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 furBloomingdale’s fox fur
SynFrog simulatorsFrog dissection
Reebok’s vegan sneakersKanye’s leather loafers
Cruelty-free AussieAnimal-tested Matrix
Billie EilishMink eyelashes
“Adopt, Don’t Shop”PetSmart
Animal circus bansGarden Bros. Circus
“Baby Shark”Baiting sharks
RZA’s vegan puffer jacketCanada Goose
Macadamia milkLactaid
Vodka on iceTesting vodka on mice
The Elephant SanctuaryRiding elephants
Baby YodaGoat yoga
Protesting crueltyApathy
Plant-basedDebasing the planet
AnimalkindA Dog’s Promise
Horse sanctuariesHorseracing
Pineapple leatherCrocodile leather
Socially conscious sheltering“No-kill”
Vegan VW Tiguan SJeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk
CGI-based Disney remakesDeepfakes
Mushroom caviarSturgeon roe
Virtual aquariumsSeaWorld
Walking the dogPeloton
Sled DogsTogo
“Old Town Road”Old-time rodeos
Esther the Wonder PigUnderestimating pigs
#EndSpeciesismEndangering 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