In Sister Species: Women, Animals, and Social Justice editor Lisa Kemmerer brings together essays by 14 women who work as animal advocates. Carol J. Adams contributed the foreword to the book, addressing the importance of bringing together these women’s stories as a way for the reader to discover their own stories of awareness and engagement. In the field of biology, “sister species” refers to pairs of species in which each is the other’s closest relative.
Rising Concern over LGBT Rights under the Trump Administration
The White House has declared that it will continue President Obama’s executive order protecting federal contractors from anti-LGBT discrimination. However, there are troubling indications that marginalized and vulnerable citizens will not be protected.