Tag Archives: Gareth Thomas

Gareth Thomas: Never Alone [VIDEO]

Excellent new web campaign from Guinness Beer. Clip recap: Gareth Thomas: Never Alone tells the story of how the former Wales captain’s greatest fear wasn’t the opposition he faced on the pitch, but the fear of rejection from everything he had known, because of his sexuality. The film celebrates the courage of Gareth, and most importantly, the empathy shown by ...

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BRITAIN: Gay Rugby Star Gareth Thomas Still Leading On Dancing On Ice

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Gareth Thomas Dances On Ice

Openly gay rugby champion Gareth Thomas competed last night on Britain’s Dancing On Ice. And he did so surprisingly well, at least one website is saying that he has emerged as the contest’s front-runner.  

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Gareth Thomas On Dancing On Ice

Openly gay rugby champion Gareth Thomas is a contestant in the new season of Britain’s Dancing On Ice.  I can’t find a clip of his performance (readers?) but you’ll spot him in the opening sequence below. The first to be eliminated this week was Pamela Anderson, whose wardrobe malfunction has turned into a hot internet topic.

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Gareth Thomas On Attitude Magazine

It’s their Naked issue to draw attention to HIV testing. Does he have your attention? Source.

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Mickey Rourke Pulls Out Of Gay Biopic

Mickey Rouke has pulled out of the biopic for openly gay rugby star Gareth Thomas. The 59-year-old actor had reportedly taken a method approach to playing Thomas, even tearing a bicep by arm-wrestling with rugby players while on drunken nights out. Now though, according to Thomas himself, Rourke has handed in his notice and the producers are on the lookout ...

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BRITAIN: Soccer Club Cans Player For Nasty Tweet Aimed At Gareth Thomas

Openly gay rugby star Gareth Thomas is a cast member in the current season of Britain’s Celebrity Big Brother. That prompted pro soccer player Lee Steele (left) to tweet: “I wouldn’t fancy the bed next to Gareth Thomas #padlockedasshole.” And that was the end of HIS career. The club said its officials had met to discuss the comment last night ...

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Photo Of The Day – Gareth Thomas

(Via – Towleroad)

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Gareth Thomas – It Gets Better

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Gareth Thomas On Ellen DeGeneres

After Elton points us to this clip of today’s Ellen appearance by out rugby star Gareth Thomas. Mickey Rourke has said he’ll have his front two teeth removed to play Thomas in an upcoming biopic.

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Mickey Rourke As Gareth Thomas?

According to British tabloid The Sun, Mickey Rourke has signed on to play Welsh rugby star Gareth Thomas in a movie about the newly out national sports hero. The two met for dinner last week after Rourke had been a guest on Jonathan Ross’ last BBC chat show. Their managers are now trying to work out a deal to make ...

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Rugby Club Fined After Fans Taunt Gareth Thomas With Homophobic Chants

A British rugby team has been fined £40,000 after its fans taunted openly gay star Gareth Thomas with homophobic chants. The Yorkshire club was punished by the Rugby Football League (RFL) for the abuse Thomas received from its supporters at a March 26th match against the Crusaders. A statement from the RFL said: “Castleford were found guilty of unacceptable behaviour, ...

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Friendly Voices – Ben Cohen

“I have had numerous e-mails, mainly from young men who have been inspired by me in some way, and so have had the courage to come out to their friends and families and so live fulfilled lives. I have also been told that I have helped parents come around to the fact that their son is gay. I have no ...

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Openly Gay Welsh Rugby Star Gareth Thomas On Homophobia In The UK

As part of the International Day Against Homophobia, Britain’s ITV aired Afraid To Be Gay, a documentary on homophobia co-hosted by Welsh rugby star Gareth Thomas, who rocked the UK’s sports world when he came out last December. Thomas was recently cited by Sports Illustrated as the world’s only openly gay male athlete currently competing in professional team sports. Watch ...

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Out Rugby Star’s Wife: I Forgive Him

Welsh rugby star Gareth Thomas, his nation’s most revered sports hero, came out publicly this weekend. In a lovely interview with the UK’s usually not-so-nice Daily Mail, his ex-wife says she forgives him for cheating with men and is proud of him for coming out. “I’m incredibly proud of him for coming out and if anyone thinks any less of ...

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Rugby Star Gareth Thomas Comes Out

Another major sports hero has come out. Yesterday Welsh rugby star Gareth Thomas, a national icon and one of the most praised players of the sport, announced that he is gay. Rugby star Gareth Thomas has said he hopes coming out publicly will “send a positive message” to the sport. The 35-year-old wants young gay people, particularly those with aspirations ...

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