Veganism seeks to end oppression. Full-stop. Being vegan means you reject the injustice and inhumane treatment directed at animals. So ask yourself: do you reject the same injustice and inhumane treatment directed at people of color? If you do not, you have some serious reflection to do. Following the death of George Floyd, just one… Continue reading Your Bigotry Has No Place in the Vegan Movement
"What is so special about the form of consciousness that we recognize that makes killing a bearer of it a crime while killing an animal goes unpunished?" Title: Elizabeth CostelloAuthor: J.M. CoetzeePublication: 2003Rating: 2/5 starsCW/TW: N/ANotes: Vegan Book Club‘s January 2020 group read Elizabeth Costello. Writer. Vegetarian. Mother. Grandmother. Sister. These are the titles that are arguably… Continue reading REVIEW: Elizabeth Costello by J.M. Coetzee
Anne Bronte taught me how to be a good person. It sounds bizarre. After all, what could a 21st-century woman learn from a 19th-century author? But it’s true. And the answer to that question? A lot. In 2015, I was in my sophomore year of college. At the time, I was taking a course all… Continue reading Anne Brontë and How She Taught Me to be a Better Feminist, Vegan, and Overall Advocate
It’s 2020, and you’re sure to have a few resolutions written down. Or if you’re not into resolutions, perhaps you have some goals, a list of things you’d like to accomplish this year but know it won’t be the end of the world if you don’t get around to them. Maybe you’ve decided that 2020… Continue reading 10 Quotes to Inspire You on Your Vegan Journey
Did you know that...vegans eat more than just salad? Did you realize that...not all vegans care about eating healthy food all of the time? Were you aware that...vegans do not care if you think the Impossible Whopper or Earth Balance or Daiya or Beyond Meat is unhealthy? Burger King's Impossible Whopper can be made vegan,… Continue reading Yes, Vegan Junk Food Exists. No, Vegans Don’t Care If You Think It’s Healthy Or Not
I don’t go to a lot of events, but I had to make an exception for the Long Island Vegan Extravaganza that took place on Saturday, October 26, 2019. Green Street Food Truck was parked outside, which is where I got this smoothie: Strawberry Dream. I had seen so many of my fellow Long Island… Continue reading LI Vegan Adventures: Long Island Vegan Extravaganza
Last year, I wrote a post on my need for a fictional vegan heroine that I can relate to in the novels I read. Yes, I'm still looking for her, but I'm confident that one day, I'll find her (or who knows, maybe write her?). Since then, I've been reading a lot, with special thanks… Continue reading A Vegan Book Club, Anyone?