If you want examples of what it means to blatantly and repeatedly tokenise intersectionality, look no further than mainstream animal rights where for sure you will discover the unlimited invisibility of mobilising race discrimination in non human advocacy.It needs to stop. Vegan advocates, unpack yo privilege.To the hyper pro intersectional...Who catches themselves transforming a conversation… Continue reading Vegan advocates, unpack yo super privilege.
I was asked this week what do I do for self care after activism and I replied nothing. I wondered if wine counts? But for real, I have a wee pileup of grievances and trauma and some days it feels 2007 Britney. Because the realities of the issues we are fighting are extremely distressing. Staying… Continue reading Self care even tho everything is whack
I saw a homeless man sketching on paper and in my strides I began to watch him, the transition of my passing slowed down as I notice a women his age is slumped next to him. I was kept for that moment; witnessing tears beading from her eyes and my heart responded hitting my stomach.I… Continue reading So I was taking a walk the other day.
I have enough self awareness to know that this blog is obnoxiously long. That would be the same self awareness I have to know that the things I express as a vegan are confronting, controversial, and for some perceived as offensive or just flat out wrong. Ultimately my being vegan does not actually obstruct anyone… Continue reading There’s a lot more to ogres than people think
So you wanna be a feminist? That's cool. But first.. what male feminists fail to realise is that the patriarchy does not offer special exceptions for men who have good intentions and who pride themselves on their political progressiveness. Fellas you can feel genuinely guilty about your privilege sure -y'all always going to be the… Continue reading So you wanna be a feminist?
Im beginning to feel like it must take a real level of sophisticated intelligence to grasp the concept of intersected oppressions. Explaining any kind of oppression is an ongoing, everyday endeavour. Explaining how human oppression is a love affair with speciesism is much the same. Ongoing. Why vegans get so mad at the concept of… Continue reading New vegan. Who dis?
I've finally watched Tuesday night's episode of The Last Resort. It's day two at the couples' therapy retreat, and it's clear they are all still feeling salty af. The show starts with a recap of ep 1, and I am reminded to feel devo for DTF Jodie who gives us the status report on her… Continue reading The Last Resort