CELEBRITY OF THE YEAR AWARD –
Writer, actor and presenter, Stephen Fry has an almost-lifetime-record of campaigning for LGBT+ rights and the eradication of mental health stigma. From calling out Russia’s anti-gay laws to creating and presenting a documentary exploring the lives of LGBT+ people around the world, Stephen has never shied away from using his platforms to raise awareness for LGBT+ rights. Described as a National treasure, Stephen has supported the UK’s leading HIV and sexual health charity, the Terrence Higgins Trust, through events such as the first ‘Hysteria’ benefit, as well as numerous other charity efforts. Stephen has also written and presented several documentary series, including the Emmy Award-winning ‘Stephen Fry: The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive’, which saw him explore his bipolar disorder, and the travel series ‘Stephen Fry in America’.