Animal activists need their own Bechdel test
- Published: 20 November 2013
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Animal activists need their own rubric to assess anthropocentrism (human supremacy) in fictional work that's similar to the Bechdel test employed by feminists to gauge gender bias, writes Jon Hochschartner.
Vegans and masculinity: Plant-powered bodybuilder debunks myths
- Published: 18 November 2013
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Intersecting oppressions: perspectives from a Muslim vegan feminist
- Published: 11 April 2013
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Cowspiracy: The film environmental organisations don’t want you to see
- Published: 03 May 2014
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So controversial is the subject matter of a new eco-documentary that funders backed out and many environmental groups refused to give interviews to the filmmakers. Kip Andersen and Keegan Kuhn talk to Alison Waters about their inspiration for making the film, the setbacks they faced – and overcame – to get it produced and the dirty secret that few people in the sustainability movement want to address.