Category: Social Justice
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?
Animal rights activism is not a “white thing,” and these remarkable women of color prove it. Get to know them—and get inspired.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
PETA partnered with Plant Based Foods, Inc., to donate hearty vegan frozen meals and other items to communities in need. You can help, too!
People with cognitive disabilities are “human morons,” and animals are merely “subhuman,” according to notorious monkey tormenters Melinda Novak and Harry Harlow.
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.”
Living vegan is a political and revolutionary act against an unjust status quo. Here’s how going vegan positively impacts our communities.
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.
“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