As if animal advocates didn’t have enough hurdles to overcome, sexual harassment is pervasive in our movement. Although we are seeing some changes now, we have very far to go. I am certainly not qualified to offer women advice on this matter, but I can suggest some resources. And I can ask the men who genuinely respect women to be strong allies. I hope you’ll take a few minutes to read my new blog—and click on the links I recommend—at https://strikingattheroots.wordpress.com/⠀
Nothing like a little bowling with friends after a stressful week. I love this picture of lauren having fun. (Note the sharks on her dress.) Thanks for the vegan bowling shoes, @tarabaxagocsy and @heidibaxagocsy.
lauren and I so enjoyed having lunch today at @amysdrivethru with filmmaker Caroline Kraus. Caroline's new effort, the @momentsoftruthproject, explores the relationship between humans and animal industries. lauren and I are honored to be a part of this exciting project. Check out Caroline's website for more details (and see how you can support her work): http://momentsoftruthproject.com/⠀
Happy National Bird Day, a good day to not only appreciate the native birds flying free outside our windows, but to reflect on how we treat the native birds of other countries, like this #lorikeet from Australia. Here are 4 ways to celebrate #NationalBirdDay : http://ow.ly/2GDz30hp6Hx⠀
Photo by Peter Heeling, @Skitterphoto.⠀
I love this message from @foodempowermentproject. And I love the important work they do. They are close to achieving their matching gift challenge, and they need your help! Your support before midnight 12/31 will have TWICE the impact on their life-saving work in 2018! buff.ly/2lv9S5u #MakingaDifference#FeedHope#GrowJustice#FoodIsPower#eatyourethics