I wanted to do a very brief follow-up to my last video introducing the Humane Party and their presidential candidate Clifton Roberts. My goal with Bite Size Vegan is to provide accessible, accurate, grounded information to help people be able to educate themselves and make fact-based decisions.

As such, when I—or anyone—finds an error in one of my videos, I am sure to notate and track corrections on the corresponding blog post on my website. This video, however, isn’t about an error, but rather a lack of logistical clarity. (read more + resources)

Politics and veganism have a complicated relationship, to say the least. While many vegans utilize political channels—working within the existing system in an effort to affect change, whether by creating and signing petitions, lobbying government officials, proposing changes to legislation, or even running for office themselves, for many others, the inadequacies, injustices, and special-interest-driven corruption of our government have resulted in a complete lack of faith in any substantial change happening through political channels.

But this election cycle brings an approach we’ve not seen before: vegan presidential[1] and vice-presidential[2] candidates whose platform explicitly includes the eradication of exploitation through the liberation and legal protection of all animals.[3][4][5] (read more + resources)

What we eat has a significant impact on our body’s hormonal balance of testosterone and estrogen in our bodies. More than any other food, soy has long been vilified as an estrogen-boosting food, often cited by men as a reason to not go vegan.

Beer, on the other hand, is stereotypically associated with manliness and virility—liquid testosterone even, if we’re to believe some commercials. [for a vegan guide to alcohol!]

But outside of the Internet hype and advertiser hyperbole, what is the true hormonal impact of what we put in our bodies? (read more + resources)

Every now and again, an article[1] decrying the prevalence of depression among vegans and vegetarians stirs up controversy, most often prompted by the publication of one study or another assessing the impact of diet on mental health.

While sensational headlines like “The Scary Mental Health Risks of Going Meatless”[2] are sure to grab attention and pique the Schadenfreude-driven morbid fascination with taking veganism down a notch, are the studies behind such articles actually the damning evidence of vegan-induced mental unbalance their purported to be? (read more + resources)

There is no excuse for this. They were all babies—less than 6 months old. It doesn’t have to be this way. Please see below for more information. (read more + resources)