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Meet Esther The Wonder Pig

By on December 28, 2013

A little over a week ago, I saw a few posts of a video of a pig go by on my news feed. I didn’t watch the video at the time for some reason. Then a friend sent me a

Emotional Struggle as Activists Confront Kapparot Ritual Slaughter

By on September 30, 2013

Activists in Los Angeles and New York hit the streets last month during the annual Jewish holidays to protest the ritual slaughter of chickens for Kapparot. In L.A., members of Faith Action for Animals, headed by Rabbi Jonathan Klein and

Photographing the Ghosts: Interview with Jo-Anne McArthur

By on September 19, 2013

Award-winning photojournalist Jo-Anne McArthur has been documenting the plight of animals on all seven continents for more than ten years. Her project, We Animals, represents her mission to photograph animals in the human environment: “We Animals aims to break down

Vegan Wine and Cheese Night, Thinking Vegan Style

By on August 22, 2013

Sometimes we come up with pretty good ideas around here. The idea to have a Vegan Vine wine tasting and cheese making/cheese tasting event is definitely one of our better ideas. In addition to tasting all four of Vegan Vine’s

R is for Ruby Roth: New book “V is for Vegan” introduces veganism to youngest kids ever

By on July 26, 2013

Featured on CNN, FOX, Today, and other major media outlets, Ruby Roth is the world’s leading author and illustrator of vegan and vegetarian books for children. Vegan since 2003, Roth was teaching art at an elementary school when her students’ fascination

People Aren’t Vegan Because of YOUR Body

By on July 16, 2013

Recently I wrote “People aren’t vegan because of YOU,” and today I’d like to add to that: People aren’t vegan because of YOUR body. When I shared this blog on The Thinking Vegan Facebook page, I did so because I

People aren’t vegan because of YOU

People aren’t vegan because of YOU

By on June 29, 2013

There seems to be a consensus amongst vegans that the reason our friends, family members and society at large haven’t gone vegan is because of us. The chatter is we just haven’t been friendly enough, our tone is too harsh,

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

12 year-old founder of Lobby For Animals: The Mozart of Animal Rights

12 year-old founder of Lobby For Animals: The Mozart of Animal Rights

By on June 3, 2013

When I learned of Thomas Ponce I was blown away. You mean to tell me that a 12-year-old started his own lobbying group? And was the regional coordinator of Fin Free Florida? I can’t recall what I was doing at

Exclusive interview with Fermare Green Hill campaign

Exclusive interview with Fermare Green Hill campaign

By on May 3, 2013

On April 20, a group of activists from Fermare Green Hill campaign entered a pharmacology lab at the University of Milano, Italy. Very quickly, news spread on social media. If you were like me, you spent the day reading updates

Celebrating World Vegan Day 269 style

Celebrating World Vegan Day 269 style

By on November 2, 2012

For World Vegan Day 2012, 269 organized a worldwide campaign to honor all animals who are part of the organized exploitation and murder of animals for food, clothing, entertainment and “research.”. Hundreds of activist across the globe tattooed 269 as