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Inclusive Veganism: Addressing Socioeconomic and Cultural Barriers

Veganism is a philosophy and way of living that seeks to exclude, as much and as practicable as possible, all forms of exploitation of and cruelty to animals for food, clothing, or any other purpose. It also promotes developing and using animal-free alternatives to benefit animals, humans, and the environment. 
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Pride is still a protest

I stepped off the curb onto the old cobble streets, which were now stained with glitter and vibrant colourful strings. The narrow streets were vibrating with the noise of thousands of people who had gathered in Europe’s gay capital to dance, to vogue, and to celebrate Pride. 
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The Guerrilla Girls

In the world of art, the absence of recognition for a female artist’s creative work and limited agency often fuels frustration and anger. It’s a world where suspicion looms over the prioritization of works created by white middle/upper-class men over diverse perspectives and ideas. This simmering frustration turns into rage in response to the events of colonial violence that plague politically charged spaces, including the art world. Yet, this effect isn’t confined to the art world alone; it becomes a ...
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How BIPOC culture shapes sustainability  

Repurposing things is common practice in my house. From reusing plastic tupperware from the Chinese takeaway to mending clothes and passing down outfits from the older to the younger generation, my mother has instilled these practices in my sisters and me since we were young. By doing so, my mother has passed down the narrative of reducing waste to different generations. Culture shapes sustainability, especially for many immigrant families like mine.
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Seitō Magazine: the amplification of Japanese feminism

The fight for equal rights and conditions for women has existed since time immemorial. No matter what part, nook, or corner of the world one is from, women have always been fighting for what they deserve.  With the passing of the centuries, women who have belonged to different groups, castes, and societies have become more conscious of the misogyny that is all-encompassing and became aware of the change that needed to occur. These socio-economic metamorphoses have been achieved in an ...
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What is ecofeminism and why is it relevant today?

Ecofeminism is a social movement and philosophy that looks at the connections between nature and women. As a social movement that centers on the protection of nature, it is a movement led by decolonial and indigenous movements, primarily by women of colour activists.