Athletes to Talk at Penn About Bullying in Sports

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151September 29, 2011

 

WHO:            Ben Cohen, England Rugby World Cup champion

    Hudson Taylor, Columbia University wrestling coach

WHAT:          “Ally Athletes in Action”

WHEN:          Oct. 3, 2011

                       7 p.m.

WHERE:        University of Pennsylvania

     Houston Hall, Hall of Flags

                       34th and Spruce streets

 

Ben Cohen, founder of the anti-bullying organization “StandUp Foundation,” and Hudson Taylor, a three-time All-American wrestler, will talk to students about increasing acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender athletes.  Cohen and Taylor are among a group of heterosexual athletes involved in philanthropic efforts aimed at the LGBT community.