Critical Veganism

This is a living document. I collect critical perspectives on veganism and animal rights, especially those written by queer/trans/disabled/people of color.

(quotes by) Angela Davis
Vegan Angela Davis Connects Human and Animal Liberation

Pax Ahimsa Gethen
Becoming a Gentle-Man

La Loba Loca
D.I.Y & LOCALLY MADE FOOD: What the hipsters din’t tell you

Christopher-Sebastian McJetters
Slavery. It’s Still a Thing.
Does This Dog Make Me Look Racist?
Appropriation and Animal Rights: The Intersectional Activist

Margaret Robinson
Veganism And Mi’kmaq Legends: Feminist Natives Do Eat Tofu

Toi Scott
Queering Food Justice

Aph Ko
To Akilah: On Intersectionality in Feminism and Veganism

Animal Voices
You can’t humanewash genocide. Riaz Sayani-Mulji on Israel’s Use of Vegan Propaganda to Normalize Apartheid, Genocide, and Ethnic Cleansing

Dr. Aysha Akhtar
This Valentine’s Day, Remember All Victims of Domestic Violence: Both Humans and Animals

Javed Deck
TOP 10 THINGS WHITE PEOPLE SAY TO VEGANS OF COLOUR: Want to talk, or practice, veganism without being a douchey White Saviour? Listen up.

Direct Action Everywhere
THE COLOR OF A MOVEMENT: THE CURIOUS STORY OF RACE AND ANIMAL RIGHTS (AND WHY IT MATTERS)

Hugo Dominguez
My Experience as a Mexican Vegan Animal Liberationist of Immigrant Parents

Drs. Catriona Rueda Esquibel and Luz Calvo
Decolonize Your Diet: A Manifesto

Linda Fisher, Ojibway and Cherokee
On the ‘right to hunt’ by a Native American vegan

CJ
How The Animal Rights Movement is Failing

Rita Laws, Choctaw
Native Americans and Vegetarianism 

lauren Ornelas
Critical Thinking: Thug Kitchen and “Lactose Intolerance”

(interview with) lauren Ornelas
On chocolate, slavery, food deserts, state of the movement

Riaz Sayani-Mulji
But their boots are “faux leather!”: Humanewashing and Israel’s Genocide of the Palestinians

Stic.Man of Dead Prez
7 Ways to Eat Good on a Hood Budget

(research article)
Effects of a Traditional Lifestyle on Obesity in Pima Indians

Bryant Terry
Review in Bitch Magazine 

Dr. Kim A. Williams
CardioBuzz: Vegan Diet, Healthy Heart? 

Sarah
Food is NOT Medicine

AJ Withers
Moving Beyond Disablism in Environmentalism and Animal Advocacy

Chicago Coalition for Animal Rights
Boycott Veganism

Brian A. Dominick
Animal Liberation and Social Revolution: a vegan perspective on anarchism or an anarchist perspective on veganism

Scott Knowles
Indigenous Solidarity for Vegans

Resistance Ecology
Ferguson & Beyond: Animal Liberation, White Supremacy, and Responsibility

Ali Seiter
Thoughts on Whiteness & Privilege in Food Blogging | Southwestern-Style Stuffed Squash 

Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore
THE SUNDAY RUMPUS INTERVIEW

Justin Van Kleeck
FROM WELFARE TO WELL-BEING: HOW GROWING UP POOR SHAPED MY VEGAN ACTIVISM

Jed Walsh
A World Without Cages: Thoughts on Vegan, Trans, and Prison Abolitionist Practices

Lagusta Yearwood
vegans break my heart every day: thoughts on American veganism

Books
A. Breeze Harper (editor)
Sistah Vegan: Black Female Vegans Speak on Food, Identity, Health, and Society 

Bob Torres
Making a Killing: The Political Economy of Animal Rights

Organizations & Activists
Animal Liberationists of Color (Facebook)
Animal Voices
Chicago Vegans of Color / @chicagoVOC (Twitter)
Chickpeas & Change by Ali Seiter / C&C (resource list)
Decolonize Your Diet (Facebook)
Direct Action Everywhere
Food Empowerment Project: F.E.P. (Facebook) / Vegan Mexican Food
Institute for Critical Animal Studies
Minku: @minkumedia (Twitter)
Portland Vegans of Color / PDX VOC (Facebook)
Sistah Vegan Project / @sistahvegan (Twitter)
Striving with Systems / Striving with Systems (Facebook)
The Abolitionist Vegan Society / TAVS (Facebook)
vegan hip hop movement (Facebook)
Vegans of Color / @vegansofcolor (Twitter)
Zsea Beaumonis (Facebook)

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