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Chief MInister comes out to UK newspaper

Ta'n Ard-Shirveishagh 'çheet magh' rish pabyr-naight ass y Reeriaght Unnaneyssit

Ta leeideilagh gay ec Mannin son y chied cheayrt rieau.

Ayns quaaltys sy phabyr-naight Goaldagh The Guardian, ta'n Ard-Shirveishagh Allan Bell, Oltey jeh'n Chiare as Feed, er loayrt dy theayagh son y chied cheayrt mychione e cheintyssaght.

Ayns art mychione cochoyrle y reiltys bentyn da poosey gay, va focklit magh er y gherrid, loayr eh dy jeeragh mychione e chommeeys foddey marish dooinney elley.

Dinsh eh da'n phabyr-naight: 'Ta fys ec sleih dy vel mee gay. Cha ren mee rieau jannoo folliaght jeh, agh cha ren peiagh rieau briaght jeem'.


Chief MInister comes out to UK newspaper

The Isle of Man has its first openly gay leader.

In an interview with UK newspaper The Guardian, Chief Minister Allan Bell MHK has spoken publicly for the first time about his sexuality.

In an article about the government's recently-announced consultation on gay marriage, he spoke frankly about his long-term relationship with another man.

He told the newspaper: "People know that I'm gay. I've never made a secret of it, but no one has ever asked me."

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