The Politics of Being a Fat Vegan

I am a fat vegan. Yes, I am a fat vegan; we do exist. I’m not currently as fat as I was in college, partly because I gave up high fructose corn syrup-sweetened soda and living on avocado sushi and Taco Bell bean burritos sans cheese after I graduated. These changes helped me lose about … Continue reading The Politics of Being a Fat Vegan

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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

Intersectionality and Veganism-Episode V: What is Intersectionality, and Why Does it Matter in Vegan Advocacy?

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!

Intersectionality and Veganism- Episode II: Why Fat-Shaming/Health-Shaming Should Not Be a Part of Vegan Advocacy

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.

Veganism and Intersectionality-Episode I: Veganism is a Feminist Issue

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nt77tALO73o This is the first video in my series about Intersectionality and Veganism. While I don't believe the ways in which female animals are subjugated are direct intersections to misogyny toward human women (because even that manifests in a variety of ways), I do think that it may be a reflection of misogyny within our … Continue reading Veganism and Intersectionality-Episode I: Veganism is a Feminist Issue