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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040 Carnist “Fact” vs Vegan “Opinion”

Conversations with carnists are rife with frustrations, perhaps none more so than being told that the facts you are spouting are “opinion,” or having someone’s unsubstantiated opinions being thrown around as fact. The girls discuss some of the most common carnist “facts” and vegan “opinions” and how to respond to them. […]

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034 The Speciesism in Your Veganism

From horseback riding, pet ownership, believing animal testing is necessary – all vegans are still at least a little speciesist. And this isn’t inherently a bad thing, but it can be dangerous if we can’t talk about it. […]

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019 Speciesist Savior Complex

If you save someone’s life, what do they owe you? What do the animals that we forcibly rescue owe us? Do we have the right to pick and choose who lives, and under what conditions? […]

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016 The Dangers of Hero Worship

Hero worship and blind faith are dangerous things for any movement. Veganism should not accept leadership that might save animals but includes sexism, racism, or any other form of hate. […]

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