Remembering Desmond Tutu, Tireless Champion of Animals and Others

In a lifetime commitment to fighting injustice, the Nobel laureate included the world’s other sentient beings on his moral agenda.

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Unstoppable! PETA Ends Electroshock and Near-Drowning Tests, Triumphs Over Fur, Dethrones the ‘Tiger King,’ and More. See Our 2021 Wins (Video)

PETA won big in 2021: We pushed Taiwan to stop drowning and shocking animals, Canada Goose to ditch fur, ExxonMobil to end its Iditarod sponsorship, and more!

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‘Channel’ PETA on Your TV Screen With New Roku App

Looking for a way to include animal rights in your nightly routine? Keep reading to learn about our favorite Roku channels to add to your TV.

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Charity or Cruelty? Watch PETA’s New Video About Animal-Gifting Programs, Then You Decide

Aid organizations like Heifer International claim to work against poverty by donating live animals to families in developing countries, but this only adds to the suffering.

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Bigotry begins when categories such as race, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, or species are used to justify discrimination.

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Students: Sign Up for SOS’ Free Virtual Retreat Today

Packed with skill-building activities, a former PETA undercover investigator’s inspiring story, games, and winter-related freebies, Students Opposing Speciesism’s virtual event will help the youth of today thaw people’s hearts for animals. Sign up now!

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Looking for a One-Stop Shop for Presents? Check Out PETA’s Gifts!

From sweaters and sweets to your cat’s new favorite toy, beat the crowd and stock up on the PETA Shop’s exclusive holiday gifts. 

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Have Your ELF a Merry Little Christmas With 16 ‘Elf on the Shelf’ Ideas

Treat yo’ELF to some family-friendly fun and let your kids know that this compassionate character wants them to skip “naughty” and go straight to “nice” for each other and animals.

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Billie Eilish Is PETA’s 2021 Person of the Year

With all eyes on Billie Eilish at her first Met Gala, she turned the spotlight onto the plight of animals killed for food and fashion.

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Human Skin Is In: Check Out PETA’s Killer Collection at Urban Outraged

Urban Outraged is a killer shopping experience by PETA that brings new meaning to the question “Who are you wearing?”

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The PETA Shop: Apparel, Accessories, and More!

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PETA President Shares ‘ThanksVegan’ Message: ‘We Are Not Whole Unless We Show Respect to All’

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“We are not whole unless we show respect to all.” PETA President Ingrid Newkirk encourages everyone to celebrate “ThanksVegan” with a poem from liberationist Benjamin Zephaniah.

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How to Manage Stress and Stay Energized—Because Animals Need You!

Feeling overwhelmed? We’ve all been there. When you need extra encouragement, try one of these ideas from PETA staffers.

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PETA Takes Food Justice Campaign to Cities Across the Country

The fight for food justice has never tasted so good! See how PETA’s working to bring healthy vegan foods to cities across the U.S.

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Food Fight: PETA Launches Food Justice Campaign With ‘Slutty Vegan’ Giveaway

Everyone deserves to have access to nutritious food. PETA and Slutty Vegan restaurateur Pinky Cole are kicking off our campaign to get it to them.

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New PETA Lawsuit Demands L.A. Metro Hit the Brakes on Free-Speech Restraint

This lawsuit is proof that Metro’s unconstitutional practices won’t deter PETA’s efforts to end speciesism. We know that, for animals, there’s too much on the line.

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