At 52, Dame Kelly Holmes says she is gay: "I'm free at last!"

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In 1988 When she was 17, she was a soldier in the Women’s Royal Army Corps and kissed a female comrade when she realized she was lesbian, she claimed.

She kept that side of herself secret for fear of being caught, as same-s*x relationships were prohibited in the military. Dame Kelly, on the other hand, said the global pandemic taught her that it was time to be her ‘true self and express herself after years of being closed off led to crises and thoughts of suicide.

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