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Luke Prokop Comes Out: 5 Things to Know About the 1st Openly Gay NHL Player
Celebrity

Luke Prokop Comes Out: 5 Things to Know About the 1st Openly Gay NHL Player

An icon on and off the ice. Luke Prokop made history when he became the first National Hockey League player — retired or active — to publicly come out. “Hi everyone. While the past year and a half has been crazy, it has also given me the chance to find my true self. I am no longer scared to hide who I am,” the Nashville Predators prospect, 19, wrote via Instagram on Monday, July 19.  “Today I am proud to publicly tell everyone that I am gay.” The sports star went on to talk about how he believes coming out will give him a chance to have the best career possible. “Living my authentic life will allow me to bring my whole self to the rink and improve my chances of fulfilling my dreams,” he wrote. “I hope that in sharing who I am I can help other people see that gay people are welcome in th...
Emily Atack: 'I still receive criticism for talking openly about sex, men do it and get a gold star'
Fashion

Emily Atack: 'I still receive criticism for talking openly about sex, men do it and get a gold star'

Emily Atack talks typecasting, online harassment and her hopes for women in TV. Not to mention her hilarious new programme, The Emily Atack Show...Credit: Monkey/ITV2Emily Atack is the dream role model – hilarious, hard-working, smart, independent, brave and according to everyone ever, she’s absolutely lovely – something I will personally vouch for. So, when it was announced that she had created her own female-fronted comedy, The Emily Atack Show, it came as no surprise that we all tuned in. If you’re one of the few who hasn’t, go catch up now on ITV. What can you expect from the sketch show? Emily’s uncanny impressions, unfiltered skits about life as a young woman and a lot of laughs, with each episode covering a different theme, from dating and frie...