Written by Michelle Kretzer
part of the cast of The Real L Word, Whitney Mixter and Sara Bettencourt are all about being out and proud. And the couple says that it's everyone's responsibility to be out and
proud advocates for animals.
Showtime offers T-shirts that proclaim the wearer's crush on Whitney, she
thinks wearing an animal rights T-shirt is one great way to proclaim that
animals have rights. Whitney dishes on that and other easy ways to never to be silent in her exclusive interview with PETA:
the guardians of three rescued dogs, both ladies keep the real "A" word—adoption—close to their hearts.
"There's no reason to go through a
breeder," Sara says in her PETA interview. "It seems ridiculous to me, and all
these animals that are in shelters need homes, need families, and that needs to
be something that everybody is aware of."
shelters, it hits home: This is very real, animals are being brought in all the
time. And you know, you can do something about it."
more great ways to be an out and proud animal advocate and "do something
about it," visit PETA.org/NeverBeSilent.
you have a general question for PETA and would like a response, please e-mail Info@peta.org. If you need to report cruelty to
an animal, please click
here. If you are reporting an animal in imminent danger and know where to find the
animal and if the abuse is taking place right now, please call your local
police department. If the police are unresponsive, please call PETA
immediately at 757-622-7382 and press 2.
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Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights? Read more.