The Biggest Misconceptions about Vegans (An Opinion Piece)

1.) Vegans only care about animals and aren't concerned with human suffering. It feels necessary to state the obvious: it is possible to care about more than one thing at a time. That being said, there are truly so many worthy causes in the world. It would be impossible for any one individual to be … Continue reading The Biggest Misconceptions about Vegans (An Opinion Piece)

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Cruelty Free vs Vegan Beauty Products

Photo by kinkate from Pexels I made the decision to be vegan mid January of this year (2019). My first priority was to understand how to eat a balanced plant-based diet. However, I knew being vegan wasn't just about food. Another regular purchase I make is beauty products. I started off doing a simple google search for cruelty … Continue reading Cruelty Free vs Vegan Beauty Products

There’s No Purity in Veganism (An Opinion Piece)

As someone relatively new to the world of veganism, I've done a lot of exploring the internet in search of community. I craved like-minded people to learn from and converse with. I shouldn't have been surprised to find that many people in this community are anything but like-minded. To be honest, it's rather divided. I've … Continue reading There’s No Purity in Veganism (An Opinion Piece)

The Effect on Slaughterhouse Workers (Part 4 of Why I Went Vegan)

I was going to write this post about the psychological trauma slaughterhouse workers experience due to the nature of their work. I found my words to be largely inadequate and have instead decided to allow them to speak for themselves. But let me just say, on top of being physically dangerous, slaughterhouse work has been … Continue reading The Effect on Slaughterhouse Workers (Part 4 of Why I Went Vegan)