In a recent survey, a third of people said they wouldn’t play a contact sport if they knew someone on their team was living with HIV. Gareth Thomas is launching an awareness campaign to help bust the misunderstanding and stigma around the HIV virus...
Follow @gareththomas14 on his journey to get to grips with his HIV diagnosis, taking on the stigmas and myths surrounding the condition. Documentary - Gareth Thomas: HIV and Me Wednesday 9pm BBC One Wales / BBC iPlayer
I can think of few things more fucked up than the news that - not only was he blackmailed but - Gareth Thomas's parents learned he has HIV from a journalist who knocked on their door.