Did I mention I can’t stand Peta???

I was tag surfing and someone brought my attention to this article from last month. In general it shows vegans in a very unfavorable light. But The worst part is

While PETA, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, has long advocated people give up meat and go vegetarian, the animal rights group has its misgivings about vegans only sleeping with other vegans.

“Sex is a very effective form of outreach and activism,” said Dan Shannon, a PETA spokesman, and 10-year veteran vegan, who thought meat eaters could be converted by their partners.

EWWWWWW. So I’m supposed to sell my body for the cause. Maybe we should support people sleeping with animals so that they see them as lovers not food. Or do the animals get more respect than women?

That said, I’m dating an omnivore at the moment. but he doesn’t eat meat in the house. Although I sometimes find his love of cheese to be disconcerting. I don’t know if I could ever maintain a long term relationship with an omnivore, but I’m planning on leaving the country in a few months, so this isn’t the “big one” so to speak anyway.


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  1. Ingrid Newkirk herself has been quoted as saying she is an attention hound. She is queen of PETA for life, so that is going to be the corporate culture of PETA. Given this adhoc “mission statement” to be attention whores I don’t take the sound bytes of them from the news seriously.

    I think they are intentionally inflammatory so people pay attention.

  2. I thought the State of the Union Undress http://www.peta.org/feat/stateoftheunion/ was vile, but prostitution for ineffectual animal welfare laws is beyond comprehension.

  3. …yep, “women are meat, animals aren’t” all the way. GO PETA!

  4. “Sex is a very effective form of outreach and activism,” ?! What a disturbing thing for them to say..

  5. […] whole idea of it seems just a bit too much like PETA telling us that we should use our bodies as a form of outreach which is something most feminists […]

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