076 Highly Sensitive People (HSPs), Veganism & Activism

Highly Sensitive People and Veganism/Activism

Today we’re talking about Highly Sensitive People, or HSPs, and how being highly sensitive relates to being vegan and an activist. We talk about what an HSP is, how to tell if you are one, how to take pride in being an HSP, and lots of self-care tips for the highly sensitive among us.

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075 Activism Depression

Talking about  Activism Depression

The princesses are having a hard time with the Orlando shooting tragedy, as well as other recent tragedies, feeling like it’s all too much. This is a raw, unstructured episode, just us talking about pain and frustration and feeling helpless. […]

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073 Media, Empathy and Harambe

Media, Empathy & Harambe

Media is a powerful thing. It can create a new normal for us, or reinforce harmful stereotypes. As consumers, it’s important for us to demand better representation of different cultures, colors, genders and for animals in our mainstream media […]

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072 Colonization, Classism and Fragmentation: The Issues Plaguing Vegan Debates

Meaty Issues Panel

The princesses recently attended a panel in San Diego focused on debating if we should eat meat or not and were appalled by the level of colonization-minded comments, classism and fragmentation coming from the vegan panelists as much, if not more so, than the pro-meat consumption panelists. To address this, they break down examples of each one, and give resources to where you can get a primer on each one […]

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071 Understanding Tricky Non-Vegan Things: Honey, Palm Oil, Horseback Riding, etc.

Understanding Tricky Non-Vegan Things

There are some tricky items up for debate in the vegan community: palm oil, sugar, honey and horseback riding. The girls talk about why these things may not be considered vegan, along with why wool and silk are not vegan. […]

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069 A Conversation with Carol J Adams

Carol J Adams with her dogs

The princesses talk to badass feminist trail-blazer Carol J Adams, author of The Sexual Politics of Meat, about everything feminist, from representations of women in media to transgender issues to the patriarchy of meat consumption. It’s an amazing conversation, one of our all-time favorite episodes!

Content Warning: brief discussions about rape and sexual violence, descriptions of violent imagery in ads and media […]

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068 Fighting Complacency

Fighting Complacency

It’s easy to forget why we’re vegan, why we’re activists, what made us so passionate in the beginning. Everyday life takes over, you get lost in the tasks on your to do list, you’ve been vegan a while and have gotten comfortable. But remembering why this fight is urgent is important; this episode is a reminder of that. […]

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