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Why George Clooney’s Hotel Boycott Sets an Important Example For Us All

It all started with George Clooney. Then Elton John and Jamie Lee Curtis jumped on board. Now, Sharon Stone is doing it too. They’re all boycotting hotels owned by the Sultan of Brunei after the nation announced it would introduce the death penalty for anyone who is gay. Whether you’re nodding your head in agreement or not, it’s…

Sir Richard Branson, Ricky Martin and Luis Fonsi support a benefit concert for Venezuela

Ricky and Luis Get Behind Sir Richard’s Venezuela Aid Live Concert

Sir Richard Branson’s been making headlines this week for organising a Live Aid concert for the people of Venezuela. He’s hoping the benefit concert will not only raise awareness about the current crisis in the country but also raise funds for Venezuelans who have no food or medical help…and maybe even reopen the borders so humanitarian…

NRL urges us to “Stay Kind” in memory of Stuart Kelly.

The NRL arena is no stranger to lending its support to a cause, whether it be raising funds and awareness for cancer research or support for former players who’ve fallen on hard times but this weekend, The Wests Tigers and Parramatta Eels are throwing their support behind a cause very close to the heart of this website. On Sunday,…

Letters of Love: Words from the heart

In the weeks after Walter Mikac lost his wife Nanette, and two daughters, Alannah and Madeline, in the Port Arthur Massacre, he found some comfort in little notes written by 6-year-old Alannah. More than two decades later, those notes would be the catalyst for a book – Letters of Love: Words from the heart published by Affirm Press. The book is penned…