Today’s #BlackHistoryMonth LGBT+ hero is another athlete who’s appeared on Strictly – hurdler Colin Jackson chosen by Bernie from the Mature Gay Community who says: “he is an inspirational athlete and also a very good dancer. He overcame his shyness.and is very likeable person.”

You can find out more about Colin in this short film:

Did you know we have a BAME LGBT+ Forum coordinated by Norwich Pride historian Stevie? To get involved please email