Jack Mizel, head of Pride 365, has commented on the welcome news that boxer Nicola Adams will be entering Strictly Come Dancing with a same-sex partner, in a first for the popular TV show.
Sharron Davies likens drag queens to black face and faces some epic rejoinders on Twitter – including from the queen of daytime TV, Lorraine Kelly.
Alex takes a look at some of the bigger stories of the year – starting with the sport.
Tom Daley misses out on the individual 10-metre final. Alex reflects on his hard-fought successes – and the lessons he has learned for next time.
Alex has been blown away by the success of Laura Trott, She may very well be Britain’s most successful female Olympian, but to the majority, 24-year-old Laura Trott is an almost unknown quality. As far as the broadcasters make out, she’s a cyclist who is engaged to fellow cyclist Jason Kenny. So, who is she?
Day 11 at the Olympics in Rio saw us return to the now aqua marine-coloured diving pool for the final of the Individual 3m Springboard Final.
Alex introduces you to another Jamaican sprinter, Yohan Blake. Will he emulate his teammate Usain Bolt?
Alex introduces out Brazilian beach volleyballer Larissa França – who’s going for Olympic gold in Rio.
Today was a day that will settle the nerves of many Team GB fans and the 3m springboard synchro final will become a highlight of Rio 2016. Things can only get better.
Tom Daley Becomes a Double Olympic medalist and Dan Goodfellow bags his first medal at his first Olympics #BringOnTheGreat