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Yes, rugby is a rough and dirty sport. It's also now a gay one. Gareth Thomas, above, just came out in Britain, another landmark for inclusion and equality in a major sport in Europe. Thomas comes out as an active player, which is somewhat ballsier than in retirement. It's hard to express what this means in such a man's sport as rugby. But it's a big deal.

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