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Gareth Thomas awarded CBE for services to HIV & sport

Graham Robson October 11, 2020

Sexual health/HIV charity Terrence Higgins Trust responds to announcement that newly appointed patron of the charity Gareth Thomas is to be awarded a CBE in the Queen’s birthday honours for services to health and sport.

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Community News

Gareth Thomas and Viiv Healthcare launch Tackle HIV campaign

June 25, 2020

Gareth Thomas and ViiV Healthcare launch the Tackle HIV campaign, an initiative aimed at improving levels of public understanding of HIV and breaking the stigma around it.

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Community

Gareth Thomas announced as HIV Commissioner

Gscene Editorial Team November 9, 2019

Former Wales rugby captain Gareth Thomas, who revealed he’s living with HIV in September, has been announced as a commissioner on the first ever HIV Commission, which was set up by Terrence Higgins Trust (THT) and NAT (National AIDS Trust) to develop independent recommendations towards ending all new HIV transmissions in England by 2030.

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HIV

Rugby legend reveals his HIV status

James Ledward September 15, 2019

Gareth Thomas announces he is living with HIV. The former rugby captain of Wales revealed his HIV status in an emotional video posted on social media prior to his taking part in the Iron Man Wales event this weekend.

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In The South

Former Welsh rugby captain victim of hate crime

James Ledward November 19, 2018

Former Welsh rugby captain, Gareth Thomas was the victim of a homophobic attack in Cardiff city centre on Saturday, November 17. Thomas suffered facial injuries following an attack by a 16 year old in The Hayes area of the city at around 9pm following Wales’ 74 – 24 win over Tonga earlier in the day.

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Arts

PREVIEW: Gareth Thomas at The Old Market

James Ledward August 28, 2014

Gareth Thomas opens up about being the first professional sportsman to come out while still playing professionally. Gareth had it all. He was a national hero, a sporting icon, a leader of men, captain of Wales and the British Lions. To him, rugby was an expression of cultural identity, a sacred code. It was no […]

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