Amanda Just

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Amanda Just is a longtime vegan who loves to promote compassionate living in fun, creative ways. As a writer, she has contributed to This Dish Is Veg,, and many other blogs, websites, and newsletters. As an activist, she champions many causes, from veganism and animal rights to environmental protection and human rights. Amanda resides in Tampa Bay, Florida.


Aging Zoo Elephant May Have Cancer, Will March in Parade

in Animals, Causes, Featured, News

Limba is 50 years old and may have cancer, but the Bowmanville Zoo still plans to have her march in the town’s Christmas parade.

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Joan Jett Forced to Switch Macy’s Floats Due to PETA Involvement

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

Longtime vegetarian, advocate for animals, and representative for PETA, Joan Jett doesn’t give a damn about her reputation, but ranchers in South Dakota do.

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Michelle Pfeiffer Doesn’t ‘Preach Vegan’

in Eats, News, Top News, Vegan

Michelle Pfeiffer has come a long way in her health since going vegan, but she’s not interested in “preaching” about her lifestyle to her children.

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Emily Deschanel Loves Her New Cookbook ‘Vegan Chocolate’

in Eats, News, Top News, Vegan

Impressed by a new book, actress Emily Deschanel felt compelled to tell the Twittersphere about the cookbook that has captured her tastebuds, thanks to those two little words: vegan chocolate. “@goodcakesfran wrote

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A Preview of Mayim Bialik’s Vegan Thanksgivukkah

in Eats, Home, News, Top News, Vegan

This year, the first night of Hanukkah falls on Thanksgiving, thus making it: Thanksgivukkah! Mayim Bialik shares a sneak peek of her vegan holiday menu.

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Ariana Grande Goes Vegan

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News, Vegan

Singer and Nickelodeon actress, Ariana Grande, has gone vegan, giving tweens a new compassionate role model in pop culture.

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Tune in Tonight to ‘Parrot Confidential’ on PBS

in Animals, Causes, Featured, Film/TV, News, Science

“Parrot Confidential” aims to shed light on the issue, from the trauma the captive birds experience to the rising number of surrendered parrots and conservation efforts in the wild

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