Pledge to Go Veg: It’s VegWeek 2013 April 22nd-28th!
Lifestyle / Veganism

Pledge to Go Veg: It’s VegWeek 2013 April 22nd-28th!

“There are 52 weeks in a year, so why not make at least one of them meat-free?” Now in its 5th year, that’s the premise behind VegWeek, a “7-day celebration highlighting the many benefits of choosing vegetarian foods — for our health, the planet, and animals.” It was launched by Compassion Over Killing, a nonprofit … Continue reading

Lifestyle / Veganism

Our Hen House’s Jasmin Singer & Mariann Sullivan at The Seed – Think Vegan: 10 Tips to Get You Started

As I let you all know, I spent the past weekend in NYC at The Seed: A Vegan Experience. Let’s just say…it was amazeballs. I got to hear vegan badasses Jasmin Singer and Mariann Sullivan from one of my fave vegan/animal rights blogs Our Hen House. They shared their 10 tips to get you started … Continue reading

Lifestyle / Politics / Veganism

Pledge to Go Veg: It’s VegWeek 2012 April 23rd-29th!

“There are 52 weeks in a year, so why not make at least one of them meat-free?” That’s the premise behind VegWeek, a “7-day celebration highlighting the many benefits of choosing vegetarian foods—for our health, the planet, and animals.” Started by Compassion Over Killing, a nonprofit animal advocacy organization working to end animal abuse and … Continue reading

Lifestyle / Veganism

‘Our Hen House’ Contest: Why It’s Unethical to Eat Meat

Why is it unethical to eat meat? That’s the question posed by Our Hen House, one of my fave vegan animal rights blogs. Run by fabulous vegan lesbian feminists Jasmin Singer (I heard her speak at Vida Vegan Con…she’s seriously amazeballs!) and Mariann Sullivan, they’re sponsoring a contest: “Calling All Herbivores: Tell Us Why It’s … Continue reading

I’ll Drink to That: Vegan Beer, Wine & Cocktails
Lifestyle / Restaurants / Veganism

I’ll Drink to That: Vegan Beer, Wine & Cocktails

So tomorrow’s St. Patrick’s Day…huzzah! As a vegan Bostonian (hey, St. Patty’s Day is a big deal here) who loves her libations, I thought I’d share some great links for vegan beer, wine and liquor. Wait, you thought you read that wrong…vegan beer and wine…isn’t alcohol vegan?? Sadly, no. When people go vegetarian or vegan, … Continue reading

Feminism / Lifestyle / Race / Veganism / Women and Gender

Activist Nicole Clark Features The Opinioness in Her Ally Alert Series!

Hey fabulous readers! The Opinioness (that’s me!) is featured in her very first interview!! Social worker, consultant and activist Nicole Clark asked me to participate in her Ally Alert series, which “highlights organizations, people, and campaigns who stand with women and girls of color, particularly around sexual/reproductive health, social justice, and overall wellness.” I’m so honored to … Continue reading

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A Feminist Vegan & Domestic Violence Survivor on PETA’s Latest Ad Which Glorifies Domestic Violence

Cross-posted at Fem2pt0. Well, folks…PETA is at it again. No strangers to utilizing sexism and misogyny, they’ll do whatever it takes to garner attention for animal rights. With their latest ad campaign, they prove that nothing is too taboo to manipulate. Their latest offensive ad, “Boyfriend Went Vegan and Knocked the Bottom out of Me,” … Continue reading