World Vegan Day

World Vegan Day: Things I've Learned Since Going Vegan

Sarah Moyes | Posted 01.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Moyes

I switched from a vegetarian to a vegan diet after discovering the truth about the dairy and egg industries, and I haven't looked back since. So in honour of this vegan anniversary, I thought I would reflect on some of the things I've learned.

There Needs To Be A Label Between Meat-eater And Vegetarian

Sue Dibb | Posted 28.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sue Dibb

As a society we don't yet seem to recognise the middle ground between being a 'meat-eater' and vegetarian. If you try explaining that you simply eat a 'low meat diet' you end up sounding like a hypocritical vegetarian.

What Vegans Have to Put Up With From Everybody Else

Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 01.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kathryn Snowdon

I have never eaten meat. Ever. When people find this out the reaction that follows is often one of incredulity, mixed with confusion... So for this year's World Vegan Day, here are 10 of the most common reactions I've had from people after they've discovered that I don't eat meat or dairy.

Why World Vegan Day Matters

Damien Clarkson | Posted 31.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Damien Clarkson

If we look at the whole premise of veganism, one of the key aspects behind it is treading lightly on the earth. By adopting a vegan diet you not only doing something meaningful and life enhancing for your mind and body, you instantly decrease your carbon footprint and join a movement of change for the animals.

Has PETA Gone Too Far? Sexism, Pornography and Advertising

Louise Pennington | Posted 09.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Pennington

For an organisation which campaigns against the cosmetic industries' use of animal testing, PETA seem unwilling or unable to engage with the relationship between the fashion-beauty complex, animal testing and torture, and their own use of pornography.