Posts By: Kezia Jauron

Kezia Jauron

GRANT WINNER: National Animal Rights Day

By on May 16, 2014

We are delighted to announce the next recipient of The Thinking Vegan’s grants for animal activism: The National Animal Rights Day, and lead organizer Aylam Orian. Scene: New York City. Time: June, 2011. A group of animal rights activists join

GRANT WINNER: The Save Movement

By on April 29, 2014

The Save Movement is a mass-based, grassroots movement to collectively bear witness at transportation routes and outside slaughterhouses around the world.

Make us food: Chef Tigre

By on April 9, 2014

We thank Chef Tigre for helping us debut a new feature, “Make us food,” in which chefs, cookbook authors, and other food industry professionals cook for us, discuss their work, and their activism. Late last year, to celebrate the Los

Attention Thinking Vegans: Free Money for Animal Activism and Outreach

By on February 26, 2014

Grants for animal activism: $1000 to fund, start, or expand efforts to make the world better for animals.

Vegan Olympian Seba Johnson Speaks Out Against Sochi

By on February 22, 2014

Vegan Olympian Seba Johnson speaks out against Sochi, worldwide animal exploitation, and human rights issues.

Thinking Out Loud with ‘Speciesism’ Filmmaker Mark Devries

By on November 22, 2013

First-time filmmaker Mark Devries has brought his deep wit and healthy intellect to Speciesism: The Movie, an aptly titled documentary about the belief that human animals are inherently superior to nonhuman animals. Featuring Peter Singer, Gary Francione, Tom Regan, Richard

Rory Freedman talks about her new book Beg.

Rory Freedman talks about her new book Beg.

By on June 10, 2013

  Rory Freedman is best known to the world as the author of the Skinny Bitch series of healthy lifestyle books that introduced millions of people to veganism. But within the animal rights community, Rory is known as an activist

Thinking out loud with Julie Gueraseva, LAIKA magazine

Thinking out loud with Julie Gueraseva, LAIKA magazine

By on May 16, 2013

Attention sophisticated thinking vegans: meet your new BFF, LAIKA. The recently debuted quarterly magazine has the glossy and stylish look and feel of a popular fashion mag – without the fur, leather, feathers, cosmetic cruelty, Kardashians, and other atrocities typically

“Owner surrender” is still abandonment

“Owner surrender” is still abandonment

By on September 22, 2012

There are fewer households with pets, and fewer pets in U.S. homes, according to the latest AVMA numbers. Most attribute the decline to the economy. As most who work in pet rescue can attest, the number of pets given up

Why don’t you care about animals?

Why don’t you care about animals?

By on September 8, 2012

The question “why don’t animal activists care about people?” has many worthy responses, including the toll of animal agribusiness on workers and the environment, and the food and water resources that are used to feed animals that could feed hungry

Warning: this post contains infographic images

Warning: this post contains infographic images

By on March 27, 2012

This cute infographic on calcium is making the vegan rounds lately. At first it seems like an innocuous way to address the “where do you get your calcium” question. Think about it further, and you can see the danger of