12/20/2010 01:37 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Nigel Evans, Conservative British MP, Comes Out As Gay

A Conservative MP is to end the "open secret" of his sexuality by attending the launch of a support group for gay politicians, says his agent.

Ribble Valley MP and Deputy Commons Speaker Nigel Evans, 53, has won praise from gay MPs from other parties for his decision to back the group ParliOut.

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