A great look at food politics and veganism from one of my favorite feminist writers!
A few months ago, I received a lovely email from Mount Holyoke College student Ayoola White. After reading Ms. Magazine’s article, “The Femisphere: Foodies and Food Politics,” profiling feminist food bloggers including yours truly — where I talked about my identity as a feminist vegan and the intersection between the two movements — Ayoola asked to interview me for a course she was taking on food justice. She asked thoughtful, perceptive (and hard!) questions on the commonalities, intersections and obstacles in the fat acceptance/liberation and food justice movements. I was so honored and excited! So I’m absolutely thrilled to share with you all Ayoola’s interview of me:
Ayoola White: How would you describe your involvement in the fat acceptance and food justice movements?
The Opinioness: I’m a feminist vegan blogger and freelance writer. I write about how food justice is a feminist issue and an integral aspect of social justice…
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