All posts tagged activist

Margaret Cho–Comedian and animal rights activist

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Comedian Margaret Cho–who’s not only a vocal activist in the areas of gay rights and women’s rights, but also passionate about animal rights and animal rescue–discusses the newest rescue dog to join the Cho household (and how this tiny, new member has affected the canine dynamic: by being in charge), Read more…

Margaret Cho–Comedian-activist

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Comedian-activist Margaret Cho, a whip-smart provocateur and woman of many talents and wearer of many hats–from a “Talking Animals”-centric standpoint, she’s a longtime animal lover, big into animal rescue, passionate about animal rights, and her writings include a piece in the canine literary anthology, “Dog Is My Co-Pilot” Read more…

Kristal Parks–a Denver-based veteran activist and elephant advocate

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Kristal Parks, a Denver-based veteran activist and elephant advocate–who last year mounted a 12-day hunger strike in Denver while the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus was performing there, to call attention to the suffering of circus elephants–discusses her background as an activist, when & how she decided to focus on elephants, details of the water-only hunger strike and the attention it generated from both the media and circus-goers of all ages, Read more…

Janeane Garofalo–comedian, actress, activist and longtime animal lover

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Janeane Garofalo–comedian, actress, activist and longtime animal lover–discusses the dogs in her life, two NYC animal rescue organizations, the pros and perils of high-profile activism, her move into hosting a show on the liberal radio network (Central Air), and a number of other topics. Read more…