There are many ways to help reduce the suffering of animals which can broadly be separated into two categories: direct care and advocacy. Those working in animal advocacy act as an ally for animals, speaking up on the myriad of issues around animal mistreatment or political rights, or by changing minds and behaviours in humans… Continue reading Are We Really Sure About Full Time Paid Activism – For The Animals?
I’m a practicing vegan. I am also pro vegan. Veganism to me is not something I am or have become, but is instead a powerful tool I have fortunate easy access to in the praxis of anti oppression. Practicing vegan is a term I say now as It comes from a place of understanding the… Continue reading Who cares about being called not a vegan.
I reach through and touch his wet nose. He nuzzles in as close as he can. The gap allows just enough space to poke his snout through and smell the air for the first time, but he chooses to look at me. The squealing that can only be described as the sounds that would echo… Continue reading That’ll do pig
In a world divided by the perpetual overrepresentation for some and underrepresentation for anyone who isn't white and male, I am perplexed as to why my own vegan community finds it completely acceptable and even progressive to franchise and mobilise all our agency to a very small handful of white cis able bodied males and… Continue reading Animal Whites Headfucking As Per
I stood in the cold and in the dark for hours here in Melbourne to bring you this message. I saw it with my own eyes. The faces of fear, and unbending suffering. Your human privilege could never imagine. I lied and whispered "it's going to be ok". What would you have said or done… Continue reading Fight me. Let’s go!
I don't fuck with that.
Indeed many organisations have popularised this approach, beginning with PETA. A type of advocacy which certainly looks to be at a personal benefit to the women involved as well as the animals. Here in Australia, this would not be the first time female bodies are used. Animal Liberation Victoria regularly employed the tactic of female… Continue reading Anything Goes When It’s For The Animals, Right?