Quickie Link [1]: League: Ian Roberts' Coming Out Story [2]

By : vanrozenheim on May 27, 2007 - 11:47 AM
Sports [3]
Tattooed on the inside of Ian Roberts' right arm is a question he ponders every day, 'what is it to be a man'? It's not his only tattoo - his arms are large enough to accommodate a mural - but it's perhaps the most appropriate because he challenged Australians on the very tenet of what it meant to be a man when he stepped out of the closet in 1994. Here was one of the most fearsome rugby league players in the game and one who, in 2005, was recognised among the top 25 New South Wales players of all time, admitting he was gay.

Note: Read full article on NZ Herald [4]
  [1] https://gayrepublic.org/index.php?name=News&catid=5&lead=1
  [2] https://gayrepublic.org/index.php?name=News&file=article&sid=1273&lead=1
  [3] https://gayrepublic.org/index.php?name=News&catid=&topic=12&lead=1
  [4] http://www.nzherald.co.nz/section/6/story.cfm?c_id=6&objectid=10442022