Rugger Bugger: Out Gay Rugby Player Keegan Hirst To Appear On Britan’s Celebrity First Dates

ut Gay Rugby Player Keegan Hirst To Appear On Britan's Celebrity First Dates

On a special edition of the popular Channel 4 show First Dates, celebrities will attempt to find their perfect match on blind dates, and hot and humpy openly gay British Rugby star Keegan Hirst is burning up the line-up.

Hirst, the first Rugby League player to take to the pitch as an out gay man, received an overwhelmingly positive reaction from fans and fellow players alike.

“At first I couldn’t even say ‘I’m gay’ in my head, let alone out loud,” he said at the time.

“Now I feel like I’m letting out a long breath that I’ve held in for a long time.”

Hirst In an interview with the Sunday Mirror in August 2015 came out as gay. He is currently divorced from his wife and has two children.

The 6 foot 3′, Batley Bulldogs captain will be going on a date with personal trainer Paddy White – a self-confessed “ex-party boy” who admits to taking at least 50 selfies a day and tweeting during sex.

“I was eager to make a good impression on Keegan and tried to impress him with my honesty and my humor, maybe I went just a little too far,” White said of the experience.

Well for those of you in the UK Celebrity First Dates airs on Channel 4 at 9pm. 

Keegan.  Call me!

 

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Will Kohler

Will Kohler is a noted LGBT historian, writer, blogger and owner of Back2Stonewall.com. A longtime gay activist, Will fought on the front lines of the AIDS epidemic with ACT-UP and continues fighting today for LGBT acceptance and full equality. Will’s work has been referenced in notable media venues as MSNBC and BBC News, The Washington Post, The Advocate, The Daily Beast, Hollywood Reporter, Raw Story, and The Huffington Post

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