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Raw vegan gelato chef talks ice cream and sobriety

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There is no doubt that making the choice to become, and remain, sober is a courageous one, and the founder of a popular brand of vegan gelato opened up about her path to sobriety– all aided by vegan ice cream. Susan Sbicca named her company, Millie’s Gelato, after her mother, Millie Butterfield. Formerly an omnivorous chef, Sbicca made the switch to a plant-based diet in 2010, and out of her need to create came the gelato company. Her product can be found all across the California coast in grocer’s freezers and health food stores.

Working as a chef means long hours, intense working conditions, and a high stress level, all factors that contributed to Sbicca’s drinking, as she told Munchies. “I always felt this sense of emptiness on the inside and knew that, deep down, I would probably die if I didn’t do something about it, because I was going down a bad path. Something had to change, so I decided to sell my restaurant and leave the restaurant business altogether in 2011.” Thus, Millie’s Gelato was born. Sbicca has an autoimmune disease that in manageable through a raw vegan diet, and credits her business with keeping her happy and sober.

“For a chef, the raw food diet is unknown territory,” says Sbicca. She speaks the truth here, as culinary schools are most certainly not vegan friendly. Vegan chefs really are pioneers, and with her background in cooking and creating, Sbicca was able to create a delicious product that pleases all diets.

“I look at where I am today and it makes me really happy. I couldn’t have done any of this without me being sober,” Sbicca reiterated. Indeed, not only is a vegan diet good for one’s health, but it’s even better for one’s spirit.

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“Eco Friendly” Meat Guides are just plain silly

It’s time for your mid-morning eye roll, readers. The Guardian represents the groups of liberal meat eaters who pretend to care about hot button issues but just really want their steaks this week as they published the “Eco Guide to…

21 Vegan Chocolates for Valentine’s Day

While some vegans might love a jar of nooch for Valentine’s Day, I’d still garner a guess that the majority are chocolate hungry fiends.

Californians Go Crazy for A New Vegan Deli

The Butcher’s Son in Berkley is selling out of food, despite not having a proper menu yet.

Fruit Milk!?

Have I spiked your curiosity? It’s a cost effective, healthy, and easy to make alternative to the current dairy-free scene.

Beyoncé and Jay-Z sell out veganism for ticket giveaway

Veganism deserves better than constantly being considered something to be bribed, dared or loosely entered into.

Month one of “the year of the vegan”

News outlets are abuzz with the promise of new vegan products, celebs, and services and how that is somehow a fresh affirmation that our world is one turn closer to being fully free from animal use.

What About: “No-Kill” Eggs?

The reason for these advancements is not a sense of justice – because that can only mean going vegan – but is primarily driven by economics.

Vegandale Brewery offers the ultimate vegan night out

This brewpub helps veganism shed its stay-home-and-eat-tofu stereotype.

Don’t blame vegans for the shame you feel about using animals

The shame Carly Lewis claims veganism casts over her is more likely the ghosts of moral uncertainty, spectres that are more likely fish than cows, wondering how morality can possibly be used as ammunition in favour of murder.

The L.A. Fur “Ban” – What Does It Actually Accomplish?

The short answer is precious little for the animals.

It’s About The Conversations

Empowering, positive and unapologetic vegan advocacy while having fun at a vegan food and drink festival are not mutually exclusive activities.

Two Minutes to Vegan

If you care about any of these things, then you already have all the reasons to go vegan.

The dairy farmer vs. the vegan vs. you

I think we all have very much the same principles.

What About Zero Waste?

Going vegan must be at the heart of any environmental discussion.

Why it doesn’t matter if the Impossible burger is healthy

The Impossible burger doesn’t need to be overtly healthy – it just needs to be vegan.

France’s ban of faux-meat branding won’t stop veganism

I’ll take “mycoproteinous food tube” over a tube of dead pig any day.

Concerned about endangered animals? Stop eating them

Methods of animal conservation that support the exploitation of animals don’t exist for the animals, they exist for human profit.

Why we SHOULDN’T genetically ‘disenhance’ animals

Creating bandaid “solutions” to ethical problems we’ve created doesn’t address the issue at hand

What you can do if live exports disturb you

The outcry should go further than importation and should be directed at the fact that the animals in question were on their way to slaughter in the first place.

Wicked Good Opportunity

Bloomberg reports that the introduction of “vegan ranges” is at least partially responsible for improving Tesco’s finances.

The honey debate: there’s no room for exploitation

Never mind the fact that exploiting an animal is immoral regardless of the scale of that exploitation, the size of the animal being exploited also isn’t up for debate.

Why the media is quick to identify the YouTube shooter as vegan

To capitalize on a tragic incident like this, creating the narrative of a militant extremist for the sake of page views instead of reporting the facts, is irresponsible journalism.

San Francisco bans fur, continues exploitation

There’s no way to justify the use of animals in some practices while condemning the use of animals fur their fur.

Veganism as a Matter of Justice: A Short Reply to the Welfarists

Justice requires that we not choose to consume things that contain the body parts of exploited persons—human or nonhuman—whenever we do have a choice.

So You’re a Part-Time Vegan?

Full-time non-vegan might suit you better if you insist on a label.

Prisons profit from exploiting life and labour

Most young workers don’t want anything to do with manual labour jobs in meat and dairy, and as a result, a large majority of agricultural workers are marginalized people

If you’re mourning Sudan the rhino, go vegan

The world needs more vegans because more than dollars or pledges or sad-emoji riddled posts, our individual efforts can stop the demand for horns, for zoos, for animal flesh, and for the exploitation of any living being.

Criticize veganism, but don’t discredit it

Oppressive and harmful behaviour has no place in a movement rooted in anti-oppression.

Jallikattu was a single issue campaign doomed for failure

Filing a case in the courts is a time-consuming and expensive affair and, sadly, doomed to fail because, by and large, the laws of the land reflect the views of the people.

Vegandale Debuts, Promotes a Vegan World

Your vegan home away from home is calling!

Bodily Autonomy Beyond Ourselves

To put it in its simplest form, the bodies of other animals, human or non-human, do not belong to us.

This week in the veganverse V

All the celeb, travel, and anti-vegan news rolled into one. Another week, another recap!

What About the Migrant Workers?

I have to question if those who have hurled this criticism in my direction have ever stopped to consider whether they themselves care about agricultural workers, or whether they only use their suffering as a prop in their vendetta against veganism.

This week in the veganverse IV

Wonder why everyone is so concerned with vegan underwear, hot dogs, and how we’ll celebrate Easter? Me too! It’s this week in the veganverse, round four.

“Hero cow” becomes media darling to non-vegans everywhere

This pariah has earned her freedom through resistance and a seat atop the pedestal few non-human animals have ever sat. It’s The Hunger Games and she’s our Cow-niss.


No one wants to date vegans, meat is getting the mayo treatment, and Finland get’s the first taste of new vegan fast food AGAIN.

Please stop attempting to express love through animal exploitation

While I’m a huge sucker for the sweet stuff, I can’t escape the seasonal dread of seeing lovers carelessly link up gestures of romance with animal exploitation.

Seven reasons to stop giving a fuck about Justin Timberlake’s “vegan suit”

Honestly, we would have been better off if the world decided left shark was a vegan.

Vegan Scanners will keep non-vegans out of vegan restaurants

It’s the first line of defence against every vegan’s worst nightmare…sitting adjacent to someone wearing a Canada Goose jacket while tucking into a plate of tempeh wings.

This week in the veganverse II

Reading the vegan news so you don’t have to.

If We Can’t Reject Exploitation, Why Do We Expect The Patriarchy To Change?

When we speak of including all our most vulnerable Sisters, we must include our non-human sisters.

Why I’m Marrying a Vegan

Hint: it’s not so I can order a vegan wedding cake.

This week in the veganverse

Veganism is most certainly in the news! It’s just never about veganism, really.

VIDEO: Moral Confusion

A look at our confused thinking when it comes to how and why we use animals.

The Vegan Nightmare for Quartz is my Vegan Dream

No hooks for hands, no phantom entanglements, just the suggestion of the United States food system shifting to support people eating nothing but plants.

Meat Is Not the Problem

Meat is not the problem, all animal products are the problem.

Mythology, Toronto’s Only Vegan Diner, to Debut in Vegandale

Mythology is coming to Vegandale!

There is no going “a little bit vegan,” even if Yale adds more vegan options

A University is going to supply what it’s dollars..er..students demand of them.

The “violence” of non-violence: Getting it horribly wrong on “ahimsa milk”

What self-serving inanity!

Fact: Rainn Wilson is right and we’ve all got veganism wrong

How can we ever expect to help others go vegan if we don’t have leaders with six or more weeks of sort-of experience on the subject?

Mercy For Animals Opposes And Promotes Animal Exploitation, Somehow.

Someone who actually promotes veganism promotes only veganism.

The “No Animals Were Harmed In The Making Of This Film” Lie

Use is harm and that’s of any animal, in any way.

Notes From A Vegan Field… Or Three

Creative, non-violent vegan education, means talking to hundreds of people in one day and other times, it means talking to one.

“Veggie-Vegan”: Moving Backwards

To say that one is a “veggie-vegan” is to make the nonsensical claim that one is a non-vegan-vegan.

Vegan Food & Drink Festival Serves Over 35,000

The vegan food hangover is real and we’re counting down the days until we get to do it all over again.

Don’t blame veganism for disordered eating

Our aversion to specific foods is not for what it will do to our bodies, but what supporting the creation of that item means for all animals.

“Ahimsa Milk”: There Is No Such Thing and Never Could Be

The supposedly (and I stress “supposedly”) idyllic conditions for cows on “ahimsa farms” do not in any way justify their exploitation.

Only 46 Days

We have convinced ourselves that killing animals is ethical, especially if we wait 46 days.

“Animal Cruelty” And Criminal Intent

Animal advocates need to be more aware of the realities surrounding these laws.

Jeremy Corbyn’s Vegan “Process”

When we reject human injustice, nobody needs to go on a “journey” to get to that point. Where animals are concerned, we’re all too eager to pack the car, don the sunglasses and go for ride before we see the truth of what has been in front of us the entire time.

Vegan Advocacy Ideas For The Arts

Creative education, in the context of social justice, simply means creating a mental space, a field of consciousness, from which the person feels stimulated to engage or hear what you have to say.

A School In Chennai Now Serves All Vegan Meals

The school’s actions have, of course, roused the attention of mainstream nutritionalists who are quick to slate veganism.

Speciesism And The Palm Oil Debate

The confusion here, most often fuelled by conventional welfarist thinking, is that the purpose of veganism is to eliminate all harm on the planet.

Mercy For Animals and Cage-Free Duplicity (Part II)

It is, truly, an “animal confusion” movement.

Mercy For Animals and Cage-Free Duplicity (Part I)

They promote cage-free eggs although they acknowledge that cage-free eggs involve all sorts of cruelty.

The Road to Hell

Desperately I turn around, trying to escape, but instead I am pushed ahead.

Veld donates money to farm animals and also serves them

Lest we be confused that their giant V logo stands for anything other than Veld.

Trading beef for beans is not a solution, veganism is

Please do substitute beef for beans, but also have tofu instead of turkey, carrots instead of chicken, and I think you see where I’m going.

Guys, extortion isn’t an effective form of vegan advocacy

Assuming we can extort people into respecting the lives of others makes no sense.

Kylie Isn’t Actually ‘Trying This Whole Vegan Thing’

It’s clear the starlet has just decided to test out another diet.

Read between the vegan headlines

They say bad news travels fast, but I’d race vegan news against it.


The desire to be consistent morally results in an illogical rationalization of this nonsensical belief that it’s okay to eat the animals we claim to love.

Part 2: One of History’s Earliest Ethical Vegan Voices

Compared to the modern world, it was much harder to be vegan in Ma‘arrī’s time and place due to the religious and social pressures.

Part 1: One of History’s Earliest Ethical Vegan Voices

If the Syrian author of that poem could go vegan, anyone in our era can buck far milder social pressures and go vegan.

No, Animal Products are not being removed from the Canadian Food Guide

Vegans shouldn’t be quick to share excitement for a new and improved Health Canada food guide.

TMZ thinks dieting and doing yoga make Charlie Sheen vegan

The paparazzi machine shared that close sources say Charlie Sheen is living “the vegan life”.

Is pubic lice the newest vegan straw man?

As always, vegans must do their best as far as it what’s possible and practicable.

Why I Won’t Be Waving a Vegan Flag

We need to be very careful about turning veganism into something it’s not.

VIDEO: How To Go Vegan

You can start right now.

Spanish traditions of animal use aren’t worse than our own

All animal use is unnecessary, and we cannot justify our own by demonizing others.

I won’t use virtual reality in my animal advocacy

In reality, or virtual reality, we won’t see change until we can move away from advocating for “humane” treatment and towards a future without animal use.

PETA tries crappy activism on public toilets

I apologize in advance for the toilet humour that I cannot avoid with this one.

Part 2: The Second Indoctrination – Speciesist Vegans

Find Part 1 of this essay here. Part 2 – The Second Indoctrination For some reason, vegans stop thinking again at this point, they refuse to see or even consider the paradigm of speciesist corporate self-interest. We see vegans cling…

Part 1: The Second Indoctrination – Speciesist Vegans

Our society indoctrinates us from the time we are born, into the paradigm of using animals as resources.

The end of the circus doesn’t mean freedom for animals

The Ringling Bros. may have shut down, but the spectacle continues.

Why is “cruelty-free” a problematic term to use?

The use of the term perpetuates the idea that as long as we are not cruel to nonhumans then it’s still okay to use them.

What should we do when animals are treated unfairly?

We can’t use speciesism and violence to solve the problem when speciesism and violence is the problem.

Cosmopolitan thinks vegans are basically invincible

Relish in the side effects of not partaking in animal exploitation, but make sure your veganism is about fighting for the victims, the animals.

Okja: Worth Watching, but Not For the Reasons You Think

Watch Okja, but don’t expect it to do your vegan advocacy on your behalf, because if you do you’ll likely be disappointed.

Hampton Creek races to be the first to sell lab meat

I certainly hope that Hampton Creek doesn’t label their petri-dish concoction “just meat,” because there’s nothing just about it.

Why fight climate change when you can create heat-resistant cows?

We don’t need heat-resistant animals, we need veganism.

Don’t Lower Your Standards

Accepting these attempts make them seem less harmful, but they are deadly.

Amendments to Animal Slaughter Practices Will Never Be “Enough”

Tyson is back in the news, and their efforts to appease Mercy For Animals have come up short.

10,000 Take Over Grant Park for Chicago Vegan Food & Drink Festival

On Saturday June 10th, ten thousand people helped prove that there’s success in promoting veganism, and tons of fun to be had doing it.

Forbes calls another PETA misstep ‘success’

The only ‘success’ or ‘victory’ for animals is new and continuing vegans.


In short, the lawyers ineptly argued that pigs are not property, and then went on to argue that they are property.

The only label you need on egg cartons: exploitative

We have to recognize that the ‘free range’ campaign (and the many chicken related campaigns like it) is as frivolous as the ‘humane meat’ one.

The True Carnage of the Film “Carnage” – Part 2

It fails as education because whatever useful information it manages to convey, any benefit of this is negated by the confusion it fosters in an arena that is already beset with massive confusion.

The True Carnage of the Film “Carnage” – Part 1

Timid, juvenile and a pointless waste of time.

Vegans, you don’t have to worry about contracting “vegan face”

Hold back from running to your closest mirror or poking at your jowls; this is just another anti-vegan piece of propaganda to laugh off.

Rachel Ray is not an animal advocate

Rachel Ray may save time in the kitchen, but she’s certainly using more animals than she’s saving.

Dennis Quaid thinks ‘A Dog’s Purpose’ controversy is ‘fake news’

The use of animals on-screen and on-set of the production of this film is not ‘fake news,’ but the promotion of it’s necessity is quite fraudulent.

Who’d have guessed Germany tops vegan food production?

Anyone interested in a trip to Berlin?

There’s no such thing as giving exploited animals a “good death”

The rules and regulations of the animal agriculture industry are created and enforced to benefit those who profit from them.

Just Whatever

Yes, the darling of all vegans, the plant-based company originally established to replace eggs in mayo, has now deemed dairy to be acceptable.

Video Game Removes Boxing Kangaroo to Get Activists Off Their Backs

But don’t worry, there’s still the option to fight as Kuma the bear or a Panda, because even in fictional worlds speciesism exists.

Is jail time justice for abused farm animals?

Justice is not locking away some, it’s freedom for all animals.

Backwards Activists Don’t Mind If You Sell Non-Vegan Food, Just Don’t Hunt

They’re literally saying “it’s fine if you serve animal products, just don’t hunt.”

PETA still gives “Compassionate Business” awards to non-vegan companies

It’s not far from the back-patting of Meatless Monday or reducetarianism, but it comes with a cyber plaque.

Hardheaded Vegan Bullies, and What to Do About Them

My “fighting words” are not calling someone “elitist,” “stupid,” or a “lunatic.” They’re “education,” “freedom,” and “equality.”

Protesting Kylie Jenner’s Use of Fur Doesn’t Help Animals

Campaigns against fur, whether that’s at the PETA level or a small mobbing like this, don’t work because they promote the use of other animal products.

Collaborating with animal exploiters won’t help animals

The two sides claim to both have the “health and well-being of animals” in mind in this partnership, but one likely said “after profitability” under their breath.

Exploitation for art is no worse than exploitation for dinner

It always seems to come back to a confused juror deciding when animal use is justified.

Humane Society Serves Pork to Save Dogs…WTF?!

All animals matter morally, equally.

Why would anyone do vegan tabling?

Creative, nonviolent vegan education is easy for people to relate to and it is highly effective.

No, you can’t drink cow’s milk with a clear conscience

The world does not need cow’s milk, it needs vegans.

Industry benefits from ‘Modernization of Pork Slaughter’ – not pigs, not consumers

It’s success means nothing more than the inflated profits for those in control of the pork industry, and the continued marketing ploys of ‘happy’ meat.

JoJo is the next non-vegan ‘vegan’ celebrity

Like the Beyonce’s and Leo’s that came before her, and the many that will follow.

Ecorazzi Announces New York Vegan Food & Drink Festival

If we can make it vegan there, we can make it vegan anywhere!

Please don’t buy a bunny this Easter, or ever

They do not deserve to be bred and sold as objects, gift-wrapped like toys and forced to live behind bars.

Veganism in a World Full of Harm

In a world full of harm, be just, be fair, and be respectful of the rights of all beings—human and nonhuman; otherwise, you’re choosing to say “I knew, and I did nothing.”

Ugh, the ‘plants have feelings’ argument is back

In a stunning piece of journalism from Metro, vegans should just give up already because plants can hear themselves being eaten. Forget the whole not having a central nervous system, they have ears! Pointing to nothing more than “ecologically relevant…

Kickstarter for vegan antidote surpasses goal

Side effects include indifference, greed, and a greater risk for certain cancers.

Vegan eats fish after aunt says it’s not meat for the fourteenth time

TORONTO,ON – The vegan police are set to press charges against a vegan man after a family get-together turned fatal. After politely declining his aunt’s gefilte fish for the thirteenth time at Monday’s first Passover seder of 5777, Elijah was…

Even The Aardvarks Didn’t See This Coming

A spokesperson confirmed that some aardvarks were being housed in the zoology department but would not reveal the reason for this.

Six ways to help animals without going vegan

You don’t have to give up anything because you’re only a click or two away from helping animals.

Why Internet Spam is Offensive to Vegans

One of the world’s best known animal advocacy groups is campaigning for new terms to replace some of those in the field of Information Technology to avoid causing offence to vegans or perpetuating harmful stereotypes about animals.


Not wishing to let the wheels of animal exploitation slow down at all, rabbits are now being promoted as the latest “sustainable” source of flesh.

My Vegan Experiment aka My Experiment In Missing The Point Entirely

Lately, The Guardian is becoming a platform for self-absorbed and outlandish perspectives on veganism.

Cultured Meat Confusion: The Answer Is Veganism And Always Has Been

If we think it’s okay to culture them, we will always remain open to the idea that we can use non-cultured versions of these products.

Why Non-Vegans Are So Confused About Vegans Consuming Sperm

It’s high time we bury his nonsense once and for all and start focusing the public’s attention on the real matter at hand.

Inevitable Welfare Reform & European Rabbits

Given that animals are property with no legally recognisable interests in their lives, there is no escaping that reality no matter how hard people attempt to dress it up.

Threatening A Butcher Is Not The Way To A Vegan World

Many of those who purport to speak for animals often fail to understand the simple fact that the issue of animal exploitation is an issue of demand and not supply. As such, these “advocates” often engage in behaviour that distances…

‘Orangutan Boxing’ And Non-Veganism: What Do They Have In Common?

If you think orangutans have moral value, you necessarily accept that every other sentient being has moral value.

What Romance Tell Us About Our Perception Of Animals

If animals matter morally, we cannot justify these assumptions that our pleasure or convenience trump the interests of other sentient beings.

Profitable “Free Range” Milk & False Claims In The Guardian

The Guardian errs in maintaining that this new “free range” initiative is in any way for the benefit of the cows.

Simon Amstell Causing ‘Carnage’ For Animals With His New “Mockumentary”

Amstell joins the ranks of those laughing all the way to the bank at the expense of animals.

If You’re Upset By The Horse Deaths At Cheltenham…You Should Be Vegan

Moral confusion is rife surrounding the Cheltenham races, especially with the likes of Animal Aid describing the situation as “carnage,” as if our every day animal exploitation is not equally deserving of that label. Given how many “animal advocates” and…

Veganism As A Dating Tool

In this era of rampant narcissism, whether or not you inflict rights violations on vulnerable beings is considered to be on the same level as whether or not you swear or fart in front of a new partner.

Speciesist Vegans

Saying that you can “respect” what’s on a non-vegans plate is saying that you respect and accept the unjust exploitation of animals.

Feminism & Veganism: They Belong Together

Any feminism worthy of the name must embrace veganism as a fundamental component of our fight against unfair discrimination and gratuitous violence.

Why I’m Not Excited About Mandatory Vegan Options

We should be using this development to talk about why vegan meals should be an obligation for everyone, and not allowing people to treat it as yet another public health issue.

Vegan Society Rejects Crufts, But Seems OK With All Other Exploitation

The Vegan Society in the UK has come out with a public statement condemning the annual Crufts dog show, asking for viewers to “boycott” Crufts either by changing the TV channel or not buying a ticket. We think it’s odd…

Judging Bees (And Other Animals) On Their Likeness To Humans

Sentience is all that matters and is all that is required to have the right not to be used exclusively as a resource.

Post-Women’s Day Blues

If you are serious about justice for women but are not vegan, you are willfully choosing to ignore the violence and injustice we unnecessarily inflict upon female animals and their reproductive systems.

Drinking Camel Milk Doesn’t Make You Moral

Camel milk is meant for baby camels, just as human milk is meant for baby humans.

Angelina Jolie Thinks We Should Eat Insects Instead Of Other Animals 

We do not need any animal products at all to live optimally healthy lives.

The Absurdity of Non-Vegans Picketing Animal Abuse

Why is it then that non-vegans are unable to see the identical nature of their own animal exploitation?

Animal Rescue In A Vegan World

Where wild animals are concerned – who are not the subject of rights violations – we can be compassionate and choose to go out of our way to help those who are in need.

Ecorazzi Announces Vegan Food & Drink Festival 2017 Season

What’s the only thing bigger than finding out one of your friends finally went vegan? The return of the Vegan Food & Drink Festival!

Eating Animals and Magical Thinking

When cognitive dissonance raises its uncomfortable head, many proceed directly to the land of make-believe for relief.

Welfarism & Property Status – Like Jailbreak With A Plastic Fork

The animals – to remain things – are merely pawns in the game of efficiency and profitability.

A letter to… My non-vegan mother, who I still love

You taught me “tolerance is vital” and for the animals, our tolerance is literally vital because without it, they end up at the tip of our forks.

Vegan Crashes Her Car Into A Chicken Truck… Intentionally

Meddling with supply, in whatever form, does absolutely nothing to alter the demand.

How An Article On Eggs In The Guardian Completely Misses The Mark

Indeed, the focus on this kind advocacy actually tells people that there are better ways to treat animals.

PETA Once Again Employs Sexism With “Lettuce Ladies”

Why promote veganism as a moral baseline when you can dress women in lettuce bikinis and ship them off to Cuba? Two women, referred to as “lettuce ladies” (on account of wearing nothing but lettuce to cover their genitals) are…

Chanting DxE Crusaders Face Criminal Mischief Charges

I don’t know about you, but we think a more fitting response would be 50 hours of vegan education classes on how not to promote speciesism and make arbitrary distinctions between different animal products.

False Heroism In Vegan Athletes – David Haye

It’s crucially important that we educate the public about vegan health and nutrition. Indeed, one of the stumbling blocks we face as advocates is when we’re occassionaly confronted with someone who genuinely believes that it’s necessary to consume animal products….

Animals deserve freedom from use, not just protection from fire

Wanting to save animals should not be exclusive to less probable danger when the very ordinary danger of non-veganism is there everyday.

Cows do not want ‘free range’ milk

If we accept that cows belong in a field, rather than in a barn, we accept that cows should be used in the first place.

So Raising Goats For Meat Is “Ethical,” Apparently

Davis and his partner Ami clearly harbour deep concern for the interests and rights of their goats.

Seductive and Destructive: The Insidiousness of “Happy” Exploitation

We need to shatter and dispel once and for all the insidious myth that it is somehow possible to exploit non-human animals “humanely.”


Someone identifying as vegan who knowingly commits a rights violation must judge for themselves whether or not that act constitutes an abandonment of their personal commitment to the ethical foundation of veganism.

How I Got Ill on a Vegan Diet and Why I Ended Up Listening to My Body

Let me tell you, when I made that choice, I didn’t feel good about it.

The Cleveland Dairy Queen of Death

How ironic that we celebrate a denial of animal value with a competition making a value judgment against the bodies of young women.

Impending Welfarist Propaganda In Jurassic World 2

Here we go again. Hollywood has boarded the welfarist train.

£5 Note Nonsense & The Vegan Society

Take tallow out of our currency and tallow would still exist in the exact same quantities.

RSPCA Australia On How To Kill “Humanely”

The reality is that there is no way to “humanely” kill or “dispatch” a sentient being who does not want to die.

Great, Now We’ve Got ‘Seagans’ To Deal With

Because happyfish, right?

Romantic Relationships That Assume Animals Are Things

To every defiant non-vegan: If your love is contingent on the acceptance of unjustifiable exploitation, then we don’t want it, thanks.

Owners of ‘The Goat’ Vegan Cafe Aren’t Doing Us Any Favours

This story has blown up on a number of major news outlets, once again dragging veganism through the dirt.

Pets travel first class and prove people couldn’t be more speciesist

Forget them struggling to open their own mini-bags of pretzels.

A Circus Of Lincolnshire Advocates

Our use of sentient beings as resources – regardless of how they are treated – presents us with a moral problem.

Hero Launches New Vegan Condom Range

Hero, purportedly the only vegan sex company available in major retailers across Australia, has just launched a selection of new products.

Starbucks adds a new vegan option

If you’ve been sitting out on coffee break runs, consider this your chance to tag back in.

Complaining About A Song Isn’t Helping Animals

It is no wonder people are so initially dismissive of veganism when all they see from vegans is street theatre and the condemnation of glockenspiels.

Vegan Valentine Vanity

It doesn’t mean that we can make veganism about ourselves, and take the emphasis away from veganism as a matter of what we owe other sentient beings.

Vegan Condom Surprise

It’s not every day you’re blessed with free vegan condoms.

Don’t be an Asshole Abolitionist

It’s okay if you’re an Abolitionist who can live on fresh air and expensive filtered water, but what about the rest of us?

Convenience Store Recalls Flesh Sandwiches For Containing… Flesh

As far as the chicken is concerned, his/her flesh is “unfit for human consumption” regardless of the colour.

London Fashion Week Has “Activists” In A Fury

As one of the longest standing single-issue campaigns, the anti-fur campaign has not only succeeded in drawing an arbitrary line between fur and other animal products, it has failed on its own terms.

More Violent Street Theatre From PETA

Because nothing says take animal rights seriously more than some guy hanging upside down covered in marinara sauce.

Outraged Over The Rostchild Cat Torture Case? You Should Be Vegan

There’s no difference between this cat and the 60 billion land animals and trillion or so aquatic animals we exploit annually for food.

Caterer Corrects The Metro – He didn’t buy *dog* meat

Once again, the false moral distinction drawn between certain types of animals has been perpetuated.

Holy Pigs In Taiwan

As always, the mainstream movement continues its quest to ensure that the use of animals remains a legitimate and morally defensible practice.

From Mothers Milk To Human Poison: Milk Vodka

As if their separation, exploitation and murder wasn’t enough, we have to go and get drunk on it too.

Not So Lush, After All

Lush are once again campaigning against animal testing whilst simultaneously profiting from the products of suffering and death.

Gendered Food & “Masculinity”

Is your salad female? Is that animal flesh male? Do we care?

Sphynx Cat’s Property Status Reaffirmed Through Use As An Art Canvas

Doing right by animals means abolishing their property status.

Leonardo DiCaprio Once Again Shows How Much He Cares

Caught with a butcher named “Salt Bae” – so called for the way he salts animal flesh – DiCaprio seemed entranced watching the butcher working on the unfortunate someone on the table before him.

The USDA removed Animal Welfare Act violations from their site – SO?!

The violation isn’t in whether the curtain is opaque or transparent, but in whether or not we have chosen to open up our own eyes first.

Warmhammer vs PETA

The relationship between plastic figurines and animal exploitation (other than a high probability of animal byproducts within the plastic) is as distant as the relationship between my underwear and quantum physics.

Veganism The Movie

A feature-length satire film set in a fictional 2067 where every person on the planet is a vegan is in the works.

Trendy Veganism Gone Wrong

There’s a growing trend amongst the younger generation to treat veganism as a means of bolstering one’s social identity. In the age of vine stars, instagram addicts and selfie morality, kids are delving into veganism as part of an overall…

At Two Years She Takes “Her Boys” To The Abattoir

We reject the idea that there is a “good” way to exploit and kill vulnerable sentient beings.

Some guy is trying to blame erectile dysfunction on veganism

With 30 million or so American men experiencing the same man-part problems, it would be foolish to call this a vegan issue.

Palaeontology As A Vessel For Non-Veganism

It’s high time we left these flimsy objections behind us and accept that the past is no place to look for moral guidance.

Pig-Human Hybrids are just another form of exploitation

The line for moral significance in our society has been arbitrarily drawn at the feet of our species.

Kate Beckinsale And The Normalisation Of Animal Exploitation

Once again, when we pedestalize celebrities and celebrate their bouts of faux-morality, we normalise those positions and put a stamp of approval on the exploitation that they condone.

Bearing Witness To Narcissism

The idea that your “respect” in this context – peeking through bars, taking photos, crying around trucks – is doing anything but prolonging their suffering is quite frankly an insult to their value as sentient beings.

Pamela Anderson thinks vegan clothing will help Melania Trump

Given the circus of events Trump’s America has already laid down on the world, perhaps an invisibility cloak would be more useful to Melania.

Vegan Race Car Driver eats Veggie Burgers for Breakfast

If you’ve ever taken a road trip, you know a little bit about the physically demanding world of a racecar driver. But for vegan professional driver Andy Lally, stretch breaks, ample supplies of tofu jerky, and scanning between the best Sirius…

CNN Reacts To The “Publicly Shamed” Rat In China

CNN is perpetuating a stream of xenophobia directed at the Chinese for engaging in actions morally indistinguishable from the actions of any non-vegan.

“Activists” Take To The Skies With Unmanned Drones

Veganism can now go over people’s heads, literally.

American Humane Grants Dolphin Quest a “Humane Certified” Seal Of Approval

Victory for the captured and enslaved dolphins at Dolphin Quest! Wait… that doesn’t sound right. What I mean to say is, yet again, another cooperate welfarist group has granted its “humane” seal of approval to the use of animals as…

Beware The Killer Mouse Droppings…

As a society we have a warped perception of what is gross.

Roman Speciesism and Modern Day Buffoonery – The “Pork Clock”

A reminder of how far back and how deeply entrenched our societal speciesism is.

The Media Loves Blaming Child Abuse On Veganism

As always, veganism is portrayed as the cause of malnourishment or in this case, the “vegan lifestyle diet” that Hawk apparently feeds her 3 children.

B-12 And Child Birth – Anti-Vegan Propaganda From The Daily Mail

The issue is not that vegans are somehow at greater risk of deficiency (they’re not), it’s simply that it’s more profitable for the mainstream media and animal industries to promote animal products as being the answer.

Carrie Underwood is *almost* not an animal exploiter

You’re trying to tell me that a multi-million dollar recording artist is stuck having egg whites when she’s on the road?

Vox, we don’t need a biologist to tell us animals feel pain

Of all the ways humans enjoy excusing the disaster that is animal exploitation, pretending not to know if animals feel pain is up as there as being the most ignorant.

Chipotle Boards The Happy Exploitation Train

Chipotle is attempting to regain its consumer base with “humane” marketing.

If ‘A Dog’s Purpose’ Made You Angry, Go Vegan

If we recognise that Hercules matters morally, then we have no good reason for excluding other animals from our circles of moral concern.

Cranswick Foods Slaughter Parade

The animals don’t need us to “bear witness” to the final stretch of their road to slaughter

Sentient Beings As Stress Balls In Aberystwyth

Changing our perception of animals as things – or vessels for the fulfilment of human desires – requires a shift in moral thought.

On “Selective Veganism” – A Brief Response To The Metro

Promoting non-veganism will not result in veganism.

Robots Will Be Granted ‘Personhood’ Status Whilst Sentient Beings Remain ‘Things’

Your toaster is more likely to be granted personhood than an animal.

Chichester Dairy Cows Awarded For Being Exploited

“Awards” for a “service” that they were bought and forced into.

Michael Bloomberg’s Daughter (A Non-Vegan) Is Dating Another Non-Vegan And Welfarists Are Losing Their Shit

Folks… Folks… calm down. Surely you’ve all known of non-vegans who have dated other non-vegans? Surely you’ve known people who don’t take the fundamental interests of animals seriously and who date other people who feel the same? Then please tell…

Sir Roger Moore Grants Theresa May – And The Public – 007 Status

No, Roger, doing “the right thing by animals” means veganism and nothing less.

CCTV Makes Killing Okay – Who Would’ve Guessed It?

A bill was passed in France on January 12th, making video cameras in slaughterhouses mandatory from 2018. Call me crazy but, the idea that animals somehow benefit from having their unjustifiable deaths caught on camera seems so stupid as to…

36 Years Opposing Ringling Bros. Circus, 36 Years Wasted

This is yet again just another example of how large animal organisations manipulate information in order to fundraise and claim “victory.”

Incorrect Use Of Property Sees Woman Charged With Cruelty

We must dismantle the property status of animals by going vegan.

Grow Your Own Exploitation

Cultured meat begins with animal exploitation, and ends with the normative message that animals are the sort of beings that can be used as human resources.

Cows Destined To Be Killed Are Facing “A Pretty Big Problem” – Wait. What?

Don’t get duped by the mainstream media into believing that animal interests are being taken seriously.

2016: A Year of Victories for the Animals

This was our year.

There’s no such thing as ‘ethical’ dairy ice cream

One ice cream brand thinks new milking technology can fool consumers into thinking they care more about animals.

I’ve Got A Fever, And The Prescription Isn’t More Cowbell

Nancy, a 42-year old vegan and “animal-rights activist” has had her application for a Swiss passport denied for a second time on account of her attempts to ban cowbells.

I Can’t Believe It’s A Butter Sculpture Of Death…

Not only are we unjustifiably enslaving sentient beings for our unnecessary purposes, we’re taking the products of that suffering and death and turning them into 1,000 pound butter sculptures.

Birkenstock launches vegan collection, almost lives up to hippie reputation

Birkenstock has not seen the error of their ways, they’ve just seen a new way to sell more sandals

SeaWorld Replaces Orca Exploitation With Nicer Sounding Orca Exploitation

The only difference is that the new show is now called “Orca Encounter” and is being promoted as an “educational experience.”

Orlando SeaWorld Frights: The Ballad of Leilani Münter

What would you say the natural progression of events would be after reaching the headlines with your new vegan-powered race car? How does a high-octane, traditional “animal advocate” – turbo charged with moral confusion – up the ante and leave…

Tom Hardy Isn’t Feeling So Hardy About Veganism

Hardy, veganism is not a diet.

Why The Mainstream “Animal Movement” Promotes Peter Singer

His position, understood correctly, is nothing but a licence to continue using and killing animals in “compassionate” ways.

Latent Prejudices and Animal Exploitation

They are never enough “like us” to translate into an obligation on our parts to stop exploiting them.

Reflections On Underground Non-Advocacy

Criticising these speciesist endeavours is an essential part of moving things forward and changing the conversation.

Underground Non-Advocacy – Veganuary

Veganism, like recognising any human rights violation, is not something that can be tried.

Underground Non-Advocacy – PETA UK

Promoting confusion and inconsistency on the London underground.

Lights, Camera, Slaughter

Promising “no animals were harmed” doesn’t benefit animals.

Sadism As Virtue

How is it possible that a person can believe they are doing right by animals by killing them?

Can’t Buy Me Morals

It’s a shame that Paul has resolved to make 2017 another year of selling out animal interests instead of going vegan.

2017 – The Year For Abolition

What better way to celebrate the dawn of a new year, than by learning how to best bring about the dawn abolition?

Veganism Without Morality

When we neglect to talk about veganism as a matter of fundamental morality, we promote the false perception of veganism as nothing more than a fad or eccentric diet.

Fundamental Rights Are For Life – Not Just Christmas

Recognising fundamental animal rights is not something dependent on the season; animals are tortured and killed at Christmas and every other day of the year too.

Upset About Chinese Dog Meat? You Already Accept Veganism

In terms of the moral value of life, the dog has no greater or lesser value than any of the animals that humans commercially farm in the western world

Those Pesky Entitled Vegans

You see, all of the major dietetic organisations agree that we can live perfectly healthy lives without consuming animal products, so when we choose to eat them or from them, or to use them in other ways, we are doing so needlessly.

Signing Petitions Promotes Animal Exploitation – A Deer Case Study

The petition – as with all petitions – misses the point.

Perpetuating The Animal-Confusion Movement: Faunalytics (Part II)

The “results” will continue to be interpreted in a way that ensures the “struggle” never ends.

Perpetuating The Animal-Confusion Movement: Faunalytics (Part I)

Results each year from their Animal Tracker say absolutely nothing at all.

Advocates Of Narcissism

The focus remains on self rather than the beings who have their rights violated through non-veganism.

Single-Issue Dominos

The irony is that the domino effect that is touted by “animal advocates” as being one of the successes of single-issue campaigns actually works in the opposite way. There is indeed a domino effect, but the pieces aren’t falling where the mainstream “animal movement” would have you believe.

How The Mainstream “Animal Movement” Has Destroyed Veganism

The mainstream movement has done such a good job convincing people that veganism isn’t representative of a fundamental moral position.

A Lonely Vegans Guide To Christmas (A Parody)

You’ll need pepper spray, silly-string, flash grenades, rope, and the words to “all I want for Christmas (is a vegan world)” memorised.

Cashback On “Premature Slaughter”

You may be eligible to claim up to $30 due to your friendly neighbourhood dairy industry “prematurely slaughtering” cattle.

The £5 Note That Keeps On Giving

The added irony with the £5 note situation is that tallow is a slaughterhouse byproduct, in no way different to the byproducts used in roads, houses, plastics, etc

Sheep Farmer Fined For Killing Swans – How Anti-Cruelty Laws Are Never For The Animals

The law reprimands him, not because he killed the swans, but because his treatment of them had no corresponding human or societal benefits.

Relationships With Non-Vegans And Why They’re Problematic

Engaging in animal exploitation every day should be a deal breaker.

For Those Upset By The New £5 Notes

We’re merely telling the non-vegan public that one form of animal use is worse than another.

Shame on you for not being a welfarist

If you refuse to partake in slapping “I’m an asshole, I wear fur, ” stickers on strangers, then YOU qualify for a bombardment of online trolling.

The Vegan Society Falls Further Down The Speciesist Rabbit Hole

What we’re seeing is the Vegan Society further embracing its position as an arm of corporate welfarism.

Morrissey: Fundamental Rights or a Chevrolet Volt?

For Morrissey, veganism isn’t a basic principle of justice – it’s pleather seats on a new Chevy.

Eat Like You Care

Change can happen during a conversation, in watching a documentary, or reading a passage in a book, and literally — in an instant — change occurs.

Serves Them Right!

Whenever there is an animal involved in a situation of conflict with respect to humans, I sometimes hear people – vegan or not – rejoice in human suffering or withhold sympathy for the human. It is that “serves them right!”…

Keep Your Kit On for the Animals

Celebrities, keep your clothes on for the animals.

Moral Concern In Action – “Fat Boy” The Cat

Every person who was concerned for “Fat Boy” is a person who has the potential to be vegan.

Utilitarianism And Banana Ethics

Incidental harm does not mean that we can inflict intentional, unnecessary harm.

Who Could Be Blind to Racism?

If we want to understand how someone can be blind to all those –isms, then just think about how we have decided that it is ok to use and kill animals.

Another strange disruption with no results

Disruptions do little more than create a story for non-vegans to tell over their turkey dinners.

Farm Sanctuary Back-Patting: The Annual Welfarist Bonanza

It’s party-time for the promoters of “happy” animal exploitation, and what better way to celebrate than fill a fancy hotel with non-vegan celebrities and give awards to industry partners?

Action-Hero Veganism: Schwarzenegger’s Pedestal

We have to stop elevating celebrities to these false positions of power, as if their faux-ethics can tell the public anything about what it means to fulfil our moral obligations to animals.

PSA: threatening non-vegans pushes them further away from veganism

We’re sure it comes as no surprise that effective advocacy can not be done when it’s shouted at someone without explanation.

The Metro: Posting Anti-Vegan Propaganda For Everyone

Apparently “vanity veganism” is about “buying into a contest,” where there is “no limit” to how much animal exploitation you refuse to participate in.

A Gun To The Head – Business As Usual

Apparently, a shot to anywhere but the head constitutes “cruelty,” whereas a shot to the head is just dandy.

How to advocate for veganism online….without the speciesism

Never compromise the moral message.

Of “Pragmatism” And “Absolutism” – A Response

A recent article published by Quartz demonstrates a woeful ignorance of the reality concerning corporate welfarism and the state of the animal movement over the last four decades.

Supermarket Veganism – Don’t Get Excited

It’s merely an attempt profit off of an increased societal interest in health-related issues.

Hey, The Dodo: The future of animals and our planet is in our hands, not Trump’s

Understanding the moral need to free all animals is bigger and more powerful than any ballot, receipt, or petition.

The Annual “Veganuary” Fail

Apparently animals just want to suffer a little bit less in January.

Wilson Chandler mentions being vegan and fishing in the same breath

We’ve said it a thousand times; eating vegan food does not a vegan make.

Iggy Azalea & French Montana exploit more than just this elephant

But since Montana and Azalea aren’t on team vegan, and likely most of these commenters aren’t either, all animal exploitation is the elephant in the room.

Let’s cool it with the vegan challenges, please

People are never going to accept the importance, ease, or joy of veganism if we continue irking them on to try it out as a “challenge.”

Proof that protesting Canada Goose hasn’t worked

Perhaps this’ll be the proof people need to realize campaigning against this brand hasn’t worked. Bloomberg reports that the jacket retailers are planning their initial public offering (IPO) for 2017. Credit Suisse Group AG, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and Goldman…

Media more concerned if sperm is vegan, than why this woman adds it to her smoothies

We’re use to the media smearing veganism, but attaching this sensationalism has left a bad aftertaste in our mouthes.

The Animal Museum has cats and celebrities, but no veganism

We imagine this will be the real-life equivalent to following people’s pets on Instagram.

Love ≠ Harm

We’re bringing into existence generations of humans that believe love is consistent with violence.

Vegan powerlifter sets new record

“You can be strong without eating meat and animal byproducts.”

It’s a heavy day, so check out this kid who dresses like Trump as a carrot

It’s Ronald Grump of the Demo-Carrot Vege Party, and he’s orange, angry, and barely anymore bizarre than the real thing.

Dairy farmers are rude on Facebook, reflect the industry

Albeit they chose crass terminology, artificial insemination, confinement, and death are part of the process.

Scientists waste time adding nutrients to milk chocolate and not removing milk

Choosing milk over dark is not just a matter of nutritional values or palate pleasures, it’s about the use of animals for our sweet tooth.

Leonardo DiCaprio ignores veganism, again.

Leo did nothing short of selling out the animals in the most insidious way possible.

When You Hear “Veganism Is Just A Religion”

Whatever their religion, it can and should be interpreted in a peaceful way.

DANGER – Confused Environmentalists Ahead

Concern for the environment should never be the sole form of argument in a conversation with someone about ethical veganism.

Genetically Modified Misery – From Person To Machine

As property, valued by humans for a given purpose, these animals will never be viewed as anything more than machines.

Animal Welfare vs. Animal Rights (as explained by an exploiter)

This author uses animals, and does a great job at explaining why welfarism won’t stop animal use.

Zoos or Prisons- Is there any difference?

Making a place of confinement more livable is not the answer.

Boycotting kangaroo fur will change nothing

They will only succeed at having consumers convinced that avoiding the kangaroo boots means the leather ones are better.

They’ve figured out how to make spinach detect explosives

Spinach already has a reputation for being pretty super, but bomb detection could make this leafy green a hero.

Being a Spoilsport on World Vegan Day

The fact that there is a day to mark those who refuse to participate in animal exploitation is a reminder of how entrenched and pervasive animal exploitation is.

Jilly – The Trust of a Blind Sheep

Despite her horrific background, by the time I met her at the sanctuary, she was one of the sweetest persons I’d ever met.

Dairy virus increases human risk of breast cancer by 3.1 times

Saying no to dairy is crucial for the lives of cows, but we’re learning more and more that consuming dairy can have grave consequences for us, too.

Vegan fast-food chain lands $22 million in funding for expansion

A further sign of the acceleration of a need for more accessible plant-based dining options.

Please, Jenna Dewan Tatum, stick to ethical veganism

Jenna, use your star power to remind people that animals cannot be commodified, but make sure that’s the position you believe whole-heartedly first.

Selective Personhood Syndrome – It’s Terminal

There’s no difference between those we fetishize & the billions we use.

Why Vegetarianism Makes No Sense From A Moral Perspective

I don’t consider my years as a vegetarian as a stepping-stone or prerequisite to veganism

I hope I win the ‘Pig Farmers of Tomorrow’ contest I entered (I’m vegan)

I think I’ll likely have the most interest in pigs of anyone applying, anyway.

Hopefully Jon & Tracey Stewart use their new farm for vegan education

They’ve promised classes on caring for animals and sustainable agriculture, so vegan 101 would be a great place to start.

Let’s not lose our shit over Arby’s inclusion of venison

We don’t want people to choose combo one over combo two when they visit Arby’s, we want them to go vegan.

Easy Halloween treats for lazy vegans

A small step up from eating mini chocolates directly from the box.

Speciesism, Racism, and Xenophobia: A Deadly Cocktail

Halal slaughter or conventional slaughter; it is all the same.

Don’t be excited about the U.N. animal welfare policy updates

Like all animal welfare measures, the focus is on industry and the people who support it, and animals are no better off for it.

Alec Baldwin wants turkey-less Thanksgiving, ignores other animals

No less turkeys would be saved if Baldwin and Farm Sanctuary asked people to go vegan.

If you only want a less-cruel turkey industry, you don’t give a shit about turkeys

There’s more than enough out their promoting the use of animals already- can’t animal rights activists agree to be the ones who say stop it and mean it?

Vandalism and aggression won’t help veganism

These acts of intimidation and aggression don’t change public perspective on veganism for the better, and that’s the only thing that will help animals.

VIDEO: Vegan Athletes Who Destroy Your Excuses

No one is going to ask these athletes if they get enough protein!

This vegan milk doesn’t use animals, it uses cannabis

The perfect accompaniment to vegan edibles.

Chef thinks breeding & killing endangered animals is the only way to save them

Pretending it’s better to live and be killed than it is to not live at all is just a selfish, ignorant excuse to continue using animals.

Protesters more upset about chicken cannibalism than people eating chickens

Anything less than advocating an end to all animal use sells these chickens and other animals out.

Celebrity nutrition is the new disaster tourism

Celebrities have become the new nutritional experts in our post-truth world.

When Size Ultimately Doesn’t Matter: Cages

The size of the cage ultimately does not matter when the end result is still death.

Vegans who campaign against fur are upset that Aritzia is using fake fur but real down

You know how we won’t shut up about how ineffective single issue campaigns are, including the ones against fur?

LA schools fuck up, reintroduce flavoured milk as a healthy option

Cafeterias have become pilot programs for whether or not strawberry and chocolate milk is the way to make more money on our youth.

Dallas is afraid of a little vegan brisket

Uh oh Dallas, have you been shown that you don’t need animals to make a mean barbecue?

The Unholy Business of the Indian Cow

Indians believe that the cow is a holy animal and yet, India is set to become the largest exporter of beef this year.

Vegan ‘Fish’ Taco Bowls because the Great Barrier Reef needs vegans

Hearts of palm are the unlikely hero of the dish, wearing some seaweed flakes to imitate the salty sea taste we crave without the harm

Smoking chimp attraction is only one small way zoos suck

Of course this act is outlandish, but so is the chicken being served for dinner, even if the picture deemed worthy of sharing is a less easily sensationalized chicken salad.

Breaking News: Two non-vegans try vegan food and survive

When will eating vegan food no longer be considered edgy content for non-vegan bloggers?

Who gives a shit if ‘Paula Deen Goes Vegan’ for one cooking show episode?

All things considered, the fat-laden, calorie-dense, and viscerally greasy animal products she fries up on most episodes are likely a better advocate for vegan food.

Blocking rush hour traffic won’t help anyone understand veganism

One traffic accident, two arrests, and over 900 Facebook comments later, they’ve apologized for the inconvenience.

Pamela Anderson poisoned Wikileaks leader with a vegan sandwich

Apparently, some people believe that eating vegan could wipe someone out faster than leaking Government secrets.

Five super scary vegan costume ideas for Halloween

Guaranteed to totally freak people out.

Trump thinks animals firebombed a GOP headquarters

Trump took to twitter to blame animals for the recent “firebombing” of the North Carolina GOP headquarters.

They studied which U.S. cities have the most vegan options, and we’re moving

And people still argue it’s hard to be vegan.

Diet Doc simultaneously tries to sell a vegan diet and warns it’s severe

When doctors hijack the popularity of veganism to try to sell weightless programs, nothing good comes of it.

Today in “non-vegans feeling unethical, but doing nothing about it” news…

When we see that a desire for peace is being overshadowed by the inability to see the accessibility or enjoyment of veganism, we see the need for vegan education.

Moby releases his most vegan album

The album is described as being his “first real attempt at a wake-up call based on a worldview shaped by his veganism.”

Why vegans are so fucking annoying

Vegans are all the same.

What we should learn from the 11 farms fined for antibiotics in milk

All are said to keep cows “healthy,” but work like more a bandaid, keeping them “healthy” enough to keep producing profits.

An inventor has made vegan cheese from potatoes

We’d be happy participants if taste testing is required.

Vegansexualism: It’s not perverse for vegans to prefer sleeping with vegans

Is anyone else uncomfortable with the idea of non-vegans discussing who vegans should and shouldn’t sleep with? Vice shared a piece called “Inside the World of ‘Vegansexualism’—the Vegans Who Only Date Other Vegans,” that made me want to cross my…

Uh-oh…pork producers are using robots to push their propaganda

We’ve been warned about the possible side effects of artificial intelligence, but not this.

Tripadvisor won’t offer exotic animal experiences, but all others are fine

Wild and endangered species are put first, all others are forgotten.

We live in a world where vegan manicures are “extreme beauty treatments”

It’s much more extreme to subject ourselves to violence in the name of beauty.

We have severe FOMO for L.A’s Best Vegan Taco Competition

We have to taco ‘bout this.

The RSPCA Trips and Calls it a Waltz

Not only will they continue to perpetuate the notion of animals as property, they’ll improve the “tone” and make people feel better about it too.

What does the Tyson investment in Beyond Meat really mean?

Expanding consumer choices is exactly what underpins our entire capitalist system.

Rewards in animal cruelty cases further speciesism

We don’t need money to change how people see animals, we need veganism.

Neither presidential candidate will be good for animals

The most important vote we make for animals is a daily one.

Vegans take the hit for another negligent parent

People won’t let go of the idea that vegan parents are incompetent. The Washington Post reports that a women in Pennsylvania is facing charges of negligence after feeding her 11-month old son nothing but infrequent servings of fruit and nuts….

Tomato sushi is coming to NYC, and it’s better than tuna

Sorry kappa maki, vegan sushi just got an upgrade. In Habitat reports that NYC’s Fresh&Co health food chain is serving up vegan tuna made from tomatoes. Four new menu items have been created through a partnership with the Tomato Sushi…

If you’d hate to find a fly in your soup, don’t read about this superbug in pork

It’s affecting livestock, and it can affect humans.

New milk marketing shows the desperation of dairy farmers

Putting smiling cows on green pastures is no longer cutting it.

If you believe in social justice, you believe in veganism

Every serious and thoughtful social justice activist should, by default, be vegan.

This Pig Truck Accident Should Make Us Question Use, Not Treatment

When the media highlights the inefficiency and current procedures for how these pigs are treated, the non-vegan public takes away that animal welfare laws are what need to change, and not animal use altogether.

‘The World’s Greatest Food Fight’ pits Vegan against Paleo

The best case scenario here is for team vegan to be recognized as much more than just the healthiest option for dieters.

Dating survey says vegetarians will date anyone, but most won’t date them

Oh, the things we sacrifice for love.

I still don’t think you can be an animal rights advocate while using animals

Advocating for animals has to be about the animals, and that requires that we go vegan.

When vegan cyber bullying goes too far

The difference between online aggression and a serious threat isn’t commonly addressed or investigated when veganism is involved.

Let’s not make non-bovine dairy a part of our future

Unless you’re a baby camel, moose, reindeer, or bear, you don’t need the milk of those animals either.

My experience in a dog shelter

And there we were, surrounded by victims—true victims, psychologically and physically traumatised—of the property paradigm.

Why are we still surprised when something amazing is vegan?

People share vegan recipes with me everyday. Whether it’s a cashew based cheese or a seitan brisket, chefs are getting more and more creative in their preparation of food imitations. Mimicking experiences like the squeak of mac n’ cheese or…

Animal Death in Plant Production Is Not a Reason to Shun Veganism

A rebuttal to the High Country News piece, “Vegan food may not be as “vegan” as you think.”

Vegans- we call our cheese “Gary” now

Vegans of the internet have responded to a troll in the most perfect way.

S’milk campaign is S’obscene

I can’t believe they passed on the opportunity to call it “malk.”

Animal hierarchy won’t end unless animal rights groups stop perpetuating it

Pretending that our oversized picket signs don’t cast a shadow, is to neglect that promoting anything less than veganism supports the exploitation of some.

We should be targeting the audience, not the advertisement

Removing one ad, from one company, will not have an effect on the lives of animals like helping one person to go vegan will.

Mom can’t get a grip when it comes to her vegan son

These parents were thrust in to the world of raising a vegan and promptly began praying on a pound of bacon that it was just a phase.

How to stay popular despite going vegan

Read on for ways you can stay vegan without imposing your strict lifestyle on others.

Bad weather means milk gets dumped into waterways

We don’t need another reason to despise milk production, but here it is.

Rodeo cancelled, but not because of animal rights concerns

Other rodeos are more likely to worry about avoiding a PR disaster on animal treatment (and a loss of sponsorship) then they are about closing.

Surveillance in slaughterhouses doesn’t help animals, it helps industry

All these cameras would do is give the public a false sense of security that once again, they’re choosing the fictional humane slaughter that’s being sold to them.

Just two more examples of animal rights protests that hurt women

We need to stop these backwards demonstrations and tactics that sacrifice a clear message for sensationalism.

Vegans should never promote degrees of morality

Advocating on behalf of non-human animals requires us to categorize all exploitation as equal.

Participate in #NationalHugAVegetarianDay by whispering “go vegan”

Make the most of having a chance to lovingly sink your claws in to some vegetarians.

The newest vegan mac n’ cheese is making people lose their minds

All the kitty faces with heart eyes in the comment section really sum it up.

Did you sign a petition for a vegan option? Why?

Adding a single vegan option does not magically mean they care about customers, their health, or our planet.

Yale startup fakes premium pork

The exploitation of an animal has little to do with what they’re fed, and what they’re fed has little to do with how much the use of animals destroys our world.

Not My Movement; Not My Orgs: Part 2

There is NO corporate animal charity that does not sell out interests of at least some groups (and always the animals) in order to appeal to its donor base.

10 easy steps for going vegan in 20 years

You don’t have to go vegan today, it’s all about your journey.

Just another reason Trump sucks

It’s a move directly in-line with his brand.

Not my Movement; Not my Orgs: Part 1

We don’t need megabucks to change the world; we just need to change hearts and minds.

What Mic.com doesn’t want you to know about almond milk

It takes a special kind of person to villainize non-dairy alternatives on the market as being the real lesser of two evils for people to face.

Spirituality and veganism may co-exist but cannot be conflated

Every non-vegan has the same belief that we must oppose- that it is morally acceptable to use a non-human animal.

Over-the-top vegan milkshake to take over NYC this weekend

With any luck, milkshakes this beautiful will become a permanent fixture for vegans to gorge on.

Our Kids Deserve Better Than ‘World School Milk Day’

It’s propaganda disguised as education, with teachers, school boards, and the FAO hiding behind milk moustaches.

Vegan Football Club wins ‘Menu of the Year’ Award

For those keeping score at home, that’s 1-0 for vegan concessions.

Is vegan shaming like body shaming?

Where vegan advocacy helps one person see the ignorance in our society, body shaming relies on the ignorance of our society to hurt one person.

Revolutionary Vegan Beauty Line Launches for Melanin-Rich Skin

A student and entrepreneur from Mozambique has launched a vegan beauty line in the UK.

Sin City welcomes Vegan Drive-Thru

We can’t help but want to drive across North America to get our hands on vegan popcorn chicken.

We don’t need non-vegan celebrities telling us how to treat animals

I’m looking at you, Ricky Gervais.

This antelope won’t get the attention of Cecil or Harambe

It’s hard to nail down what makes a slain animal a celebrity, and what makes one another body on the pile.

“Deforestation-Free” label wants to be the new “Grass-Fed”

Now consumers might get to decide how much rainforest they think is fair to cut down for their dinner.

VIDEO- Animal Rights Movement: Moving Backwards

Is veganism a moral issue? Are single issue campaigns effective?

“Buy Beef and Fight Hunger” campaign actually contributes to hunger

Why feed some hungry people when what you feed them contributes to the hunger of others simultaneously?

This University has it’s own plant-based food counter

Now, maybe more students will skip the pop and Oreos phase.

by CHLOE continues vegan domination with a sweets only spot

The wildly successful vegan restaurant that has already seen expansion from NYC to LA in their infancy, is one step closer to world domination.

The German Nutrition Society holds tight to the “but you can’t get b12” argument

We know some other dieticians that would disagree, and probably say “protein deficiency, really?”

Pet cafes are the new zoos

As long as someone is profiting off of their ownership and veritable pimping out, it’s not in the interest of the animal.

Dairy producers kill cows earlier to charge more for milk

It’s not the sale of non-dairy milk and vegan alternatives that’s to blame for the changing tides in this agribusiness.

I lost friends when I went vegan

Since veganism isn’t about you, how people decide to treat you for being vegan isn’t about you either.

A&W tricks people in to thinking “vegan” chickens make better eggs

A campaign that was honest about eggs would only make vegans, after all.

Dairy Brand Hates on Vegans (what’s new?)

For some reason, insulting vegans isn’t a played out gimmick yet.

My Parents Forced Veganism on Me

If vegan parents don’t “force” their vegan values and beliefs on their children, society won’t hesitate to “force” standard American values instead.

Activists boycott a bank, but all money is dirty

More effective than storing all of our money in boxes under our beds is going vegan and using our voices to help others go vegan, too.

We’ll take our Banana Milk Coffee vegan, please

After all, anything milk can do non-dairy milk can do better!

Piers Morgan thinks tween hunter is worse than he is

Hypothetically killing her pet won’t help her make the connection to veganism, or any of the viewers at home.

Outdated slogans and threats of violence- could vegan activism get any worse?

If the activists who are protesting against Rankin’s restaurant were ideologically consistent they should protest when every omnivorous, vegetarian and ‘humane’ exploitation restaurant opens

“Vegan-ish” doesn’t exist

A vegan may not eat what’s healthiest, or always feel incredible, and they still won’t participate in the systematic use of animals regardless.

Comment thread blows up when veganism & feminism is compared

This entire thing is a confused mess of men and women uncomfortable with the mirror being held up to their actions.

Why are cage-free petitions still a thing?

Our actions are obviously greater than our signatures.

Bieber makes fans buy him milk, and buy milk in general

On the bright side, seeing things like this reminds me that the industry still relies on shelling out big bucks and hosting these transparent scams to stay relevant.

“Name the gorilla” contest keeps Harambe fever alive

They thought asking the internet to name a newly born gorilla in their “care” wouldn’t go badly.

“Vegan” is getting more popular, even more than veganism

I think our fear of using the word vegan in the chance it scares off non-vegans has come back to bite us.

Vegans don’t need capes

Veganism has been inappropriately deemed a spandex-wearing vigilante that isn’t just saving animals, water, and land, but ourselves.

Incidental harm to animals is not an excuse not to go vegan

The fact that we cannot avoid all harm to animals is no reason for us to ignore the very real moral obligation we have towards sentient nonhumans to go vegan.

This is why we care so much about labelling

If we’re simply the latest fad diet, veganism stands to be ignored.

Extinct bear gives journalists another excuse to rail veganism

The once again flagrant hijacking of the term “vegan,” in an attempt to scrutinize the movement and the people who believe in it.


Products are being marketed as a solution to the “meat problem” but we don’t have a meat problem; we have a human problem.

Other vegans think I’m an asshole

Am I the self-entitled, arrogant “fuckwad” that vegans make me out to be?

The Pig Trial that Changed Nothing

In short, Ms. Krajnc’s lawyer is harming pigs.

Recommending ‘Meatless Monday’ doesn’t make Oprah a hero

It’s not about how we treat animals when we use them, or how often we use them.

Forget Billboards and Bus Ads. Give me Grassroots.

If we want a vegan world, we need a nonviolent revolution, and money will never buy that.

Hey GQ, there’s no such thing as a weekend vegan

Another blatant hijacking of the word “vegan”

Macrobiotics & Veganism

Because being vegan doesn’t automatically mean being ‘healthy.’

Saving Some Animals by Exploiting Others

We must be perfectly clear that the lives of all animals are morally equivalent.

Oh good, KFC made chicken scented sunscreen

Apparently, the odour of seasoned deceased carcasses isn’t just one that beckons people to the dinner table.

I’m a millennial, and I want veganism to be more than a trend

Is mainstream vegan marketing effectively leading our revolution? And what does this mean for the future of vegan millennials as the trends wane?

A Plea To Vegetarians (and other animal loving people)

I see now that I was ignorant: completely uneducated on the topic and blinded by the social paradigm of normative animal use, which was absolutely reinforced by every single person I knew.

Let’s Consider What We Can Do for Animals Instead of What Animals Can Do for Us

The first and most effective thing we can do as individuals is to go vegan.


When you don’t believe in the fundamental goodness of the human spirit and the antipathy towards causing unnecessary harm that’s hardwired into most individuals, you have to produce statistical analyses, populate tables with data, and invent jargon to justify your “activism.”

What Exactly Is an Animal Abuser?

It’s a completely subjective term and is of no use whatsoever without some qualification.

Religious? You should still go vegan

Not using and consuming animals is not forbidden by religion.

A typical day for an animal in India

“Here, I’m writing specifically about animals in India. However, the problem is one that exists all over the world.”

Reflections on my Privileged Veganism

Justice for only some is inherently anti-just.

Lecture TONIGHT, Vegan Food & Drink Festival TOMORROW

It’s going to be a very vegan weekend, people.

Why you should care about ending domestication, even if you love your pets

Pets are property, and however well we treat them, and regardless of how much love and time we give them, they are still our possessions.

No, I Will Not Watch The Great British Bake Off

I cannot divorce what I know to be unrelenting exploitation, suffering and death from having fun with those products for tasty cakes and entertainment.

It’s not sticks and stones, but words can hurt your advocacy

Language can be a very important element in our advocacy toolkit.

Yup, vegans are “wreaking havoc on the environment”

This week, according to the New York Post, we are a cross between sanctimonious prisses and villains.

World Vegan Summit Proves Education Is The Key To Our Vegan Future

The opportunity to learn from speakers at the World Vegan Summit changed my perspective on vegan education, and now I’m inspired to do more.

Who cares if your beef is grass-fed – is it bird-safe?

A new way to continue doing an unsustainable thing while packaging it to consumers as sustainable.

#vegan > #vegetarian

What has influenced the shift?

Buzzfeed makes veganism look hard af

The whole piece feels like a little jab of propaganda.

A Message from Your Favourite Corporate Animal Charity

We’d want to be exploited without cages.

Scientists want us to believe cockroach milk is a good idea

One breed of cockroaches feeds it’s babies something humans feel like stealing.

Don’t quote ancient texts in modern veganism – you could be wrong

We must treat ancient philosophy with the same scrutiny as modern.

Stop calling vegan food “cruelty-free”

Many vegans proudly proclaim that their food is “cruelty-free” as though issues of justice and injustice begin and end with our use of nonhuman animals.

Vegan CEO takes out an ad against Trump in the New York Times

Who knew a vegan condiment could lead to compassion far past your next sandwich?

Whole Foods Launches a 100% Vegan Burger Bar with Beyond Meat

A Whole Foods in Boulder is stacking the popular Beyond Burger patties high at an all-vegan burger and milkshake bar

If you signed the petition to free this sad polar bear, go vegan

How many would be happy to see the bear freed, but would continue to support the enslavement, torture, and death of other animals?

Beyoncé & Ellen prove we shouldn’t get too excited by “vegan” celebrities

Time and time again, we’re let down by people who hijack the movement when they simply eat plant based for a short while.

Kat Von D Beauty to go 100% vegan

Vegan makeup fiends celebrate!

Apparently donkey milk is the next fad, and it’s equally as gross as cow’s milk

So unless you’re on team vegan, you could be buying donkey milk soon.

The world’s strongest vegan is our #workoutwednesday inspiration

This German bodybuilder is perhaps one of our favourite vegan superheroes

Bleeding Veggie Burgers and Bird-Shaped Tofu: What’s the Problem?

The topic of “mock meats” tends to be quite a divisive one among vegans.

Body Count

If the current prevailing advocacy approaches are successful, we should be seeing fewer bodies.

There’s a new vegan straight edge hardcore band in town

What happens when you combine a famous pop-punker, a well-known vegan product developer, and a couple of their hardcore friends?

I won’t applaud Perdue, they’re still killing chickens

Anyone who cares about the lives of chicken should go vegan.

This vegan sneaker is made entirely of wood

It’s a world’s first, since clogs aren’t suitable for running.

We Need to Talk About Yulin

Campaigning against Yulin achieves a number of ends that you probably didn’t plan for and wouldn’t want.

Vendor list announced for the Chicago Vegan Food & Drink Festival

We’re confident this is one food and drink festival you’re not going to want to miss!

New Vegan Shoe Line has retro style, forward thinking

There may not have been many vegan alternatives in the sixties, but that doesn’t mean we can’t pinch the decades style. LA Racked reports on a shoe line you’re about to fall in love with, by Susi Studio. The LA…

Our Journey and Advocacy: Where The Two Roads Diverge

When we talk about “our vegan journey,” what we are really saying is that “we” are the focus of our veganism, not the animals.

A Proud Vegan’s Riposte to “the vegan cult”

Gasp! We are a cult (where is our leader, where are my robes, sandals and headgear?)!

Brooklyn gets a brand new vegan pizzeria

Vegan partnership is a beautiful thing – especially when it involves pizza.

A Vegan’s Guide to Tackling Naysayers

One of the skills required of an advocate for veganism is adaptability.

How I (Just About) Survived Five-Days as a Vegan

Without an ethical perspective that compels a person to live in a way that avoids harm to nonhuman animals, eating plants will only ever amount to eating plants.

The end of chick culling isn’t a victory for animals

Vox’s report of “The Best News for America’s Animals” should infuriate you.

Veganism and Poverty: Identifying the Issues

There is nothing stopping one’s mind and heart from concluding that killing someone for one’s pleasure or convenience is wrong.

No, Veganism is not a Cure-all Diet

Please, let’s refrain from saying eating only plants is going to make you disease-proof.

They’re trying to make farmed trout eat “vegan”

It doesn’t get much weirder than this. Oregon Public Broadcasting reports on how research at the Aquaculture Research Institute at the University of Idaho is bent on disrupting fish diets. The research, headed by Dr. Ron Hardy, takes rainbow trout…

Coach unapologetically calls out animal exploitation in cricket (and we love him for it)

From the leather coated balls they toss to the dairy sponsorship they endorse, Gillespie is over it.

VIDEO – VeGone: The Cure For Veganism

Has your child contracted veganism? Mic the Vegan has a cure for that.

Students are helping fix inaccurate vegan food labelling at this University

They’re not just studying books, they’re having to study nutritional labels.

Wu-Tang Members Love This Vegan Restaurant

Maybe they should put out an “Enter the Vegan Restaurant” album.

lobby joe the lobster went on an epic adventure from grocery store to ocean

This lobster found freedom from a vegan friend.

McDonald’s wants you to believe their meat is sustainable

We already know that the land, water, and grain required to raise livestock is unsustainable, and no label will truly change that.

Germany introduces a legal definition for vegan labelling

Vegan food is Germany is about to change.

Why We All Ought To Be The Vegan (Self-) Police

Failing to self-police is dangerous!

Another UFC fighter credits veganism for the win

Nate Diaz isn’t the only vegan in the ring.

‘Far-Right Nationalists’ throw meat at vegan cafe patrons

A vegan cafe was attacked this past weekend.

If you’re mourning Harambe, go vegan

Debating the efficacy of barriers, parenting skills, and captive animal safety misses the point.

Spirituality, Speciesism, and The Ethical Symmetry Gap

How many harmonize their daily behaviors with the purported ‘higher’ recognition that animals (and humans?) actually don’t matter morally?

Hampton Creek to expand from 64 to 600 products

As the demand for vegan products grows, so does the opportunity for more amazing ‘Just’ products.

World’s first 3-D gummy printer makes vegan candy

This feels like getting a golden ticket.

Freakshakes are going vegan

Time to get our freak on!

This TIME article says eating vegan is overkill (and it’s wrong)

Funny how the less violent choice is being called “overkill.”

These vegan burgers are being sold in grocery store meat fridges

Vegan burgers are finally going to stop hiding in the health-food freezers of grocery stores.

Why Body-Shaming Has No Place in Animal Advocacy (Or Anywhere Else)

Using one form of discrimination to try to end another should never be a tactic that we employ.

Baileys Releases Vegan Almond Milk Liqueur

This liqueur is ready to party with a bigger crowd.

VIDEO: If Vegans Acted Like Meat Eaters

Well, I’m a plant lover, and I still eat them. So….FAKIN’ BACON THO!

Vegan Novel Takes Home a Literary Award

The dark, surrealist novel centres around Yeong-hye, a South Korean housewife who shocks her loved ones by rejecting meat, eggs, and dairy after having violent nightmares.

Daycares in Finland are going vegan

A year-long vegan food trial is coming to Helsinki.

There’s 360% more Brits eating vegan

Over one per cent of the population have adopted a plant-based diet!

Reducetarians, Welfarists, Abolitionists: Do We All Want the Same Thing?

How can we, as vegans, advocate for anything less than what our moral conviction dictates?

Vegan Butcher Shop to be featured on Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives

There’s vegan food in flavortown.

Study finds vegan blood is 8 times more effective at killing cancer cells

Blood taken from vegans is 8 times more effective at killing cancer cells!

Vegans Don’t Need Graphic Imagery To Advocate

“The more of the graphic footage I saw the more dejected and despondent I became.”

How I convinced my family to go vegan

Make your focus the animals, change the way your family views them, and you’ll have a vegan for life.

VIDEO: LovenKill Farms | Humane Meat

You’ve definitely heard these “humane” meat excuses before.

Biblical ‘Daniel Diet’ is a healthy vegan diet in disguise, and it works

Eating healthy vegan food can help you feel absolutely divine.

Two New Vegan Butter Replacements Hit UK Shelves

What’s toast without some good vegan butter?

You can be vegan anywhere – even Alaska

As more and more people adopt the lifestyle, it becomes easier and more accessible worldwide.

243-million-year-old reptile was vegan before it was cool

The first vegan marine mammal

Congressman Ted Deutch promotes the vegan scene in Florida

He loves eggless-egg salad.

Winemakers are replacing gelatin with pea-protein

Wine free from animal products is something we’re keen to toast to.

Talking to children about animals: how society sends mixed messages about respect

We cannot expect children to grow into respectful, compassionate adults, if what we actually teach them is this confused and selective philosophy.

UK’s leading vegan footwear brand expands to the U.S.

Vegan options aren’t just expanding on menus.

Lawyer opens a farm animal sanctuary on his ranch

From a courtroom to a sanctuary!

Another vegan event draws insane crowds

The demand for more vegan events is clear.

This vegan burger is so close to the real deal, it’s got celebrity chef approval

Without cholesterol, hormones, or antibiotics and with notable non-vegan approval early on in the game, we’re sure this product is going to do well.

Rochester could get a vegan, self-sustaining school

More kids could learn about veganism at school, in the classroom and the lunchroom.

Google Food Trends Report Stuffed with vegan eats

No one is surprised to see vegan donuts getting trendier!

Earls pisses everyone off sourcing “humane” meat, but there’s no such thing

The real problem; this switch means nothing for the cows that are being exploited.

The Lesser Spotted Abolitionist: Myth and Reality

Who’s Afraid of The Moral Imperative?

They’re making vegan leather out of kombucha

Our obsession with kombucha won’t just be about drinking it anymore.

Meet the host of the Chicago Vegan Food and Drink Festival

Chicago Vegan Food & Drink Festival just got funnier!

Tattoo art and vegan recipes collide in one awesome cookbook

Vegan home cooking just got a little more badass.

Melbourne loves vegan junk food

We’ve got our napkins tucked in to the front of our shirts, and we’re ready to be on the frontline of this trend.

Are you on the jackfruit bandwagon yet?

It’s a wonder it took this long to become praised.

Vegan cuisine is getting haute

Forget just being labelled hipster, veganism is a full blown fine dining trend.

Going vegan could stop deforestation and ensure enough food for 2050

After all, a larger population plus less land is a bad equation.

Towering Vegan Burger Goes From April Fool’s Joke to Bestseller

If you built it, they will come.

Growing and Printing Cows’ Milk is ridiculous

Some people seem hellbent on keeping archaic cows’ milk options around.

These vegan bathing suits are made from recycled carpet fibres

The world’s first all-vegan fashion line has just launched its first-ever catalogue of swimwear and summer apparel

The Vegan Big Mac is Coming to Chicago Vegan Food and Drink Festival

Come see what the hype, long lines, and heaps of vegan and non-vegan praise is all about.

Privilege and the Hierarchy of Oppression within the Animal Rights Movement

To directly state or tacitly imply that some members of that community are oppressive or bullies, simply by virtue of their expressing a different point of view, and based only on a superficial and essentialist perception of their identity, is detrimental to the animal rights movement.

Hillary Clinton and Stephen Colbert chirp vegans when chatting about Bill’s diet

The Hill shared a recent clip from The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, in which Colbert had a chance to get some laughs with presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Shot in the famous Carnegie Deli, the conversation immediately began with probing…

Almond Milk Sales up 250 percent in the last five years

There’s no denying that people in the US are nuts for almond milk.

A vegan passover seder is possible!

It doesn’t have to be just matzo and jam!

Domestic Animals and Us: What We Can Learn About Veganism From the Animals We Love

The only solution, of course, is to extend our moral concern for one or a few outwards to all of those who are, in all relevant ways, equivalent in moral value, and to be vegan.

New dairy free milk is healthier and more sustainable than nut milks

There’s a new dairy free milk in town, and it’s gunning to replace your favourite nut milks.

Guest Essay: A Response to Mercy for Animals

A guest essay response to MFA calling those who promote veganism as a moral baseline as “mean.”

Gourmet vegan cinnamon buns will be available in nine new locations

We whole-heartedly support the extended availability of vegan cinnamon buns.

Vegan restaurant opening is so popular, police shut it down

You know people are hungry for vegan restaurants when…

Overrun: Aftermath Of A Vegan World

Mic the Vegan is back with this hilarious movie trailer parody!

Google says Australia is the most vegan curious

I’m looking at you, Aussie Instagrammers!

Parody travel show features non-vegan, vegan restaurant

All the “unchicken” vegans eat is causing hilarious confusion. Nerdiest reports that comedian Jonah Ray will host Hidden America with Jonah Ray, a parody travel show premiering June 2nd on streaming service Seeso. In the clip above (the first look…

Liberal MP pushes welfarist bill that will hurt animals in the long run

Educating people remains more important implementing laws.

Donovan Will is proof you can eat vegan and run a 90km marathon

It’s enough to encourage us to grab a handful of dates and hit the trail!

Milan is home to the first all-vegan kindergarten

It’s a pretty good reason for parents to consider moving.

This Octopus pulled off a badass prison break from his aquarium

New Zealand’s National Aquarium has been duped by an octopus. The Toronto Star reports that after living in a tank since 2014, Inky the octopus decided to hightail it to freedom. His daring escape took place under the cover of…

Study determines “beef animals” produce more profit if killed faster

Killing cows on a faster timeline would mean more animals could be killed at abattoirs overall.

Vegan Cake sets World Record

Many hungry guests, were treated to a slice once the dessert was crowned.

Doomie’s Toronto to have world’s first Vegan Selfie Room

Just when you thought the anticipation surrounding the opening of Doomie’s Toronto couldn’t get any bigger…

Is your vocabulary vegan?

If non-violence is what we’re after, we should consider the weight of our words.

Who makes the best vegan mac & cheese in Philly?

We would love the opportunity to help decide.

FDA pulls popular cancer-causing drug used on pigs

There are carcinogens hiding in hot dogs.

What the fuck is seitan?

In my ongoing exploration of the vegan foods that stump non-vegan people most, I bring you: SEITAN noun |  sei·tan  | say-tan Pronounced sort of like everyone’s favourite pitchfork carrying demon (y’know, Satan), this mock meat substitute is actually as…

Top of the Food Chain Excuse

Humans aren’t top of the food chain in space.

Is Lisa Simpson Going Vegan?

Hopefully, the little sheep that once cried “don’t eat me Lisa” can return with “don’t wear me Lisa.”

why non-vegans need to stop saying being vegan is hard

When we say or agree that the lifestyle change is tough, we propagate that it’s not worth taking on, that vegans should be put on a pedestal, and that it’s okay to remain non-vegan.

Vegan shrimp is tackling sustainability and human rights

One team is set on eliminating over fishing, pollution, and slavery with a single product.

Great, now CNN wants people to think some vegans eat eggs

When a major news outlet decides to belittle a movement to a flexible diet, you can forgive this vegan for speaking up.

If you cry when animals die on screen, go vegan

From Bambi to Marlee, movies and tv shows can help us reconsider how we feel about the suffering of real life animals.

There’s a vegan preschool in Jersey City, and the menu sounds amazing

I’m wondering if they’d notice I’m 26 if I enrolled.

Ecorazzi announces dates and locations for Toronto and Chicago Vegan Food and Drink Festival

Vegan Food and Drink Festival is gearing up to take over Chicago and Toronto this year. It’s time to mark your calendars and save the dates for these incredible events! Comfort food and craft brews are in your near future….

How a vegan subscription box helped manage my vegan shopping obsession

For the first time since going vegan, I let someone else do the shopping.

Why The Humane Society Targeting Animal Handling is a waste of time

This single-issue attention doesn’t take us any closer to the closure of zoos altogether.

“Fitbit” technology is helping farmers exploit more cows

This is basically a high-tech cow period tracker.

Study finds milk adulterated with detergent, urea, and formalin

There’s more to fear in milk than just run of the mill pooh.

Animal Welfare Group Thinks Eating Chickens Is Fine

The team are calling on diners to be “extra critical” when eating chicken, but not to stop eating it.

Leave bees alone, and get your hands on this vegan honey

Sorry agave, you’ve been replaced.

The veal comeback: proof that animal welfare activism doesn’t work

Eating veal is as cruel today as it’s ever been, and the boycott veal movement should leave a bitter taste in the mouths of welfarist activists.

Unisex Fashion uses “future” fabrics instead of animals

A vote with your dollar is a powerful thing, made even more powerful by rocking a swanky, vegan suit.

Gelato Shop Ditches Dairy and Goes 100% Vegan

Coconut milk is where it’s at.

Expert says that eating vegan can improve your chance of alien contact

I really hope that we’ll be sharing a plate of tempeh wings with space invaders soon.

What type of vegan are you?

Bacon THO!

Vegan Chain Expands in Florida, Plans to Open 100 Locations Worldwide

Florida today, world domination tomorrow.

The future of dairy looks “bleak,” but animal slaughter is at a record high

A poor global market won’t be enough to bring down the dairy and slaughter industries.

These Chocolate Bars were Recalled for Undeclared Milk Ingredients

Nothing like a little labelling fraud to make you question what’s vegan-friendly.

Can you guess how many restaurants use Daiya cheese?

Who knew vegan cheese would take over the world?

It’s a very vegan Easter, according to Google

Vegan Easter Eggs are taking the world by storm.

The Texas Rangers are getting AMAZING vegan options in their stadium

Take me out to the ball game, but just for the snacks.

Buy Vegan Chocolate Bunnies for Easter, Not Real Ones

Too many rabbits go up for adoption after Easter.


We’re going to blow you away, windy city!

Waka Flocka tells TMZ he wants to make vegan edibles

Imagine the possibilities!

A handy guide to being friends with vegans

We don’t bite- we promise.

The two sides to calling a vegan a hipster

Have you noticed how difficult it is to be vegan today without being labelled as a hipster?

Mya calls herself a hardcore vegan

I can’t help but imagine her singing “What’cha gonna do When you can’t say no” to veganism?!

Vegan Big Macs to Make a Permanent Home in Toronto

One of LA’s best vegan restaurants is bringing vegan comfort food to Canada.

Lone vegan student works to get vegan options on campus- and it pays off!

Hard work pays off when you’re talking ethics!

Why aren’t more veterinarians vegan?

In a perfect world, those who take care of our companion animals would be more compassionate.

Vegan Tattoos: There are Pigments without Pig

As if choosing a design, artist, and shop weren’t enough, it’s a good idea to include the pigment in your conversations before booking an appointment

Animal Rights Activists Should Remember Fur Free Doesn’t Mean Animal Free

What about the use of other animal products?

Vegans, don’t be afraid to request options at non-vegan restaurants

You could be planting a seed, and encouraging some vegan options to grow.

Being Vegan Doesn’t Make You Sick And It Doesn’t Make You Healthy

Vegans aren’t malnourished, and they’re not superhuman.

National Academy of Sciences estimates that veganism can save the world

“Prevent several million deaths, cut planet-warming emissions, and save billions of dollars annually in healthcare costs and climate damage.”

“Pig flesh” vs “pork”: changing the way we talk about animals

Words carry weight, and are our most important tool in the fight for animal liberation.

Now you too can eat a vegan donut that shows Donald Trump being punched in the face

Trump can eat it, but we can also eat HIM.

Hayao Miyazaki is an Eco-warrior, but why not an animal liberationist?

“Kill the humans, save the forest,” but not the farm animals.

Uh oh. You’ve been given a non-vegan gift.

It’s one of the most awkward things a vegan can experience.

Philadelphia gets on the vegan donut bandwagon

Further proof that vegan donuts shops are taking over the world.

Toronto’s 8th Annual Totally Fabulous Vegan Bake-Off Recap

I ate eleven baked goods for lunch.

Vegan S’mores Hamantaschen

Purim is coming, and vegans don’t need to miss out!

Coca Cola wants to turn you into a fancy milk drinker

Milk is *so* gross.

No, I don’t eat eggs- even backyard eggs.

Eggs are not ours for the taking.

So, you didn’t watch Earthlings.

What does it say about us that we *need* to watch violent footage in order to care?

Kristin Cavallari shares a dangerous goat’s milk cocktail for babies

While not all women can or choose to breast feed, goat’s milk is not a recommended replacement (alongside cow and soy varieties)

eliminating orca breeding is a step forward for Seaworld’s business, a step backwards for animals

Rather than claiming this as a “win” for animal rights, we should recognize this move as one that’s positioning SeaWorld to be inappropriately seen as humane.

Your leather may have come from an dog, not the cow you willingly exploited

But it’s cool to kill cows, right?

Myths that people tell vegan parents

Raising a kid is hard enough without silly judgements.

To all the former vegans out there- You did great work, and you can do it again

You did great work, and you can do it again.

The Best Vegan St.Patrick’s Day Recipes

We don’t need to use animals to celebrate the Irish! There’s even a vegan lucky charms recipe in here.

If Veganism is a moral choice, why do vegans date non-vegans?

Asking someone to lose the fedora is not quite as easy as asking someone to go against societal norms.

Seth Rogan’s “Sausage Party” misses the part where sausage comes from living beings

Bacon fetishists will probably enjoy the rumored sex scene.

Veganism is sustainable living in action, so let’s take it a few steps further

Here’s a few changes I strive to make myself that go beyond just turning off the water when I brush my teeth.

Direct Action Everywhere’s campaign against Sanders ignores human rights in favor of publicity

There is too much at stake for this kind of childishness.

A new vegan makeup line has taken over my toiletries bag

Bare and bold looks don’t have to be at compromise of animals.

No, vegan food is not more expensive

Often lumped in with shopping at Whole Foods, eating organic, and dining at popular vegan restaurants, the assumption that it takes more income to avoid animal products is simply incorrect.

DJ Khaled Says he’s going Plant Based

But can Khaled, who’s known for the snapchat motto “some people can’t handle success, I can,” handle eating vegan?

Animal rights protestor is shut down at Ted Cruz rally, but nobody was punched!

Trump has set a pretty low bar.

Welfarist vegans sound a lot like non-vegans when talking to Abolitionists

Tell us if you can see the parallels between a non-vegan argument and a welfarist one.

Rebuttal: Veganism makes sense, as the lesser of two evils

Forgive me, Mr. Gelernter, for deciding that the bugs and animals that die to create produce are not reason enough to add countless more to the pile.

Tax breaks for vegans? A nice idea, but it’s never going to happen.

An old idea is making a comeback, but is it even possible?

Harry Potter and the Absence of Animal Rights

Perhaps the Wizarding World isn’t all that safe for animals.

Former NFL player David Carter goes from pigskin to vegan outreach

Way to bring animals to the team, Carter.

Is Jon Stewart finally going vegan?!

We’ve all been waiting with our fingers crossed.

Vegans don’t have to be chefs, but it’s a good idea to learn to cook

You see, deciding to go vegan is not the challenge, but living in a place without easily accessible vegan take-out is.

Vegan KFC famous bowls

If you have plastic cutlery from you last take out order, now would be a good time to put it to use.

Check out what aquafaba is being featured in now!

When vegan food, and the quest to end food waste combine, lookout.

Why Vox’s Guide to ‘Ethical Meat’ is just an attempt to comfort liberals

Ethical meat is my favourite oxymoron.

Hillary Duff’s sister teams up with the National Pork Board

A fresh take on Easter should not involve dead animals.

Being an introverted vegan activist

A quiet message can be powerful.

Dealing with the sadness and frustration of being a vegan

You can do it- trust me.

Finally, A Vegan Ice Cream and Froyo Shop with all the fixin’s

You’re going to want to post these treats on your Instagram.

How you too can go vegan- overnight.

It may seem tough, but diving in headfirst is the way to go.

“Bro Veganism” and “Dude Veganism” are trying too hard to be masculine

Stop trying to make “hegan” happen. It’s not going to happen.

Hockey Night in Canada’s Don Cherry praised for tweeting about Pit Bulls

Imagine if such a hard hitter stood up not only for pit bulls, but all animals!

I’ve never met a person who is a vegan for environmental reasons

I know many vegan people who are happy to rhyme off the Earthly benefits of taking on a vegan mission, but none that do it purely for the planet.

If You Eat Honey, You’re Not A Vegan

Often, when my veganism is discussed, people will ask me if I still eat honey; it’s my vegan pet peeve. Donald Watson’s original definition of veganism (from 1944) excluded honey aptly, as a form of exploitation of, or cruelty to…

Lawmakers lift a ban on raw milk, drink it, and instantly regret it

In the famous words of Ron Burgundy, milk was a bad choice.

Will going vegan make you mentally ill? Probably not.

Causation and correlation are different things, folks.

Durham, North Carolina is getting its own Vegan Cookoff

It’s the Hungry Games.

LA to Get NYC’s most popular vegan restaurant

Get excited Silver Lake! There’s Guac Burgers in your future.

Paramore’s Hayley Williams Launches Vegan Hair Dye Company

The puns are as infectious as her excitement, and we’re dye-ing to get our hands on the product line.

Ben and Jerry’s vegan ice cream is delicious, but are we forgoing our ethics by purchasing it?

The new flavors are tasty, but are they ethical?

Why do so many teenage vegans eventually renounce animal rights?

Being in high school is hard enough without having a supportive community.

Target and Walmart are getting tons of new Vegan products

Hampton Creek is set for world domination.

How being straight edge prepared me for veganism

Living a life of non-violence starts with me, and extends out to all sentient beings.

Vegans aren’t better athletes, but Diaz proves they can be just as good

For everyone who thinks animal protein is the only way to the belt, podium, or medal, Diaz can be an example that it’s not.

Should We Care if the Game Of Thrones Tour Uses Fur?

Good things dragons aren’t really available for human use.

Did UFC fighter Nate Diaz have the power of veganism on his side when he beat out Conor McGregor?

Diaz has been eating a vegan diet for almost half of his life.

Caramel Pecan Pie Cheesecake

Two cravings crushed in a single forkful!

Cattle Ranch Converts to Farm Sanctuary

And we have a hard time convincing our friends to eat vegan for dinner!

Can fitness expert Jorge Cruise chill out about skinny veganism?

I may not be “Tiny and Full,” but I’m definitely full.

Vegan food for all: Meet the Canadian food bank that helps ethical eaters in need

Fighting poverty one vegan meal at a time.

Fox News, Republican Candidates, could not care less about the Flint water crisis

Perhaps it’s outside their emotional range.

A Response to A Parent Torn Between Grass and Grain Fed Meat

I want you to know that I have an easy solution to your dilemma; GO VEGAN!

Do you care if your vegan food comes in contact with meat?

The two sides of the spectrum will have opposing knee-jerk reactions.

The Best Ramen in LA is Vegan

I’m nerding out about the egg.

Is Gorilla Milk coming to the US?

If you’ve starting singing never gonna give you up, you’re on the right track here.

Republican nominees sold their souls to Donald Trump at last night’s debate

Every nominee onstage pledged to support Trump if he is to be the nominee.

Even if you dislike animals, you have an obligation not to harm them

Think dogs are too smelly? Cats are rude? That’s fine, but they still deserve to live free from being harmed.

Politicians Try to force pork on german population

This whole thing just screams pork farmer influence.

Hey meat-eaters, “hormone free” doesn’t mean bullshit free

It’s not even legal to add hormones to most animals.

Study Shows Men Who Eat Vegan Have Lower Risk of Developing Prostate Cancer

More research to support that eating vegan can be disease-preventative!

Texas attorney speaks about ways you can protect yourself as an abusive dairy farmer

What’s an exposed farmer to do?

Daiya Announces Vegan Dressing and Foray in to Faux Meat

Let the salivating begin.

Harry Potter’s Evanna Lynch gives speech on being vegan

Luna Lovegood keeps it awesome.

Whole Foods Listeria Scare Reminds Us Bad Milk Makes Bad Cheese

Expect the discomfort of headaches, diarrhea, and wondering why we still buy milk products all.

It’s not selfish to want a vegan wedding

Go ahead, have a vegan cheese fondue fountain if that’s what you’re after.

How was a young black woman attacked at a Donald Trump rally in 2016?

The answer is right in front of us, as has been, for decades.

Oklahoma legislators discriminate against animal activists

The bill could extend far beyond the reach of just animal activism.

Gordon Ramsay says he’s allergic to vegans

People wouldn’t argue that he’s just joking if he had picked a different belief system to attack.

Maurice the “seeing eye goat”, and his best buddy Marcia

Sweetness exists in so many different forms.

Chef is getting grilled for serving pigeon on Masterchef Italia

It goes without saying that the group would not have the pursued the chef if he was cooking chicken.

This Baker Wants to 3D Print Vegan Cheesecake

With the technology constantly improving, and the ability to print food already in existence, it’s only a matter of time until small food businesses will have access to affordable 3D printers

Study suggests that politics destroys people’s ability to use logic and recognize facts

Our brains might be wired to reject logic, so what do we do now?

College president resigns after comparing freshmen students to rabbits who needed to be drowned and shot

After a slew of firings over “disloyalty,” the president has stepped down.

I’m a vegan. You’re a vegan. We don’t always have to agree.

Disagreement is imperative to growth.

Happy National Pig Day!

It only comes but once a year.

Cheagan, flexitarian, freegan, and veggan – aka carnivores

Challenging some labels that are skewing the vegan one, once again.

We shouldn’t have to tell people allergic to milk to stop drinking it

Why are people always looking for the right way to do the wrong thing?

This new vegan recipe app is making us hungry

The foodporn quota is high, with photos that’ll inspire you to skip take out and do more cooking

Trump says he failed to disavow the KKK because of faulty equipment

Trump has yet to speak out against the KKK.

What does Vegan bodybuilder Torre Washington eat for mad gains?

Torre proves you can get jacked without whey powder, eggs, or chicken breasts.

What makes Super Tuesday so super?

It’s pre-election madness.

These guys are responsible for the first vegan, hydroponic, vertical farm

They’re saving the world one crop at a time, in a space where agriculture would have typically been seen as impossible.

Maynard James Keenan of Tool owns a winery- and it’s vegan friendly!

Keenan uses paper as opposed to fish bladder as a method of filtration.

This website has the world’s largest curated collection of vegan products

From clothing to cookbooks, Unicorn Goods features all the best vegan items available from retailers across the web.

Tourists Kill More Exotic Animals for Selfies, But It’s No Different From A Burger Selfie

While we spend time reminding people that using animals for gratification is wrong in one way, we should really be telling everyone that their use in any way is the problem.

Desperate to eat mammalian meat, St. Louis Catholics classify beavers as fish for Lent

They can’t give up meat, even for a day.

Arby’s Trolls Vegetarians With Condiment Sandwiches

Already commonly at the bottom of everyone’s restaurant food chain, Arby’s is welcoming vegetarians to get in on the hate

Indonesian Mayor blames milk and the Internet on creating gay babies and youth

“It’s Adam and Eve, not Adam and Asep,” according to one Indonesian Mayor.

Chef Michael Symon Isn’t Scared of Vegan Food Anymore

Chef Symon had some strong, positive things to say about vegan eating after visiting By Chloe in NYC.

Oh, thank goodness: Star Wars is likely getting LGBTQ+ characters

People lost their shit when The Force Awakens hit theaters over the winter, not only because Star Wars was finally back on the big screen, but because of how diverse the cast was compared to former movies. A woman was *the*…

The Washington Post has harsh words for Republican leaders who won’t criticize Trump

Donald Trump is the frontrunner for a GOP establishment that doesn’t at all support him.

What I Ate Today – Vegan Food Diary #2

Another example of easy eating, and entertaining, for vegans.

Desensitizing children to animal exploitation is all too common, but vegan education can help

Picture this: there’s a petting zoo in a parking lot on a cool fall day, with all the baby animals to snuggle a child could ever want. There are ducklings to hold, sheep who want to sniff at your hand,…

Ten years after the Clooney Coffee Craze, Hamburg bans coffee pods in city council buildings

Whether you find it stale or delicious, K-Cups are risky for the environment.

Where to Eat Vegan Japanese Food in The UK

Don’t worry about giving up sushi, gyoza, or noodles – there’s lots of vegan options available!

SeaWorld admits workers were sent into PETA

SeaWorld has been accused of corporate spying.

Bill Clinton Should Stop Calling Himself a Vegan

He doesn’t know that eating salmon and avoiding most animals food products does not make you a vegan.

Pursuing cruelty charges against a teen sends the wrong message

A teenager has been charged with cruelty to pigeons that a gun club was shooting and killing.

Farm profits off of “Wheelz the Bunny”

The story is cute at first, but something sketchy is below the surface.

You’re Still A Vegan If Your Job Isn’t

What about the vegans that put their heads down, do a job, and a collect a paycheque from companies they don’t ethically mesh with?

Something’s Cooking Toronto! Coming Spring 2016

Get excited.

Artizia Declares That Vegan Leather Is Better

A complete line of vegan clothing including dresses sweaters, hats ,and bags, is being highlighted for spring 2016.

Organic Vegan Donuts Take Over LA

Donut farm is taking over with 30 flavour options.

Give a little and get a lot with this vegan ice cream Kickstarter

Texas vegan ice cream troubadours Sweet Ritual have launched a Kickstarter campaign, to support their move to a new location

A Grocery Store Houses The Best Deli in LA

Organix, in LA, has found a huge following for their vegan deli counter.

Aquafaba continues world domination in cocktails

Bartenders are getting on the bandwagon, using the egg-substitute as an ingredient in cocktail classics.

While French consumers fall for “humane meat,” slaughterhouses continue to torture

Surprise! Or not- this “humane” slaughterhouse was caught doing “inhumane” acts.

I ate fermented vegan cheese so you don’t have to – but you’re going to want to

How does a raw, artisan vegan cheese brand stack up to the processed brands we’ve come to love?

Meat Criminals At Large – $5000 in Pepperettes Stolen

These criminals wanted meat so badly, they were willing to go to jail for it.

One small step for Rat-kind: Adventures in rodent rescue and adoption

I hope, and I hope often, that testing programs realize the weight of the pain they are inflicting upon non-human animals, and reconsider the use of them at all.

South Beach Food & Wine Festival Features A Vegan Dinner

The notably not vegan food show will feature a plant-based dinner by Chefs Matthew Kennedy, Scott Winegard, and Jamie Bissonnette.

Californians Go Crazy for A New Vegan Deli

The Butcher’s Son in Berkley is selling out of food, despite not having a proper menu yet.

Totally Batty: Tel Aviv woman opens up her home to wounded fruit bats

Fruit bats aren’t a protected species in Israel, but this woman wants to help them.

Watch Some Kids Try Ben & Jerry’s Vegan Ice Cream

Watch the video and see how the scoops stacked up to adolescent palates.

Get an animal tattoo for an animal sanctuary in Brooklyn this week

A Brooklyn tattoo shop is fundraising for a New Jersey animal sanctuary.

New poll shows support for Apple is slipping in their fight for privacy

The ongoing battle between The FBI and Apple is yielding mixed results. You’ve probably seen the news recently and learned that Apple was approached by the FBI to ask them to unlock the cellphone of a terrorism suspect, and Apple…

Why do humans insist on dressing like animals?

I think I’m missing something here, because without a motive, I see no reason to continue subjecting ourselves to this public humiliation

UFC Fighter on a “Journey” to go vegan

Mark Hunt is strangely making the news for something he might eventually do. Maybe.

We’re excited for “Megan the Vegan,” a new children’s book out of Ireland

“Megan the Vegan” is available in both paper format and audiobook!

Glamorizing gendered violence and hyper-sexualizing women is poor vegan activism

Campaigns like these don’t promote veganism as much as they promote a hatred of women.

Vegan Race Car Driver Leilani Münter Argues Veganism Is More Important Than Solar Cars

The self proclaimed “vegan hippie chick” talks about how emissions don’t have as big an impact as what we eat.

Families in Ireland are going vegan

Despite some resistance from both the medical establishment and the dominant culture, some families in Ireland are living ethical, healthy, lives on a vegan diet.

Entrepreneurs Release Vegan Burger Line

The brand emphasizes celebrating veggies, and wants diners to know it’s not meant to be “meaty.”

Prisons go vegetarian to save money, but why are there so many prisoners in the first place?

Prisoners may be offered vegan meals soon, and it comes with a whole host of ethical questions.

The UK dairy industry is failing, and it’s failing fast

Dairy farms are closing down fast in the UK, and it’s a trend we can get behind.

Vegan Breakfast Nachos

Create anarchy, go vegan, have nachos for brunch.

This is like Making a Murderer, But With Pit Bulls

Several lawyers are trying to intervene in a dogfighting case to save the canine participants from further injustice.

Baltimore hosts a Vegan Mac ‘n Cheese Smackdown, and we crowned our own winners!

We covered the inaugural event, and crowned our very own winners!

Nicole Kidman & Keith Urban Confuse Vegans By Starting a Sanctuary

It’s great to know some animals are going to get star treatment, but it’s hard to celebrate knowing the family will still happily continue to contribute to unnecessary animal use in the rest of their lives.

‘FUR IS TOXIC’ but so are the other animal products at London Fashion Week

We cannot hope to see the end of Lynx jackets if we don’t also encourage the choice to avoid all animal products.

There’s vegan edible cannabis medication and it’s a chocolate peanut butter bar

New users should limit themselves to small bites – something that might seem challenging when these treats are involved.

Man found sleepwalking, chewing up own hand because he thought it was pork

A man in East China was found by his cousin, snacking on his own knuckles.

Dairy farm prosecution delayed in BC because government simply doesn’t care

Government officials are delaying the prosecution of a dairy farm, but their slow work isn’t surprising.

Red meat and heart failure? Of course.

Red meat is linked to fatal heart failure, adding to the never-ending list of why to go vegan!

Easy Vegan Chocolate Coconut Donuts

Whip up a triple batch of this incredible recipe by Emily Von Euw of This Rawsome Vegan Life.

Some good, others better: Why we’re outraged over dolphins and whales, but torture cows

Why is it that we’re so picky with the animals we choose to care about? Here’s some basics on speciesism.

Non-Vegan thinks vegans are on a “Jihad” against her

Fionola Meredith recently took to the Belfast Telegraph to beg us all to stop tugging at her conscious.

A Dead Animal for Food is No Different Than A Dead Animal for a Selfie

It’s downright absurd to mourn the loss of a dolphin with one Facebook like, and then celebrate the loss of another animal moments after by liking a photo of someone’s steak dinner.

London Beer Week Has Lots Of Vegan Options

Check out this great list of speciality and unusual vegan beers available.

Jared Leto Uses The Joker To Show Us He’s Not Really Vegan

I completely understand an actor’s desire to get in to character to bring a great performance to a roll, but were Jared to really be vegan, these two unnecessary injustices to animals would not be an option.

Vegan doctor promotes plant-based medicine going mainstream

Vegan diets have been proven time and time again to be healthy, so why aren’t more doctors educated about them?

Tampa cops boycotting Beyonce

The police force of Tampa, Florida, is refusing to help out with Beyonce’s sold-out stadium show, apparenty because of her new single.

What I Ate Today – A Vegan Food Diary

What do vegans eat? You better believe there’s ice cream.

Pope Francis throws shade at Donald Trump, condemns immigration policy

In comments made while literally hurtling through the air at hundreds of miles an hour, Pope Francis criticized GOP frontrunner Donald Trump.

I’m Losing My Nerdy Mind For This Vegan Shepherd’s Pie with Jabba The Hutt on It

Seriously, it’s a mashed potato Jabba and it has stolen my heart.

How PETA Generated $43.5 Million Dollars By Promoting Ineffective Single Issue Campaigns

They’re far from being the only welfarist organization making a living on empathy, though.

Nova Scotia town encourages US citizens to immigrate, “If Donald Wins”

A small town in Nova Scotia reaches a new level of quirky with their current Pro-American, Anti-Trump immigration campaign.

New Jersey vegan eatery serves up Bernie Sanders themed fare

Inspired by a customer’s Bernie t-shirt, this vegan restaurant created a dish in honor of his presidential bid.

Animal Activists Surprised To Be Bullied By A Racist

I’d love to see these devoted activists turn their efforts away from street side displays, and to vegan education.

Documentary to air about animal activists being labeled at “terrorists”

A new documentary in the “Truth or Power” series is set to air tomorrow night, exploring governmental wrongs committed against animal rights activists.

We Need More Groups Like The Silver City Vegan Support Group

We vegans have got to stick together.

Stella McCartney To Make Vegan Menswear, Hopefully Not Including Wool

We would be a lot more excited about promoting this line if she abandoned the absurd notion of “ethical wool,” and removed it from her catalogues altogether.

Guest Essay: I went vegan because I survived rape.

Being a vegan, a feminist, and a rape survivor is a complicated headspace to be in when mainstream movements don’t care to hear your story.

Rock Band Atlas Genius Samples LA Vegan Food Scene

This alt-rock band is full of vegans, and they’re taking on the LA scene.

Genital-obsessed Republicans in South Dakota attempt anti-transgender legislation

Republican lawmakers in South Dakota have taken their bigotry to the next level, this time, targeting transgender youth.

A cow truck overturned in Virginia, and folks were concerned about traffic

When accidents occur with livestock, why do people worry about the inconvenience over the loss of innocent life?

Canadian meat packing shortage could lead to refugee exploitation

With a worker shortage crisis underway for the Canadian meat industry, desperate packing plant owners have turned towards the Liberal party to help them bring in more foreign work.

Organic Meat & Dairy Means More Omega-3, But So Does Flaxseeds

You still don’t need meat or dairy to get your recommended daily amount.

Portland Gets 100% Vegan Supermarket

The world’s first and largest vegan grocery store chain, Veganz, has announced that it’s going to be popping up in the US city later this year.

Vegan Leather Is Not Worse For The Environment Than Real Leather

Veganism is a necessary component of being an environmentalist.

Daily Express claims that not eating bacon leads to hair loss

Daily Express makes the silly claim that vegans experience terrible hair loss, but fail to examine the actual causes of male and female pattern baldness.

Why test on animals when mini human brains are an option?

Researchers have successfully cooked up “mini brains,” balls of neurons which originate from stem cells.

Huge-ass prehistoric bird was most likely Team Vegan

Scientists have uncovered fossil remains of what was most likely a vegan prehistoric bird. The best part is that this bird was REALLY fucking huge, and lived off nuts and berries.

Coffees Carbon Footprint Is In Milk

Milk represents 60 to 70 percent of the carbon footprint of a cup of coffee that contains a few tablespoons of milk.

Finger food? OSHA reports huge amount of human amputation in slaughterhouses

What’s in your meat? OSHA reports huge amounts of amputation occurring in meat packing plants, yet carnist consumers don’t seem to care what atrocities happen behind slaughterhouse walls, human or nonhuman.

Vegan educator does empathy workshops in Florida schools

Having empathy for animal populations goes hand in hand with anti bullying and examining ways to help marginalized populations.

Carnation Milk Being Investigated After Mystery Mould Found In Cans

Woman found gross hunks of what she thought was fish or lizard in her milk, and now an investigation is underway.

BrewDog Craft Beer Has Some Of Their Brews Certified Vegan

Hopefully, the response to their vegan certification will help the team transition to 100% vegan offerings.

Waka Flocka Flame and Raury cook up vegan treats

We didn’t know how badly we needed this video of Waka Flocka Flame and Raury baking vegan muffins together until we saw it. The rapper and singer/songwriter released a video for Munchies of them talking about veganism and taking us…

“Esther the Wonder Pig” is having a great recovery!

Esther the Wonder Pig looks like she’ll be making a full recovery! Following a week-long stint in a hospital that is coming to a close, the popular Facebook pig is on her way to healthier days. Esther is a full…

“Eco Friendly” Meat Guides are just plain silly

It’s time for your mid-morning eye roll, readers. The Guardian represents the groups of liberal meat eaters who pretend to care about hot button issues but just really want their steaks this week as they published the “Eco Guide to…

I’m calling it now: Stem Cell Burgers are bad news

The minute news dropped about the new stem cell meat products that will be coming to shelves sooner than we possibly thought, I had a ton of non-vegan and vegan friends alike asking me if this was something I would…

Vegans hugely represented at Tenth Moral March in Raleigh

This year, organizers from the NAACP in Raleigh, NC held their tenth anniversary Moral March, an event that originally vegan over the rights of Black Americans, and has extended in the last decade to include contingents from Planned Parenthood, North…

Seattle Aquarium cancels octopus sex over cannibalism

We know that humans are bizarre and voyeuristic, and this news out of Seattle is a glaring example. The Seattle Aquarium had invited guests to come and watch the octopus (octopi?) mate for Valentine’s Day, because animal sex is a…

Oops! PETA protests pig abuse that turns out to just be a man in a costume

A New Hampshire event called “Greased Pig on Ice” drew backlash from PETA recently, as the group began to target organizers with protests as to best protect any pigs harmed in the production of the festival. The best part? According…

This Guy Is Pretty Upset That His Pork Pie Was Empty

It’s like having too few chocolate chips in your cookie, or finding out your hero isn’t that cool in person.

Today in useless campaigns: Foie gras pulled from UK menu over death threats

Amid internet death threats and online harassment from animal rights activists (more bad apples, folks) a United Kingdom chef has removed foie gras from the menu for Valentine’s day weekend. While foie gras is an incredibly cruel practice, what I…

‘En Ruta Por Los Animales’ has activist cycling for 18-24 months

Hate the pain of sitting on a bike for too long? Well, Antonio Moreno hates animal exploitation more than that.

Irish Circus pulls camel to McDonalds for some publicity

It looks like Courtney Brothers Circus had a hankering for both flesh and a good bit of attention

Use Lent to kick off a lifelong vegan lifestyle – Fish NOT included!

As a raised cultural Catholic, token religious leftist among my friends, and a Good Irish Girl, I still practice Lent every year as it’s an important part of my cultural identity. The serious meditations and thought put into Lenten commitments…

Weirdos Are Milking Cows at Night to Make Sleep Promoting “Night Milk”

Producing milk in the cover of darkness doesn’t hide the fact that humans continue to find new ways to use animals selfishly.

Activists are fighting for Oatmeal the Blind Steer

Children raise a young farm animal from birth, show them at fair, and have them auctioned off, and the photos are always soul-crushing.

Animal welfare activists only seek to ban snares after a pet cat is hurt

How are a cats injuries more insulting to people than the one’s inflicted on the foxes, rabbits, and wild animals we deem fair game?

Celebrities Will Eat Vegan At BAFTA This Weekend

Yet another sign that 2016 is the year of vegan!

You Tie My Heart In Knots – Vegan Soft Pretzels + Dip Trio

An easy, vegan soft pretzel recipe and three dips to dunk them in. Pig out, Valentine!

Pig Meat Hits Eight Year Low And Pig Farmers Are Sad

Scottish pig farmers are worried about their future, something that pigs would surely have a good laugh at.

A few bad apples: Stop telling farmers to commit suicide

Take a deep breath before typing out a death threat, because it reflects poorly on the movement, and more importantly, it’s a shitty, shitty thing to do.

NYC Restauranteur Changes 15 Bars & Restaurants To Be Vegan

Ravi DeRossi is making his fifteen bars and restaurants as animal free as possible. Talk about a vegan empire!

(SFW) Pornhub jumps on the single issue Pro-Whale Bandwagon

The website took the route of sexualizing the situation, because, duh.

Food Incubator in Halifax Highlights Vegan Teamwork

Four vegan entrepreneurs + one work space = success

Vegan In-N-Out Burger Knockoff Is Making Dreams Come True

There’s no denying that each and every rip-off recipe makes it just a little bit easier for people to go vegan, and stay vegan.

The Dodo Promotes Egg Consumption

A move that really shouldn’t be much of a shocker to anyone paying attention.

Fruit Milk!?

Have I spiked your curiosity? It’s a cost effective, healthy, and easy to make alternative to the current dairy-free scene.

Plant Based Butcher Gets Funding From The Dragons’ Den

Yamchops has gone from big idea to even bigger name, appearing on an episode of Dragons’ Den.

City of Cleveland demands $500 from family of Tamir Rice

Given the way the City of Cleveland has handled this case so far, I’m hardly shocked, yet continue to be disappointed, with the lows they are hitting.

Wild Bull Elephant Loose in Indian Town, Runs Towards Freedom

Today in Siliguru, India, a wild bull elephant found himself in the middle of a chaotic city. The terrified creature, clearly trying to find his way back to the freedom of the forest, was pictured with blood running down his…

Carly Fiorina, Anti-Women Woman, Drops Out of 2016 Race

After her vicious attacks on Planned Parenthood and uniformed commentary on climate change, I can’t say I’m sorry to see her go.

Dairy farmer defends the sexual exploitation of cows and bulls

What Treur calls a misrepresentation is really just the exposure of some harsh truths that milk drinkers might find don’t go down too easily.

Campaigns Against Fur Don’t Work And They Promote The Use of Other Animal Products Like Wool

If the idea of slinging a fox around our shoulders evokes feelings of sadness or disgust, so should stepping in to leather boots or throwing on a wool scarf.

Verbally abusing your vegan friends isn’t edgy, it’s just being a bully

If you’re a vegan who has had to deal with this, and especially if you come from a background of being abused in other ways, you are absolutely not alone

Blogger Eats Vegan for 7 Days, Gets a Tummy Ache and Argues She’s Not Morally Against Meat

There was a serious amount of facepalm action.

In a bid for freedom, pig stumbles upon New Hampshire voting booth

The New Hampshire Primary had a low turnout, but one pig was there at his assigned polling location bright and early!

Chef leaves the meat world to host vegan pop-ups

Thankfully for chef Jeremy Miller, the conflict between being vegan and cooking non-vegan is no more!

This Vegan Sushi Spot Has More Than Just Cucumber Rolls!

We’re hoping this fish-free trend catches on and spreads as quickly as regular sushi shops have.

Is “Club Moo” a hot new club? Nah, it’s a way to exploit kids and cows.

The program encourages children to drink milk by offering prize incentives- pretty creepy, huh?

Can Meat Rub Make Your Valentine Horny?

Butchers have decided that mixing all the stereotypical Hallmark holiday ingredients and adding it to pulled pork is the only way to get in to the pants of daters.

Is Anxiety Affecting your Veganism? I’ve Been There Too.

I found that my own experiences with mental health served as my most intense challenge before fully leaping into the vegan lifestyle.

Ex-Vegetarian Hates That Son Eats Pork

Dear Vexed Ex-Vegetarian, pardon my hijacking of Harriet’s forum.

Ellen Advocates for Fish Liberation with “Finding Dory” (But we still haven’t forgotten the leather shoes!)

But while you’re garnering support from animal activists, that glaring leather and wool shoe line problem has yet to be fully rinsed from our palates.

Beyonce and her Dancers Rock an Explicitly Political Message

We’re thankful Beyonce and her dancers are amplifying one of the most important conversations about race the United States has had in recent history

Goats Slaughtered En Masse with Guns, Spanish Activists Protest

No matter the method used for slaughter, the killing of animals is very much wrong.

Beef Magazine Is Afraid of Christians Relating to Vegans

I’m not religious, but more people understanding and adopting veganism gets a hallelujah from me!

Milk Makes Kids Sick

There’s been another kerfuffle with dirty milk, and this time children are sick.

Canada Dropping Dairy with the First Vegan Ice Cream Storefront

With summer just around the corner, we see a sweet future for this cow-loving company.

Environmental Activists hold “Open Day” in Belarus for Ecological Education and Awareness

Minsk, the capital city of Belarus, isn’t what we typically think of when we think about the next eco and vegan friendly hotspot, but one young group of activists seeks to change that.

The Only Honey You’ll Ever Need: An Interview With Honey LaBronx, Vegan Drag Queen

Honey Labronx in the first vegan drag queen we’ve ever heard of, and probably the only drag queen who brings animal rights to the forefront of her performances.

Rancher Thinks Beef ≠ Death

After animal activists showed up to protest the 2016 Cattle Industry and Convention in San Diego, she decided to contest their “beef = death” argument with a “beef = PROTEIN” (and therefore health and happiness) theory.

According to Gloria Steinem and Madeline Albright, my Bernie Lovin’ Ass is Going to Hell

I’m going to hell for not having not supported another woman.

This Guy Justified Commodifying Animals by Talking About The Circle Of Life

By his logic, death in a cage is as natural as death in the wild.

Year of the Monkey: How Celebrating Animals Leads to Commodifying Them

The Year of the Monkey is finally upon us, and China is at a crossroads in how it wants to pursue celebrating.

Jon Stewart’s Pigs Don’t Really Care About The Super Bowl

It may have been their first foray in to sports broadcasting, but I’m betting this pair would be more interested in talking ‘pigskins’ or super bowl snacks, if given the microphone.

Who Cares if Super Bowl Fans Didn’t Buy Vegan Dogs, There were 32 Vegan Options

Hawking around a sole vegan hot dog cart to see how few are sold feels like a petty endeavour.

Can Your Toddler Go Vegan? For Sure!

The Parent Herald has taken an interest in veganism among young children, and for once, we have a fair source of information from a mainstream source!

Nestle to Empower Cow Exploiters in UK

Nestle is proud to announce their Future Cow Harassers program in the UK.

Weekly Roundup: Your Week in “Humane” Exploitation

By this point, I’ve started to expect these stories to drop on the daily, so here is your weekly roundup of what’s been called “happy exploitation,” and where it can be purchased!

Animal Shelter Uses Guns To Kill Dogs

Oklahoma law allows humane methods to put animals down, but doesn’t define “humane.”

Rodeo Attendees Cool With Exploiting Animals, As Long as It’s Not A Monkey

A monkey that has been heralded as a “cowboy hero” steals the spotlight from his rodeo co-stars.

Everything You Want to Know About B12

It’s become the new “how do you get your protein” defense, so read on and bulk up your nutritional knowledge.

Identity Crisis: Why Vegetarian Organizations Promoting Veganism Should Change Their Names

Everywhere I look, organizations and festivals are calling themselves vegetarian or simply “veg,” when they’re 100% vegan.

Another Tale Of Pooh Tainted Food; E Coli Outbreak in Calgary

People’s gut flora is out of whack in Calgary.

Deliciously Ella Isn’t Vegan, Neither Is the Animal Clothing She Endorses

What I hope upset vegans understand is that this sort of label confusion is common.

Hey Twinkle-Toes, Here’s Some Vegan Nail Polish!

It’s a particularly welcome bit of news for nail-biters who want their vice to be cruelty-free.

Canadian Approved Vegan Poutine

Canadian vegan food bloggers, Lauren and John of Hot For Food, have perfected this messy plate of patriotism.

Bernie Sanders isn’t Vegan, and I’m Heartbroken

Bern-in-ator eats a ton of meat and shows no signs of going vegan.

If you have a Vagina, Drink, and aren’t on Birth Control, the CDC has Something to Say

What’s questionable is why they’re naming non-pregnant woman as also being responsible for alcohol related birth defects.

All The Vegan Super Bowl Recipes You Need

I recommend choosing one recipe from each category to ensure a bounty of perfect game day options.

Donald Trump Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize, and No, This is Not a Joke.

It looks like everyone’s favorite asshole is up for a Nobel Peace Prize.

Why Should Vegans Care About Slaughterhouse Workers?

Vegans must continue to openly discuss the rampant abuse of slaughterhouse workers as they fight for worldwide justice.

Libby: An Argument For Rescuing Animals Over Breeding Them

When we consider the lives of our pets as companionship and not ownership, it’s easy to move away from the pet store and breeding models, and towards adoption.

Remembering Jim Morris, Vegan Bodybuilder

Mr. Morris was a wonderful example of how we vegans DO get enough protein, and served as an important voice for fitness enthusiasts who love animals.

Ben & Jerry’s Goes Vegan

The famous cold confection makers say that the cries of vegans everywhere convinced them to get to work on a line that excluded dairy, eggs, and honey.

DxE, PETA, and Whole Foods: What Went Wrong, and how Francione and Abolitionists Predicted It

On January 24th, 2005, seventeen animal rights groups wrote a letter praising Whole Foods. Eleven years later, what could possibly have gone wrong?

Another Milk Scare – Not Poop, Just Chemicals

It’s enough to make you shudder at the site of a milk moustache.

Hellmann’s Is The Devil

Hellmann’s parent company, Unilever, is launching a “Carefully Crafted Dressing and Sandwich Spread.”

Why Do We Still Celebrate Groundhog Day?

In a tradition dating back to the 1800s, confused humans have been looking to the meteorology skills of groundhogs to predict how long our long-johns will be necessary.

Women Thinks Quorn is Gross, Files Lawsuit

They say that in the United States, you can sue for anything.

21 Vegan Chocolates for Valentine’s Day

While some vegans might love a jar of nooch for Valentine’s Day, I’d still garner a guess that the majority are chocolate hungry fiends.

Close Call at the Iowa Caucus for Sanders and Clinton

If you are anything like me, you were up ’til the late hours last night, hitting refresh buttons and switching channels like a hyper-caffeinated West Wing character.

Vegan Travel Bloggers ‘Mindful Wanderlust’ Find a Gem in Cancun

Vegan activist couple, travel bloggers, and overall adorable people Giselle and Cody know an awesome destination when they find one.

Tim Hortons, Burger King to Go “Cage-Free,” But how “Free” is it?

Restaurant Brands International plans to implement a cage-free egg goal by the year 2025, but who cares.

What Happens When You Launch A Vegan Blog

Here’s a taste of what happened to us over our first seven days.

Cow Mistreatment Only Relevant When Viral

A transport truck carrying 82 cows flipped over on Interstate 15 in Utah, and caused a lot of chaos.

Will You Take the Vegan Chalk Challenge?

A new project has come into the public, and it’s just as creative as you want it to be.

Ohio’s law to make sex with animals illegal is not about the animals

So once again, we’re faced with whether or not well-meaning vegans should join this mob.

Captive Shark Hailed as Feminist Hero

Last week in a Seoul, South Korea aquarium, a female sand tiger shark ate her male aquarium-mate, a bounded hound shark, after what aquarium officials are calling a “turf war.”

There are 99 Reasons to Go Vegan But You Only Need One

I don’t have to scroll my Facebook feed for long to find a repost of an article advocating reasons to go vegan. Usually accompanied by a picture of a mouth watering veggie burger, or a forty-year old with the body…

Co-Founder of Microsoft’s Yacht Botches Up Coral Reef

Paul Allen, uber-rich billionaire and co-founder of Microsoft, damaged a shit ton of coral reef (14,000 feet to be exact) earlier this month with his 300-foot luxury yacht off the Cayman Islands coast.

Burgers Served Straight from the Petri Dish

How far will science go to make sure people can eat flesh over lentil burgers?

Russell Simmons is a pro at defending veganism

Watch this video – he’s quick to shut down vegan critics!

Peppa Pig: Vegan Extremist

Indeed, between her human-esque interactions, she snorts what can only be translated as “go vegan, piss off your parents.”

Hog Farmers in Hysterics over Vegan Butchers

Vegan butchers are here, and carnivores are pretty damn afraid of them.

The Ultimate Vegan Valentines Guide

So you’re dating a vegan – congrats! Don’t be too scared, it’s 2016 which means ample access to vegan heart-shaped paraphernalia.

Cheese and Heroin: Totally Different

Cheese addiction is not at all the same as serious drug addiction.

Are These Jeans Organic?!

Luxury clothing producer Naked and Famous has produced a pair of jeans that prides itself in being both vegan and organic.

Finally – scramble that’s made of something other than tofu!

You’re 10 minutes away from an egg-free, tofu-free scramble.

Vegan Kids Encourage Others to Change Their Lives

Vegan kids are taking over the world, and they’re bright, compassionate, and kind!

If you are on a plant based diet, stop calling yourself Vegan!

How the Green Health Movement has hijacked the Ethical Vegan Movement.

The Myth of Humane Weaning

Learning about the treatment of farmed cows and their babies was perhaps one of the most disturbing moments I have ever experienced.

The Real Life Struggles of a Vegan

No matter how much we vegans tell you that veganism is easy, there are still aspects of daily life we struggle with.

Activist 11 Year Old Starts National Book Drive

Marley, who calls her project #1000BlackGirlBooks, told her mother that she was tired of only reading about white male protagonists.

Terrorist Cattle Ranchers in Police Custody

The Oregon standoff between the federal government and terrorist cattle ranchers looks like it is soon coming to an intense conclusion as of Tuesday night.

There’s a Recall on Milk Containing Too Much Poo

“Routine internal testing detected microbial bacteria in excess of quality standards. Contaminated products could cause illness if consumed.”

Talking to Children About Veganism

I have a strong passion for animal rights, and it’s time we have a realistic conversation about what it means to teach that topic to children.

Paltrow and Delevingne hit up “Eco Couture” (ish) Fashion Show

An attempt was made Tuesday afternoon to try and up their activist factor by hosting a “Eco-Couture” fashion show to kick off their Spring/Summer 2016 line

Nikki Reed thinks Vegans are “Extremists” but still wants you to buy her Vegan bags

Nikki Reed isn’t scared of vegans, but she should be scared of their influence on her bag sales.

Robots killing more animals is apparently good for the animals

Slate writer talks about what’s good for the animals while simultaneously endorsing killing more of them.

PETA’s Shocking Superbowl Ad Isn’t So Shocking

You can’t make this shit up, folks. According to PETA, going vegan makes it possible to have sex for way longer with no actual science to back this one up.

Two Anti-Choice Rabble-Rousers Indicted in the Planned Parenthood Case

Here’s a little bit of justice to kick off your week: two anti-choice activists behind the “Planned Parenthood Sells Baby Parts” scam video have been indicted by a Houston grand jury.

Freddie The Steer Escapes, But What About Other Cattle?

Freddie the steer has taken social media and news outlets by storm.

Quick, Eat These Before They’re Too Popular

Posing as a nonchalant food cart in St.Catharine’s, Ontario, Rescue Dogs is making vegan food accessible, affordable, and better than ever.

The Pork Industry is thrilled to have legislators at their expo

A perfect example of why Animal Rights Activists should not aim to change laws but rather promote veganism.

The Dumbest Things People Say to Vegans

If you’re a vegan, you’ve probably face palmed one too many times after talking to non–vegans.

If You’re A Yoga Educator, You Should Be Vegan

As the average North American studio model for teaching has shifted from just exercise to education (yay!), the practice of nonviolence is being ignored by non-vegan yoga educators.

How I Went Vegan and Gained Ten Pounds Because I Like To Fucking Eat

If you had told me when I went vegan a few years ago that I wouldn’t magically turn into a tan blonde with bulging abs, slender arms, and perky boobs, I probably would have screamed “fuck you, liar!” and thrown a block of Treeline cheese at you.

Newsflash: Go Vegan, Don’t Get Bird Flu

Avian influenza is no laughing matter, but using it as a scare tactic to get people to eat vegan turkey is.

How Peta and Lush Promote Animal Exploitation

With staggering lists of upwards of 50 ingredients in common beauty products, it can be easy to direct our attention to the smiling bunny label that promises an item is “cruelty free” or “not tested on animals.”

“March For Life” Ignores Innocent Lives

On Friday, January 22nd, pro-life activists descended by the thousands on Washington D.C. for their annual Block-Up-Traffic Festival, or as they’ve been known to call it, the “March For Life.”

What The Fuck Is Aquafaba?

Just when people were starting to get a handle on pronouncing seitan, a new revolution in the vegan culinary scene has come along to confuse the masses.

“Gigi the Diva Cow” is Producing a LOT of Milk, and is Probably Tired of our Shit

You guys, Northern Colorado’s public radio station is really excited about their newly crowned Queen Dairy Cow.

Slow Burn: The Internal Implosion of Direct Action Everywhere

This is the way that Direct Action ends, not with a bang, but with a social media disaster.

The Dodo isn’t Advancing Animal Rights, it’s Hindering Them

Animals Rights Movement, and maybe even dragging it back.

Being Called a “Nice” Vegan in a Cruel World

If there’s one thing that really grills my Daiya, it’s the phrase “Nice Vegan,” especially when someone throws the label my way.

Animal Agriculture ≠ The Holocaust

Each time I am confronted by this comparison, I feel a crucial piece of the puzzle is missing: hate.

WATCH: Kaley Cuoco Speaks Out Against Horse Slaughter

Actress and animal lover Kaley Cuoco is speaking out against horse slaughter and is urging her fans to do the same. “The Big Bang Theory” actress took to her Instagram and posted a photo of herself hugging a horse along…