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British Rowing Team Strips Down To Fight Homophobia

"We are the senior men’s rowing team at Warwick University, and for the last four years we’ve been getting our kit off for calendars and films to raise funds for our sport and for charity."

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Warwick is proud to have some gay athletes on the team:

@damiandunne @JimJamGin we have both gay & straight rowers in our squad x

UWBC Men's Calendar


@damiandunne @JimJamGin we have both gay & straight rowers in our squad x

On their fundraising page for the upcoming 2014 calendar, which has raised £11,760, the team writes:

We have been humbled by the response from around the world to our campaign last year to raise funds for the Ben Cohen Foundation, combating bullying and homohobia in sport. We decided that we wanted to do more, firstly to say thank you to the gay community who have given us so much support over the last four years, but also to honour the many people who have shared stories with us of the difficulties they faced in coming to terms with their sexuality against a backdrop of bullying and hate.

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