Laura Laura, an UK-based writivist (writer + artist), has a website FemVegArt that is all about promoting feminism/gender equality and veganism/anti-speciesism. Her products are for people who want to raise awareness and proudly express their values in small things that can have great meaning. Her approach is intersectional, which means that she is aware of … Continue reading It’s every adult’s responsibility to do their bit to make the world a better place for everyone: Laura (FemVegArt; UK)
My live talk (in Estonian) on 17 May at 5 p.m on Facebook!
“I feel drawn to support marginalized individuals, those who are systematically subjected to social injustices, just for being born who they are. I am also passionate about supporting the environment and try to live as green as possible in my everyday life.”
“The best method of nonviolent struggle is a non-violent protest march (I was part of several protest marches in Serbia during my teenage days). I'm not sure if there is any other method that can have as big impact on the awareness as much as this one.”
“Social and political movements which have equality and compassion in focus are important to me. Compassion in the widest meaning of it, be it to fellow Earthlings, or to planet Earth in general, or to other races, genders, alternative lifestyles, what not. I might say a strange thing, but I think that tolerance is not enough. You can tolerate and secretly hate something or someone at the same time. Compassion and empathy go a longer way, in my opinion. Of course, veganism and third-wave feminism are important. Extinction Rebellion is important, even if I am not involved too much. Various kind of environmental actions, be it within Let’s Do It! frames or otherwise. Those promoting human rights and creating opportunities.”
“There is something which is like an addiction from working in the film industry, I love it as form of art and creativity. It is really hard, long hours and can fuck with your mental health but I feel like there is nothing else I could do with myself. I am working hard to get myself into a position where I can use my platform of film making to spread messages and awareness of positivity.”