How can you care about animals with all this other shit going on?

For better or worse, our news feeds have become highly personalized. Sometimes we intentionally follow sources and pick topics and sometimes algorithms make decisions for us. In either case, as the things we see affect our world views and priorities, those things become individualized. Continue reading How can you care about animals with all this other shit going on?

New to Veganism? Get Connected.

I’ve been interested in animal rights for ages, but it wasn’t until I connected to the online community in the last several years, that I really started to see what is going on: the ideas, the arguments, the wins and losses, new products, and the larger conversation that is happening about animals. Continue reading New to Veganism? Get Connected.

30 Animal Sanctuaries to Follow

The internet is a stressful place these days. Of course, you can completely filter out news about the rapid deterioration of democracy and human decency, but then you’re kind of sticking your head into the sand. Instead, I recommend that you read the news in moderation and make sure to pad your social/news feeds with happy animals in safe places, where kind people are rubbing their bellies. Continue reading 30 Animal Sanctuaries to Follow

I Don’t Want to Be an Activist

It’s not that I don’t have hobbies. It’s not that I need a greater purpose. It’s not that I like conflict. Nor is it that I like to be different or that I don’t have other things to talk about. In my ideal world, this issue wouldn’t be an issue and I’d just be playing outside, enjoying the sunshine. Continue reading I Don’t Want to Be an Activist