Acknowledging Anger as a Part of my Healing Process

Being angry is just as valid as being joyful or sad, and acknowledging, and moreover expressing anger is a vitally important part of self-care.  

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Vegan Gains needs to STOP (or: Why I Don’t Debate Veganism)

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)

Why Is “Educate Yourself!” Seen as a Controversial Statement?

If you can't take the "educate yourself " comments, get out of the social commentary kitchen.

16 Things I’ve Learned in 30 Years

Hello, all you beautiful beings! I know it's been a while, and I had considered parlaying this list into a video. However, since I'd already typed it out and I've been kind of neglecting my blog here, I figured posting it here is a great plan. Today is my 30th birthday. I've had a few … Continue reading 16 Things I’ve Learned in 30 Years

A Question All Activists Must Keep in Mind: “…and THEN what?”

Doing the best we can to stop animals being mistreated is great, but what then? The animals' lives will (hopefully) go on after Ringling. As animal activists, we should care about where they go from there.

A List of (Some) Things that Don’t Make You Less of a Vegan

Eating cooked food before 4pm. Eating fruit after dinner. Cooking with oil and/or salt. Not liking bananas. Preferring vegetables over fruits. Not riding a bike. Not working out. Taking medications that you need to stay healthy. Vaccinating your kids/animals. Being pro-GMO. Eating palm oil. Being fat. Being skinny. Being muscular. Eating more calories from protein … Continue reading A List of (Some) Things that Don’t Make You Less of a Vegan