Twitter’s Taking Out the Trash—Will It Bin Speciesist Language, Too?

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Twitter gets it: Words matter. It banned hate speech that’s dehumanizing on the basis of race, ethnicity, age, disability, disease, and nationality. Will it consider species, too?

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Words of Wisdom From 10 Women of Color Who Speak Up for Animals

Animal rights activism is not a “white thing,” and these remarkable women of color prove it. Get to know them—and get inspired.

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Derogatory Definitions, Speciesist Slurs—Dictionaries Should Nix Them All

Everyone knows that the words we use have the power to create a more inclusive world or to perpetuate oppression, so PETA is asking everyone to think before they speak—or type.

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13 Ways for Students to Take Action for Animals During the Pandemic

Staying home can mean getting loud for suffering animals. Here’s a list of easy and safe actions that students can take without coming into contact with others.

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PETA’s Company of the Year Award Goes to Maggie Baird’s Support + Feed

One activist stepped up to save local vegan restaurants and feed those in need during a worldwide pandemic. Here’s why her company won a major PETA award.

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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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PETA: Speciesism Should Be Stamped Out Like All Other Forms of Supremacy

The global pandemic and growing awareness of inequality have prompted a social reckoning—one that should include a reflection on the ways in which humans violate other animals.

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VIDEO: ‘You’re Required to Hang 28 Birds a Minute,’ Tyson Whistleblower Says

When you’re made to slaughter more than 12,000 birds per shift—knowing that if your kill rate comes up short you’ll be reprimanded—social distancing tends to be “impossible.”

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The Most Vital Lessons for Gen Z in 2020 Are in TeachKind’s Social Justice Curriculum

TeachKind’s free “Challenging Assumptions” curriculum empowers students to question societal norms and inspires empathy for all regardless of race, gender, sexual identity, age, ability, or species.

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PETA Delivers 4 Tons of Vegan Food to Hunger Relief Program

PETA partnered with Plant Based Foods, Inc., to donate hearty vegan frozen meals and other items to communities in need. You can help, too!

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Monkey Experimenters Describe People With Cognitive Disabilities as ‘Idiots’

People with cognitive disabilities are “human morons,” and animals are merely “subhuman,” according to notorious monkey tormenters Melinda Novak and Harry Harlow.

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John Lewis Encouraged Us All to Make Noise and Cause ‘Good Trouble’

In Lewis’ memory, may we all be inspired to be bold, speak out against injustice anywhere we find it, and get into some “good trouble.”

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It’s Time to See Ourselves in Everyone Else

Those of us who champion animal rights believe with all our hearts in civil rights because, to us, it is one big struggle against all the ugly “-isms,” all hate, all bias, all injustice.

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Why Do Black and Brown People Go Vegan? We’re Eating for the Revolution

Living vegan is a political and revolutionary act against an unjust status quo. Here’s how going vegan positively impacts our communities.

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PETA Believes in the Struggle for Racial Justice

As an organization dedicated to abolishing supremacy, PETA is heartbroken and infuriated to see racism and discrimination continue to kill.

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Shareholder Activism: PETA Takes a Seat at These Meatpackers’ Tables

What do Tyson, Smithfield, Hormel, and Maple Leaf Foods all have in common? Aside from facing closures related to COVID-19, they all have a new shareholder: PETA.

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