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Ben Cohen Fell Through a Trampoline: PHOTO

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Adorable overload alert: LGBT ally and rugby star Ben Cohen, who ironically leads the 'Stand Up' Foundation, seems to be having a hard time doing that. Thankfully the only one who appears to be hurt is the trampoline.

Tweeted Cohen this morning:

"Just fell through the trampoline and broke it. Lol. #bigkid"


Ben Cohen is Shirtless and Steamy in New 'Attitude' Photo Shoot: VIDEO

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Rugby star and LGBT ally Ben Cohen shows off some impressive poses for an upcoming cover shoot with Attitude magazine.

Check him out, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Gay Iconography: Ben Cohen’s More Than Eye Candy, But Is He An Icon?

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The phrase "gay icon" gets tossed around a lot, but what does that really mean? Welcome to Gay Iconography, a new feature where we present a proposed iconic figure or character and then ask you to weigh in with your thoughts. So far we've discussed Roseanne, Rickie Vasquez, Judy Garland and Donna Summer. While passionate comments poured in for and against each figure's iconic status, one recurring theme was the importance of gay icons that don't fit the typical "diva" mold, such as this week's selection.

Though far from a universal experience, there are few places more anxiety-inducing for young gay people than the gym class locker room. Athletics have a complicated association with homophobia that plays out on and off the field. That's started to change, as more athletes come out, and more people rally to combat the institutionalized hate-speech commonly found in athletics.

One of the faces at the forefront of this shift is Ben Cohen. Whether you know him from his 2003 Rugby World Cup win, his activism to end bullying or just his handsome, handsome face, he's risen to prominence as a loud, proud LGBT ally.

Learn more about Ben Cohen's work with the LGBT community and share your thoughts on his status as a gay icon, AFTER THE JUMP …

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Sadly, Ben Cohen Can't Muscle Enough Votes to Save Himself on 'Strictly Come Dancing': VIDEO

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Ben Cohen's biceps and blue suspenders couldn't save him this week, and the rugby star and LGBT ally got the boot from Strictly Come Dancing, following a musclebound performance of the Charleston.

Wrote Cohen on Facebook: "Thank you all so much for the support during my time on Strictly Come Dancing. I had a blast and met some great people. A big Thank You to Kristina Rihanoff for teaching me to dance. You have a patient of a Saint and made my Journey fun and exciting. Thanks Ben"

Watch his final performance, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Towleroad Guide to the Tube #1468

FALLIN: Ben Cohen's latest round on Strictly Come Dancing.

JAMES FRANCO: Receives his cat calendar.

SAN FRANCISCO: Dashcam 1906.

A-380: A 1/15 remote-controlled replica.

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Ben Cohen Does a Backflip in a Sailor Suit: VIDEO

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For this week's trick, our favorite Strictly Come Dancing contestant danced the Jive, joining his partner Kristina Rihanoff in the ring with an impressive backflip.

Check out Cohen's seaman, AFTER THE JUMP...

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