[SHARE] “Don’t say GO VEGAN. Respond to the local context and challenges of your people.”

What a great interview with Tristan of FaunAcción.

“Queer, indigenous anti-speciesist activist Gerardo (Wotko) Tristan speaks to PAL about the intersectional approach to vegan activism, the need for women of colour to take centre stage, and his solidarity with the Palestinian Animal League and people of Palestine.”

This quote had me clapping! White men are so apolitical they corrupt what is fundamentally a political movement.

“The majority of the world’s population is not white people, it’s people of colour, and lots of these people have distrust of white men. White men are reaching certain pockets of the population that are privileged, whether in Israel, Europe, Australia, or the US, but the majority of people isn’t touched. The white man is not an effective spokesperson, image, or face of the movement. That’s why we’re stuck, that’s why other movements aren’t taking us seriously.”

Read more: “Don’t say GO VEGAN. Respond to the local context and challenges of your people.” | Palestinian Animal League | Gerardo (Wotko) Tristan

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