Tim Barford – Pro-Intersectional Vegan Conference PREVIEW VLOG PART ONE

9th September 2016

In this latest vlog, VegfestUK manager Tim Barford previews the upcoming Pro-Intersectional Vegan Conference on Sunday October 23rd 2016 as part of VegfestUK London 2016.


Tim discusses briefly the work of 10 of the guest speakers who are going to speak at the conference. Tim is highly grateful to everyone mentioned who is taking the time to attend what is arguably the UK’s first Pro-Intersectional Vegan Conference for the general public.


Watch Tim’s speech here:


Links to the work of all speakers mentioned in the vlog (with time slots at which they are mentioned):

3:20 – Dr. A. Breeze Harper 

Founder of the Sistah Vegan project, www.sistahvegan.com

Diversity strategist and analyst with Critical Diversity Solutions, https://criticaldiversitysolutions.com

Author of Scars: A Black Lesbian Experience in Rural White New England, http://www.abreezeharper.com/#!scars-a-black-lesbian-experience-/c12yh


4:26 – Sarah K. Woodcock

Founder and volunteer executive director of The Advocacy of Veganism Society (TAVS), http://www.abolitionistvegansociety.org/,

Chicago Vegan Bus Campaign, https://fundrazr.com/campaigns/318qD4


5:45 – A Marie Houser

Writer/editor, scholar, activist, and therapist-in-training whose work centralizes disability or critical animal studies


Editor of anthology ethically charged fiction for nonhuman animals, After Coetzee: An Anthology of Animal Fictions, forthcoming yet in 2016, http://faunarypress.com/


6:28 – lauren Ornelas (actually appearing in person rather than by Skype!)

Founder of the Food Empowerment Project, http://www.foodispower.org/f-e-p-s-board-and-advisors/


7:56 – Dawn L. Moncrief 

Founder and executive director of A Well-Fed World, http://awfw.org


9:14 – Katrina Fox

Founder and editor of Vegan Business Media, www.katrinafox.com and http://veganbusinessmedia.com

Author of Vegan Ventures: Start & Grow an Ethical Business, http://www.veganbusinessmedia.com/vegan-ventures


10:15 – Dr. Tushar Mehta

Vegan Family physician

Founder of environmental organisation Run for the Earth, http://runfortheearth.org


11:16 – Omowale Adewale 

Champion in boxing and kickboxing, Omowale.org

Author of An Introduction to Veganism & Agricultural Globalism, https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B017Z58N5Q/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1


12:52 – Demetrius ‘Producer’ Bagley

Producer of award-winning documentary Vegucated, http://www.getvegucated.com


13:33 – Joe Brydon

Abolitionist LGBTQ vegan activist with The Animal Alliance, https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheAnimalAlliance/


Further links for the Pro-Intersectional Vegan Conference

Tim’s preview of the Conference PART TWO: http://bit.ly/2cAivJb

Tim’s preview of the Conference PART THREE: http://bit.ly/2cAivJb

Animal Rights Zone Intersectionality Interviews – www.arzone.ning.com/page/arzone-intersectionality-interviews

Kimberlé Crenshaw Wikipedia page – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kimberlé_Williams_Crenshaw

Full schedules of the conference are here:

Auditorium Talks Room 1 Talks Room 3 Talks Room 4 Talks Room 5
11:00 Christopher-Sebastian McJetters – Race, Class Species: An Introduction to the Intersections of Relative Oppressions Sagar Shah – Jainism, Ahimsa and the vegan movement in the Jain community

Dr. A. Breeze Harper – Recipes for Racial Tension Headaches: Black, Vegan, and Anti-Racist Scholar in USA’s Ethical Foodscape

(by Skype)

Dawn L. Moncrief – Hunger and Animal Farming as Interconnected Abuses of Power Dr. Casey Taft – Expanding Our View of Violence Prevention
12:00 Aph Ko – Racialized Speciesism: How Anti-Racist Movements Can Help Facilitate Animal Liberation Dr. Kate Stewart – Women and the vegan movement

Sarah K. Woodcock – The Foundation of Justice and the Animal Rights Movement

(by Skype)


lauren Ornelas – Discussion: Beyond Veganism: how to incorporate broader issues with your campaigns – should you or not? Ali Ryland (The Vegan Society) – Promoting a pro-intersectional approach within your vegan group
1:00 Brenda Sanders – A Comprehensive Intersectional Approach to Vegan Activism Richard Twine – Transitions and intersections – how does intersectionality complicate vegan transition?

Dr. Kim Socha – On Being Ignored: Ageism in the Animal Rights Movement

(by Skype)

Christopher Sebastian – Queering Animal Liberation: Why Animal Rights is a Queer Issue

Dr. Moses Seenarine – Intersection of Climate and Food – How Your Diet Affects the Poor, Women and Children, Indigenous, People of Color, and the Climate

(by Skype)

2:00 lauren Ornelas – Food Justice: Your Food Choices can change the world Joe Brydon – Otherisation: What can we learn from LGBTQ experience about speciesism and violence?

pattrice jones – Everybody is Someplace: Thinking Ecologically about Intersectional Activism

(by Skype)

Aph Ko – From Integration to Intersectionality: On Diversity Outreach and Benevolent Racialized Speciesism in the Vegan Movement Katrina Fox – Intersectionality & Business

(by Skype)

3:00 Dr. Roger Yates – Trying to be a Good Pro-Intersectional Listener Raffaella Ciavatta – One Struggle, One Fight. How to Fight for Humans and Animal Rights

Demetrius ‘Producer’ Bagley – Nature Is Diverse: a call for compassion

(by Skype)

Brenda Sanders – The Power of Community-Based Vegan Activism

Robert Grillo – Farm to Fable: The Fictions of our Animal Consuming Culture

(by Skype)

4:00 Omowale Adewale – Why Intersectionality is a Struggle Dr. Tushar Mehta – Eat for the Earth! The global and environmental impact of Plant VS Animal foods

Dr. Will Tuttle – The Hidden Roots of Social Justice Issues

(by Skype)

Liz Tyson – Sudfeh (“Serendipity”): Empowerment of Young People in Occupied Palestine via Vegan Outreach

A. Marie Houser – Calling In Ableists: Toward True Inclusivity

(by Skype)


Join the Facebook event for the Pro-Intersectional Vegan Conference here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1049682325117214/

Twitter hashtag for the conference #PIVC2016