Category Archives: vegan

Why am I a Vegetarian?

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For as long as I can remember— basically since I was physically able to feed myself— I have been a vegetarian. People always used to ask why I refused to eat meat, but I never really had a good answer. It wasn’t for health reasons— I ate horribly. It wasn’t because I was an animal lover— I never had any pets and was afraid of dogs. It wasn’t because I was emulating someone else— no one in my family was vegetarian and neither were any of my friends. Continue reading

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How I Went from Pizzatarian to Plant-Based and Gluten-Free

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It sounds insane to me when I hear people say they don’t eat vegetables. But I forget that, not too long ago, that was me. I used to be the same way. I ate pizza for at least two of meals everyday for the better part of my life. So how did I get from someone who never ate vegetables to someone to eats nothing but plants? It didn’t happen overnight. It was a slow gradual process with slight changes and additions to my diet over time. Continue reading

Plant Rights: A Short Story

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Plant Rights

by T.Z. Barry

The Judge had presided over numerous trials throughout his career and had sentenced his fair share of criminals to death without experiencing the faintest glint of emotion. However, the Judge was unable to erase his most recent verdict from his conscience, for the defendant was a twelve-year-old boy. Continue reading