Strictly Come Dancing’s first same-sex dance is up for the media second prize at Britain’s largest LGBT+ awards occasion.
Johannes Radebe and fellow skilled Graziano di Prima made historical past after they carried out collectively on the BBC present final yr.
It’s certainly one of a number of moments up for the gong on the British LGBT Awards, which have a good time the campaigners and allies who’ve made a optimistic influence on the LGBT+ group in the course of the previous 12 months.
Drag Race coming to the UK, Renee Zellweger’s Oscar-winning flip as Judy Garland, Poppy and Parisa profitable MTV’s True Love Or True Lies and BBC present Gentleman Jack telling the real-life story of Anne Lister are additionally within the operating.
Different potential media second winners embrace Intercourse Training, for its numerous illustration of LGBT+ characters and relationships, Mexican primetime tv making historical past with its first ever lesbian kiss on Amar A Muerte, illustration and casting in Tales Of The Metropolis, the premiere of The L Phrase: Era Q and LGBT+ character improvement in Riverdale.
The awards, in affiliation with Founding Accomplice NatWest, will happen in London on Might 29 and can see prizes given out in classes akin to on-line influence, music artist and sports activities character.
Dua Lipa, Janet Jackson, Michelle Visage and Taylor Swift are amongst those that will battle it out for the superstar ally gong, whereas Billy Porter, Jonathan Van Ness and Zoe Kravitz are contenders for the superstar award.
British Vogue editor Edward Sinful is nominated within the broadcaster or journalist class, the place he’s up towards the likes of Nick Grimshaw and Steph McGovern.
British LGBT Awards founder, mentioned Sarah Garrett mentioned: “A extremely thrilling mixture of among the world’s most deserving LGBT+ individuals, allies and organisations have been nominated this yr.
“These awards shine a lightweight on those that stand shoulder-to-shoulder with the LGBT+ group throughout unsure and difficult occasions.
“The nominees are all position fashions who’ve demonstrated an ongoing dedication to elevating consciousness of, or advancing, LGBT+ rights.
“The 2020 ceremony goes to be the British LGBT Awards largest occasion but.”
The winners shall be introduced at a ceremony on the Brewery in Barbican, London on Might 29.
The general public can vote at britishlgbtawards.com.