“Loving Animals?” – Responses to Kathy Rudy

There is an interesting division in the animal studies field of academics and activists. Most animal studies folks agree that studying animals is important and that we should engage in a renewed consideration of animals in our ethical and political¬†formulations. However, the way animal studies¬†scholars and activists approach the ‘question of the animal’ varies considerably. […]

Negotiating Veganism

Negotiating a plant-based diet with friends and family can be one of the biggest challenges of becoming vegan (even more than that initial difficulty of figuring out what to eat!). I imagine this will be a recurring theme on this site because there are surprising ways this issue comes up when it’s least expected. Luckily, […]