Animal Rights

Is Buying Second-Hand Leather, Fur, Wool, & Feather Ethical?

I’m curious…if you’re vegan, how do you feel about buying/wearing second-hand leather, fur, wool, and even feathers/down? Is it okay or is it hypocritical and unethical? Today I’m going to share my thoughts and opinion on this issue. I haven’t supported the leather, fur, wool, or feather industries in years. I’ve been avoiding leather since… Continue reading Is Buying Second-Hand Leather, Fur, Wool, & Feather Ethical?

Animal Rights

Yulin Dog Meat Festival & Hypocrisy

Today I want to talk a bit about the annual Yulin Dog Meat Festival in China, and the hypocrisy that accompanies it. Tomorrow is the first day of the 2019 Yulin Dog Meat Festival (also known as the Lychee and Dog Meat Festival), which is a yearly festival in Yulin, Guangxi, China where festival attendees… Continue reading Yulin Dog Meat Festival & Hypocrisy

Veganism

Plant-Based vs Vegan | What’s The Difference?

There’s a lot of misinformation out there about eating a plant-based diet vs being vegan. So often, on social media, I see celebrities talking about being “vegan” — when in reality, they’re choosing to eat plant-based (which is great), but aren’t necessarily living a vegan lifestyle. There are lots of people who unintentionally think that… Continue reading Plant-Based vs Vegan | What’s The Difference?

Veganism

Body-Shaming in the Vegan Community

Body-shaming in our society is a huge thing. It’s unfortunate that some people feel they have the right to have an opinion on others’ bodies, because they don’t. A person’s body is their own and shouldn’t matter to other people. Sadly, there’s body-shaming everywhere we look — even in the vegan community. The vegan community… Continue reading Body-Shaming in the Vegan Community