PETA Picks What’s ‘In’ and What’s ‘Out’ for 2020

Published by PETA.

2019 was a huge year for animals, from Macy’s fur-free pledge to California’s Circus Cruelty Prevention Act—and 2020 is poised to be even bigger. Every year brings us closer to a cruelty-free planet, as we gain more understanding of who animals are and how we can respect them. PETA’s annual “In” and “Out” lists take a look at some of the old-school attitudes that are fading away—and the forward-thinking trends that are quickly replacing them. Check them out:



Macy’s faux fur Bloomingdale’s fox fur
SynFrog simulators Frog dissection
Reebok’s vegan sneakers Kanye’s leather loafers
Cruelty-free Aussie Animal-tested Matrix
Billie Eilish Mink eyelashes
“Adopt, Don’t Shop” PetSmart
Animal circus bans Garden Bros. Circus
“Baby Shark” Baiting sharks
RZA’s vegan puffer jacket Canada Goose
Macadamia milk Lactaid
Vodka on ice Testing vodka on mice
The Elephant Sanctuary Riding elephants
Baby Yoda Goat yoga
Protesting cruelty Apathy
Plant-based Debasing the planet
Animalkind A Dog’s Promise
Horse sanctuaries Horseracing
Pineapple leather Crocodile leather
Socially conscious sheltering “No-kill”
Vegan VW Tiguan S Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk
CGI-based Disney remakes Deepfakes
Mushroom caviar Sturgeon roe
Virtual aquariums SeaWorld
Walking the dog Peloton
Sled Dogs Togo
Veganuary Turducken
“Old Town Road” Old-time rodeos
Esther the Wonder Pig Underestimating pigs
#EndSpeciesism Endangering species

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“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

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind