|Meat for Special Snowflakes
you know someone who simply must eat animals because he has a rare
blood thing? Or she has something that’s hard to explain but is related
to her hormones or her genes or her unique microbiome and her wellness
coach insists that her PH will go absolutely bonkers unless she eats
meat? Or maybe you know someone who tried to go vegan for almost a week
and he almost died because of his ancestry? Or maybe you know people
who claim to only eat animals that were raised in loving, empowering
farming environments? If so, you must know a Special Snowflake
variety omnivore. . Read On:
10 Questions: Vegan Rockstar edition with Vegan Scene founder Amy Rebecca
The brains and brawn behind the Vegan Scene (“…Studio 54 with more quinoa”) operation, Amy Rebecca,
is a longtime vegan, activist and social media maven, having already
established herself and her creative, compassionate vision with FurFree
LA and Vegans of Instagram.
Drained From Within: The causes and consequences of burnout in our movement
research says that burnout among social justice activists has some
consistent patterns on the emotional spectrum: it can register as
depression, anxiety, exhaustion, a growing sense of cynicism and
hopelessness, and combinations of these things. The research also tells
us that 50% to 60% of social justice activists eventually drop out of
their cause. Read On:
10 Questions: Vegan Foodie edition with chef and peace activist Mark Stroud
Culinary Olympic award-winner and vegan of more than 40 years, chef Mark Stroud is a beacon of peace ushering in a new, more compassionate world and has been for many years.
taking a break from a regular essay this week as we hit the road to
purvey our wares and connect with a bunch if our co-conspiritors at the
Animal Rights Conference in Washington DC. If you're there, please drop by our table and say "hi".
10 Questions: Vegan Rockstar edition with YouTuber and blogger at TheVeganPeach.com Ashley Leslie
Ashley Leslie, a.k.a., The Vegan Peach,
is a straight-talking, down-to-earth and unapologetic vegan activist
who also happens to love herself some cruelty-free products, with an
emphasis on body care products. Before I turn anywhere, I check out
Vegan Peach and her videos to get a run-down on the companies I can
trust with my money as well as other cruelty-free products.
How to offend other vegans without really trying
having a front row seat to observing the superfluity of ways that
people can get offended and pissed off about the most trivial of
matters, I can see that I am doing pretty well with letting go of my
need to please and I’m doing better all the time.
10 Questions: Vegan Foodie edition with blogger and author of The Abundance Diet Somer McCowan
The difference between niceness and kindness (and why being nice still matters).
10 Questions: Vegan Rockstar with Local Hero Bonnie Goodman
On Honoring Where We Have Come From and Being Excited about Where We Are Going
10 Questions: Vegan Rockstar with Farm Sanctuary's Gene Baur
Why Sanctuaries Matter
10 Questions: Vegan Rockstar with Kristin Lajeunesse
Ten Signs that You’re Grasping at Straws When Arguing with a Vegan…
10 Questions: Vegan Rockstar Edition with The Meaty Truth co-author Amy-Lee Goodman
How to Honor All Mothers...
10 Questions: Vegan Rockstar Edition with Main Street Vegan Victoria Moran
The trouble is, you think you have time.
10 Questions: Vegan Foodie Edition with Doron Petersan of Sticky Fingers Bakery
Patriarchy and Eating Animals: Why Violence has No Place in the Vegan Movement
10 Questions for the director of Free From Harm Robert Grillo
13 Reasons Why I Am No Longer a Vegetarian
10 Questions for the Commander-In-Chief of the Girlie Girl Army, Chloé Jo Davis
Vegan Snark Attack!
10 Questions for cooking instructor and cookbook author Jennifer Cornbleet
Knock a leg from the meat industry's tripod
10 Questions: Vegan Foodie Edition for PhD and Cookbook Author Ricki Heller
Against Non-Human Animals: How Language Shapes Our Worlview
10 Questions for the Vegan RD, Ginny Messina
20 Years Vegan: How to Age Without Regret
10 Questions: Vegan Rockstar Edition with Colleen Patrick-Goudreau
How to go vegan without really trying
10 Questions for Bite Size Vegan founder Emily Moran Barwick
Introducing Do Good & Be Seen in 2015
10 Questions for journalist and author Mark Hawthrone
The Disgruntled Alphabet 2014
10 Questions for vegan mom and TV star Mayim Bialik