Posts tagged "animal rights"

PETA Thinks Selfie Monkey Has A Right To Some Royalties

On Tuesday, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of a six-year-old macaque monkey named Naruto. If that name doesn’t ring a bell,…

Lauren Vinopal | September 23, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Cecil Supporters Shower Walter Palmer’s Home With Pig’s Feet

It’s hard not to feel simultaneous feelings of support and annoyed wonder at this particular act of vandalism.

Bronwyn Isaac | August 5, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Dogs Are Getting Plastic Surgery, The World Is Baffling

We all know that South Korea has a reputation for extremes in cosmetic surgery (or if you don’t, here you go). The new trend in Korean cosmetic surgery, though, is…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 3, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Why Is Ryan Gosling Such A Hardcore Chicken Activist?

Regular readers of The Frisky are well aware of two indisputable facts about yours truly: I am a diehard Ryan Gosling fangirl, and I am terrified of birds. When Robyn…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 22, 2015 - 4:00 pm

5 Animal Rights Campaigns That Managed To Screw Over Animals

Let’s face it: If good intentions were all it took to accomplish anything, we’d have fixed the world centuries ago. But a poorly thought out good idea can do just…

Cracked | December 10, 2013 - 4:45 pm

PETA Wants Teens To “Go All The Way”

Hey. Get your head out of the gutter! PETA means “go all the way vegan” instead of just vegetarian, obviously. Obviously. Is it really that obvious, though, when PETA’s new…

Mary Odell | August 8, 2013 - 11:20 am

Hero Of The Day: “Simpsons” Co-Creater Sam Simon, Stricken With Terminal Colon Cancer, Is Donating Everything — Everything! — To Charity

Sam Simon made a fortune as the co-creator of “The Simpsons” and has credits on “Anger Management” and “The Drew Carey Show.” Since “The Simpsons” is one of the most…

Julie Gerstein | July 27, 2013 - 10:00 am

Peter Dinklage Wants To End Testing On Animals

“It is unacceptable that animals continue to suffer around the world, including the United States of America, for the sake of beauty. I appeal to the USA to follow the…

Julie Gerstein | April 12, 2013 - 11:40 am

Evening Quickies: Ryan Gosling Saves The Cows

We knew Ryan Gosling loved his trusty mutt, but now he’s spread his love of animals to the barnyard. The Gos penned a letter on behalf of PETA (side

Jessica Wakeman | April 3, 2013 - 7:00 pm

Courtney Stodden Shills For PETA, Makes Us Feel Weird About Animal Rights

Look, there’s no doubt I support animal rights. I’m a vegan. I don’t wear fur and only wear vintage leather. However, I feel very strange about animal rights organization PETA…

Julie Gerstein | March 28, 2012 - 12:20 pm

Peta Puts Its Paws Up At Kim Kardashian And Janet Jackson

I’m not 100 percent crazy about PETA — a lot of their advertising and marketing employs sexist tactics in order to promote their pro-animal message. That said, their latest move…

Julie Gerstein | December 29, 2011 - 10:40 am

Evening Quickies: Janet Jackson Launches Fur Line, Animal Rights Activists Pissed

Janet Jackson is launching a “luxe fur outerwear” collection with the company Blackgama, who featured her in a recent campaign. Janet’s line will feature 15 fur pieces, including coats,…

Jessica Wakeman | November 22, 2011 - 6:00 pm

PETA Plans A Porn Site

PETA knows how to raise eyebrows. The animal rights group’s memorable campaigns have entailed everything from celebrities posing nude for its anti-fur campaign to scantily clad women having an erotic…

Huffington Post Weird News | August 21, 2011 - 2:30 pm

Puppies Are Not Accessories! Harvey Nichols Ad Treats Purse Dogs Like Jewelry

I love purse dogs as much as the next squeal-y girl, but certain things should not be treated as accessories: puppies, children and, oh yeah, puppies. Harvey Nichols’…

Jessica Wakeman | December 14, 2010 - 7:15 pm

High Heels With Hamsters In Them Bound To Raise PETA Ire

These high heels appear to have hamsters (gerbils?) embedded in the platform under the toe. We here at The Frisky pride ourselves on our extensive knowledge of extreme shoes, from…

Susannah Breslin | May 10, 2010 - 1:40 pm

Bea Arthur’s Posthumous PETA Ad

Oh, look, a PETA ad that’s not bats**t insane!

Our “Golden Girls” gal Bea Arthur speaks out from beyond the grave to wag her finger at McDonalds’ for…

Jessica Wakeman | April 22, 2010 - 2:20 pm

Watch PETA’s Sexy “State Of The Union Undress”

People will only pay attention to animal rights if you show them boobies! That’s always seemed to be People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals’ entire advertising campaign…

Jessica Wakeman | January 21, 2010 - 3:10 pm

Baby Animals Would Like To Snuggle With Your Old Fur Coat

Back in October, I wrote about my mixed feelings regarding a vintage fur purchase. Sometimes it’s difficult to reconcile a love for animals and fashion, and fur is one of…

Erin Flaherty | January 18, 2010 - 12:45 pm

Animals Run Amok On Hollywood Sets

Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz’s new flick, “Knight & Day,” is currently filming in Spain. For one of the film’s scenes, seven bulls were recently corralled in downtown Cadiz, but…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 27, 2009 - 12:00 pm

Dominique Swain Is Worst PETA Spokesperson Ever

You loved her in “Lolita” and uh, whatever else she was in (hm…), but actress Dominique Swain just did a really, really bad thing that makes puppies cry. Not only…

Erin Flaherty | November 11, 2009 - 3:20 pm