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  1. lolly

    lolly Rowena? From Kuwait?

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    Remember the ‘anonymous gay footballer? Rugby star Gareth Thomas says he’s real.


    Controversy continues over the now-deleted Twitter account of an anonymous British footballer who was set to come out several weeks ago. Now out-gay rugby player Gareth Thomas has says the two have had contact.

    Thomas, the star of the upcoming documentary Gareth Thomas v Homophobia: The Legacyabout his own battles with homophobia in pro sports, confirmed to The Daily Star that he had spoken with the player on the phone, which seems to confirm that the Twitter account was not a hoax as some have speculated.

    “Away from the cameras,” Thomas says, “I reached out to him and offered him my support and gave him my number and he called me. I never asked him his name but he told me the club he played for. He is a young kid who had an understanding of who he was but didn’t have an understanding of where he fitted in.”

    Thomas also confirms that the player deleted the Twitter account after becoming overcome by fear. “There is vitriol towards him because he has decided that he is not ready for it,” Thomas says. “But it is his decision to make.”

    The anonymous Twitter account first appeared earlier this year and posted periodic updates saying he would reveal his identity July 24. Instead, the user deleted the account after posting “I thought I was strong enough. I’m not.”

    Gareth Thomas knows a thing or two about homophobia in the world of sports. He came out in 2009: the first-ever pro-rugby player to do so.

    https://www.queerty.com/remember-an...gby-star-gareth-thomas-says-hes-real-20190809
     
  2. BoysForSeles

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    He never told him his name but said what club he plays for is now taken as proof? If I message Gareth and say I play for Port Vale will he believe me?
     
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  3. Jark

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  4. Sheena

    Sheena MAKE IT QUICK, LUCILLE!

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    Gareth Thomas also knows a fair bit about using homosexuality for SELF PROMOTION...
     
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  5. lolly

    lolly Rowena? From Kuwait?

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    What does 'away from the cameras... I reached out to him' mean anyway? He tweeted him his number - and then this person phoned him without confirming who he was, but giving the name of a team?

    Well that's settled, then.
     
  6. Sheena

    Sheena MAKE IT QUICK, LUCILLE!

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    SAINT GARETH
     
  7. lolly

    lolly Rowena? From Kuwait?

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    'Reaching out' my arse. Just use Grindr for a bit of hot young cock like everyone else.
     
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  8. octophone

    octophone fucking ADMIN, bitches

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    I hate the phrase "reached out" - stop making having a little human decency sound like such a damn effort.
     
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  9. lolly

    lolly Rowena? From Kuwait?

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    Particularly when 'I reached out' here can only mean 'I tweeted him'.
     
  10. lolly

    lolly Rowena? From Kuwait?

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    'Reaching Out' the Kate Bush track obviously exempt from any form of criticism
     
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  11. Iguana

    Iguana One two CHA CHA CHA

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    Reaching out for MAAAAAMAAAAAA

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  12. octophone

    octophone fucking ADMIN, bitches

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    Anything you can do at the same time as having a shit can't be truly heroic.
     
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  13. lolly

    lolly Rowena? From Kuwait?

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    Whereas, QUITE PERVERSELY, having a shit CAN BE
     
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    I don’t think I’ve ever had a shit perversely
     
  15. lolly

    lolly Rowena? From Kuwait?

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    I know I've had a few heroic ones.
     
  16. Jark

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    I've definitely had some perverse shits. not even counting the 4am ones.
     
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  17. lolly

    lolly Rowena? From Kuwait?

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    Or the sideways ones
     
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    Dark Carnival Missss Vaaaaaanjie

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    Most of my shits are pretty unremarkable :(
     
  19. lolly

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    I think I just have a very talented anus
     
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    Dark Carnival Missss Vaaaaaanjie

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    Oh it’s because I’m such a top :(
     

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