Immerse yourself in the world of animal rights protests, campaigns, demonstrations, outreach, rescue, and so much more.
In today’s world, voices of the marginalized are in the spotlight and people across the globe are recognizing animal rights as a social justice movement. During a time of historic actions and victorious campaigns, Voices for Animal Liberation depicts the full spectrum of animal rights activism that is currently at work to create change.
This book offers the words of both new and highly influential voices in the movement today, with the intention of inspiring and educating those who are sparked by the vision of a more ethical world. Including a foreword by Ingrid Newkirk, founder and president of PETA and arguably one of the most prolific figures in the animal rights movement, other contributors include:
Jasmine Afshar, army veteran
Chase Avior, actor and filmmaker
Gene Baur, founder of Farm Sanctuary
Dotsie Bausch, Olympic medalist and founder of Switch4Good
Alex Bez, founder and director of Amazing Vegan Outreach
Matthew Braun, former investigator of farms and slaughterhouses
Saengduean Lek Chailert, founder of Save Elephant Foundation
Amy Jean Davis, founder of Los Angeles Animal Save
Karen Davis, founder of United Poultry Concerns
Sean Hill, award-winning multidisciplinary artist and humanitarian
Wayne Hsiung, cofounder of Direct Action Everywhere (DxE)
Gwenna Hunter, event coordinator for Vegan Outreach and founder of Vegans of LA
Anita Krajnc, founder of the Save Movement
Cory Mac a’Ghobhainn, organizer with Progress for Science
Jo-Anne McArthur, photographer and founder of We Animals Media
Zafir Molina, truth seeker and movement artist
Shaun Monson, documentary filmmaker
Alexandra Paul, actress and cohost of Switch4Good
Brittany Peet, Director of Captive Animal Law Enforcement for PETA
Jill Robinson, founder and CEO of Animals Asia
Zoe Rosenberg, founder of Happy Hen Animal Sanctuary
Dani Rukin, citizen journalist for JaneUnchained News
Jasmin Singer, cofounder of Our Hen House and Senior Features Editor for VegNews
Kathy Stevens, founder of Catskill Animal Sanctuary
Natasha & Luca, “That Vegan Couple,” social media influencers
Will Tuttle, visionary author and speaker
Gillian Meghan Walters, creator of MummyMOO project
Connect with activists from different backgrounds as they reveal their perspectives on animal rights, their experiences taking action for animals, the challenges they've faced, and the meaning of activism in their lives.
“Speaking with passion, each author conveys a deep sense of commitment to provide inspiration and incentive to anyone who may feel similarly moved but seeks validation to act on those instincts” —Booklist
“With fascinating personal stories and brilliant insights, Brittany Michelson explains why animal rights is emerging as the defining social justice movement of the 21st century. Read this and find out why respect for other living beings is the key to human survival in the face of senseless violence and climate change.” —Jane Velez-Mitchell, founder of JaneUnchained News
“As an animal rights activist for over twenty years, I’m thrilled to recommend Brittany Michelson’s groundbreaking book. So many inspirational testimonies illustrate that animal rights is a growing worldwide social justice movement.” —Jenny McQueen, cofounder of Animal Rights Toronto
“Voices for Animal Liberation is a compelling look at our treatment of animals using riveting stories and searing essays from a wide array of thinkers, but its value doesn’t stop there. This is also a momentous guide to compassion and integrity and it should be read by all of us striving to be better human beings.” —Caroline Paul, author and activist
"Brittany Michelson has brought together powerful stories and meaningful experiences from inside the world's animal rights movement. Times are definitely changing and animals, other than we human ones, are firmly and finally on the agenda. Read this book to understand why!" —Patty Mark, founder of Animal Liberation Victoria and pioneer of open rescue
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