Remembering Desmond Tutu, Tireless Champion of Animals and Others

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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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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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Stamp Out Speciesism

August 28 is World Day for the End of Speciesism, but what does that mean?

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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?

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

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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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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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Challenging Assumptions: A 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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