On Gratefulness

10
Jan,2016

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Happy (belated) New Year, everybody! I hope that the holidays were filled with love and yummy vegetables for each and every one of you. I ended up going out to eat for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dinner, at two…

The Disconnect Between Animals as Pets and Animals as Meat

11
Dec,2015

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In the U.S., where I sit here and write, the proportion of households with pets is higher than those with children. Who knew?! That number (63%) is much higher than the U.K., and more than triple Japanese households, but the…

The Vegan Dilemma

8
Oct,2015

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I’m not ashamed of my vegan diet in the slightest. That being said, I tend not to flaunt it or even mention it unless I’m going out to eat with a group and they suggest going to a steakhouse or…

Vegg Heads in China

24
Jul,2015
Victoria Shavlik
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A few summers ago I was in China for the very stereotypical gig of teaching English. I spent three months on Hainan (island at the base of China), in the city of Haikou. It was there that I discovered just…

Why I Don’t Preach Veganism

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Jul,2015

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By Paul Payabyab-Cruz You’ve likely seen someone holding up anti-meat signs with pictures of factory farmed pigs, or received booklets from strangers documenting the horrible conditions that cows and chickens endure. While this information is eye-opening, it is not what…

My Lovely Vegan

22
Jul,2015

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It was the winter of 2007, and it was another cold, damp day in March. I had been separated from my husband for over a year now, and I began to fall into the same pattern. My pattern was one…

Vegg Heads vs. The Carni’s Part 1 – Fighting the Protein Myth

17
Jul,2015
Victoria Shavlik
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 What is it to be a vegetarian (or vegan)? If the common but often misguided populace had it right, vegetarians would be grass consuming hippies screaming “cows have feelings too!” while simultaneously starving said cows because we happen to need…

5 Tips for Dating a Non-Vegan or Vegetarian (Tips for reducing meat consumption in partner)

17
Jul,2015

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By: Briana M. Some vegetarians and vegans may not be open to dating on non-veg at all. This can be difficult and limit your pool of options, though. If you are considering dating a non-veg, here are some tips for…

The Veggie and the Omnivore: Dietary Dating Compromise

29
Jun,2015

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By Paul Payabyab-Cruz In a world where Omnivorism is the norm, it is likely that as a Vegan or Vegetarian you will be interested in someone who eats meat. Depending on how stringent you are about your lifestyle, this can…

7 Things Meat Eaters Say To Vegetarians/ Vegans

26
Jun,2015

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Being either vegetarian or vegan, you are probably no stranger to the following statements and questions that some meat eaters simply can’t help but say to vegetarians, having most likely heard them countless times.   So without further ado, here are those 7…