Former Welsh rugby star Gareth Thomas
and boyfriend Ian Baum cover the October issue of UK gay glossy
acknowledged he's gay in 2009 and retired from professional rugby in
Welshman is currently promoting his memoir, Proud,
which is being published by Ebury Press.
Thomas and Baum met
online roughly a year ago and are currently living together.
massively [from his former relationship with his ex-wife] because I can be
said of his love for Ian. “There's not a part of me lying at
“I can be totally
and utterly honest with Ian. I had a great relationship with my
ex-wife. I know in my heart of hearts that this is probably the rest
of my life with Ian.”
“I knew deep down
when I was lying before in a relationship that it could potentially
blow up in my face, but with this one it feels like the final piece
of the jigsaw,” he added.