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Australian Firefighters Calendar now has a cats-only edition

These heroes are saving animals 12 months out of the year.

Those sexy firefighters from the land down under are back with new editions of their popular calendar for 2019. 

The hunky heroes normally release their Dog, Animal, and Hot Firefighter calendars each year, but 2019 is also their year of the cat. 

Smithsonian will receive Matthew Shepard collection from his parents

Matthew Shepard

As we acknowledge the 20th anniversary of the passing of Matthew Shepard this year, his parents Judy and Dennis are donating some of his personal items to the Smithsonian. The National Museum of American History will receive the items on Thursday, Oct. 25. Mathew Shepard died due to severe injuries he sustained during a vicious attack in October 1998 in Laramie, Wyoming.

Male members of the Orthodox Church get naked for human rights

Orthodox men to take their clothes off and bear it all for human rights.

The Orthodox Calendar Art Project (OC) has been a provocative and eye-catching annual campaign that uses controversial pictures of male members in the Orthodox church to ignite discussions of faith, artistic freedom, and homophobia and this year they hope to bring awareness to so-called “pro-family” campaigns.

Meet LGBT History Month Icon James Beard

Dubbed the “Dean of American Cookery” by The New York Times in 1954, James Beard was a prominent American chef, culinary instructor and television personality. He is regarded as the first TV chef. Beard wrote 20 cookbooks and trained countless other acclaimed chefs.

LGBTQ Youth Leadership Academy comes to San Diego History Museum

San Diego Pride announced today the return of the annual Youth Leadership Academy (YLA), being hosted at the San Diego History Center. YLA is a fun, inclusive, and intense day that includes historical context, LGBTQ resource education, team-building activities, and panel discussions that inform and motivate participants to be successful in all that they do.

Meet LGBT History Month Icon Lance Bass

Lance Bass is an American singer who rose to fame as a member of the pop group NSYNC, one of the best-selling boy bands of all time. NSYNC produced two Billboard No. 1 albums, “No Strings Attached” (2000) and “Celebrity” (2001), before splitting up. Bass came out as gay in a People magazine cover story in July 2006.

Meet LGBT History Month icon Gilbert Baker

Gilbert Baker was an American artist and LGBT activist best known for creating the rainbow flag. The flag provided a defining symbol for the LGBT civil rights movement and is considered the first and most widely recognized gay symbol today.

San Diego rescues cats, dogs from Hurricane Florence

Always at the ready, the San Diego Humane Society said on Thursday they rescued more than 100 animals from the floodwaters in Horry County, South Carolina after the effects of Hurricane Florence. 

The rescue crew was made up of San Diego Humane Law Enforcement officers who helped the Humane Society of the United States get the animals to safety. 

"Project Paracord" helps touring military men and women in the field

Paracord survival bracelets are made up of 7.5 feet of incredibly strong parachute cord service members can wear at all times.

Gay uncle and professional psychotherapist Matthew Dempsey isn't issuing an LGBT think piece on his YouTube channel this week, instead, he is turning his support to his family and their effort to make practical and tactical bracelets for the men and women in the military.