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)

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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 Demands Moral Perfection?

Hello, all! A few days ago, I was perusing social media, when I came across a blog post talking about intersectionality and animal rights. Naturally, this piqued my curiosity, so I clicked the link and...was slightly disappointed. I'm not sure who the writer of this blog is, but they seem to misunderstand the actual purpose of intersectionality. … Continue reading Intersectionality Demands Moral Perfection?

Intersectionality and Veganism-Episode IV: Speciesism Does NOT = Racism/Sexism/etc.

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.

Intersectionality and Veganism- Episode III: Why Vegans Need to Check Each Other

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