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Exotic Animal Skins Are Now Banned at Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger

Exotic Animal Skins Are Now Banned at Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger

Fashion powerhouse PVH Corp.—the parent company of Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, and more—has banned exotic animal skins across all of its brands. The move follows a decade of anti-animal skin campaigns by animal rights organization...

Valentino Becomes First Luxury Brand to Ban Alpaca Fleece

Valentino just became the first major luxury fashion brand to ban alpaca fleece. The company announced it would discontinue using the material by the end of 2021. This follows the release of an exposé by...
Uniqlo Just Banned Alpaca Wool From All 2200 Stores

Uniqlo Just Banned Alpaca Wool From All 2,200 Stores

Uniqlo has banned alpaca wool from all of its 2,200 stores. The Japan-based fashion manufacturer and retailer ditched alpaca wool after viewing an exposé. International animal rights organization PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of...
The Rosewood London Hotel Just Sent Its Caged Birds to a Sanctuary

The Rosewood London Hotel Just Sent Its Caged Birds to a Sanctuary

After being contacted by animal rights activists, the Rosewood London Hotel will no longer keep caged birds on its premises. The hotel originally kept six finches and one budgie, a long-tailed parrot, caged in its...
Alaska Airlines Ends 40-Year Sponsorship of the Iditarod

Alaska Airlines Ends 40-Year Sponsorship of the Iditarod Husky Race

Alaska Airlines announced today it will discontinue its support of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race after more than 40 years.  The move comes after years of pressure from animal rights organization PETA (People for...
Joaquin Phoenix Stars In a Campaign to End Speciesism

Joaquin Phoenix Stars In a Campaign to End Speciesism

"Joker" star Joaquin Phoenix may be the anti-hero on the big screen, but in real life, he's a legitimate superhero for animals. The longtime vegan is appearing in a new animal rights campaign for PETA...
New ‘Cooking Mama’ Video Game Lets You Make Vegan Food

New ‘Cooking Mama’ Video Game Lets You Make Vegan Food

The new Cooking Mama video game will let players prepare plant-based meals. "Cooking Mama: Coming Home to Mama" is a reboot of the cookery simulation and will launch this fall. The new Nintendo Switch version...
These are the 75 Retailers Cashing In on Vegan Fashion

These are the 75 Retailers Cashing In on Vegan Fashion

Veganism is so in right now. From plant-based food to animal-free entertainment to adopting, not shopping for pets, more people are looking for ways to live cruelty-free. Vegan fashion, in particular, is having a moment...
Germany Just Shut Down Its Last Fur Farm

Germany Just Shut Down Its Last Fur Farm

Germany's last remaining fur farmer has closed. The Rahden-based farm "now stands empty," according to PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), signaling the end of fur production in yet another EU country. Germany's Fur...
Shareholders Urge Levi's to Make Leather Jean Patches Vegan

Shareholders Urge Levi’s to Make Leather Jean Patches Vegan

Shareholders of Levi Strauss & Co, an American clothing company best known for its Levi's denim jeans, are urging the brand to make its leather jean patches vegan. One of America's oldest companies (it was...
Should We Use Abortion to Talk About Animal Rights?

Should We Use Abortion to Talk About Animal Rights?

Should animal rights organizations use the abortion "debate" to talk about animal rights? Last week, PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) proposed a billboard in Frankfort, Kentucky that reads "Pro Life? Go Vegan." If...

What If the ‘Mini Disney’ Judge Dredd Studio Went Vegan?

A film studio that has been dubbed a "Mini-Disney" is being urged to go vegan. Rebellion Productions is a UK-based film and television production studio owned by multimedia giant Rebellion, the nation's largest producer of...
'Toy Story 4' Urged to Make Bo Peep More Compassionate to Sheep

‘Toy Story 4’ Urged to Make Bo Peep More Compassionate to Sheep

Pixar just released the trailer for its computer-animated children's film "Toy Story 4." Set to be released in June this year, the brief clip shows many of the franchise's beloved characters; Woody, Buzz, Jessie, and...
Why This Billboard Is Urging Super Bowl Fans to Go Vegan

Why This Billboard Is Urging Super Bowl Fans to Go Vegan

A billboard has arrived outside of meaty Atlanta restaurant American Wings & Seafood ahead of Sunday's Super Bowl urging football fans to go vegan. The Super Bowl is the second-largest day for U.S. food consumption,...
Gillette, Vegetable Genitals, and Toxic Masculinity (Vegan Man or Not)

The Gillette Ad, Vegetable Genitals, and Toxic (Vegan) Masculinity

Last week, international animal rights organization PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) suggested that men can "cure toxic masculinity by going vegan." The statement was released in response to the American Psychological Association's...
There’s No ‘Humane Meat’ Says Vegan ‘Game of Thrones’ Star Jerome Flynn

This Game of Thrones Star Says There’s No ‘Humane’ Meat

Vegan actor Jerome Flynn - who plays Bronn on the popular HBO TV series "Game of Thrones" - doesn't believe that "humane meat" exists. The British actor appeared in a recent video for international animal...
92-Years-Young Actor Cloris Leachman Wants You to Eat a Vegan Christmas Feast

Actor Cloris Leachman Is ‘Ninety-F*cking-Two’ and Hasn’t Eaten Meat in Over 40 Years

American actor and comedian Cloris Leachman is "ninety-f*cking-two years old" (coming onto "ninety-f*cking-three") and hasn't eaten meat in more than four decades. In a recent ad for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals...
How PETA’s Vegan Founder Ingrid Newkirk Made Compassion Cool

This 69-Years-Young Activist is Steering the U.S. Toward a Vegan Future

At 69 years old, PETA founder and president Ingrid Newkirk is fit, healthy, and blazing full steam ahead in her battle for animal rights, and she has no plans to slow down just yet. It...
Academy Award-Winning Actor Penélope Cruz Urges Animal Lovers to Ditch Fur in PETA Ad

Penélope Cruz Urges Animal Lovers to Stop Wearing Fur

Academy Award-winning actor Penélope Cruz is urging animal lovers to ditch fur in a new ad. In the ad, Cruz cradles an orange tabby cat paired with the text: "Make us purr. Don't wear fur." PEOPLE...
If You’re a Feminist, It’s Time to Switch to Vegan Eggs

If You’re a Feminist, It’s Time to Switch to Vegan Eggs

The question of whether feminism and veganism intersect has reemerged after powerful female social media personality and animal rights advocate Kalel "Kitten" Smith announced that she eats eggs. Kalel Smith, popularly known as Kalel Kitten, is...

NBC Sports Urged to Swap Thanksgiving ‘Turkey Leg MVP Award’ for Tofurky

Thanksgiving is a day of traditions for many families. For some, it starts with watching the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, followed by gathering with friends or relatives to spend time together while dinner...