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‘My own death felt preferable to anybody discovering’: Former Wallaby Dan Palmer comes out as gay in powerful column – Wide World of Sports

Former Wallaby comes out as gay in powerful stand

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Former Australian rugby star Dan Palmer has become the first Wallabies player to come out as gay, and just the second in the men’s international game.
In a powerful column published by the Sydney Morning Herald today, Palmer penned a stirring account of his time as a young man at the height of Rugby Union trying to come to terms with his sexuality.
The now 32-year-old revealed the struggles he faced trying to conceal his homosexuality throughout his career, during which he contemplated ending his…

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