Wayne Dhesi

SHORTLISTED NOMINEE: 

POSITIVE ROLE MODEL AWARD FOR LGBT –


Wayne founded RUComingOut (a registered charity since 2016) in 2012 and continues to run the project as well as working full time for Stonewall as their Youth Programmes Manager. RUComingOut has over 300 ‘coming out’ stories submitted on their site and has been visited by very close to half a million people in over 160 countries. Wayne was named 15th most influential LGBTI person in Britain in the 2015 Independent on Sunday Rainbow list, and received a Points of Light award from Prime Minister David Cameron in 2016 for his work with the LGBT+ community. Wayne is also Attitude Magazine’s advice columnist, has chaired panels on LGBT+ issues at the Student Pride and Being A Man festivals, and appeared on This Morning offering coming out advice. Wayne has worked tirelessly since the age of 23 to support young LGBT folks, having a major impact along the way.


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