The All Black rainbow: Facing the challenge of inclusion in rugby

Written by on May 20, 2022

If rugby does eventually make it to the inclusivity goals it wants and gay rugby players are fully enveloped in its normalisation, the event of the 'first gay All Black' would be treated like any other day of the week, Jamie Wall writes.

McLaean Park in Napier.
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Many businesses and organisations around the world marked the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOBIT) earlier this week. Social media posts, statements and stories did the rounds, with NZ Rugby (NZR) making sure they were among those . . .

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