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Veganism 101- The difference between: Plant-based diet, 100% Plant-based diet, Vegan diet, and Veganism/Being Vegan.

To avoid miscommunications and to better understand where people are at in their vegan consciousness, it is important to understand the difference between a: plant-based diet, 100% plant-based diet, vegan diet, and veganism/being vegan. These are all very different things. A plant-based diet does not mean 100% plants, unless it specifically says 100% plant-based. Plant-based is a term directly out of […]

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Navigating Relationships, Wellness, and Everyday Life as a Vegan Animal Advocate

VeganShift and the Columbus Vegan Meetup are excited to bring you an esteemed champion of unequivocal vegan advocacy! Presented by Dr. Casey Taft- This talk offers tips for advocacy and strategies for communicating with loved ones or others who may be unsupportive or abusive, overcoming other challenges in communication, navigating issues related to dating, masculinity, and sex, and managing trauma […]

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Saving the World with Livestock- the Savory Approach Examined, by Dr. Richard Oppenlander

When you hear followers of Allan Savory suggesting “livestock”  grazing is the solution to climate change, share the following article by Dr. Richard Oppenlander. Note: We have marked livestock in quotes above because we disagree with the cultural norm of speciesist bigotry wherein society refers to sentient individual earthlings as the original form of human monetary exchange or commerce, aka […]

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The Vegan Connection at ComFest 2017

2017 marks the 7th annual The Vegan Connection forum developed by veteran vegan Eriyah Flynn for Comfest. It is a free event hosted by local vegan community nonprofit Vegan Shift, and the Columbus Vegan Meetup (meetup.com) group. The Vegan Connection 2017 presents: Samuel Hartman, who is a CrossFit coach, vegan athlete, and musician based in Columbus, OH. He is passionate […]

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Vegan Veterans (Military) Do Exist- Check Out These Resources!

Vegan Veteran Facebook Groups Vegan Military Spouses: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1620827921463509/ Vegan Veterans (Closed): https://www.facebook.com/groups/VeganVeterans/ Vegan Veterans (Public): https://www.facebook.com/groups/1590493547933066/ Vegan Veteran Facebook Pages A Vegan Man: https://www.facebook.com/aveganmantroop/ Adventures of a Military Wife: https://www.facebook.com/VeganMilitaryWife/?fref=ts Military Vegan: https://www.facebook.com/Military-Vegan-248938500059/?fref=ts Vegan Veteran Blogs A Vegan Man: www.aveganman.com Adventures of a Military Wife: http://veganmilitarywife.com MilitaryVegan: https://militaryvegan.wordpress.com/ Vegan Military/Veteran Youtube Alex Contreras Vegan Survival Guide: MILITARY EDITION https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gyKl9Zrf3ts&feature=youtu.be How […]

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The Art of Listening by Marla Rose of Vegan Street

Thankfully, there are some exceptionally outstanding voices of reason leading the vegan movement, Marla Rose of Vegan Street is one of them. Thank you Marla for this important contribution to give our collective voice a grounded standard worthy of emulating. http://veganfeministagitator.blogspot.com/2016/04/the-art-of-listening-or-your-allies-are.html   The Art of Listening (Or Your Allies are More Important Than Your Ego)…   “The biggest communication problem […]

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Aim High, Arnold with Vegan Options Daily!

This message was originally published and delivered on March 18th 2016. We shall see if he does adopts any of the suggestions. Original post is here: Posted by Eriyah Flynn on Thursday, March 17, 2016 Dear Former California Governor, Bodybuilding Fitness Icon, and Hollywood Blockbuster Movie Star, Mr. Arnold Schwarzenegger, VeganShift is pleased to hear you acknowledge that those who seek […]

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Appeal To Bill McKibben of 350.org from Vegan Shift

This letter was handed directly to Bill McKibben and the subject briefly discussed at an event in Columbus, Ohio in Nov 29th, 2011. The original publishing of this correspondence was immediately aired on a Facebook Note here: https://www.facebook.com/notes/eriyah-flynn/appeal-to-bill-mckibben-350org-by-eriyah-flynn-founder-of-veganshift-columbus-oh/10150426079393290 Dear Bill, You may remember me: my name is Eriyah Flynn, and I have traveled to stand beside you, and the many activists […]

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