News & current affairs
Health & lifestyle
Celebrity & entertainment
News & current affairs
Thursday, August 24, 2017
This is what the inside of a slaughterhouse looks like
[Content warning: this article contains graphic images some readers may find distressing. Reader discretion is advised.] All photos by Filming For Libe...
Filming For Liberation: behind the bold new photojournalism collective
[Content warning: though FFL's less-graphic images were chosen for this interview, this article contains images some readers may find distressing. Reader discretion is advised.] Filming For Liber...
Activist profile: psychologist Apoorva Madan
Apoorva Madan is a psychologist and animal rights activist activist from Adelaide, South Australia. An active member of Animal Rights South Australia and having campaigned for various other organisati...
Inside the art and mind of Iconeo's Steffen Kraft
"You have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others." So said Audrey Hepburn, and so inspired by these words was German artist Steffen Kraft that he created the above image ...
Film review: Bold Native, the animal rights film your friends will actually watch with you
Told as a fictional drama, Bold Native is the story of Charlie Cranehill (Joaquin Pastor) and his activist contemporaries on the Animal Liberation Front (ALF) who are wanted for domestic terrorism. ...
There’s a new vegan journal that is crowdfunding its way into the hands of the powerful
Have you ever wished that everyone around you knew everything you know about veganism? Have you ever wished you could just push all that life-changing information into the hands of polit...
Australian animal rights artist Jo Frederiks to be featured on national TV
In an incredible step for animal rights in mainstream media, Australian channel 4me will broadcast an animal rights themed episode of Colour In Your Life this Sunday night. Animal rights advocate a...
Activist profile: Sam Tucker, Vegan Outreach
If you've ever been handed a Vegan Outreach pamphlet while walking near a university in Australia or New Zealand, there's a good chance the guy who handed it to you was Sam Tucker. 19-year-old Sam...
You can now buy a calendar of attractive vegan men to support an animal sanctuary
The end of 2015 is fast approaching, and it's probably around about now that you should consider buying a calendar to kick off the new year. Well, here's the best vegan calendar on the market: Pea...
Here are 10 anti-horse racing posts to share this Melbourne Cup
Being a vegan on a day like the Melbourne Cup can be hard, especially when your social media feeds are filled with people actively and happily supporting animal exploitation. Thankfully, more and more...
You are not alone: mental health in vegans and animal activists
Like many vegans and animal activists, Sydneysider Lyndsay Doyle has experienced intense mental suffering relating to her veganism. Fighting pain from past toxic and abusive relationships, Lyndsay fo...
What happens when you show 'Earthlings' on the subway
So how did I end up walking up and down a subway train handing out pamphlets about veganism to commuters who looked either disturbed and/or interested while my masked comrades played Earthlings on t...
Contemplating mainstream human conceptions in relation to the vegan lifestyle and politics.
If you have an event that you would like to see listed here, please email us with the details.
The latest in cruelty-free fashion and style. Reviews, trends and interviews.
Lists, recipes, how-to's and the latest news and information in vegan food.
Covering the effects humans have on the natural world.
Opinion, information and photo galleries on the complex and often unjust relationship humans have with animals.
© 2015 - 2017 - THE VEGAN INDEPENDENT