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In this series of vlogs, a number of the guest speakers at the upcoming Pro-Intersectional Vegan Conference (#PIVC2016) at VegfestUK London 2016, will talk about their backgrounds and their topics of choice in their talks at the conference.   In this vlog, we have Raffaella...
Episode 3 features Aph Ko an intersectional vegan feminist, anti-racist activist and writer.     Aph founded the website www.blackvegansrock.com after producing the first list of 100 influential Black vegans, and is also the founder of http://aphro-ism.com, a website that provides...
In this series of blogs, we will be interviewing all our speakers at the upcoming Pro-Intersectional Vegan Conference at VegfestUK London, asking each of them a number of questions surrounding their work and other related topics. Today we have Raffaella Ciavatta, co-founder of Collectively Free, an...
There has been plenty of discussion recently about the word ‘’vegan’’ and what it means….and whether it should be replaced with other words, or altered to include animal consumption in some form or other….….. but ‘’vegan’’ is way...
In a remarkable historical document from 1944, the co-founder of the vegan social movement in Britain, Donald Watson, stated that we cannot simply wait for people to be “ready” for a new and radical idea. No, on the contrary, Watson insisted that the “dead weight of public opinion”...
  Hi Friends, I've recently created a vegan resource in podcast form How To Go Vegan which I hope is reasonably comprehensive. It's fairly informal and sometimes personal. It contains episodes and written material on what veganism is, how to become vegan, how to stay vegan, and how easy it ...
Does veganism have an image problem? How can we build an inclusive Animal Rights Movement based on intersections of justice? Longtime vegan and social justice advocate Christopher-Sebastian McJetters will discuss at VegfestUK Brighton how perceptions of elitism in vegan communities foster...
Main Street Vegan author and podcast host Victoria Moran spoke at the People's Vegan Activists Summit at VegfestUK London 2015 about "Attraction-Activism & the Good Karma Life".     In Victoria's words: 'The 12-step folks came up with it first: "When you have...
All discrimination begins from treating someONE as someTHING... this is a common denominator from every single form of discrimination and exploitation that has taken place throughout history, from slaves, people of colour, women, homosexuals, Jews, and of course animals. Viewing someone as something...
Many thanks to our voters who have supported their favourite vegan products/services/campaigns etc. at the #VegfestUKAwards2015.   The awards trophies were presented in a packed Auditorium at Level 3 of Olympia Central on Saturday October 10th 2015. Many thanks to presenter Karin...
Big thanks to all of you who have participated in the voting for the #VegfestUKAwards2015! Thanks go to both our voters as well as all our nominees who’ve spent time and energy promoting their nominations to masses of people... plenty of positive energy all round as we’re so pleased to see...
The FxEctive Factor descends on VegfestUK Brighton 2016!!!!     The FxEctive Factor gives you a platform to showcase your chosen form of vegan activism in front of a panel of judges, with an array of awesome prizes up for grabs for winners at the end.   The aim of the FxEctive Factor...
LESS THAN 2 WEEKS LEFT before voting for the #VegfestUKAwards2015 draws to a close on Saturday September 26th 2015 at midnight! Make sure to spread the word widely, invite your friends to vote, and let them know how amazing it is nowadays to live vegan! Latest results up to 10am on...
Altogether over 3,500 people have voted at the #VegfestUKAwards2015 since voting began in late-July. There’re only less than 3 weeks left for you to affirm your support for your favourite brands, campaigners and ventures – make sure to cast your vote now right here if you haven’t...
Six weeks have gone by since voting for the #VegfestUKAwards2015 started, and a grand total of nearly 2,500 people have cast their votes! There’re only less than 4 weeks left for you to affirm your support for your favourite brands, campaigners and ventures – make sure to cast your vote now...
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