Dear vegans of today: Thank you for being awesome. This is so incredibly far beyond anything that was happening when I was an 18-year-old baby vegan. How far we’ve all come!
1st Annual Conference “Engaging with Eco-ability”
Binghamton University, New York
April 27 and 28, 2013
A Politics of Disability, Animal Liberation, and Queering
The 1st Annual Conference “Engaging with Eco-ability” will be hosted at Binghamton University April 27th & 28th, 2013. The conference will be organized and moderated by Anthony Nocella II and JL Schatz. The goal of this conference is to lay the groundwork for an edited book that’s part of the Critical Animal Studies series published by Lexington Books.
Sponsors include Binghamton University English Department, Binghamton University, Institute for Critical Animal Studies, and Students for Critical Animal Studies.
More info / RSVP on Facebook.
Karyn Zoldan says yes; the facts may astound you. Sometimes things that seem like they must be really fun are actually hiding a lot of violence and exploitation. Read for yourself to see if you agree.
Ah, humans. We’re always up to something.
Image: The Kimmela Center in Action
Huffington Post writes about Bear Dog, a canine resident of Castle Rock, Washington:
One black Lab mix is so popular that he has become the exception to his town’s “no pets allowed” rule… According to the Longview Daily News, locals love him so much that he’s been written into posted signs barring animals… The town will likely erect a monument when Bear Dog passes away, Mayor Paul Helenberg told the paper.
Do we love them or hate them? Do we respect them or not? Are we troubled enough by the inconsistent and sometimes exploitative and violent ways we treat them, to change our actions? Read the rest of this entry »
Last week a man named Michael Upchurch was doing his route on the back of a garbage truck in Muncie, Indiana, when he heard someone crying. He found a six-week-old puppy in a recycling bag: “This ole’ doggy here hollering, ‘Save me.’ I guess in doggy talk.” Read the rest of this entry »
Back in the fall, I posted about feral cats and how we can help them through the winter. Since then, so much has happened in our own yard, I wanted to post an update!
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