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)

Hi there! If you’re a kid and you love meeting really cool animals in real life—and let’s be honest, who doesn’t?—then this video is for you! [tweet this]

I’m so excited to be making another video just for you. So far in my videos for kids we’ve talked about why we don’t drink milk, or eat meat or eggs, or honey, or wear wool, how you can be a superhero for the planet, the people and the animals by being vegan, and even heard from real vegan kids! You can watch all of those videos later if you want linked right here and below! (read more + resources)

This was my first ever LIVE Q&A. And twice in one day, no less! Thank you all SO MUCH to all of you who watched and participated!

If you missed the live broadcasts or want to relive the awkward, the YouTube session is up above and the Facebook Q&A, is below.

NOTE: For the Facebook video below, the actual Q&A starts around 4 minutes in.

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I want you to imagine that one morning you wake up and as you stretch in bed, your fingers graze your oak headboard and suddenly, before your eyes, you see the tiniest acorn fall to the ground, sink into the earth, shoot up into a great oak, get cut down by industrial machinery, chopped into pieces, manufactured into a headboard, packaged, shipped, displayed, and purchased by you. This all happens in the span of a few seconds.I want you to imagine that one morning you wake up and as you stretch in bed, your fingers graze your oak headboard and suddenly, before your eyes, you see the tiniest acorn fall to the ground, sink into the earth, shoot up into a great oak, get cut down by industrial machinery, chopped into pieces, manufactured into a headboard, packaged, shipped, displayed, and purchased by you. This all happens in the span of a few seconds. (read more + resources)