Happy World Vegetarian Day!
Food & Gender / Veganism

Happy World Vegetarian Day!

Happy World Vegetarian Day, Everyone! The non-profit North American Vegetarian Society (NAVS) declared October 1st World Vegetarian Day in 1977 as “an annual celebration to promote the joy, compassion and life-enhancing possibilities of vegetarianism.” I like that! As if this day isn’t awesome enough, it also kicks off Vegetarian Awareness Month. Here’s more info from … Continue reading

Body Image / Films / Food & Gender / Women and Gender

Scarlett Johansson Tired of Sexist Diet Questions

Originally published at Bitch Flicks and cross-posted at Women and Hollywood. Wow, who knew I could love Scarlett Johansson so much?? At The Avengers press conference in London, a reporter proceeded to ask Robert Downey Jr. an in-depth, thought-provoking question about his character (Tony Stark/Iron Man) and then asked Johansson about her diet. I shit … Continue reading

2012 CLPP Repro Justice Conference / Food & Gender / Veganism / Women and Gender

CLPP Reproductive Justice Conference: “Whose Food Justice? OUR Food Justice” Workshop

This post is part of the series of posts on CLPP’s 2012 Reproductive Justice Conference. Food justice is an integral aspect of social justice. Just as Katherine Cross in the Opening Plenary said, “A right is the recognition of your humanity.” Access to food – clean, fresh, organic, healthy, sustainable, and delicious – is a … Continue reading