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To celebrate Pride Week, here’s a list of well-known LGBTQ folks who are helping dogs. From rescue to awareness, donations to education, these pawesome humans are doing great things for pups!
1. Anderson Cooper
Mr. Cooper (Scooper? Sorry.) hosted a special on 60 Minutes to decode whether your dog really loves you.
2. Wanda Sykes
The comic has worked with Peta to campaign against the chaining of dogs outside.
3. Ruby Rose
The Orange is the New Black castmember recently shared an Instagram snap of this pup who’s looking for a new home.
4. Alan Cumming
The Broadway and film star is the pup-obsessed pop to several rescue dogs, and a passionate spokesperson for adoption.
5. Janet Mock
The author, advocate, and television host’s Cockapoo Cleo has her own Twitter account.
6. George Takei
The beloved Star Trek star-turned-hilarious-Facebook-personality loves dogs and uses his wide audience to post heartwarming stories about pups.
7. Zachary Quinto
He played Mr. Spock (See what I did there?) and has two rescue terrier mixes. The actor regularly donates to the Humane Society
8. Frank Ocean
The singer’s Bernese Mountain Dog, Everest, was listed as “Executive Producer” on Ocean’s debut album Channel Orange.
9. Jane Lynch
— Jane Lynch (@janemarielynch) November 17, 2014
10. Johnny Weir
The Olympic skater identifies as “Chinsane” for his beloved Japanese Chin.
11. Anna Paquin
The actress has rescued several dogs and hosted adoption events.
12. Ellen Degeneres
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