Wotko (Gerardo Tristan) is a queer Nahuatl, anti-speciesist activist and community organizer with a wide range of experience in indigenous, LGBTQTS, animal rights and food justice activism. He was born and raised in Monterrey, Mexico, and is now living in The United States of America. He talks about how growing up in Mexico shaped himself and his activism, the challenges he encounters as a Mexican activist in the United States, the importance of coming together as an activist community, and how reclaiming traditional foods benefits humans, non-humans, and our planet.
Nemat Sadat (born 1979) escaped persecution and war in Afghanistan as a child and grew up in the United States. There he came out as the first gay Afghan. A few years later he became a vegan. Nemat studied at Harvard and is currently working on his first novel
With this blog we want to explore interconnections of oppression and enhance visibility for vegan living minorities and marginalised groups, whilst at the same time joining forces to work towards liberation for all beings.