Background[ edit ] Cohen was born in Northampton. He was educated at Kingsthorpe Upper School. Kingsthorpe College as known today This was not a rugby playing school and at age 12 he first started playing with Northampton Old Scouts RFC Regarding his background, Cohen has stated, "My family's not Jewish , but a few generations back they used to be. I think it was my great-grandfather that married a non-Jewish girl and broke with tradition.
Ben Cohen (rugby union)
Ben Cohen (rugby union) - Wikipedia
Profile of a Straight Ally: A straight ally fights for human rights, particularly those denied gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people, with the knowledge that to deny equality to one segment of the population is to diminish all of us as human beings. The same goes for those who have been bullied. It stays with you forever, no matter how much you might be able to forgive. For that reason, Ben Cohen is one of the finest examples of a straight ally the world has come to know.
BEN COHEN: Shows Off Underwear
For despite being straight, the former sportstar has become an international gay icon - helping thousands of homosexuals and transgender people break boundaries both on and off the sports field. It was like Boxing Day at Primark! The briefs are very tasteful by the way - nothing too garish.