Christopher Colin Dean, OBE is an English ice dancer who won a gold medal at the 1984 Winter Olympics with his skating partner Jayne Torvill. They also won a bronze medal at the 1994 Winter Olympics.
the dance commenced to beat On the ice, Strictly Come Dancing with UK TV for the first same-sex couple dancing.
steps singer Ian "H" Watkins, together with professional skater Matt Evers in the next series of the ITV show at the beginning of next year
Watkins believes to have interviewed, paired with A Man , and the ITV producers were "fully supported".
is It that Strictly will allow same-sex couples in the next year.
In August, the BBC has said it was "completely open" with them, "should the chance present itself".
the Talk about same-sex couples earlier this year, "If you do it, people say: 'I'm not going to watch more, [and] if you don't do it, there are people who say: 'Well, you're homophobic. "You can't win. "
Goodman added that he was an "old traditionalist," but added that "if it's done in a tasteful way, I think it would be OK".
Ben Hunte , LGBT correspondent
While some see this as a gimmick, the many LGBT people see this as a necessary step to their life is reflected on prime-time TV.
have been shown For a long time, heterosexual couples to be The Norm . In advertising, movies, and TV dance competitions, just a couple of saw all the people. However, times really have changed.
For a prime-time family show, this step is going to be big, and it means families across the country will see and discuss the same-sex pairings.
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