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

Feminism / Food & Gender / Veganism

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


‘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

Feminism / Veganism

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

Feminism / Veganism

Guest Post: Loving Animals, Loving Myself: How Veganism is Changing My Self-Image

Written by Erin Plante. Originally published at Eat Plants and Run. Reprinted with permission. Sleepovers with my step-sister B. were the best.  When she came over, the whole house and yard became full of imagination and play.  The living room turned into a swamp full of alligators, as we scrambled from couch to loveseat or … Continue reading