Category: Social Justice
VIDEO: Here’s Why Animals Need You to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone
All social movements have a responsibility to shake people out of their comfort zones. Learn why from PETA President Ingrid Newkirk.
PETA-Supported Teams Overcome Tremendous Odds to Secure Food for 35 Skinny Horses in Ukraine
From orphans feeding homeless animals to a little dog getting a chance at a better life, you won’t want to miss these updates from PETA-supported rescuers in Ukraine. Here’s how your Global Compassion Fund support is making all of this possible!
BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: Animals’ Only Hope for Relief in Jordan Is Back in Action, but There’s Another Bad Turn of Events
Gunfire has broken out in Uum Sayhoun between villagers and police, making it impossible for PETA-supported veterinary clinic staff to reach injured animals who rely on their free care.
War Zone Rescues: Saving Lives in Ukraine
The invasion of Ukraine isn’t a catastrophe just for humans—the life of every animal in the country is at risk. Learn how PETA Germany and its partners are saving lives in the war zone.
She Did Not Consent: PETA Highlights Sexual Abuse on Farms
From nursing mother pigs locked in farrowing crates, to mother cows restrained in devices called “rape racks,” being violated without consent isn’t just a human problem.
PETA Presents are a great way to share your love and help animals. Send a personalized e-card to celebrate moms you love or any other special person in your life!
Buffalo Shooting Suspect Allegedly Beheaded Cat Weeks Before Attack
Details coming out following the tragic shooting in Buffalo, New York, show that the alleged shooter reportedly had a history of violence toward animals.
PETA Supporters Donate Fur Coats to Afghanis and Pakistanis in Need
More than 250 fur coats donated by PETA U.S. and PETA U.K. supporters have made it to Afghanis and Pakistanis in need.
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.
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.
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.
Stamp Out Speciesism© iStock.com/rtyree1
August 27 is World Day for the End of Speciesism, but what does that mean?
Twitter’s Taking Out the Trash—Will It Bin Speciesist Language, Too?
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?
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.
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.
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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“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