Prince William makes history, appears on cover of gay magazine

London, June 18: Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, has created history by becoming the first member of the British royal family to appear on the cover of a gay magazine.

Prince William posed himself for the cover of Attitude magazine's July issue. Attitude magazine's July issue has discussed the mental health implications of homophobic, bi-phobic and transphobic bullying issues being faced by the LGBT community, said the magazine website.

Prince William on cover of gay magazine

He was clicked by Leigh Keily when Prince William invited Attitude magazine to bring members of the LGBT+ community to Kensington Palace to hear their experiences of homophobic, bi-phobic and transphobic bullying, and discuss the mental health implications it has.

The cover of the magazine shows a smiling William, wearing a white open-necked shirt, with the caption: "Making History, Prince William meets Attitude".

"No one should be bullied for their sexuality or any other reason and no one should have to put up with the kind of hate that these young people have endured in their lives," William told Attitude.'

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"The young gay, lesbian and transgender individuals I met through Attitude are truly brave to speak out and to give hope to people who are going through terrible bullying right now. Their sense of strength and optimism should give us all encouragement to stand up to bullying wherever we see it," he added.

OneIndia News 

(With inputs from agency)

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