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WAIW | Facebook Called Me “Abusive”

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Although the restriction on the magazine's Facebook page was lifted after my appeal, questions and accusations still linger. Read More »

WAIW | Transphobia & Gender Reveal Parties

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Today's WAIW episode started from a post about gender reveal parties and why they're problematic, but it's really about more than that. Read More »

TBT | Talking Politics With Dan Hanley

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Roughly a year later, I'm still having fun with the T.O.F.U. Talks series, so I thought a throwback to the first one was in order today. Read More »

TBT | Veganism Is Not An Option

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Entering recovery for an eating disorder isn't easy at any point, but when you're doing so as a vegan, things can be even more complicated. In today's throwback, Rey Weyler shares their account of just that from the issue on disordered eating and veganism. Read More »

WAIW | Health Concerns

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Even though I've been fighting against it for years, it seems far too many people still think it's justified to fat shame in the vegan community (and the world in general). So, in today's WAIW episode, I thought I should suggest other causes they could focus their time and energy on. Read More »

T.O.F.U. Talks: Small Business Video Now Online

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The latest T.O.F.U. Talks chat happened last weekend, and it was a lot of fun. If you happened to miss it, it's now available through the YouTube channel. Read More »