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Ben Cohen Chats About Father’s Murder & Bullying on Project Rainbow – Channel 4

Ben Cohen Chats About Father’s Murder & Bullying on Project Rainbow – Channel 4

  Ben Cohen reaching into his own painful history of father’s death to find strength. Keep up the great work Ben.   Intolerance of those perceived as different is an issue close to rugby player Ben Cohen’s heart. In this interview he opens up about the impact violence has had on his own life, and

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StandUp with Ben Cohen | Dan Savage: American Savage | TakePart TV

Dan Savage profiles elite athlete Ben Cohen, who quit playing rugby at the height of his career to focus on a global movement to combat homophobia and bullying via the StandUp Foundation. Learn More About the StandUp Foundation: http://www.standupfoundation.com/ Subscribe Now!: http://full.sc/SwIjS1 Watch More American Savage: http://bit.ly/REEREi About American Savage Author, columnist, TV personality, and co-founder of the


HRC Unveils T-Shirt Collaboration with the Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation: National Coming Out Day, Oct 11th

“StandUp for Equality” T-shirt in celebration of National Coming Out Day, Oct 11th HRC is unveiling a collaboration with rugby superstar Ben Cohen, MBE to encourage everyone to come out and stand up for LGBT equality. A champion on and off the rugby pitch, Cohen is the first straight professional athlete to dedicate his philanthropic efforts for


StandUp and Buy Ben Cohen’s Underwear for the Cause: Special Edition Product (Photos)

Every purchase of Bluebuck’s Ben Cohen Special Edition product benefit the anti-bullying work the Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation Ben Cohen writes on his Facebook wall: “Our next ad! Boxing in my boxers!! Unbelievably how great sales are — THANK YOU so much!! Each sale benefits the Foundation. Just click HERE to purchase ” www.bluebuck.net  

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Rugger’s Delight – Bingham Cup Photos: Gareth Thomas, Ben Cohen, the Players & The Queen!

You don’t have to twist are our arm one bit to post anything involving Ben Cohen! Popular Publicity reports: At last, photos en video (above) from the gay-inclusive, international rugby tournament, the Bingham Cup, held in Manchester June 1 – 3 (Great Britain’sQueen’s Diamond Jublee weekend), courtesy of  the event’s top sponsor, dating site Gaydar.net. Featured in the

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Red Carpet Chats With Ben Cohen, Debbie Harry, Greg Louganis and Many More at amfAR Inspiration Gala 2012: Video

Daniel Garofali reports on the Red Carpet of the amfAR Inspiration Gala 2012 at the New York Public Library, June 7th 2012. Ben Cohen, Debbie Harry, Greg Louganis, LadyFag, Jake Shears, Hilary Swank and so many more beautiful people.


UK Stars Ben Cohen, Gareth Thomas & US Champs Head to Manchester For Gay-Inclusive Bingham Cup Tournament

  Top Dating Site Gaydar.net is #1 Sponsor Below: Interview with gay rugby superstar Gareth Thomas (Soundcloud) and video of the winning play by 2010 Bingham Cup champs, The Gotham Knights Story from www.popularpublicity.com Come June 1, jetloads of rugged rugger men from around the world will descend upon Manchester, England for the 2012 Bingham Cup, the now world-famous gay-inclusive tournament

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Ben Cohen and Ginger Prince Harry Stand Proud with StandUp Against Bullying Jersey (Photo)

We made have just died and gone to supposed heaven! Ben Cohen says on his FACEBOOK PAGE, Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation, The world’s first foundation dedicated to anti-bullying www.standupfoundation.com: “Played against Prince Harry at football. Harry is a great supporter of StandUp. Ben” The individual love we have for each of these men and that combined is hard to

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WICKED Announces Partnership With Anti-Bullying Charity The Ben Cohen Standup Foundation

We have to say it, ” What a wicked awesome team up!” WICKED, the award-winning hit musical that tells the untold story of the Witches of Oz, is pleased to announce its partnership with anti-bullying charity The Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation, which launched in the UK last night (Thursday 10 May). Established by England Rugby World Cup

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Former Saints Star Ben Cohen to Receive Honorary Degree from University of Northampton

I vote for straight ally Ben Cohen to be honorary President of the United State. FORMER Saints and England rugby international Ben Cohen is to receive an honorary masters degree from The University of Northampton.   The former Franklin’s Gardens star, who played almost 150 times for Saints and picked up 57 caps for England,

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Ben Cohen is Pride House London Ambassador

From Ben Cohen’s official fan site: ENGLAND RUGBY PLAYER BEN COHEN ANNOUNCED AS PRIDE HOUSE AMBASSADOR 2003 World Cup Winner and Chairman of The Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation supports Pride House London during the Olympics this summer 25 January 2012 – England Rugby champion Ben Cohen MBE will be joining the impressive line-up of Ambassadors for

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Rare Photo of Young Ben Cohen & Father Who Was Killed Standing Up to Bullies (2000)

An amazing and  joyful picture of Ben Cohen and his father Peter before his untimely passing. The father of the England international rugby player, Ben Cohen, died of serious head injuries from a nightclub attack when he stepped in to confront a group of bullies. This is no doubt the wind beneath Ben’s wings and a

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Soapbox: Rugby Star Ben Cohen on Bullying and Homophobia (Video)

Standing up to bullies is not a trend, but a life style needed to be adopted by everyone. StandUp with Ben Cohen! Watch video HERE Former England rugby international Ben Cohen tells the BBC’s Daily Politics why he is campaigning against bullying and homophobia. Each year stories of bullying and the long term damaging effects

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Ground Breaking Documentary “Legalize Gay” (View Video Trailer)

FILM VIEWING COSTS – LEARN MORE  Part of the proceeds from the “Legalize Gay” film go to Campus Pride to provide LGBT & Ally scholarships and support for the 2012 CAMP PRIDE SUMMER LEADERSHIP CAMP.  More information online atwww.CampusPride.org/CampPride Campus Pride is offering a special opportunity to preview an incredibly inspiring film that captures the courage


Accidental Bear Spends a Day with Ben Cohen and His StandUp Foundation Team (Videos)

Meeting up with Ben Cohen and his StandUp FoundationTeam had my brain twirling with excitement. I broke a few laws speeding to San Jose where  The Cisco Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered and Advocates (GLBT&A) Employee Resource Group(ERG), came  together with the Cisco Disabilities Awareness Network ERG, and brought Ben to the Cisco San Jose campus


Portlanders Meet Ben Cohen & Support The Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation 11.13.2011

  Ben Cohen   Special edition shirts have just arrived! Looking forward to seeing you at Nike Stores in Phoenix, LA, San Francisco and Portland. COME AND MEET BEN! We are delighted to announce that Ben will be appearing at Nike Portland to launch the brand new, special edition StandUp T Shirt.This is our very first


Ben Cohen Defends Himself Against Other Straights: “Random acts of kindness are simple”

When you are swimming up-stream as Ben Cohen is doing in his fight to stop bullying, fighting for someone else’s team or rights may not be clear to all. Ben, heterosexual himself, has been asked by his straight peer, ‘Why are you doing this?’. Ben’s answer is clear and from the heart.  Mike Enders  Read our in

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Super Hero Straight-Alliance Ben Cohen Gives Interview to Philly Gay Calendar (Video)

Sincere, calm, cool and collected as always, Ben Cohen in this interview explains his StandUp Foundation – an anti-bullying group and what his father taught him. A lot of other sports teams have jumped on the band wagon to make videos about stop bullying, because it’s now cool, but Ben was ahead of the game

Backstage at ITV and Save the Children’s Born to Shine with Gareth Thomas.

WE SAVE CHILDREN’S LIVES “We helped 3 million children through our health and hunger work in 2010. We run world-class programmes to save children’s lives and we challenge world leaders to keep to the promises they’ve made to give children a brighter future.” Gay rugby star Gareth Thomas joins the cause. We have all seen

Ben Cohen’s Retirement May Come Early Due to the Success of His Acceptance Tour

It is bouncing around today that Ben Cohen, our gay-straight alliance hero “Cohen retires to tackle bullying and homophobia.” During my interview with Ben I asked: AB: Your rugby career has put you in the history books. How much longer do you have in you? Hollywood next? Ben: I am now approaching retirement. At 32


Rugby Star Ben Cohen Opens up to Accidental; Beer with Ben

It has been confirmed, rugby player (Hunk!) Ben Cohen is just as appealing on the inside as he is on the outside. Ben sparks my interest on so many levels (focus, focus) but I am most fascinated with his tender heart and his work with the gay community and his anti-bullying campaing Beer with Ben.