- First gay rugby club founded 20 years ago
- Players overcame prejudice in 1990s Britain
London (CNN)The first time Mark Bithell and his all-gay rugby team lined up against a straight side, he was overcome by a sense of his own masculinity.
5,597: The number of homophobic crimes reported to police in England and Wales in 2014/15
22%: Increase on previous year
11%: Of all hate crimes reported to police were based on victims' sexual orientation