Author: Grace Wampold

International Respect For Chickens Day: a Chicken Chat with Karen Davis, discussing pronouns used for animals in mainstream media

We welcome chicken expert Karen Davis from United Poultry Concerns back to the show for International Respect for Chickens Day and Month! She joins us to discuss pronouns for animals in the media.

Raccoons, Birds, and Big Cats in our Neighborhood: Human Relationships With Animals

This week we tie together a series of stories related to the different animals that we live amoungst in human dominated spaces. We discuss the pressing news related to the sale of the Vancouver Aquarium, which has been purchased by white supremacist supporters, Herschend Enterprises.

World Day for Farmed Animals: Exploring Queer Love in Animals and Getting A Taste for Local Plant-Based Charcuterie

This show includes a feature interview with Emily Wilson, the founder and head chef at Living Tree Foods. We discuss her background as an animal rights lawyer and her passion for affordable, delicious, and local vegan cheese products. We also hear a story from pattrice jones discussing her first time bringing ducks to Vine Sanctuary and the assumptions we make about non-human animals based on the narrative that animals are motivated by reproduction and survival, rather than love, eros, and community.