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10 Times Joaquin Phoenix Has Been a Hero for Animal Rights

10 Times Joaquin Phoenix Has Been a Hero for Animal Rights

Joaquin Phoenix is a prominent fixture in Hollywood. He has more than four decades of acting roles under his belt. And his run of complicated and eccentric characters has garnered him critical acclaim. But...
Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix Welcome Baby, River

Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix Welcome Baby, River

Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara just welcomed their first child together. The vegan power couple named their son River in honor of Phoenix’s late brother. River Phoenix tragically passed away from a drug overdose outside...
Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara Help Donate 1 Million Beyond Burgers

Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara Expose Factory Farms in New Film

Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara are producing a new film about zoonotic diseases. The documentary, "The End of Medicine," explores how zoonotic diseases—such as the coronavirus—from animals pose a greater threat to humanity than climate...
Joaquin Phoenix Urges Slaughterhouse Workers to Report Abuse

Joaquin Phoenix Urges Slaughterhouse Workers to Report Abuse

Joaquin Phoenix is urging slaughterhouse workers to report instances of abuse. The award-winning vegan actor has partnered with animal law advocacy organization Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) for its "Report Animal Ag" campaign. According to...

Joaquin Phoenix Honors Activist Killed At Pig Slaughterhouse

Academy Award-winning actor and vegan activist Joaquin Phoenix attended a vigil for Regan Russell, an activist who was killed outside of a Toronto pig slaughterhouse. The actor joined more than 100 people at Farmer John's...
Vegan Couple Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix Are Getting Married

Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara Help Donate 1 Million Beyond Burgers

Vegan power couple Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara just partnered with Beyond Meat to give plant-based meals to vulnerable communities during the pandemic. The plant-based meat company launched the Feed a Million+ campaign last month....

What Made Joaquin Phoenix Go Vegan?

Vegan actor Joaquin Phoenix has gained notable popularity within the animal rights community due to his impassioned activism. Phoenix is also a well-known name in many households thanks to his illustrious acting career. The actor...
Joaquin Phoenix: Adopt a Cow for Mother’s Day

Joaquin Phoenix: Adopt a Cow for Mother’s Day

Vegan actor and animal rights advocate Joaquin Phoenix is urging people to virtually adopt a cow for Mother's Day. Earlier this year, the "Joker" star rescued a cow and her calf from a slaughterhouse in...
Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara Help Donate 1 Million Beyond Burgers

Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara Expose Horrors of Factory Farming

Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara are speaking out about factory farming amid the coronavirus outbreak and the backlash against wet markets. The pandemic is believed to have started at a wet market in Wuhan,...
Joaquin Phoenix Cooks a Meaty AF Vegan BBQ in Quarantine

Joaquin Phoenix Supports Crossroads Vegan Restaurant During Quarantine

Joaquin Phoenix spent his weekend grilling vegan barbecue from Crossroads Kitchen. Due to lockdown measures, the LA-based vegan restaurant has closed for dine-in customers. A few weeks ago, it began offering plant-based meal kits for...
The Top 11 Plant-Based News Stories for March

The Top 11 Plant-Based News Stories for March

It's time to bid March 2020 farewell. This month, the coronavirus pandemic took hold of daily news cycles everywhere. Infections rose to the hundreds of thousands. China banned the sale and consumption of wild...
Joaquin Phoenix Urges People to Go Vegan In New Billboard Ad

Joaquin Phoenix Urges People to Go Vegan In New Billboard Ad

Los Angeles-based animal rights nonprofits LA Animal Save and Animal Alliance Network just launched new anti-meat billboards and bench ads featuring Oscar winner and vegan activist, Joaquin Phoenix. The organizations posted photos of the new...
Top 11 Plant-Based News Stories for February

Top 11 Plant-Based News Stories for February

Once January is over, it feels like the months go by in an instant. However brief, February was an exciting month for plant-based news. "Joker" star Joaquin Phoenix's Oscars speech talking about exploitation within the...
Joaquin Phoenix Urges People to Go Vegan In New Billboard Ad

Dairy Farmer Agrees With Joaquin Phoenix’s Oscars Speech: ‘We’re Disconnected’

In response to Joaquin Phoenix's latest Oscars speech, David Finlay, an organic dairy farmer in Scotland, says his industry "can learn a lot from vegans." Finlay made the comments in an opinion piece he authored...
Joaquin Phoenix Is Producing a New Documentary About Pig Sentience

Joaquin Phoenix Is Producing a New Documentary About Pig Sentience

Oscar winner and longtime vegan Joaquin Phoenix is serving as an executive producer on a new documentary about pig sentience.  Called "Gunda," the documentary—created by award-winning Russian filmmaker Victor Kossakovsky—examines the daily life of a...
Joaquin Phoenix Rescues Cows From Slaughter Just Hours After His Oscars Speech

Joaquin Phoenix Rescues Cows From Slaughter Just Hours After His Oscars Speech

Academy Award winner Joaquin Phoenix didn't just talk about the atrocities of factory farming during his Oscars speech. Just a few hours later, the "Joker" star rescued a cow and her calf from those...
Lewis Hamilton: Joaquin Phoenix Has ‘Led the Way’ to a Vegan World

Lewis Hamilton: Joaquin Phoenix Has ‘Led the Way’ to a Vegan World

Vegan Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has praised Joaquin Phoenix's Oscars acceptance speech and said he's leading "the way for the world." The racing car driver shared a clip of Phoenix's speech on Instagram. The...
Lena Dunham Says Joaquin Phoenix’s Oscars Speech Turned Her Vegan

Lena Dunham Says Joaquin Phoenix’s Oscars Speech Turned Her Vegan

Lena Dunham says Joaquin Phoenix's Oscars speech made her go vegan. The actor, director, and writer shared a video of the "Joker" star's Oscars acceptance speech on Twitter. Phoenix won the Academy Award for Best...
Joaquin Phoenix Attends Animal Rights Protest in London

Joaquin Phoenix Destroys Dairy Industry In ‘Best Actor’ Oscars Speech

Actor Joaquin Phoenix condemned the dairy industry in his Best Actor acceptance speech at the 92nd Academy Awards. Phoenix won the Oscar for his performance in "Joker." "I think at times we feel or are...
Joaquin Phoenix Stars in PSA About Meat's Impact on the Climate

Joaquin Phoenix Stars in PSA About Meat’s Impact on the Climate

Oscar nominee Joaquin Phoenix starred in a new short film about the meat and dairy industry's impact on the climate. "Guardians of Life" is set in an emergency room, where a medical team led by...
Joaquin Phoenix Attends Animal Rights Protest in London

Joaquin Phoenix Attends Animal Rights Protest in London

Joaquin Phoenix joined an animal rights protest in London ahead of Sunday night's British Academy Film Award (BAFTA) ceremony. The vegan actor is up for best leading actor for his starring role in Todd...