an actor. Most famously, this year he starred in Channel 4’s history-making drama It’s A Sin. He performed the song of the same name alongside Sir Elton John at the BRIT Awards 2021. 

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Nancy Kelley

CEO of Stonewall

@Nancy_M_K

As the CEO of Stonewall, Nancy endeavours to ensure that the benefits of social change are felt by all members of the LGBTQI community, including people of colour and those in poverty.

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Phyll Opoku-Gyimah

Co-Founder & Director of UK Black Pride, Executive Director of Kaleidoscope Trust

@MsLadyPhyll

Executive Director of Kaleidoscope Trust and Co-Founder and Director of UK Black Pride, Lady Phyll has a phenomenal track record in successfully campaigning for the better treatment of LGBTQI people of colour. She passionately stands up for the rights of the community across the world.

 

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Sandi Toksvig OBE

Writer and broadcaster, actor, comedian, presenter, producer

@sanditoksvig

Sandi has appeared in Mock The Week, Whose Line Is It Anyway? and as a host on The Great British Bake Off and the BBC’s QI. She has been a lifelong campaigner for LGBTQI rights and co-founded the Women’s Equality Party in 2015.

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Peter Tatchell

LGBTQI campaigner, activist

@PeterTatchell

Peter has been a persistent and powerful presence in the history of LGBTQI and human rights advancements in the UK for over 50 years. He is the founder of the Peter Tatchell Foundation. A documentary of his life, Hating Peter Tatchell, was released on Netflix in 2021.

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Munroe Bergdorf

Model, social activist

@MunroeBergdorf

Munroe is courageous and tireless in her activism. A regular speaker on panels around the world, she is unafraid to call out hypocrisy in the media industry.

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Dr Ranj Singh

​TV presenter, columnist, author, doctor

@DrRanj

Ranj is the resident doctor on This Morning, and in 2020 became the host of Dr Ranj: On Call. In April, he announced he would appear in his own West End show, Scrubs To Sparkles.

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Owen Jones

Political commentator, journalist, activist 

@OwenJones84

Owen is a columnist for The Guardian and his work has also been published in The Independent and New Statesman. He is author of several books and in 2020, launched his own video channel, OwenJones.TV, designed to challenge corporate media.

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Sheldon Mills

Chair of Trustees at Stonewall

@StonewallUK

Sheldon was appointed Stonewall’s new Chair of Trustees in 2020. During his time, he’s been involved with Stonewall’s move to become trans-inclusive and has long supported Stonewall’s partnership with UK Black Pride.

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Jake Graf & Hannah Graf MBE

Writer, director and actor @JakeGraf1

Patron of Mermaids, Ambassador for LGBT Sport Cymru @hannahw253

Jake and Hannah were the stars of Channel 4’s documentary Our Baby: A Modern Miracle, in which we follow their journey to become parents to their daughter Millie. Hannah was formerly the highest-ranking transgender officer in the British Army and Jake is an actor, director and producer. They are both trans rights activists.

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