International rugby star Ben Cohen, who is straight but extremely gay supportive, brought his Acceptance Tour to Town Danceboutique on Tuesday, May 24 for a meet and greet and auction. The proceeds went to Cohen’s StandUp Foundation, an organization designed to combat homophobia and bullying. Ebone Bell reports.
Read more about Ben Cohen in Metro Weekly’s interview from May 2011.
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