Opinion Piece: What parents should be doing if their teen decides to go vegan.
I was a sensitive kid, my brother always said over-sensitive. And highly anxious about the suffering of animals. I became veggie at seven years old, a time in the early ’80s when soy milk or a veggie burger was unheard of. As a teenager, I felt isolated and weird – being veg was not normal and certainly not cool.
Today, my teen daughter is veggie, and things have changed. She bought a T-shirt recently that says, ‘Eat beans not beasts’ and wears it proudly. She’s part of a growing number of teens in Australia and around the world who are choosing a veg*an diet.* [Read more...]
GOOD READING PODCAST
Ondine Sherman on Alaskan hunters, bad grammar and a bustling backyard zoo When she was a young girl, author and animal rights advocate Ondine Sherman wrote a letter to the editor of Animal Liberation magazine vowing that she would dedicate her life and career to improving the lives of animals. In 2019,…
RADIO INTERVIEW WITH
ONDINE SHERMAN: RICHARD AEDY, ABC RADIO
Ondine Sherman, animal rights advocate and mother of disabled twins Sunday 26 May 2013 12:30PM In her early thirties Ondine Sherman's life was happily on course. She had built up the animal rights group Voiceless, she'd married, travelled the world and had a daughter. But life changed for Ondine and…
KNOWING ANIMALS PODCAST
Protecting Animals 29: Ondine Sherman from Voiceless0 Nov 25, 2019 This week on Knowing Animals we are joined by Ondine Sherman. Ondine is one of the co-founders of Voiceless, the Animal Protection Institution. She is also an author. We discuss her latest book ‘Sky’ which was published by Pantera Press in…