Berlin: Gareth Thomas Trains With Gay Team

Openly gay rugby player Gareth Thomas gets rough with the Berlin Bruisers, Germany's first all-gay (and straight-friendly) rugby team.

BY Michelle Garcia

May 28 2014 7:00 AM ET

Welsh rugby player Gareth Thomas (center) joins a training session with members of the Berlin Bruisers on May 23 in Berlin. Founded in April 2012, the Bruisers are the city's all-gay rugby team, and they've  attracted plenty of support from Berlin's gay community with 500 members and 35 active players training three times a week.




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