The Gender Politics of Being Veg (the latest from my YouTube channel)

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)

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.

How to Learn More about Feminism

Because it's not all about video game critics, YouTube drama, and Buzzfeed.

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

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