VEGFEST // LONDON 🌿
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Super excited for @vegfestuk this weekend; one of the UK's biggest vegan festivals!
I'm mostly excited to hear @jamesaspey's speech (must not fangirl 🤦🏻♀️) and I can't deny I'm absolutely buzzing about all of the naughty food!! 🍔🍟🍕🌯🍱🍩🍪
SO MUCH VEGAN FOOD 😍 #vegfest#vegfestlondon#vegfest2017
"I dream of a world where all hurting people- human and nonhuman- are viewed with compassion and a desire to alleviate their suffering. But this cannot happen when humans still deny that nonhuman animals are indeed people. A cow is not property which doesn’t have feelings, and that can be touched and disregarded in any way those in power please. She is a person, who experiences emotional turmoil when her rights are taken from her, just like I did after I was abused. I am asking you to include her in the revolution." -Amanda Houdeschell
Oggi il mio inchiostro è per voi.
La verità è che solo chi ha la fortuna di conoscervi a fondo conosce il legame indissolubile che riuscite a creare. Questa è una cosa che ho provato sulla pelle e quando dico sulla pelle dico davvero. Parlo di zampette che si arrampicano, provviste sgranocchiate nel taschino della camicia, calzini rosicchiati e la morbidezza di quel corpicino raggomitolato sul petto... che dorme.
Sono pressappoco 50grammi.
Cinquanta grammi di amore puro. Cinquanta grammi che ti scivolano via tra le mani mentre realizzi che non potrai averli per sempre.
Cinquanta grammi che quando non ci son più non riesci a capacitarti del vuoto che lasciano.. eppure erano solo 50grammi.
E nonostante di anni ne siano passati ancora senti la mancanza di quei 50 grammi.. e sapete perché ?
Perché l'amore non si pesa sulla bilancia. L'amore non ha peso, non ha colore, non ha razza, non è una bibita per un élite ristretta. L'amore è universale e risiede più amore in 50grammi di topo che in 50kg di persona. E questo lo so fin troppo bene, perché tra i due "50"son stati pochi grammi che mi hanno insegnato ad amare.
a Federica 💛.. e a tutte le persone che concedono ai priori occhi di vedere l'Amore.
@QueensUniversity is rife with animal cruelty. When most other universities in Canada have worked towards eliminating the use of animals in experimentation, Queen’s University has chosen to expand it. “Most people don’t realize that thousands of mice, rats, amphibians, birds, dogs, rabbits, guinea pigs, macaques and other animals are used for demonstration, dissection, testing and research purposes. Universities are one of society’s most important institutions for fostering open debate. But when it comes to using animals for biomedical research, Queen’s is siding with corporate and professional interests to keep students in the dark. The free flow of information is fundamental to democracy, and without access to information, open debate and democratic accountability are impossible. The university has denied repeated Freedom of Information Requests for information about the number and kinds of animals it uses for biomedical research, and have even rejected a Retirement & Adoption program (which means killing almost all animals at the end of experimental use)”
- ( QueensAnimalDefence.org )
Fortunately, Queens Animal Defence (QAD) has been fighting for these animals through several campaigns ( https://queensanimaldefence.org/animals-used-in-research/poster-campaigns/ ), and some #Chalktivism (1.5 hrs). Watch the video! https://www.facebook.com/queensanimaldefence/videos/1516663695085398/?hc_ref=ARSRpVR8wPsEZyjuXwGWBn7Lgv7B73cNl7PwZwBVWuE7W0x3NPZLh7Own-8mXKVRteU
(credit: Darren Chang)
Incredibly happy to announce our long awaited Los Angeles premiere! Happening on November 1st!!! Not only will you get a chance to see the film but also a fantastic Q&A after the film with @genebaur @compassion_over_killing @thegentlebarn and us! And we just might have a couple of in person meet and greet opportunities with some of the wonderful animals at @sanctuaryatsoledad! You don't want to miss this!!! Link for tickets in @calledtorescue profile!
Incredibly happy to announce our long awaited Los Angeles premiere! Happening on November 1st!!! Not only will you get a chance to see the film but also a fantastic Q&A after the film with @genebaur @compassion_over_killing @thegentlebarn and us! And we just might have a couple of in person meet and greet opportunities with some of the wonderful animals at @sanctuaryatsoledad! You don't want to miss this!!! Link in profile!
Prairie dog at a petting zoo. This is their life. I was told by an employee here that nature is brutal, so this girl here is lucky and loved. Nature is most brutal when you breed someone into existence just to be on display and to suffer, like in this case right here.