Amanda Just

374 Articles

Bio

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, ForksOverKnives.com, 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.

Articles

Disney Channel Features Same-Sex Couple for First Time

in Causes, Entertainment, Film/TV, News, People, Top News

In a move that GLAAD calls “a big step forward,” the Disney Channel introduced a same-sex couple for the first time on their network this week. The popular family sitcom,

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Cow Farts Cause Explosion on German Dairy Farm

in Animals, Causes, Environment, Featured, News, Science

High levels of methane from the flatulence of about 90 cows caused a dairy farm in Germany to explode.

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Russell Simmons Hopes Obama Will Help End Taiji Dolphin Hunt

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

Hip-hop mogul, Russell Simmons, spoke out against the dolphin massacre in Taiji while on the Jane Velez-Mitchell Show.

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Sao Paulo, Brazil Bans Animal Testing With Hefty Fines

in Animals, Causes, Featured, News

The state of Sao Paulo in Brazil is now taking a serious stance against animal cruelty with their new law against animal testing. The state has officially adopted a ban

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SeaWorld Rejects Invitation to Debate With ‘Blackfish’ Producers

in Animals, Causes, Featured, News

The makers of the documentary, “Blackfish,” invited SeaWorld to a public debate over allegations against the park. SeaWorld declined the opportunity.

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Kathy Freston Petitions for Meatless Option at McDonald’s

in Causes, Eats, News, Top News, Vegan

Vegan author, Kathy Freston, has started a petition for a meatless option frfom fast food giant, McDonald’s. “It’s time,” she says.

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Nuns Give Elderly Pit Bull A Loving Home

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

While visiting Hi Tor Animal Care Center in Pomona, New York, three nuns met Remi, a 9-year-old pit bull who had been at the shelter for months.

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