Jane Lynch Urges Illinois Governor To Sign Elephant Protection Bill

Jane Lynch Urges Illinois Governor To Sign Elephant Protection Bill Jun 22, 2017

Emmy-award winning actress and proud Illinoisan Jane Lynch has urged Gov. Bruce Rauner to sign Senate Bill 1342, which will ban the use of elephants in traveling animal acts. More
Alicia Silverstone Wants Her Vegan Chocolates Back

Alicia Silverstone Wants Her Vegan Chocolates Back Jun 19, 2017

Actor and San Francisco native Alicia Silverstone sent a letter this morning on PETA's behalf to Ghirardelli, urging the designer chocolate brand, which is based in her hometown, to be sweet to animals and bring back its original vegan recipe for its semi-sweet chocolate chips. More
Stephanie Sigman Earns Her Wings In New PETA Latino Ad Campaign

Stephanie Sigman Earns Her Wings In New PETA Latino Ad Campaign Jun 13, 2017

Sitting in a sunny park adorned with angel wings and hugging her dog, Paloma, Spectre and Narcos star Stephanie Sigman appears in a new PETA Latino ad that proclaims, “Be an Angel for Animals. Always Spay or Neuter.” More
Cody Simpson Named Ocean Advocate By United Nations Development Programme

Cody Simpson Named Ocean Advocate By United Nations Development Programme Jun 9, 2017

To mark World Oceans Day, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will name Australian musician Cody Simpson as its first-ever Ocean Advocate to help raise awareness of the crucial role the ocean plays in the health of the planet and people. More
SAG-AFTRA Foundation To Honor Rashida Jones With Actors Inspiration Award

SAG-AFTRA Foundation To Honor Rashida Jones With Actors Inspiration Award Jun 8, 2017

The SAG-AFTRA Foundation announced today that Emmy-nominated actress Rashida Jones will receive its Actors Inspiration Award, an honor recognizing artists who give back to the community by championing worthy philanthropic causes which make a difference in the world. More
Alan Cumming Fighting For Release Of Caged Chimp

Alan Cumming Fighting For Release Of Caged Chimp Jun 8, 2017

Award-winning actor and longtime PETA supporter Alan Cumming is making an impassioned plea for the release of his costar in the 1997 film Buddy, a chimpanzee named Tonka, who’s been stuck in a cage in Festus, Missouri, for more than a decade. More
Jane Goodall Institute Partners With War For The Planet Of The Apes Film To Help Chimps

Jane Goodall Institute Partners With War For The Planet Of The Apes Film To Help Chimps Jun 7, 2017

In honor of the upcoming release of the new War for the Planet of the Apes, 20th Century Fox have teamed with the Jane Goodall Institute to provide care for rescued chimpanzees at Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Center in Republic of Congo. More
Joan Rivers Stars In Posthumous PETA Campaign

Joan Rivers Stars In Posthumous PETA Campaign Jun 7, 2017

Joan Rivers, who would have turned 84 on June 8, lives on — in new books, on QVC, and now in a PETA campaign urging animal adoption, using one of her trademark jokes. More
Adrian Grenier Named UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador

Adrian Grenier Named UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador Jun 7, 2017

Hollywood actor Adrian Grenier, best known for his iconic role of A-list movie star Vincent Chase in eight seasons of the HBO smash hit and film “Entourage” received this week in New York his designation as UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador. More
Organizations Speak Out Against Trump's Decision To Pull Out Of Paris Climate Agreement

Organizations Speak Out Against Trump's Decision To Pull Out Of Paris Climate Agreement Jun 6, 2017

Some of the world’s most respected environmental organizations have spoken out about President Trump’s globally derided decision to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement. More
Bill Maher Urges Texas A&M To End Cruel Experiments On Dogs

Bill Maher Urges Texas A&M To End Cruel Experiments On Dogs Jun 6, 2017

In a new video for PETA, the host of HBO’s Real Time, Bill Maher, unleashes some real talk to Texas A&M University, denouncing its muscular dystrophy (MD) experiments on golden retrievers and other dogs. More
Sesame Street Theme Songs And Hollywood Movie Royalties For Sale In Charity Auction

Sesame Street Theme Songs And Hollywood Movie Royalties For Sale In Charity Auction Jun 2, 2017

Royalty Exchange, the world’s first online marketplace for royalties, is offering a rare chance to buy a stake in music and screenwriter royalties from several popular Sesame Street shows and hit Hollywood movies. More
More Than 100 Authors Sign Greenpeace's Pledge for Free Speech and Forest Protection

More Than 100 Authors Sign Greenpeace's Pledge for Free Speech and Forest Protection Jun 1, 2017

More than 100 authors from around the world, including Nobel Prize winner John Maxwell Coetzee (Disgrace); writer and comedian Stephen Fry (More Fool Me); Man Booker Prize winners Margaret Atwood (The Handmaid’s Tale) and Yann Martel (Life of Pi); and thought leaders Michelle Alexander (The New Jim Crow), Rebecca Solnit (Men Explain Things to Me) and Naomi Klein (The Shock Doctrine) signed a pledge with Greenpeace to support free speech and stand up for forests. More
Maggie Q On A Quest To Save Elephants With The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

Maggie Q On A Quest To Save Elephants With The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Jun 1, 2017

US Actress and wildlife campaigner Maggie Q (Nikita, Divergent, Designated Survivor) has been in Kenya with leading conservation charity The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (DSWT) on a mission to raise awareness of the threats facing elephants and efforts being made to protect them. More
Sam Simon's Charity Legacy Lives On With Launch Of Charitable Giving Foundation

Sam Simon's Charity Legacy Lives On With Launch Of Charitable Giving Foundation May 31, 2017

The estate of long time animal lover and philanthropist, Sam Simon, today announced the formation of The Sam Simon Charitable Giving Foundation and a $1 million grant to People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). More
Kate del Castillo Hits Miami TV in Anti-Seaquarium Ad

Kate del Castillo Hits Miami TV in Anti-Seaquarium Ad May 31, 2017

Just in time for the summer tourist season, Kate del Castillo is making a splash on Miami television with a PETA ad in which she calls on travelers to stay away from the Miami Seaquarium, where the orca Lolita has been held for decades — and without orca companionship since her companion, Hugo, died in an apparent suicide after ramming his head into the tank wall in 1980. More
Los Angeles Dodgers Visit Gentle Barn

Los Angeles Dodgers Visit Gentle Barn May 29, 2017

The Gentle Barn Foundation is excited to announce the addition of athletes and celebrities in support of The Gentle Barn opening its third location in St. Louis, MO. More
Karina Smirnoff To Take Part In Dance For Africa Event

Karina Smirnoff To Take Part In Dance For Africa Event May 24, 2017

RIDE Foundation (Robyn & Italo Dance Events), formed by Pro-Am ballroom dance partners, Robyn Shreiber and Italo Elgueta, has announced that its inaugural gala, DANCE FOR AFRICA, will benefit the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF). More
Petco Foundation Honors Animal Welfare's Best In Show

Petco Foundation Honors Animal Welfare's Best In Show May 23, 2017

The Petco Foundation gathered approximately 500 guests at this year’s “Celebration of Love” awards gala, which recognized seven organizations and individuals from across the country for their dedication, determination and actions to create lifesaving impacts for pets in need. More
Jane Goodall Calls For Release Of Surviving Primates From German Lab

Jane Goodall Calls For Release Of Surviving Primates From German Lab May 10, 2017

Internationally renowned ethologist, Dr Jane Goodall, DBE Founder – the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace – has joined animal protection groups in Germany, the UK and France (Ärzte-gegen-Tierversuche e.V. , Cruelty Free International and One Voice) in welcoming an end to the controversial neuroscience experiments on monkeys at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics (MPI) in Tübingen, and is calling for the surviving monkeys to be released to a sanctuary. More
Lily Tomlin Performs At Wait Wait...Don't Kill Me! Comedy Benefit For Voice For The Animals Foundation

Lily Tomlin Performs At Wait Wait...Don't Kill Me! Comedy Benefit For Voice For The Animals Foundation May 10, 2017

Emmy and Tony-winning, Academy Award-nominated actress and animal advocate Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie) joined actress June Diane Raphael (Grace and Frankie), Craig Ferguson (The Craig Ferguson Show) and Casey Wilson (Happy Endings) to bring the laughs to “Wait Wait…Don’t Kill Me!,” a night of unforgettable comedy and entertainment benefiting Voice For The Animals Foundation (VFTA) on Saturday, May 6 at 8:00 p.m. at the famed Royce Hall on the UCLA Campus. More
Mena Suvari To Estonian Prime Minister: Ban Fur Farming Now

Mena Suvari To Estonian Prime Minister: Ban Fur Farming Now May 10, 2017

American Beauty star and Estonian-American Mena Suvari sent an urgent letter this week to Estonian Prime Minister Jüri Ratas expressing her support for a bill introduced in February by parliament members to ban fur farming in the country by 2028. More
Pamela Anderson Dishes Up Vegan Curry To Homeless Refugees In Calais

Pamela Anderson Dishes Up Vegan Curry To Homeless Refugees In Calais May 4, 2017

Pamela Anderson took to the streets of Calais this week with organisations Help Refugees and Refugee Community Kitchen to dish up a nutritious homemade vegan curry and hand out down-free sleeping bags to refugees sleeping rough. More
The Charlie Daniels Band Headlines Benefit Concert On May 19

The Charlie Daniels Band Headlines Benefit Concert On May 19 May 3, 2017

The devil may have gone down to Georgia, but on May 19, he’s coming to Santa Fe. That’s Charlie Daniels' signature song, of course, and he’s bringing his show to the Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino for one night only to benefit the Espanola Valley Humane Society. More
Yusuf/Cat Stevens Donates Song To PETA

Yusuf/Cat Stevens Donates Song To PETA May 1, 2017

Singer-songwriter Yusuf / Cat Stevens has donated his very first hit song — “I Love My Dog,” which recently marked its 50th anniversary — for PETA to use in a brand-new video in celebration of National “Adopt a Shelter Pet” Day on April 30. More
Cheyenne Jackson, Jane Lynch And More To Feature in Concert For America Los Angeles Show

Cheyenne Jackson, Jane Lynch And More To Feature in Concert For America Los Angeles Show Apr 27, 2017

Tickets are on sale now for the CONCERT FOR AMERICA: STAND UP, SING OUT! in May. More
Stars Unite On Earth Day For Annual Farm Animal Protection Benefit

Stars Unite On Earth Day For Annual Farm Animal Protection Benefit Apr 25, 2017

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) honored Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., and the late Christina Grimmie on April 22 at its annual To the Rescue! Los Angeles Gala benefit at Paramount Studios. More
Stars Attend ASPCA Bergh Ball And After Dark Party

Stars Attend ASPCA Bergh Ball And After Dark Party Apr 25, 2017

The ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) honored Board Member and supporter Linda Lloyd Lambert at the 20th annual ASPCA Bergh Ball last night at The Plaza Hotel (770 Fifth Ave.). More
Brian May And Peter Egan Back NAVS’ Call To End Misleading Animal Tests

Brian May And Peter Egan Back NAVS’ Call To End Misleading Animal Tests Apr 24, 2017

Ahead of World Day for Laboratory Animals on Monday April 24th, animal advocates Queen guitarist Brian May and actor Peter Egan are supporting calls by the National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS) for the use of animals in research to be replaced with modern alternatives as animal tests are misleading and fundamentally flawed, causing both animal and human suffering. More
Gillian Anderson Asks Canadian PM Trudeau To End Commercial Seal Slaughter

Gillian Anderson Asks Canadian PM Trudeau To End Commercial Seal Slaughter Apr 20, 2017

Long-time PETA supporter Gillian Anderson – who has filmed in Canada for more than 20 years, including in Vancouver, where The X Files was shot, and in Toronto, where Hannibal and the hotly anticipated American Gods (which debuts next week) were filmed – has sent a letter, on behalf of PETA US, asking Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to end the East Coast commercial seal slaughter, noting that climate change is already killing baby seals. More