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Homeless Dog Owners Talk About What Their Dogs Mean to Them

"I got her from a friend. I saw her, and I said, 'That doggie is going to be mine.'"
Allegra Ringo
6.1.16
News

Companies Like Kikkoman Are Still Testing on Animals

In the course of Kikkoman's research, rats are force-fed and decapitated.
Allegra Ringo
11.16.15
News

Should Pets Have Their Own Bill of Rights?

A town in Spain recently gave pets their own Bill of Rights. We asked an animal ethicist if other cities should follow suit.
Allegra Ringo
10.19.15
VICE vs Video games

Science Says It’s OK to Be Addicted to the Cat-Collection Game ‘Neko Atsume’

Almost nothing happens in this game, and it's entirely in Japanese. So why can't I stop playing it?
Allegra Ringo
7.20.15
Stuff

The Legal and Ethical Quandaries of Getting Your Pet Stoned

In case that's something you and your pets are into.
Allegra Ringo
6.9.15
News

Facebook Is Still Making It Difficult for Native Americans to Use Their Real Names

Facebook's name policy has hindered Native Americans and drag queens from using their names on the site for years. Yesterday, a coalition staged a protest against the policy at Facebook headquarters.
Allegra Ringo
6.2.15
Stuff

Why Did This Feminist Activist Promote a Tweet Telling Trans People to Kill Themselves?

Caitlin Roper's Twitter has been duplicated multiple times by trolls. We spoke to her about why she's being targeted and how she's coping with it.
Allegra Ringo
5.21.15
Stuff

Meet the Woman Fighting for the Right to Go Topless in LA

Melissa Diner thinks that the law banning the areolas of "female persons" could use some tweaking.
Allegra Ringo
4.27.15
Food

Should Your Dog Be Vegan?

We interviewed the author of <i>Happy Healthy Pooch</i>, a new cookbook that tells you how to make vegan dog food.
Allegra Ringo
4.18.15
Stuff

What Can Be Done to Stop Violence Against Trans Women?

Michelle Vash Payne, a trans woman in Los Angeles, was murdered by her boyfriend over the weekend. We asked an expert to contextualize her death within the trend of violence and misogyny toward trans women.
Allegra Ringo
2.2.15
Stuff

Female Comedians Tell Their Best (and Worst) Period Stories

"When I got my first period, my mom got me a basset hound Bobblehead doll."
Allegra Ringo
1.28.15
Stuff

​I Attended Bride World Expo as a Fake Bride-to-Be

You don't need an ice sculpture to get married, but don't try telling that to the people at the ice-sculpture booth, or the enormous group of women surrounding it.
Allegra Ringo
1.27.15
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