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pride yourselves

hi y’all. For the first time ever on this blog, here’s a little pride-related post. There are many, many people in the world who deserve more recognition for what they do. Here are just a few, on the wide spectrum of gender & sexuality, who not only work (or worked) for humans, but for other animals too.

Alice Walker

“I am not a lesbian. I am not bisexual. I am curious. If you are really alive, how can you be in one place that whole time?”

She’s brought us so many amazing works of fiction, poetry, & essays, including the famous book (and film) The Colour Purple. Check out her website.

“The animals of the world exist for their own reasons.  They were not made for humans any more than black people were made for white, or women created for men.”

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