By Gay Star News, July 28, 2012.
Gay Football Supporters Network chair Chris Basiurski was cheered today (26 July) as he kissed his boyfriend before carrying the Olympic torch through London. Thanks for this report by Tris Reid-Smith of Gay Star News
He told the crowd he was going to marry his partner, James, next year.
Earlier in the day comedy gay icons Eddie and Patsy of TV show Absolutely Fabulous also became torch bearers.
But the honor has also been given to a few LGBT campaigners.
Basiurski’s organization is a network for the LGBT soccer community, many of who will be attending Olympic events, particularly the football tournament.
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