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Incredible: Cody Simpson Appointed First Ocean Advocate for the United Nations -- Video Inside

Incredible: Cody Simpson Appointed First Ocean Advocate for the United Nations -- Video Inside

Cody Simpson is having an incredible day. Today marks the first time anyone has ever been appointed an Ocean Advocate for the United Nations Development Programme.

“What an unreal day. It’s an honor to be appointed the first @UNDP Ocean Advocate,” Cody posted on Instagram this afternoon. “I’m looking forward to getting involved in all of their noble efforts to clean up our planet.”

The ocean has always been something the 20-year-old Australian native has been drawn too. Being both a former competitive swimmer and a surfer, Cody‘s love of the water has turned into a life-changing passion project.

“I have been a lover of the sea ever since I can remember. I think I learned how to swim before I could walk,” Cody says in a video posted this afternoon by the United Nations. “I guess over the course of time, I started to open up to a lot of the issues surrounding the oceans.”

He continued, “From my personal experience, being out in the water and seeing plastics floating around and thinking they are jellyfish and realizing they’re plastic bags. I’m always that guy that will take it into the shore. That passion grew over time as I grew older and became more aware of what was going on around me.”

Thursday, June 8, is World Oceans Day. See what you can do to help here.

Watch the video to see why Cody has become so passionate about the sea.


Cody Simpson Discussions His Appointment as a U.N. Ocean Advocate

Click inside the photo gallery to see pics of Cody’s conference today!

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Harry Styles Lowkey Continues to Advocate For Women & Fans Are Not Chill About It!

Harry Styles Lowkey Continues to Advocate For Women & Fans Are Not Chill About It!

Harry Styles set the internet on fire with one beautiful T-shirt.

The 23-year-old “Sign of the Times” singer hit the airport yesterday in the most casual, sexy outfit he’s ever worn: black jeans, black glasses and a simple white tee that stated: “Women are smarter”

At first, the internet was a little confused, because the slogan started trending without people realizing Harry was the source of the trend. “I thought some woman empowerment slogan is trending. But it turns out to be Harry Styles,” Twitter user AnushkaBose6 revealed.

And then the internet broke!

Twitter user AriemarieC pretty much summed up everyone’s feelings in this tweet:

This isn’t the first time Harry has advocated for females. In April, he took on critics who demean the power of teenage fan girls.

“How can you say young girls don’t get it?” Harry told Rolling Stone. “They’re our future. Our future doctors, lawyers, mothers, presidents, they kind of keep the world going. Teenage-girl fans – they don’t lie. If they like you, they’re there. They don’t act ‘too cool.’ They like you, and they tell you. Which is sick.”

The makers of the T-shirt explain the tee was “inspired by the Women’s March on Washington January 21st. The words on our t-shirt have nothing to do with women being smarter than men. They have everything to do with lending a voice and advocating, in our own sick way, for policies relating to equal pay and healthcare.”

The tee is a whopping $100 (here), and part of the proceeds go to Planned Parenthood.

Unfortunately, there are no good, professional pics of Harry in the tee. Luckily, one happy fan did get a picture!

Click inside to see the one fuzzy pic of Harry in the t-shirt AND how fans are reacting…
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Rowan Blanchard Fronts the 100% Human Campaign to Support LGBTQ Rights

Rowan Blanchard Fronts the 100% Human Campaign to Support LGBTQ Rights

Activist and actress Rowan Blanchard is showing her support for Pride Month by fronting Everlane‘s 100% Human campaign.

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and the Human Rights Campaign are partnering in hopes of raising over $100,000 for LGBTQ rights through the sale of t-shirts, sweatshirts, tanks and totes.

“I am most proud of my generation for protecting each other and building safe spaces,” 15-year-old Rowan explains her participation the project. “Human Pride to me means living true in my full identity.”

Rowan, who is an outspoken feminist and supporter of human rights, models the tees for the campaign, and they are rainbow beautiful.

If you’d like to support the project, you can grab something from the collection (which ranges from $18 to $50) here.

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Rowan Blanchard & Yara Shahidi Meet Their Activist Hero

Rowan Blanchard & Yara Shahidi Meet Their Activist Hero

Actresses and young activists Rowan Blanchard and Yara Shahidi had a life-changing, magical evening yesterday.

Both of the young women attended the Underground Museum in Los Angeles last night, and both of them posted Instagrams with political activist and author Dr. Angela Davis in which they were positively glowing.

“I am absolutely in shock and beyond grateful to have met Dr. Angela Davis today,” Rowan wrote of her hero. “To merely be in her presence is one of the most gratifying and humbling experiences as an activist, a feminist, and as a person who believes in radical change.” She then fangirled for a bit, admitted she had “never” fangirled before, and ended the post with: “Omg I’m gonna cry again now.”

Click inside to see what happen with Yara met Maya…
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Debby Ryan Made Hats to Support Domestic Abuse Victims -- Last Chance to Buy!

Debby Ryan Made Hats to Support Domestic Abuse Victims -- Last Chance to Buy!

Disney star Debby Ryan is more than just a talented actress — she’s an activist as well!

Debby created a line of dad hats that aren’t just totally adorable; they’re also for a really, really good cause.

Buying one of the colorful hats, which are emblazoned with the word “lady” and will definitely bring your wardrobe up a notch, will go directly to “Love is Respect,” an emergency hotline against domestic abuse.

“I think being a lady goes beyond culture or class or generation,” Debby told Galore Magazine. “Being a lady, especially one in a ‘dad hat,’ has an implication of modern nobility…Love is Respect prioritizes treating every woman, person, and relationship individually.”

We totally agree. The hats are only on sale until midnight tonight, so make sure to buy yours ASAP
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