From hearing how everyone has an opinion to realizing how many mistakes you will make along the way...it's all been a learning curve
The new tsar has attacked the idea that giving up meat, fish and dairy products is a practical way to save the planet, describing such advice as 'prescriptive and nanny-state-ish'
Environment Secretary Michael Gove wants the UK to be a world leader in animal welfare - but the only way to stop animal exploitation is to go vegan
Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, is the richest man alive. He says he wants to save the world - but his company sells animal products sourced from factory farms
Instagram is one of the world's most popular social media networks - and it shows no sign of slowing down. We've compiled this list of just a small selection of interesting figures to follow
'If gender is just an identity, a performance that needs to be constantly reinforced or it falls apart, then changing one's behaviours changes the identity. And changing advertising stereotypes might just play a role in that'
'If I wear something with an animal origin, I reduce that animal to a material, and that is not something I am willing to accept. It is not something I see as morally justifiable'
There are plenty of anecdotal stories about people who became vegan after seeing a campaign but how many people were put off veganism by that same campaign? More research is needed into what is an effective strategy
'If we want to overthrow capitalism, it can't be at the expense of those suffering under it'
'We have been lucky enough to be born human, so we should use our privilege to the advantage of others, so others can listen to the voices of those who have been silenced. The animals'
Millions of pigs are slaughtered for food every year in the UK. Their faces are hidden from the public. Sv3rige forces meat-eaters to accept that their food once had a face
I believe in the Liberation Pledge - which asks people to show respect for victims of violence, and demonstrate against the brutal system of animal exploitation, by refusing to 'sit at a table where a victim's body is being eaten' - so why can't I make it?
The farmer says the sit-in, which was attended by around 200 activists and aimed at highlighting the plight of animals farmed for food, caused the death of two pigs. Campaigners say video footage of the event shows the animals were already dead
While it's easy to criticize vegetarians and flexitarians for not taking all the steps to end animal exploitation, their choices are undoubtedly having an impact on the demand for animal products
How demonizing 'bad' foods was one of the unhealthiest things I've ever done
Vivisection is barbaric, outdated and repeatedly proven to be misguided, and yet every eight seconds, an animal dies in a British lab
There are multiple health benefits to switching to a vegan diet - and it has beneficial impacts on animals and the environment too
For years, many of those interested in animal welfare focused their energies on meat. Finally the dairy industry is under scrutiny for its treatment of animals. And it's not happy...
Seeing photos from an undercover investigation showed one fast food kitchen manager that animal farming was not the industry she thought it was
The pro-dairy initiative has unsurprisingly crashed, nearly as hard as milk sales themselves
Aiyana Goodfellow explains why she thinks it's important to stay vegan after Veganuary, and offers advice on how to keep up the cruelty-free lifestyle
It can take time and effort to implement new habits - but it is worth pushing through. A vegan lifestyle has huge positive impacts on animal suffering and the environment
McDonald's is acting to prevent progress when it comes to animal welfare, having refused to sign up to the seemingly minimal welfare requirements of the Better Chicken Commitment
Eating bugs isn't vegan...so why are brands trying to sell the idea of entomophagy as a type of veganism?
One restaurant has hit back at critics of its pricing, arguing that staff costs and other overheads factor into how much a dish costs
A poll released last week suggested that meat eaters took half as many days off work sick as vegans - but the poll has been rubbished by many organizations
While any foods containing animal items are the result of exploitation and abuse, isn't a move towards reduction something to be celebrated?
'When there's an urgent situation - such as a threat to life - we'll usually go the extra mile and do what needs to be done. We drop our vanity and stop worrying what people will think of us.'
But while focus on 'corporate veganism' has brought many benefits for vegans – such as ease of access to products and less pejorative misconceptions - it's not enough
Shropshire Deputy Council Leader - and former dairy farmer - Steve Charmley said Veganuary posters were promoting 'fake news'. But what does this say about advertising in general?
The bakery was at the heart of a Twitter storm yesterday after it confirmed it would launch the vegan snack - but despite the controversy, the sausage roll has been selling out in stores
Aiyana Goodfellow is a passionate animal rights activist. She uses her skills to advocate through writing and speaking at events. Here she shares advice on how to raise your activism game
Fish are gentle, sensitive, intelligent, and complex creatures - yet we massacre them in their billions. It's time to speak out about the hell these creatures endure
It is now possible to determine a chick's sex before an egg has hatched - which could mean the end of killing billions of male chicks globally. But what about hens who suffer in their billions?
A lack of self-care and total engagement led one activist to take some time off, but the idealistic part of him believes the future is in our hands
Activism isn't about being comfortable - it's about opening minds and changing the world
The vast majority of the world still eats animals: advocates have to think about the most effective ways to make them change their ways
These easy tips will help you encourage your friends to embrace vegan options - and maybe inspire them to ditch animal products altogether
Canned tuna and other basics have seen a significant decline in recent years, with some saying increased awareness around the damage caused by fishing is the cause
Politicians often shy away from talking about what people put on their plates, saying they don't want a 'nanny state'. But we need our representatives to take problems with our food systems more seriously
Studies have shown that vegetarians will ditch their morals around eating animals after drinking alcohol - but why?
As more people turn to vegan and plant-based diets, will our language start to evolve, so we change metaphors that rely on images of animal abuse and suffering?
The discomfort we may feel when advocating for animals is dwarfed by their suffering. At this time of year, when many people consume more flesh than usual, we should speak up
Change often scares people, so putting the options out there is really the key to helping them see veganism as accessible and achievable
Catchy headlines might put veganism in the news - but this vegan believes they really don't do us any favors.
This time of year can be grueling for vegans, whose compassion is mocked and treated as a nuisance. But it's worse for the animals who can't escape exploitation
Confused viewers watched them tuck into a number of animal-based products, despite show insiders saying the program would be 'in crisis' due to the vegan contestants
The pregnant Duchess of Sussex has spoken about her 'part-time plant-based diet' before. Now a UK paper has asked if she's ditched all animal products
Veganism is supposed to be about what's 'practicable and possible'. Nothing in life is perfect - and it doesn't have to be
Maybe farmers need to consider if, feeling insecure, they are judging vegans more harshly than they deserve?
The work can have a strong negative impact on workers
A health plant-based diet can help control or reverse some conditions - but it is not a miracle cure for everything
She said she is 'frustrated' by the vegan movement
Data and anecdotal evidence show that animal products are starting to fall out of favor
Warning: this article contains some questionable carnist logic
The organization endorses various methods of animal slaughter
Whilst Veganism continues to grow, is it inevitable we must lose some of the core values to attract the masses? After all, a movement needs people...
Politicians usually claim diet is a 'personal choice' - but how much longer can they say it?
The company has announced it support for a global testing ban - but it still sells in territories which require animal experimentation
It's time to put the animals first again
Stewart Gilchrist shares his views on Sid Vicious, Woody Harrelson, and the mind-expanding superpowers of a plantbased yoga practice
If you’re vegan and into hardcore music, leperfest should be on your agenda
He wants animal rights advocates to be given less airtime than farmers
Activists could play a key role in the restoration of precious ecosystems