By Lucy Waterlow for MailOnline. Fashion photographer Thomas Knights believes red-headed males have been bullied and stigmatised for their locks for too long. Now he's seeking to show that having ginger hair doesn't make you less sexy with a new exhibition called Red Hot. The photo display features attractive and muscular ginger-haired men with their tops off in an attempt to 're-brand' them as alpha males and redefine stereotypes. Smouldering: Photographer Thomas Knights wants to show redheads can be sexy with his exhibition. One of his flame haired models is an Olympic hero - gold medal winning longer jumper Greg Rutherford. Naturally red-haired himself, Knights, from London, said he was bullied growing up as a result of his locks and said it's wrong it has become an 'acceptable form of racism'.
Your account is not active. We have sent an email to the address you provided with an activation link. Check your inbox, and click on the link to activate your account. The risque images feature models doing athletic poses in front of a dark backdrop - highlighting the models' hair colour. It's officially the world's first ever nude ginger calendar created by London-based photographer Thomas Knights, 32, and designer Elliott James Frieze, Proceeds from the calendar will be donated to the Diana Award, which was created in honour of the late Princess Diana. More info: redhot This post may include affiliate links. Bearded, redhaired handsome Celtic-like gentleman
A history of anti-red hair prejudice
Red Hot. The Red Hot 2 calendar has launched, featuring 12 redheaded men proudly, and tastefully, naked. For generations, a child might reasonably believe that they were somehow lesser than their peers should they be born with red hair. Now, the fightback has begun. In truth, redheaded women have been idolised for a while, the perceived connotations of red hair with danger and sexual liberation proving a winning combination for more enlightened times.
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