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You’re Not Alone: 10 Stars Shining A Light On Endometriosis

You’ve probably seen the footage of Sophie Monk by now. The one of her lying on a hospital bed wearing an oxygen mask (and somehow still looking gorgeous btw) with a doctor by her side saying “we did find some endometriosis, but not a lot.”  Soph is one of close to 200 million women worldwide affected by…

Russell Crowe, Man of Steel premiere in Sydney

Celebrities, Gossip, Lies, and the Right to Privacy

Aussie star Russell Crowe is on the cover of a magazine. His smiling face is next to another smiling face, media personality Fifi Box. And then the words, in big, bold, can’t-miss-it-from-10-miles-away, giant letters “WE’RE SO IN LOVE!” (Just a few weeks earlier he was “TOGETHER AT LAST” with Delta Goodrem. And a while before…

Portia De Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres

Ellen’s WILD birthday gift from Portia

Yep, Portia. You nailed it! For her 60th birthday, Ellen received a new foundation – the Ellen DeGeneres Wildlife Fund – and the organisation’s first project is to house a gorilla conservation centre in Rwanda. It’s all thanks to wife Portia De Rossi who came up with the idea: “It’s your 60th birthday and this gift had to…

Shouting from a rooftop: JOHN OLIVER!

A friend of mine – let’s call him Richard – recently pointed out that I “should be shouting Oliver’s name from the rooftops rather than Winfrey’s.” He was referring to English comedian and “Last Week Tonight” host John Oliver.  At first, I was all, pffffff! Come on Dickie! No one compares to Oprah! But then I looked into it, and John Oliver…

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…

Kate Ritchie ditches chocolate this Easter for a good cause

Actress Kate Ritchie is ditching the chocolate this Easter and she’d like us to do the same. Instead of the money Kate would usually spend on chocolate eggs, she’s buying Bonnie The Bunny from The Change Angels. The gorgeous rabbit, made by NanaHuchy, is given to a child who’s been admitted to hospital in Brisbane for abuse…