Tom Daley, a British gold medal diver, has a new mission: Outside the pool.
Daley indicated that he will push for the Olympics’ ban on countries where LGBT members are subject to death sentences.
Daley, who was accepting an award at 2021 Attitude Awards that recognizes excellence in the LGBT community, stated, “I think it is really important to try and bring about change. community honors
According to NBC News, eleven countries have laws which criminalize homosexuality with the death.
Daley stated that he hopes his mission is successful before the Paris 2024 Summer Games.
The Olympic Committee did not comment on Daley’s comments.