VEGANS, LET’S TALK ABOUT BODIES
Can We All Just Stop With The Hero Worship?
Every January more than 20% of us make a resolutions to reduce our bodies, to lose weight, to take up less space. Despite the growth of the body positivity movement, diet culture isn’t going anywhere just yet.
We originally published this piece on bodies in Issue Three of BRIGHT, but it’s just as relevant now. Rather than making a resolution to reduce yourself, why not choose to delve into body positivity instead?
VIDEO: Laura Callan talks Effective Advocacy at Vevolution Topics
From Issue Six, September 2018
Hero worship is defined as ‘excessive admiration for someone’, an idea that they are special or perfect, and is commonly directed at people in the public eye, celebrities or people that have made a name for themselves in one way or another.
We Tried The £9.50 Avolato
In Summer 2018 BRIGHT editor Laura Callan was invited to speak as part of an incredibly line up at Vevolution Topics: Effective Advocacy in London.
Watch the full talk online now.
Zero Waste Masterclass at adidas Studio Ldn
You've probably seen this super Instagrammable avocado gelato doing the rounds on the internet, but did you know it's vegan and available in London? We went to check it out...
We know, avocados are the downfall of millennials worldwide, we buy stuff like this so we'll never be able to buy our own houses, etc. That all? Let's move on.
Blog: Eating at the Jay Morjaria x Clearspring Supper Club
We were invited to host a Zero Waste Masterclass at adidas Studio Ldn this week, and enjoyed an evening finding out tips and tricks from some inspiring zero waste heroes.
Read more and see photos from the night here.
Long Read: Why Feminism Needs Veganism
Organic Japanese food company Clearspring turn 25 this year and are celebrating with a range of events, pop-ups and demos around the UK.
We joined 'plant focused' chef Jay Morjaria for an inspiring evening of Japanese food with a twist, creative dishes made with food from Clearspring, English ingredients and some inspiration from Jay's own Indian heritage.
Do Vegans Really Need a Pride Parade?
As Februdairy comes to a close, we revisit Issue One's long read, a deeper look into the connections between veganism and feminism, the debate around it and why all social movements need to embrace intersectionality.
A Facebook event for 'London's first vegan pride parade' has popped up this week, leading a lot of people in the community to question, do we really need this, and do we have the right to use the term 'Pride'? A hint: we don't.