It’s another first for the prince.
Former Attitude cover star Prince William has been shortlisted for a British LGBT Award.
He joins a number of high-profile names who have been nominated in his category of Straight Ally. Annie Lennox, Ariana Grande, Emma Watson, Anne Hathaway, Patrick Stewart, James Corden, Thierry Henry and JK Rowling have also been recognised for their support of the LGBT community.
The awards celebrate community activists, public figures and straight allies who work to advance the rights of LGBT communities.
British LGBT Awards co – founder Sarah Garrett MBE said: “The 2017 NatWest British LGBT Awards shortlist features inspirational people who have and continue to use their platform to promote and enhance LGBT rights all over the world.
“All nominees are absolutely deserving of their place on the shortlist but it is now down to the public to choose their winners ahead of the ceremony which is set to be the biggest yet when it takes place in London on 12 May.”
See the full shortlist here.