Gareth Thomas accused of transmitting HIV to ex-partner by hiding his HIV status

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Gareth Thomas accused of transmitting HIV to ex-partner by hiding his HIV status

Gareth Thomas, 48 ​​and no less than 100 selections with Wales, is at the center of a legal scandal. The ex-international is the subject of a complaint before the British courts on the part of one of his ex-partners. ” He hid the fact that he had HIV and passed it on to me said Ian Baum, 59, in an interview published in the Times.

In the dedicated file, the complainant indicates that Thomas ” did not take the necessary precautions to avoid contamination. Baum also claims to have found out about Thomas’ HIV status while inquiring online about pills the former player was taking as a treatment for the disease.

Seronegative when he started dating Thomas in 2013, according to his words, he adds that the former three-quarter was particularly ” coercive and authoritarian to prevent his HIV status from being publicly revealed. A pioneer in the liberation of speech around homosexuality in rugby, Thomas finally announced that he was carrying the virus in 2019.

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