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A series of photos of celebrities who have signed their names on an open letter to US President Joe Biden calling for ceasefire in Israel and Palestine.

Artists Sign Letter Backing Humanitarian Calls For Ceasefire & Hostage Release

A number of prominent artists have signed an open letter to U.S. President Joe Biden, urging his administration, and world leaders, to facilitate an urgent ceasefire in Israel and Palestine. The letter, released through Artists4Ceasefire.org, includes signatures from Jon Stewart, Joaquin Phoenix, Cate Blanchett, Sandra Oh, Ramy Youssef, Andrew Garfield, Mo Amer, Dua Lipa, America…

Sacha Baron Cohen delivers a powerful speech at the March on Washington on August 26, 2023.

Sacha Baron Cohen Urges Us to Choose Truth & Empathy Over Online Lies & Hate

Sacha Baron Cohen has delivered a powerful speech at the 60th anniversary of the March on Washington, urging us all to choose truth and empathy over online lies and hate. The three-time Academy Award nominee took to the podium in Washington D.C. on Saturday, addressing tens of thousands of people marking the historic U.S. civil…

Priyanka Chopra Jonas Highlights the Importance of Global Solidarity During UN Speech

Priyanka Chopra Jonas has delivered a powerful opening speech on the importance of global solidarity during her appearance at the 2022 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Moment at the United Nations General Assembly. What is that exactly? It’s an annual event that puts the spotlight on the world’s “To Do List” and gives leaders a platform…

Taraji P. Henson, Jazmine Sullivan & More Highlight Reproductive Rights at 2022 BET Awards

Taraji P. Henson, Jazmine Sullivan and more stars are using their platforms at the 2022 BET Awards to highlight the importance of reproductive rights. During Taraji’s opening monologue, the actress and awards show host began by thanking Lizzo for donating $1 million (with Live Nation) to nonprofits including Planned Parenthood in the wake of the U.S….

Lizzo & Live Nation Pledge $1M to Support Reproductive Rights

Lizzo is pledging to support reproductive rights following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v Wade, a case that protected a woman’s federal right to have an abortion. The “GRRRLS” singer has announced she’ll be donating $500,000 from her upcoming tour to two organisations – Planned Parenthood and the National Network of Abortion…

Angelina Jolie with "Know Your Rights and Claim Them"

Angelina Jolie & Amnesty International Release Book To Help Kids Speak Out About Injustice

Mother, filmmaker and Special Envoy for the UNHCR Angelina Jolie has teamed up with human rights organisation Amnesty International to create a new book, aimed at empowering children to speak out against injustice. The resource, titled “Know Your Rights and Claim Them”, was written in collaboration with Professor Geraldine Van Bueren QC, one of the original drafters…

A photo of Malala wearing a purple scarf and a green top. She is smiling.

Malala Has Sixth Surgery From “One Taliban Bullet” & Highlights Afghans Who’ve Taken “Millions of Bullets”

Malala Yousafzai has revealed she has undergone a sixth round of surgery, nine years after being shot in the head by the Taliban. Writing in her Podium bulletin, the human rights activist and Nobel laureate says she had the operation in Boston two weeks ago, as the Taliban gained control of Afghanistan. “Over the next few days,…

Ramy Youssef smiles at a red carpet event. He has curly balck hair and wears a black t-shirt and suit jacket.

Ramy Youssef Shares Memory of Performing at First Ever Palestinian Comedy Festival

Actor, comedian and writer Ramy Youssef has shared a touching story about performing at the first ever comedy festival in Palestine. The Golden Globe winner took to Instagram to share a series of photos from the night back in 2015 and explained that “most comedy festivals take place at one main venue, but we did shows in…

Jennifer Garner and Édgar Ramírez Spend Day With Migrant Families on the US-Mexico Border

Yes Day stars Jennifer Garner and Édgar Ramírez have spent some time meeting with families at a migrant shelter on the US-Mexico border. Jen, an ambassador for international humanitarian organisation Save The Children, took to Instagram to share a video of their trip to Casa Alitas in Tucson, Arizona as well as a list of six…