Taylor Swift Spotlights GLAAD's 'Summer of Equality' Campaign To Urge The U.S. Senate To Pass The Equality Act

Taylor Swift Spotlights GLAAD's 'Summer of Equality' Campaign To Urge The U.S. Senate To Pass The Equality Act Jun 2, 2021

GLAAD, the world’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, with an assist from global superstar Taylor Swift, today announced its new “Summer of Equality” campaign to urge the passage of the Equality Act and secure comprehensive protections against discrimination for every LGBTQ American in critically important areas areas of life. More
The Elders Warn Myanmar Risks State Failure Without Significant Increase in International Pressure

The Elders Warn Myanmar Risks State Failure Without Significant Increase in International Pressure Jun 2, 2021

The Elders today called on the international community to intensify pressure on the military leadership in Myanmar to prevent the country descending into endemic violence and state failure. More
Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation for Cancer Research To Host 2021 Angel Ball Summer Gala

Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation for Cancer Research To Host 2021 Angel Ball Summer Gala Jun 1, 2021

Gabrielle's Angel Foundation for Cancer Research announced today that they will host The Angel Ball Summer Gala on Friday, August 20, 2021 in Southampton, NY to raise funds and awareness for cancer research. More
Malala Yousafzai Donates $150,000 to Children in Gaza

Malala Yousafzai Donates $150,000 to Children in Gaza May 31, 2021

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai is donating $100,000 (£71,000) to Save the Children, $25,000 to KinderUSA and $25,000 to DCI Palestine to support families in Gaza as they begin the long process of rebuilding and rehabilitation after the recent escalation of violence with Israel. More
Adam Lambert to Curate and Perform at Pride Live’s 4thAnnual Stonewall Day

Adam Lambert to Curate and Perform at Pride Live’s 4thAnnual Stonewall Day May 28, 2021

Pride Live, a social advocacy and community engagement organization for the LGBTQ+ community, today announced its fourth annual Stonewall Day, a global campaign to elevate awareness and support for the Stonewall legacy and the continuing fight for full LGBTQ+ equality. More
Gabrielle Union-Wade Joins 'Don't Skip' Campaign to Encourage Doctor Well-Visits and Recommended Vaccinations

Gabrielle Union-Wade Joins 'Don't Skip' Campaign to Encourage Doctor Well-Visits and Recommended Vaccinations May 27, 2021

Vaccinate Your Family, in collaboration with Merck, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, announced the launch of a new public health campaign called Don’t Skip with actress, activist and author Gabrielle Union-Wade to encourage families to schedule their well-visits and stay up to date on all recommended vaccines. More
Dr. Jane Goodall Receives Prestigious 2021 Templeton Prize

Dr. Jane Goodall Receives Prestigious 2021 Templeton Prize May 26, 2021

Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute, UN Messenger of Peace and world-renowned ethologist and conservationist, whose groundbreaking discoveries changed humanity’s understanding of its role in the natural world, was announced last week as the winner of the 2021 Templeton Prize. More
Jimmy Kimmel, ABC, Disney Television Studios, and St. Joseph Center Team Up to Feed Homeless Families

Jimmy Kimmel, ABC, Disney Television Studios, and St. Joseph Center Team Up to Feed Homeless Families May 25, 2021

Every year, entertainment trade publication Deadline hosts “Deadline Contenders,” a day filled with a star-studded lineup of creatives behind almost 50 Emmy-caliber shows to give Television Academy members an overview of the year’s best television series. More
Breast Cancer Research Foundation Raises $6 Million At Virtual Hot Pink Evening

Breast Cancer Research Foundation Raises $6 Million At Virtual Hot Pink Evening May 24, 2021

Last week, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) held their Virtual Hot Pink Evening, taking their renowned Hot Pink Party to a virtual platform for the second year in a row and featuring a very special live-streamed viewing experience. More
Angela Bassett Headlines Know Diabetes by Heart's Virtual Show From the Apollo Theater

Angela Bassett Headlines Know Diabetes by Heart's Virtual Show From the Apollo Theater May 24, 2021

Golden Globe-winning and Academy Award-nominated actress Angela Bassett will perform an original monologue based on her family’s personal experience with type 2 diabetes and heart disease during a free, virtual show she’s also hosting from Harlem’s World-Famous Apollo Theater on Tuesday, May 25, 2021. More
Stars to Appear During Point Foundation Virtual Event

Stars to Appear During Point Foundation Virtual Event May 21, 2021

Point Foundation, the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) scholarship fund, will launch the Point Honors New York 2021 virtual event on May 22, 2021. More
Coldplay to Play Exclusive Concert May 24th to Support Red Nose Day

Coldplay to Play Exclusive Concert May 24th to Support Red Nose Day May 20, 2021

UK band Coldplay will play a live-streamed concert on TikTok Monday May 24th to support Red Nose Day, the annual campaign to end child poverty. More
Chopra Global And Alicia Keys Release New 21-Day Meditation Experience

Chopra Global And Alicia Keys Release New 21-Day Meditation Experience May 19, 2021

Chopra Global, the leading whole health company founded by Dr. Deepak Chopra, today announced the launch of a new, free 21-Day Meditation Experience titled, Activating the Divine Feminine: The Path to Wholeness, from GRAMMY Award-winning singer, songwriter, producer, author, activist & entrepreneur Alicia Keys and Dr. Chopra. More
Stars Join See Us Unite for Change Global Special Hosted by Ken Jeong

Stars Join See Us Unite for Change Global Special Hosted by Ken Jeong May 19, 2021

The Black Eyed Peas, Steven Yeun, Olivia Munn, Henry Golding, Chloe Flower, Sesame Street’s Elmo and Alan, SEVENTEEN and Mike Shinoda, featuring iann dior and UPSAHL, are set to appear on the “See Us Unite for Change” global special. More
Entertainment Leaders Call on Celebrities and Influencers to Stop Spreading Misinformation about Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Entertainment Leaders Call on Celebrities and Influencers to Stop Spreading Misinformation about Israeli-Palestinian Conflict May 18, 2021

More than 130 leaders from the entertainment industry have signed a joint statement released by the non-profit entertainment industry organization Creative Community For Peace calling on fellow entertainers and executives to use their platforms to combat misleading and one-sided accounts of the conflict in Israel and the Palestinian Territories. More
PEOPLE Teams Up With Bring Change To Mind For Mental Health Awareness Month Video Series

PEOPLE Teams Up With Bring Change To Mind For Mental Health Awareness Month Video Series May 17, 2021

Meredith Corporation’s PEOPLE and its Let’s Talk About It Mental Health Initiative is partnering with actor and advocate Glenn Close and her non-profit organization, Bring Change To Mind, in an effort to destigmatize mental illness. More
Vivica A. Fox and Kym Feltus Join Forces For the Ultimate Virtual Women's Empowerment Festival

Vivica A. Fox and Kym Feltus Join Forces For the Ultimate Virtual Women's Empowerment Festival May 14, 2021

Motivational speaker and philanthropist Kym Feltus has announced the launch of what is bound to be the premier virtual women’s empowerment event of the year! More
Spelman College Names Arts Center After Alumna LaTanya Richardson Jackson and Samuel L. Jackson

Spelman College Names Arts Center After Alumna LaTanya Richardson Jackson and Samuel L. Jackson May 13, 2021

In honor of their lifetime of achievements, Spelman College will name a renovated theater, lobby, dressing rooms and supporting areas the LaTanya Richardson Jackson and Samuel L. Jackson Performing Arts Center. More
City of Hope’s East End Chapter/Jeanne Kaye League of New York City Hosts The Spirit of Life Award

City of Hope’s East End Chapter/Jeanne Kaye League of New York City Hosts The Spirit of Life Award May 12, 2021

This week, the East End Chapter/Jeanne Kaye League of New York City presented their Spirit of Life Award to raise critical funds and awareness for City of Hope, a world-renowned independent research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases. More
Stars Release PSAs Urging Latinas In California To Keep Working Together To End The Pandemic

Stars Release PSAs Urging Latinas In California To Keep Working Together To End The Pandemic May 12, 2021

To remind Latinas across California to keep following safety measures and help protect our communities against COVID-19, Poderistas and the State of California joined forces to produce English and Spanish PSAs that are now airing across the state on network television and social media platforms. More
26 Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Mobilized Through Global Citizen's VAX LIVE: The Concert To Reunite The World

26 Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Mobilized Through Global Citizen's VAX LIVE: The Concert To Reunite The World May 11, 2021

International advocacy organization Global Citizen has announced that the VAX LIVE: The Concert to Reunite the World campaign helped mobilize over 26 million COVID-19 vaccine doses and $302 million to the ACT-Accelerator to provide equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines, tests, treatments and other medical tools to the world’s most marginalized communities and healthcare workers on the frontlines. More
2021 Night of Covenant House Stars Virtual Gala

2021 Night of Covenant House Stars Virtual Gala May 10, 2021

Hollywood and Broadway stars are teaming up on Monday, May 17th to celebrate the resilience of the young people experiencing homelessness at Covenant House, the international charity providing housing, food and healthcare to children and youth facing homelessness. More
Mark Ruffalo, Uzo Aduba Help NAMI-NYC Kick-Off Mental Health Awareness Month

Mark Ruffalo, Uzo Aduba Help NAMI-NYC Kick-Off Mental Health Awareness Month May 7, 2021

NAMI-NYC (local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness; Matt Kudish, executive director) will celebrate 15 historic years of its peer-to-peer community fundraising during May’s Mental Health Awareness Month to support its free programs, helpline and services to aid New Yorkers impacted by COVID-19. More
Chrissy Teigen and Kris Jenner’s Safely x Baby2Baby Mother’s Day Partnership

Chrissy Teigen and Kris Jenner’s Safely x Baby2Baby Mother’s Day Partnership May 7, 2021

Chrissy Teigen, Kris Jenner, and Emma Grede have announced the launch of their new brand Safely, a plant powered home care brand dedicated to accessible, high quality cleaning that aims to upgrade the cleaning experience with a beautifully designed line of products that offers a luxurious scent and powerful formulations without the harsh chemicals. More
USO Kicks Off 11th Annual T-Shirt Campaign

USO Kicks Off 11th Annual T-Shirt Campaign May 6, 2021

For more than a year, the American military has served steadfastly on the front lines of the pandemic – assisting millions of their fellow citizens by administering vaccines, virus testing, and providing other critical needs. More
International Jazz Day 2021 Concludes with Spectacular All-Star Global Concert

International Jazz Day 2021 Concludes with Spectacular All-Star Global Concert May 6, 2021

With more than 190 countries participating, the International Jazz Day 10th Anniversary celebration concluded with a thrilling All-Star Global Concert reaching millions worldwide. More
Alicia Keys And The Class Unite For A Powerful Collaboration To Promote Mental Wellbeing

Alicia Keys And The Class Unite For A Powerful Collaboration To Promote Mental Wellbeing May 5, 2021

The Class, a mindful movement practice, and GRAMMY Award-winning singer, songwriter, producer, author, activist and entrepreneur, Alicia Keys, has announced The Soulful Sessions, a 3-part musical journey to move the body and lift the soul. More
Wellness 4 Humanity Announces Cities and Dates for Spread Love Not Covid Event Series

Wellness 4 Humanity Announces Cities and Dates for Spread Love Not Covid Event Series May 5, 2021

Wellness 4 Humanity, a social enterprise whose mission is to provide easier access to fast, highly accurate COVID-19 testing, announced today the cities and dates for its Spread Love Not Covid event series, which will feature singer-songwriter and actor Tyrese Gibson and DJ/entrepreneur Pavel Stuchlik. More
Stars Attend Charmaine Blake Oscar Viewing Dinner to Benefit Faber Ryan Youth Foundation

Stars Attend Charmaine Blake Oscar Viewing Dinner to Benefit Faber Ryan Youth Foundation May 4, 2021

Old Hollywood glam was on full display at The Charmaine Blake Oscar Viewing Dinner, an elegant black-tie affair held in celebration of the 93rd Annual Academy Awards. More
One Mind Announces Hunter Hayes as its First One Mind Champion

One Mind Announces Hunter Hayes as its First One Mind Champion May 4, 2021

Leading mental health and brain research nonprofit One Mind today announced multi-platinum selling recording artist Hunter Hayes as a One Mind Champion, a new ambassador initiative from the organization. More