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LGBT+ History Month: Gareth Thomas on living with HIV – and dispelling its myths

I hadn’t been taught the reality of living with HIV – Thomas

Gareth Thomas looked straight down the lens of the camera, his voice wavering slightly.

The former Wales rugby union captain announced he was living with HIV – and was committing himself to addressing the stigma that existed around the subject.

Just after 10pm on 14 September 2019, the video went live on Thomas’s Twitter page.

The whole clip lasted less than 90 seconds, but sent ripples around the sporting world. Messages of support poured in, as the video racked up nearly five million views.

For LGBT+ History Month,

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India vs England: History of Assessments in India – Section 2 – (1972-73 to 1992-93)

India will take on England in a 4-match Take a look at collection beginning February 5, which will be the 1st outing for Virat Kohli and his adult males on dwelling soil considering the fact that cricket resumed soon after the enforced crack because of to the Covid-19 pandemic.

India lately conquer Australia in Australia in a sequence for the ages and will have their tails up. Joe Root’s England come into the series on the again of a 2- sequence sweep in Sri Lanka and will be up for the problem.

India’s rivalry with England is its oldest as

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What ‘Bridgerton’ Gets Wrong About Corsets | History

In the opening scene of the steamy Netflix period drama “Bridgerton,” Prudence Featherington, one of the eligible daughters of the social-climbing Lady Featherington, is dressing to be presented to the queen of England. Prudence doubles over, gasping for breath, as a maid yanks the laces of her corset tighter.

“I was able to squeeze my waist into the size of an orange-and-a-half when I was Prudence’s age,” Lady Featherington says.

Many movies, historical as well as fantastical, have a similar scene. Think of Gone With the Wind’s Scarlett O’Hara death-gripping a bedpost; Elizabeth Swann in Pirates of

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Matchesfashion reveals history pre-Covid revenues

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nnual income at luxury retailer Matchesfashion arrived at a history £430.5 million in advance of the coronavirus crisis disrupting the London-headquartered organization, new accounts exhibit.

The retailer, which sells outfits and equipment online and in its a few London retailers, observed turnover improve 15.8% in the yr to January 2020.

But it swung to a £5.6 million pre-tax decline from a £1.8 million income just after a amount of investments, these as launching a website in Japan and increasing distribution centre house.

The accounts from Matchesfashion, which is the greater part owned by personal investment group Apax Associates and

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Step Inside the Malaga Automobile Museum and Feel the Taste Of History

Some of the cars were smuggled across the border in Spain and kept safe in a secret location. After things calmed down, he started to gain back what he lost, and even more. But life hit the car collection again, and the fabric manufacturer passed away.

His son, Joao Magalhaes, restarted the painful reconstruction of the car collection. He traveled around the world to find special cars that could fit in his collection, and then he added more vehicles. In the end, things straightened up, and all the cars found a place to be displayed: The Malaga Automobile Museum (Museo

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Bill Belichick’s hoodies explained – A visual history of the New England Patriots coach’s most memorable looks

BILL BELICHICK AND THE HOODIE. A comfortable match for New England autumns going back 21 years for the Patriots coach.

No, this isn’t about hard-hitting X’s and O’s and adjustments that Belichick, 68, might make to help the Patriots turn around a season that started 4-5. But not everything has to be. Football, after all, should also be fun.

With that, let’s look back at Belichick’s garment of choice through the years with data collected since 2003, and how it connects to some of the biggest games and moments in franchise history, including six Super Bowl championships.

Some hoodies found

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The Duchess of Cambridge and the high street: a history

The Duchess of Cambridge’s influence on the British public’s style cannot be ignored. ‘The Kate Effect’ – the name given for Kate’s inimitable impact on sales – has become a phenomena. Meanwhile, research conducted by fashion school The Fashion Retail Academy in January 2020 found that nearly half of those surveyed (47.8 per cent) voted the duchess as the most influential royal when it comes to style, surpassing the Duchess of Sussex (20.1 per cent) and the Queen (10 per cent).

Part of Kate’s appeal is sure to come from her fondness for wearing items from the Great British High

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History of the Royal Train

When it comes to travel, the royal family are hardly lacking in options. Though the royal yacht, Britannia, was decommissioned in 1997, they still count amongst their collection another equally historic mode of transport—the Royal Train.

Inspired by the documentary Secrets of Royal Travel which premieres November 15 on PBS at 10 p.m. ET (catch a sneak peek above) we’re taking a look at the storied and often secretive history of this regal locomotive.

Queen Victoria became the first royal to take a train in 1842.

Though her husband Prince Albert was a great fan of locomotives, Victoria was initially

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When Catherine of Aragon Led England’s Armies to Victory Over Scotland | History

She was, in the words of historian John Edwards, Henry VIII’s “greatest queen.” But though Catherine of Aragon’s marriage to the Tudor king lasted 24 years—collectively, his five other marriages spanned just 14 years—she has long been overshadowed by her successors.

The daughter of Spanish monarchs Ferdinand and Isabella, Catherine came to England as the bride of Henry’s older brother, Arthur, Prince of Wales. But Arthur died shortly after the pair’s wedding, leaving his 16-year-old widow in a precarious position. Though Spain and England initially sought to maintain their alliance by marrying Catherine to another

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