Posts in Animal Rights
My Top 5 Excuses for Not Being Vegan (and the no b.s. truth behind them)

A vegan diet can be super expensive, just like any other diet. If you’re out buying steak and lobster every night, your non-vegan diet doesn’t work for broke folks either. But I can have a fairly healthy vegan diet for less than the cost of the Hamburger Helper and Ramen Noodles diet I grew up on with a single addict mother- so that whole it’s-too-expensive myth is garbage.

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How to Speak Up Without Being an "Angry Vegan"

I always wanted someone to write me up a post like this, and I haven’t seen one yet. So, now that I’ve figured it out I’m going to share it with you!

Just kidding! Here’s what I realized: if you’re vegan for the animals or for the planet, you’re going to be angry! Here’s how to still communicate effectively and what you can do with that anger.

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How to Eat Out Vegan (Without Feeling Weird About It)

Do you ever just get a water because you’re afraid to ask for substitutes and don’t want to “pull out your vegan card” in the middle of a restaurant? Well, first of all, stop that! You’re worth the time it takes to ask a few questions about your meal. Here are some ways to manage the weirdness and still have a great experience.

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Why Milk Is Cruel | A Straight-forward Explanation

If you’ve visited this page, I’m assuming you’re here to educate yourself a little more and understand why people go vegan and what is so bad about milk. I want to make it clear that this post is not about you- it’s not to attack or judge you. It’s just the facts, it’s the philosophy I, and many vegans, live by. I hope that you find this information helpful and that you are able to make a decision that aligns with your values and the kind of legacy you want to leave behind in this world.

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What to Do When You Witness Animal Cruelty

I’ve lived in a roommate situation for over a year now, watching this guy not care about his animals and assuming it was because he knew I’d do it. Ultimately though, I learned that it’s just not a big deal to him if the animals go a while without food and water. In fact, he’s really proud because his massive dobermanns can go 2 full days without food and will still be complacent and obedient, and not aggressive toward him. Yeah, he thinks that’s a cool status thing. We’re talking about a real jerk here.

Something I’ve been struggling with though, is how can I make sure the animals are cared for when I’m gone. Here’s what I’ve learned to do after witnessing animal cruelty.

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