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In photos: PinkNews Awards 2016

Nick Duffy November 2, 2016

Check out the photos from last week’s fourth annual PinkNews Awards below.

The PinkNews Awards celebrate the contributions of politicians, businesses and community groups towards what has been another historic year for LGBT equality in the UK and around the world.

Guests attended the event at Speaker’s House in Parliament and One Great George Street, where a number of high-profile figures received awards.

The event was sponsored by Lloyds Banking Group and Hogan Lovells.

Speaker John Bercow opens the PinkNews Awards

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid delivers a speech on equality

Mike Freer MP and Kezia Dugdale MSP win Member of the Year (Pictured with their partners)

Belizean LGBT activist Caleb Orozco speaks about his experiences

The Bishop of Buckingham, Liberal Jewish Rabbi René Pfertzel, and Imam Halima Gosai Hussain from the Inclusive Mosque lead an Orlando vigil

Theresa May addresses the PinkNews Awards

Former PM David Cameron named Ally of the Year

Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott announces Broadcaster of the Year

Victoria Derbyshire and Good Morning Britain’s Susana Reid collect Broadcaster of the Year awards

Education Secretary Justine Greening announces Community Group of the Year

Trans charity Mermaids wins Community Group of the Year

Scottish Secretary David Mundell presents Peer of the Year to Lord Black of Brentwood

Major General Benjamin Bathurst picks up the Public Sector Equality Award on behalf of the British Army from Baroness Featherstone

Tom Bosworth picks up a Special Award on behalf of Olympians and Paralympians

Angus Robertson presents Ad Campaign of the Year to Pride in London

PinkNews CEO Benjamin Cohen introduces Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn delivers a major policy speech

Danny-Boy Hatchard picks up a Special Award on behalf of EastEnders

MP John Nicolson hosts charity auction in aid of the Human Dignity Trust


All photos by Chris Jepson and Will Douglas.

The PinkNews Awards were generously sponsored by Lloyds Banking Group and Hogan Lovells.

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