Men and whites (and especially a combination of the two) centrism is rampant in the animal activist movements. For me, I find this worth exploring. Side note: The institutions of patriarchy are designed to privilege men, therefore men cannot be victimised within this piece of writing. Don't even try. In a movement desperate to expand… Continue reading Animal whites
We always lived in the cheapest houses she could find, moving often.She slept on a single bed, and her room was mostly empty. She woke up around 5am everyday and read her bible. But sometimes I don't think she even went to sleep.She made a lot of vegetable soup.And we ate caned spaghetti on toast.Manners… Continue reading To the best dad in the world.
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?