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Peacocks, Parakeets, and the Two Sides of Style

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Inspired by a peacock, VINE Sanctuary cofounder pattrice jones reflects on the promise and peril of vegan style. . . . → Read More: Peacocks, Parakeets, and the Two Sides of Style

Instead of Shopping… Volunteer!

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Tthe festival of carnivorous gluttony known as Thanksgiving followed by the carnival of consumerism known as Black Friday offer a case in point of the intersections among colonialism, capitalism, animal exploitation, and environmental degradation. You can resist by dedicating the weekend to playful and productive activities. Live nearby? Come to our volunteer work party! Live elsewhere? Check out our list of other things to do. . . . → Read More: Instead of Shopping… Volunteer!

Deadline Extended! LGBTQ/Animal Liberation Anthology

The deadline for proposals for our forthcoming anthology on intersections between LGBTQ and animal liberation has been extended. . . . → Read More: Deadline Extended! LGBTQ/Animal Liberation Anthology

Irked by Black Lives Matter? Here’s What to Do.

The cofounder of a farmed animal sanctuary challenges other vegans to stand down if they can’t act right about race. . . . → Read More: Irked by Black Lives Matter? Here’s What to Do.

All About Atticus

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Harper Lee’s new novel, Go Set a Watchman, raises important questions for animal advocates. . . . → Read More: All About Atticus

Call for Contributions to New Anthology

VINE Press invites proposals for contributions to a forthcoming anthology, tentatively entitled “Queering Animal Liberation.” Please read and share this important announcement! . . . → Read More: Call for Contributions to New Anthology

Fatherhood, Diversity & Animal Families

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A Father’s Day reflection on the diversity of family structures among human and nonhuman animals. . . . → Read More: Fatherhood, Diversity & Animal Families

Queer Empowerment: Food Justice, Veganism and the Act of Resistance

Summary of a workshop given by VINE Sanctuary at the 2015 Five Colleges Queer Gender and Sexuality Conference . . . → Read More: Queer Empowerment: Food Justice, Veganism and the Act of Resistance

Queering the Notion of “Human Rights”

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Let’s question everything! Are “rights” really what we want? How might we liberate queer desire in service of restorative justice for everybody? Here’s a thought-provoking summary of one talk at VINE Sanctuary’s recent Left Forum panel on “Queering Animal Liberation.” . . . → Read More: Queering the Notion of “Human Rights”

“Everybody Is Someplace”

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Here’s a way to remember the factors to keep in mind when crafting activist strategies within an ecological framework that takes intersectionality into account. . . . → Read More: “Everybody Is Someplace”