Posts tagged "vegetarian"

PETA Made Me Do It: The 7 Types Of Sexist PETA Ads That Turned Me To Meat

Remember all of those GoDaddy ads that featured NASCAR driver Danica Patrick fake-stripping? PETA had no problem with those. Those were fine. But once GoDaddy created an ad that featured

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 28, 2015 - 4:50 pm

I Get Where ‘The Blonde Vegan’ Blogger Is Coming From, Because I Had Disordered Eating Gussied Up As Being “Vegetarian,” Too

Last month, a blogger named Jordan Younger announced in a blog post that she had eaten some fish. This wouldn’t have been noteworthy, except the blog was called The Blonde…

Jessica Wakeman | July 16, 2014 - 11:00 am

The Soapbox: Why I’m Not Going To Stop Eating Meat

When I was 13, my 7th grade science class was assigned to dissect a fetal pig.  This made me massively uncomfortable. My teacher told us that we could opt out…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 26, 2014 - 2:00 pm

The Soapbox: The Hardest Thing About Not Eating Meat Is Other People’s Reactions

My boyfriend and I decided to give up eating meat about a year ago, shortly after we moved to Nashville. We’re pescetarians, so we’re not completely vegetarian, but I’d say…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 1, 2014 - 12:00 pm

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

Morrissey Will Not Suffer Any Meat Eating Fools

“Reports that the Staples Center will not be 100% vegetarian on March 1st are playfully untrue. Contractually, all McDonalds vendors shall be closed down, and the only thing burning shall…

Julie Gerstein | February 22, 2013 - 2:40 pm

Going Vegan: The Right Choice For President Clinton And Me

If you watched the Democratic National Convention Wednesday night, you probably saw Bill Clinton’s stirring speech. But while the former president still has the same unfettered charisma, quick wit and…

Julie Gerstein | September 7, 2012 - 11:00 am

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

15 Vows For Dating A Vegetarian (And 8 Promises Vegetarians Should Make To You)

I have been a vegetarian for almost 20 years. It’s something that is just as me as being blonde or Italian or snorting when I laugh. Really, really fortunately, my boyfriend…

Lauren Passell | March 19, 2012 - 11:00 am

PETA Promises Veganism Will Make You “A Tantric Porn Star”

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals’ ad campaigns are usually an 11 on the eyeroll scale, only a point behind Axe Body Spray. Their latest ad features a woman…

Jessica Wakeman | February 15, 2012 - 9:20 am

Girl Talk: The Hazards Of Dating-While-Vegetarian

I’ve been a vegetarian for 20 years, and have been dating about as long. Being a vegetarian isn’t weird, and dating shouldn’t be, but sometimes dating-while-vegetarian can throw a bit…

Julie Gerstein | November 9, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Dating Site For Vegetarians Lets In (Gasp) Meat Eaters

I have been a vegetarian for, oh, most of my life. Yet, only once have I dated another vegetarian. I won’t lie—it was very convenient. When we went out for…

Kate Torgovnick/ | September 30, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Natalie Portman A Reformed Vegan

“I actually went back to being vegetarian when I became pregnant, just because I felt like I wanted that stuff. I was listening to my body to have eggs and…

Kate Torgovnick/ | April 12, 2011 - 2:40 pm

Poll: Do You See Men Who Don’t Eat Meat As Less Manly?

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Jessica Wakeman | February 2, 2011 - 12:20 pm

PETA Wants To Run Commercial Of Hot Girls Fellating Vegetables During the Super Bowl

You work that carrot, baby! In 2009, PETA was willing to pay millions to run a commercial during the Super Bowl of scantily clad women making out with vegetables.

Jessica Wakeman | January 31, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Tasting Tofu At The Altar — Should Vegans Serve Meat At Their Weddings?

To meat or not to meat – it’s a question that vegans and vegetarians getting married have to consider when planning their weddings. And it’s a debate that was recently…

Julie Gerstein | August 9, 2010 - 3:20 pm

Quotable: Nic Cage Is A Sexatarian

“I have a fascination with fish, birds, whales—sentient life—insects, reptiles. I actually choose the way I eat according to the way animals have sex. I think fish are very dignified…

Kate Torgovnick/ | May 19, 2010 - 1:40 pm

A Vegan Strip Club?

I am a recovered vegan. I gave up all animal by-products for four years in high school, so while I’ve since been converted back to the way of cheese, I…

Kate Torgovnick/ | May 7, 2010 - 3:20 pm

Girl Talk: I’ve Become The Woman I’ve Always Hated, The Calorie Counter

I used to hate women on diets. They look at your frosted brownie, then at your waist, then at your cookie again. Women on diets whine, “I can’t eat that…”…

Jessica Wakeman | January 4, 2010 - 4:00 pm

“Save The Whales” PETA Billboard Tells Women “Lose The Blubber: Go Vegetarian”

A PETA billboard in Jacksonville, FL, calls larger women “whales” and urges them to “lose the blubber” by going vegetarian.

PETA’s press release on the billboard says “going…

Jessica Wakeman | August 17, 2009 - 1:50 pm