Ex Black Campbell Johnston came out first

Ex Black Campbell Johnston came out first

Campbell Johnston, a former columnist for the All Blacks and Biarritz Olympic team, revealed his homosexuality during an interview on TVNZ’s New Zealand channel One News on Monday. This is the first time that a player of his choice has been crowned three times in the World Cup.

The 43-year-old columnist, a three-pick in 2005, had told his family and close friends before appearing on television. “If I can be the first All Black person to come out as gay and help prevent stigma around these issues, then it can help others. Everyone will know there is one out there among All Blacks.”Johnston said.

This may be one of the last pieces of the puzzle (of acceptance) general for New Zealand sport and could be a key piece allowing everyone to move forward.”added the pillar that the executive office went through between 2008 and 2012.

New Zealand’s Sports Minister and former Deputy Prime Minister Grant Robertson, who is openly gay, thanked Johnston for it “Pave the way” He said his announcement was “Big moment. Another barrier has been broken.”.

The All Blacks paid tribute to his public speech on Instagram, referring to his 1,056th National Team player. “Lots of love and support to All Black #1056 @campbelljohnstone.nz for having the courage to share his story and help create a more inclusive game”can we read at the expense of men in black.

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