Eva Hamer

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.

Articles by this author

We’d like for them to stop torturing animals and lying about it. (Photo: Eva Hamer) Views
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...
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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...
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