Christianity and Vegetarianism

It is a well-known fact that multiple groups of people choose to live a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle purely for religious reasons. In Jainism, vegetarianism is mandatory for everyone and in Hinduism it is advocated in many influential scriptures-yet veganism and vegetarianism is not usually connected with Christianity. I believe that veganism and vegetarianism should… Continue reading Christianity and Vegetarianism

A Complete Overview of the Stonewall Riots

The Stonewall Riots happened on June 28, 1969, at the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, NY. There were a series of spontaneous protests and demonstrations by members of the LGBT community against numerous police raids. The Stonewall Inn was a gathering place for gays, lesbians, and drag queens, and when police raids occurred, men could… Continue reading A Complete Overview of the Stonewall Riots

Carnism: Why We Eat Certain Animals

Carnism is a term coined by Dr Melanie Joy, a psychologist and Harvard educated professor in the 2009 book: “Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows.” It is an invisible belief system, or ideology that conditions people to eat certain animals. In a Carnist culture, people use the 4 N’s to justify their… Continue reading Carnism: Why We Eat Certain Animals