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Emily

Hometown: Lexington, Kentucky  Favorite Bands: Against Me!, Man Man, The Black Keys, The Silent Comedy, Johnny Cash, Yelawolf, Regina Spektor, Green Day, Social Distortion, They Might Be Giants, Modest Mouse, The Flaming Lips, The Dresden Dolls, Flight of the Conchords, alt-J, Andrew Jackson Jihad, Bob Marley, Dirty Heads, Die Antwoord, Dr. Dog, Fruit Bats, The Hush Sound, The Killers, MC Lars, mc chris, Murder by Death, Pigeon John, Why?, and about a million others! About Me: I come from a small family in rural Kentucky but now live in Los Angeles with Tinker, my adopted animal companion. I once flew a plane solo. I dig going to shows and finding new bands to listen to. I'm also a huge fan of random road trips, and I love going on adventures with Tinker! I Love: Animals, roller derby, the ocean, cooking, bubble wrap, documentaries, and coupons. I Dislike: Snow, traffic, people who are mean to animals, and most reality TV. Animal Rights Tattoos: I have "Animal Liberation, Human Liberation" on the back of my arm. Favorite Vegan Food/Restaurant: When it comes to vegan food, I'm an equal opportunist! I'm a huge fan of Veggie Grill and Café Gratitude (nom nom!), but I always love discovering new places to grub and recipes. The spicier, the better! Why I Went Vegan: I was raised in a vegetarian home and taught from an early age that all earthlings deserve respect. After joining the Street Team at peta2, I learned about the horrors of the dairy industry, and from that point on, I knew I had to do something to help. I quickly switched to a vegan diet and spread the word far and wide!  

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This Is What's Wrong With 4-H

BLOG - 3 weeks ago

Have you ever seen this?

What's Vegan at P.F. Chang's China Bistro?

Lifestyle - 4 weeks ago

Be the CHANGe you wish to see in the world!

How to Order Vegan at Dunkin' Donuts

How to Order Vegan at Dunkin' Donuts

Lifestyle - 1 month ago

But first, coffee … with cruelty-free creamer.

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10 Times Zoos Were Bad for Giraffes

BLOG - 1 month ago

Ten more reasons to stay away from zoos.

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Having a Bad Day? Watch These Pig Videos!

BLOG - 2 months ago

"Woof" or "oink"? Think about it.

Which Chain Restaurants Have Vegan French Fries?

Which Chain Restaurants Have Vegan French Fries?

Lifestyle - 3 months ago

Learn which fries are vegan-friendly and which ones to avoid. (Some contain beef fat. GROSS!)

15 Vegan Dishes You NEED to Try at Yard House

15 Vegan Dishes You NEED to Try at Yard House

Lifestyle - 4 months ago

It's not how big the house is—it's how yummy the vegan food is!

Schools Are Bullying Donkeys for Money

Schools Are Bullying Donkeys for Money

BLOG - 4 months ago

Schools and clubs across the country are tormenting terrified animals for cruel "donkey basketball" games.

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9 Things About Frog 'Gigging' That Will Make You Gag

BLOG - 5 months ago

People are stabbing and killing frogs for fun.