I showed her some of the letters and told her about helping people. I suppose when you analyse it there are lots of reasons why it worked. I want to work with kids and bring recognition to the problem, especially with the LGBT community. Retrieved August 9, It was eating me up.
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Rugby League star Keegan Hirst becomes first Brit player to come out as gay
Hirst looks up and, then, he smiles. OutsportsDecember 3, These players have become a beacon of light because they overcame stereotypes and other challenges faced by homosexual athletes way too often. Archived from the original on 15 December While World Rugby is taking a firm stance on inclusion and diversity, there are many personalities who have been paving the way for this inspiring movement. Working outside in bitter Yorkshire winters, while playing Championship rugby league for Featherstone or his home-town club, Batley Bulldogs, Hirst felt tormented. Don't have an account?
Retrieved 6 August Some high-profile stars like Israel Folau have recently made headlines due to potentially homophobic posts on social media. Retrieved 4 January New Zealand Press Association. Die Welt in German. This list could be expanded with people from: