Amanda Just

302 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

Selena Gomez Hopes You’ll Help Keep Syrian Children Warm this Winter

in Causes, Entertainment, Music, News, People, Top News

“There are more than 1 million Syrian child refugees, help make their winter warmer. @UNICEFUSA #ChildrenofSyria” That’s a message that pop singer, Selena Gomez put out into the Twittersphere recently. She

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Cyndi Lauper Hosts Third Annual Holiday Benefit for LGBT Youth

in Causes, News, People, Top News

Cyndi Lauper’s Home for the Holidays show will be a star-studded night of comedy and music benefiting homeless LGBT youth.

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Watch ‘Blackfish’ on CNN This Thursday, October 24

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

Encourage your friends to tune in to CNN this Thursday to watch the eye-opening documentary, “Blackfish.”

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Natalie Portman Teams Up with Marvel to Mentor Girls in Science

in Causes, News, People, Science, Top News

Natalie Portman encourages high school girls interested in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) to participate in the “Ultimate Mentor Adventure.”

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Jailed Pussy Riot Member to Start NGO for Prison Reform

in Causes, News, People, Top News

Nadezhda “Nadya” Tolokonnikova, a member of the feminist punk band Pussy Riot is starting a non-governmental organization (NGO) for prison reform.

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Sarah Silverman Hopes L.A. Will Vote for Elephants’ Sake

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

Comedienne Sarah Silverman utilized her social media channels to encourage fans in LA to speak up against bullhooks used on elephants in circuses.

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Ricky Gervais Speaks Out Against Breed Discrimination

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

Actor Ricky Gervais is outspoken about a lot of things, including animal rights. In his recent tweet, he reminds everyone that “all dogs are basically good.”

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