This is Hayden. Hayden was tortured for many years in a science lab, where tests were run on his skin. Even before the testing began, Hayden was enslaved from birth by having been bred to be hairless, so as to facilitate testing. This is just one of many examples of how domestication and breeding violate […]
Helen Peppe, author of the poignant vegan-themed memoir “Pigs Can’t Swim” responds to her critics and discusses how difficult it was for her to grow up on a farm and watch her friends be eaten and taken to slaughter. As the only vegetarian and youngest daughter in a large family, Helen’s memoir describes her coming-of-age struggles in a time when being vegetarian was unheard of.
Today we are featuring an excerpt from Ruby Roth’s essay that can be found in the upcoming book: “Circles of Compassion: Connecting Issues of Justice.” Ruby discusses how the “path to a more sustainable and socially just future lies in bravely engaging our children in new ways of thinking and living” and shows us why it’s important that kids aren’t sheltered from the realities of where food comes from.
Today we are proud to feature an excerpt from Jasmin Singer’s powerful essay from Circles of Compassion, “The Gay Animal: A Personal Exploration of Interconnections.” Jasmin bravely discusses how her own trauma helped her better understand the trauma that animals experience on a daily basis.
Join us for this fascinating interview with the internationally recognized vegan children’s book author, Ruby Roth. Featured on CNN, FOX, NBC’s Today Show, and other major media outlets, Roth has received international attention for her sensitive, yet frank advocacy of veganism. We loved her first two books, “That’s Why We Don’t Eat Animals” and “Vegan is Love”, and are now eager to find out what she’s up to next!
Happy Fourth of July! This week, we had the pleasure of interviewing Colleen Patrick-Goudreau for the blog. Colleen has dedicated her life to empowering people to make informed food choices, to debunking myths about veganism, to being a voice for animals, and to giving people the tools and resources they need to live according to their own values of compassion and wellness. Read more…