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Veganism's On TV …What's The Problem?

With Veganuary breaking records this year with over 250,000 sign ups, it was no surprise to see vegan topics being discussed on almost a daily basis on morning TV throughout January. 

While it’s great to see veganism being discussed on mainstream television with hundreds of thousands of viewers, reviewing more than a few segments on the topic quickly shows a repeated format to the discussion, repetitive lines of questioning and attempts to frame vegans in a negative light. 

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The Power Of Getting Angry

It sometimes feels like we’re living in a world of positivity, and declarations of #postivevibes only. 

Sure, nobody really likes to spend too much time with a Negative Nancy or a Debbie Downer (side note: why are all these names female?) but humans are capable of a wide and varied range of emotions. We are complex creatures who react to the world around us with emotions, thoughts and intelligence, to deny any ‘negative’ emotions is to deny a large portion of what makes us who we are. 

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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?

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Editor's blog, NewsLaura Callan
We Tried The £9.50 Avolato

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. 

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