“I'm still reeling from the shock of receiving this award, I'm so grateful,” she said. ”It's an extra honour that it comes from Amnesty: I went public with my story with them in 2015 and they have been with me every step of the way since.
“And to receive it alongside the absolute heroes of TFMR is humbling.
"I'm very aware that Repeal wasn't won because of individual contributions; people were already having those private conversations, many of which were difficult, and reliving a tough time in their lives, which takes a serious toll. So I was never on my own, we were all in it together.”