Art, Entertainment, Culture, and Creativity for Good

Stories about using art and creativity to make a positive difference

From left to right: Maya Hawke in a press interview, her character Anxiety in the movie Inside Out 2

‘Inside Out 2’ star Maya Hawke talks anxiety: “This film makes it feel ‘less alienating’”

In the new Pixar film, Maya Hawke voices the personification of Anxiety — a feeling she’s well acquainted with — and hopes the role makes moviegoers feel less alone in their mental health.
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Two photos. On the left, Taylor Swift wearing a light pink gown while singing on stage. On the right: a view of downtown Edinburgh

Following major donation from Taylor Swift, Swifties offer their own £13 donations to Edinburgh food banks

After the singer made a sizable donation to local food banks on her Edinburgh Eras Tour stop, the Swifties are following in her footsteps.
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Jim Henson is surrounded by a group of Muppets

New Jim Henson series will inspire 'climate hope' in modern-day animated fairytale

A new animated series from Jim Henson's legacy company emphasizes climate hope through a story that navigates themes of family, nature, and mediating conflict.
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A protest sign that says 'Planet over profit'

UN chief urges PR firms and ad agencies to drop fossil fuel clients immediately

"There is no longer any cover for agencies to say that they are doing the right thing when working with polluters," said one campaigner. "Everyone knows this is wrong, and everyone needs to act."
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Two images. On the left, a map showing a tornado over the Northwestern Arkansas region. On the right, Maggie Rogers wears a white shirt, with her short, blond wavy hair sitting naturally.

Rogers in Rogers: As Arkansans rebuild from deadly tornadoes, Maggie Rogers & fans donate supplies

After a devastating tornado struck northern Arkansas over Memorial Day weekend, Maggie Rogers used her tour stop to gather donations and advocate for the community.
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Ms Rachel smiles and waves in front of a Progress Pride Flag

Ms Rachel stands by Pride Month post after backlash: "There is no 'except' in 'love your neighbor'"

Backlash and boycotts bandied about after beloved children’s icon Ms Rachel made a celebratory Pride Month post, and her follow up video continued a call for “respect” and “empathy” for all families.
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Dylan Mulvaney -- a blonde transgender woman -- in two seperate TikTok screenshots. Text on the screenshots: "But I am in fact the most gullible person in the world" and "So I would like to use their hate and ignorance for something of better use."

A transphobic politician made Dylan Mulvaney the butt of a joke on Cameo — now she's saving lives on the same platform

All eyes are on Dylan Mulvaney after Rick Becker’s Cameo stunt, so she’s turning the attention towards a good cause: Save The Children.
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Maggie Rogers - a white woman with short, blondish hair - stands beneath a starry sky at night.

Maggie Rogers to give seat upgrades to fans who support local abortion clinics

Every night of her Don’t Forget Me Tour, the singer is giving away ticket upgrades to fans who donate to local abortion clinics.
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A photo collage of a group of islands, a turtle, a truck full of coal, a ferret, and a container ship in the ocean

Good News This Week: May 25, 2024 - Turtles, Ferrets, & Clean Energy

Your weekly roundup of the best good news worth celebrating...
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Tennis pro Venus Williams stands on a tennis court, holding up a Barbie version of herself. Her hair is in a ponytail and she wears a white tank top.

Barbie releases 9 new dolls of trailblazing women athletes — who made the team?

Ahead of the 2024 Olympics, Mattel has released nine one-of-a-kind Barbie dolls that represent pro women athletes like Venus Williams and Mary Fowler.
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Three still images of a Chappell Roan, a smiling, red-headed woman wearing a baseball cap and a rainbow t-shirt. Text caption reads: I am Chappell Roan and you can win tickets to Bonnaroo.

Support a good cause & win a free trip to meet Chappell Roan at Bonnaroo

Good luck, babe! Chappell Roan is teaming up with Propeller and the Human Rights Campaign to send fans to Bonnaroo.
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Three photos. Left: Hunter Shafer plays Jules Vaughn in HBO's 'Euphoria.' Center: Bella Ramsey and Storm Reid in 'The Last of Us.' Right: Christina Hendricks leans atop Hannah Einbinder, about to kiss her in an episode of 'Hacks.'

This viral spreadsheet is your guide to queer women characters on TV

A TikTok creator made a thorough online database to make it easier to find TV shows with LGBTQ+ women characters.
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