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.


Lea Michele Adopts Adorable 8-Year-Old Pooch

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

Lea Michele is feeling a bit gleeful since adopting an adorable 8-year-old pooch named Pearl.

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Patrick Dempsey’s Fundraiser Reaches $1.1M for Cancer Center

in Causes, News, People, Top News

The ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ star’s cycling, running, and walking event raised over one million dollars for the Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer, Hope & Healing.

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PETA Wants SeaWorld Out of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

in Animals, Causes, Entertainment, Events, News, Top News

For many families, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is a part of their traditional Thanksgiving celebration.

Darren Aronofsky Says “NOAH” to Live Animals in New Flick

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

Oscar-nominated director, Darren Aronofsky, knew from the beginning that leaving live animals out of his upcoming film, “Noah,” was the way to go. “I think we’ve learned from people who

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Tom Hanks Reveals He Has Type 2 Diabetes

What do Drew Carey, Halle Berry, Tracy Morgan, and Tom Hanks have in common? They’re all actors, and they all have Type 2 diabetes. Hanks just recently revealed that he’s

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Three Strikes Against the Tropicana Stingray Touch Tank

in Animals, Causes, News, Sports, Top News

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) are calling “three strikes, you’re out” on Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida, after a third baseball has landed in the stadium’s

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Aussie Vegetarians Could Get Discounted Life Insurance

Eating a plant-based diet comes with a lot of benefits: fewer health problems, lose a little weight, harm fewer animals, smaller carbon footprint, among other wonderful perks. But now, vegetarians

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