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10/29/2013 03:44 pm ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

Ben Cohen, Rugby Star And LGBT Rights Advocate, Strips Down For 2014 Calendar (VIDEO)

Halloween may still be two days away, but Christmas just came early for fans of British rugby star Ben Cohen.

The 35-year-old hunk, who is currently a contestant on the smash BBC series "Strictly Come Dancing," strips to his briefs and enjoys a steamy shower in newly-released footage of his 2014 calendar shoot.

All of Cohen's flexing is for a good cause, as proceeds from the calendar's sales will benefit the Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation, which is focused on combating homophobia and anti-LGBT bullying.

It was announced last month that Cohen, who is straight and married with twin daughters, had considered a male dance partner for his "Strictly Come Dancing" debut.

"It’s about being a champion on the field and off the field, and that’s where a lot of sportsmen really let themselves down," Cohen told The Huffington Post in a 2012 interview. "If men find me attractive, that’s fair enough. I’m very comfortable in my sexuality, and I’m honored and flattered by it—it’s lovely to hear."

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