Ingrid Newkirk, PETA: Do Something That Matters

Listen if: You love your dog but you’re not sure if you’re an ‘animal activist’.

In this episode, Jess and Stef sit down with the founder of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), Ingrid Newkirk.


If the thought of PETA conjures images of angry protesters throwing red paint on your fave leather shoes, prepare for this episode to totally change your opinion of animal activists for good. In this enlightening conversation, Ingrid chats to Jess and Stef about everything animal rights from food to fashion, including how exciting new fashion brands are coming up with innovative alternatives to animal products, and even vegan food in jails!


The three discuss why you should embrace animal rights if you care about human rights, and the simple everyday changes animal lovers can make in their lives. Plus, Ingrid reveals the thought and strategy behind PETA’s often controversial public displays and why she chooses to champion brands she once rallied against when they make positive change.


You can find PETA on Instagram at @peta.


You can find Jess and Stef on Instagram at @howtwolive.

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Edited by: Andy Maher

Music by: Kausy

Coordinated by: Bianca Wittner


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