Disclaimer: While I recognize that ethical veganism recognizes that other-than-human animals are not ours to exploit for any purpose, I'm going to be talking solely about "food veganism" here, as that's what's being discussed in these videos. TW: YouTube comment that contains mild sexual harassment. Recently, in my occasional forays into the jungles of the … Continue reading Vegan Gains needs to STOP (or: Why I Don’t Debate Veganism)
Hello, all you beautiful beings! I was planning to make an upcoming video on this topic, but I've been thinking that it's too big a topic for that, so I'm going to write about it here. Namely, I wanted to address effective activism, and the question of whether or not it’s productive to have an “anything … Continue reading Thoughts on the YouTube Vegan Community, PETA, and “No Such Thing as Bad Press”…
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6hGzKemjsHY Episode V! Here, I give a brief overview of intersectionality, and why I feel it's important in vegan advocacy. Enjoy!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NYzos56nHdA Episode IV (I actually speak in this one)! Basically, I go over why speciesism is not the same as racism, sexism, and other systems of oppression within the human species, why it doesn't have to be (it still matters, and veganism is about justice), and the possible dangers of using rhetoric that suggests it … Continue reading Intersectionality and Veganism-Episode IV: Speciesism Does NOT = Racism/Sexism/etc.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r6bthVc3p4Y Third episode! I certainly didn't create this series to bash anyone; this video is more a response to vegans saying it's "divisive" to for vegans to call out popular vegan speakers and YouTubers for saying racist, classist, misogynistic, ableist, and/or xenophobic things. If we don't call oppressive attitudes out when we see them, we're … Continue reading Intersectionality and Veganism- Episode III: Why Vegans Need to Check Each Other
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8l9wSBEohA4 Episode II! I go over the problems with including fat-shaming/health-shaming in vegan advocacy. We don't need it, and it's not helpful.