The domestic, silly, and tender video documents the couple and their new son, Robbie, as the family prepares for Christmas. Black and Daley became parents in earlier this year. Was it Bill, or was it Ben?
Registered in Ireland: The amount of love and joy you have brought into our life is immeasurable. Our precious son.
What should have been a joyful moment for the couple personally, as well as a positive snapshot of how far LGBT equality has progressed for us nationally, instead triggered a torrent of hateful outbursts online. It was stunning to see the amount of abuse directed at the recently married couple. Death threats were made and whole threads used the news to question whether same-sex people were morally capable of having a family.
He still wears a ring of the Olympic rings that his parents got him, in lieu of what he really wanted. Imagine what your brothers would ask for. Three years later, his father died of a brain tumour.
After he won gold at the Commonwealth games, Tom Daley made a plea for Commonwealth countries to legalise homosexuality. While we might see the Commonwealth as a group of countries coming together to make decisions on climate change and occasionally compete against each other in navel-gazing sporting events, the rest of its members have a more nuanced understanding of our relationship. That is the brutal history of plunder, slavery and colonial rule that makes their relationship with us as painful as it is positive.
The British Olympic diver—who came out as bisexual in a YouTube video earlier this month, saying his "friends and family are always there to support" him —proved just that via Instagram on Tuesday, Dec. Daley, who is currently dating Oscar winner Dustin Lance Blackfirst tweeted a photo of a present from his aunt wrapped with a gay pride rainbow ribbon, as a nod to his bisexuality. The year-old Olympian then shared a silly pic of his new striped Christmas toe socks while relaxing in his home in Plymouth.
But year-old Tom Daley — Olympic world champion diver from Plymouth, England — and his year-old screenwriter husband, Dustin Lance Black from Californiaseem happy to embrace the opportunity. His first big achievement was when, at age 13, he won the European 10m platform gold. He has since won two Olympic bronze medals for diving.
Tom Daley has opened up about his marriage to Dustin Lance Black, his coming-out experience and his role as a gay icon. Daley described the early days of his relationship with Dustin Lance Black, the 44 year-old Academy Award-winning screenwriter and director. He revealed that their relationship heated up very quickly.
Diving champ Tom Daley was naked apart from the apron - he said the rainbow supportive colours were a "running theme" for his festive season. The Olympic diver obviously wasn't feeling the cold as he posed up with a pal, wearing a 'gay icon' apron and some rainbow socks. Looking more the comfortable, Tom showed off his muscular physique as he stood in front of a table crammed with Christmas dinner.