Eva Hamer lives in Chicago and is an organizer with the grassroots animal-rights network Direct Action Everywhere. DxE uses open rescue, disruptive protests, and community building to denormalize violence against animals.
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Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Why I Protested Costco, Topless
Early in the morning, I and a dozen other women met in a second-story walkup San Fransisco apartment, took a deep breath and removed our shirts. Using latex makeup, fake blood, and red lipstick, we painted our nipples to resemble the disfigurement we’ve seen in factory pig farms. We walked a short...
Friday, January 27, 2017
Meet Ava: The Chicken I Risked My Freedom For
This past summer, I entered a place most Americans - especially those in urban areas - can barely even fathom: a place that sounds innocent, but when you step foot in it, you realize it’s one of the darkest places on the planet. I entered a modern farm. This farm was different from most other farms...