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Our Hen House

Jasmin Singer and Mariann Sullivan

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Our Hen House

Our Hen House

Jasmin Singer and Mariann Sullivan

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Care about animals? Into veganism? Love your dog? This is the place for you. The most thought-provoking movers and shakers from the world of animal advocacy chat with author Jasmin Singer and animal law expert Mariann Sullivan about how we can all change the world for animals. Plus, hear cutting-edge commentary on the latest news, as well as bold (and hilarious) reports from the bizarre and angry world of animal agriculture. Join this thriving community; it’s open to all who care about animals and want to do something about it.

Latest Episodes

Episode 563: HIDDEN: Animals in the Anthropocene ft. Jo-Anne McArthur

ECheck out the latest episode of the Our Hen House podcast with co-hosts Jasmin Singer and Mariann Sullivan! This week, Jasmin interviews Jo-Anne McArthur, award-winning photographer, and author, who, through We Animals Media, records our complex relationship with animals in over sixty countries worldwide. She was the subject of the critically acclaimed 2013 documentary The Ghosts in Our Machine, which followed her as she documented the suffering of exploited animals. Jo-Anne’s latest book is HIDDEN: Animals in the Anthropocene, in which she brought together the work of 30 photojournalists recording the plight of animals in numerous settings around the world. Jo-Anne joins Jasmin today to discuss why, despite her experience of the dark parts of life, she thinks that we live in a beautiful world and how that belief forms part of her coping mechanism needed to do the difficult work of documenting the suffering of animals. She gives us the low-down on her new book HIDDEN: Animals in th...

75 min1 d ago
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Episode 563: HIDDEN: Animals in the Anthropocene ft. Jo-Anne McArthur

Episode 562: Are There Really Too Many Animals? ft. Stephanie Boyles Griffin

EThe newest episode of the Our Hen House podcast with co-hosts Jasmin Singer and Mariann Sullivan is here! This week, Mariann speaks with Stephanie Boyles Griffin, Science and Policy Director at the Botstiber Institute for Wildlife Fertility Control and Senior Director of Wildlife Management and Services with the Humane Society. In their discussion, Stephanie provides insight into wildlife management and fertility control with real world examples across the US. Reflecting on the origins and innovations of the field, Stephanie highlights an increased sense of mutualism as animals and humans attempt to coexist alongside each other peacefully. And, as always, Jasmin and Mariann offer perspectives from the world of #animalrights, and a Rising Anxieties segment that will make squirm. We also continue our Supporting Vegan Businesses program by shouting out Maya’s Cookies and Vegetaryn. View the full show description and resources here: https://www.ourhenhouse.org/2020/10/ep562/ Share your...

75 min1 w ago
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Episode 562: Are There Really Too Many Animals? ft. Stephanie Boyles Griffin

Episode 561: Supporting Plant-Based Companies ft. Amy Trakinski

EThe latest episode of the Our Hen House podcast with co-hosts Jasmin Singer and Mariann Sullivan is here! This week, Jasmin speaks with Amy Trakinski, Managing Director of vegan investment firm VegInvest. In their conversation, Amy offers insight into her vegan journey—from her plant-based beginnings to founding an animal-law law firm and her investment work. A true industry pro—and early investor in Good Catch Foods, Wild Earth, Just Egg, Alpha Foods, and Veggie Grill—Amy discusses the future of the vegan food industry in this must-listen episode. And, as always, Jasmin and Mariann offer perspectives from the world of animal rights, and a Rising Anxieties segment that will shock you! We also continue our Supporting Vegan Businesses program by shouting out DEMIblue Natural Nails, Impact Veganics, and Honest Pastures. And just for Our Hen House listeners, Honest Pastures is offering a special discount—use code “ourhenhouse” for 10% off your entire order! View the full show desc...

74 min2 w ago
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Episode 561: Supporting Plant-Based Companies ft. Amy Trakinski

Episode 560: Food is a Tool ft. Olympia Auset

EA new episode of the Our Hen House podcast with co-hosts Jasmin Singer and Mariann Sullivan is here! This week, Mariann speaks with Olympia Auset, food justice advocate and founder of South Central LA’s SÜPRMARKT. In this must-listen episode, Olympia discusses food apartheid (and why she believes it’s more accurate than the term “food desert”), how she’s supplied over 70,000 pounds of fresh produce to communities of South LA, and the local superstar heroes that inspire her. And, as always, Jasmin and Mariann offer perspectives from the world of animal rights, and a Rising Anxieties segment that will make you spit out your coffee. View the full show description and resources here: https://www.ourhenhouse.org/2020/09/ep560/ Share your thoughts with us on social media! Find us on Facebook (OurHenHouse), Instagram, and Twitter (@ourhenhouse).

72 min3 w ago
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Episode 560: Food is a Tool ft. Olympia Auset

Episode 559: Adventures of a Farmed Animal Protection Lawyer ft. Peter Brandt

EThe newest episode of the Our Hen House podcast with co-hosts Jasmin Singer and Mariann Sullivan is here! This week, Mariann speaks with Peter Brandt, Humane Society lawyer and author of "Indefensible: Adventures of a Farm Animal Protection Lawyer." In their conversation, Mariann and Peter discuss the difficulties and importance of fighting for the rights of farm animals in a legal setting. Peter emphasizes the need for storytelling and creativity as critical, powerful tools for animal activism and changing the world. Stories, not facts alone, will get us one step closer to a vegan world. And, as always, Jasmin and Mariann offer perspectives from the world of animal rights, and a Rising Anxieties segment that will shock you. View the full show description and resources here: https://www.ourhenhouse.org/2020/09/ep559/ Share your thoughts with us on social media! Find us on Facebook (OurHenHouse), Instagram, and Twitter (@ourhenhouse).

79 minSEP 26
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Episode 559: Adventures of a Farmed Animal Protection Lawyer ft. Peter Brandt

Episode 558: Black Lives Matter, Animal Activism, and Healing the World ft. Gwenna Hunter

EThe newest episode of the Our Hen House podcast with co-hosts Jasmin Singer and Mariann Sullivan is here! This week, Mariann speaks with activist extraordinaire Gwenna Hunter, Food Aid Coordinator with Vegan Outreach and founder of Vegans of Los Angeles and Vegans for Black Lives Matter. In this must-listen episode, Gwenna outlines her involvement in vegan activist spaces and discusses the problematic use of “All Lives Matter” within the animal rights movement. A true community powerhouse, she highlights the importance of Black veganism, of fighting for racial equity, and for compassionately meeting people where they are. And, as always, Jasmin and Mariann offer perspectives from the world of animal rights, and a Rising Anxieties segment that will make your skin crawl. View the full show description and resources here: https://www.ourhenhouse.org/2020/09/ep558/ Share your thoughts with us on social media! Find us on Facebook (OurHenHouse), Instagram, and Twitter (@ourhenhouse).

81 minSEP 19
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Episode 558: Black Lives Matter, Animal Activism, and Healing the World ft. Gwenna Hunter

Episode 557: State Your Grand Intention ft. Jane Velez-Mitchell

ECheck out the latest Our Hen House podcast episode with co-hosts Jasmin Singer and Mariann Sullivan! This week, Jasmin interviews vegan powerhouse Jane Velez-Mitchell of Jane Unchained News. In their discussion, Jane discusses her must-watch show New Day New Chef and how she’s partnering with Support and Feed—an initiative kick started by Billie Eilish’s and FINNEAS’ mom Maggie Baird—to help feed communities and save vegan restaurants. A prominent leader in vegan media, Jane highlights her team of celebrity broadcasters and the important content they’re creating to help make the world a little more vegan. View the full show description and resources here: https://www.ourhenhouse.org/2020/09/ep557/ Share your thoughts with us on social media! Find us on Facebook (OurHenHouse), Instagram, and Twitter (@ourhenhouse).

82 minSEP 12
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Episode 557: State Your Grand Intention ft. Jane Velez-Mitchell

Episode 556: It’s a Dog’s Umwelt ft Alexandra Horowitz

EKick back this holiday weekend and listen to the newest episode of the Our Hen House podcast with co-hosts Jasmin Singer and Mariann Sullivan! This week, Mariann speaks with Alexandra Horowitz, head of Barnard College’s Dog Cognition Lab Dog Cognition Lab. In their discussion, Alexandra outlines how she studies dogs within ethical parameters, how dogs experience the world (and how this differs from their human companions!), and how these amazing animals are a gateway for helping humans understand other non-human animals. An avid dog lover, Alexandra offers tips on how to give dog companions an amazing life and why breed-oriented thinking is both limiting and problematic. And, as always, Jasmin and Mariann offer perspectives from the world of animal rights, and a Rising Anxieties segment that will make you spit out your cereal. View the full show description and resources here: https://www.ourhenhouse.org/2020/09/ep556/ Share your thoughts with us on social media! Find us on Faceboo...

73 minSEP 5
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Episode 556: It’s a Dog’s Umwelt ft Alexandra Horowitz

Episode 555: How Effective Research Impacts Animal Advocacy ft Brooke Haggerty and Jo Anderson

This week’s episode of the Our Hen House podcast with Jasmin Singer and Mariann Sullivan is a must-listen! In this newest episode, Jasmin speaks with Brooke Haggerty and Jo Anderson, PhD of Faunalytics, a leading research institution helping activists save animal lives by providing essential research and resources. In their discussion, Jasmin, Brooke, and Jo highlight how to best support activists in their critical work, why research helps strengthen advocacy, and the importance of centering diversity, equity, and inclusion in the sphere of animal activism (a topic Brooke passionately breaks down in her Encompass Essay). In this can’t miss episode, Brooke and Jo also offer tips on how to best advocate for veganism. And, as always, Jasmin and Mariann offer perspectives from the world of animal rights, and a Rising Anxieties segment that will make you spit out your cereal. View the full show description and resources here: www.ourhenhouse.org/2020/08/ep555/ Share us your thoughts on...

95 minAUG 29
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Episode 555: How Effective Research Impacts Animal Advocacy ft Brooke Haggerty and Jo Anderson

Episode 554: The Vegucated Family Table ft. Marisa Miller Wolfson

The newest episode of the Our Hen House podcast with co-hosts Jasmin Singer and Mariann Sullivan is here! This week, Jasmin speaks with Marisa Miller Wolfson—author of The Vegucated Family Table (co-authored by Laura Delhaur) and director of the classic, must-watch documentary Vegucated. In their conversation, Jasmin and Marisa discuss raising plant-powered vegan children and the importance of challenging mainstream worldviews at large and in the home. For added fun, Jasmin and Marisa take us down memory lane for insight into their activist roots! And, as always, Jasmin and Mariann offer the latest perspectives from the world of animal rights, and a Rising Anxieties segment that will make you spit out your cereal.

87 minAUG 22
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Episode 554: The Vegucated Family Table ft. Marisa Miller Wolfson

Latest Episodes

Episode 563: HIDDEN: Animals in the Anthropocene ft. Jo-Anne McArthur

ECheck out the latest episode of the Our Hen House podcast with co-hosts Jasmin Singer and Mariann Sullivan! This week, Jasmin interviews Jo-Anne McArthur, award-winning photographer, and author, who, through We Animals Media, records our complex relationship with animals in over sixty countries worldwide. She was the subject of the critically acclaimed 2013 documentary The Ghosts in Our Machine, which followed her as she documented the suffering of exploited animals. Jo-Anne’s latest book is HIDDEN: Animals in the Anthropocene, in which she brought together the work of 30 photojournalists recording the plight of animals in numerous settings around the world. Jo-Anne joins Jasmin today to discuss why, despite her experience of the dark parts of life, she thinks that we live in a beautiful world and how that belief forms part of her coping mechanism needed to do the difficult work of documenting the suffering of animals. She gives us the low-down on her new book HIDDEN: Animals in th...

75 min1 d ago
Comments
Episode 563: HIDDEN: Animals in the Anthropocene ft. Jo-Anne McArthur

Episode 562: Are There Really Too Many Animals? ft. Stephanie Boyles Griffin

EThe newest episode of the Our Hen House podcast with co-hosts Jasmin Singer and Mariann Sullivan is here! This week, Mariann speaks with Stephanie Boyles Griffin, Science and Policy Director at the Botstiber Institute for Wildlife Fertility Control and Senior Director of Wildlife Management and Services with the Humane Society. In their discussion, Stephanie provides insight into wildlife management and fertility control with real world examples across the US. Reflecting on the origins and innovations of the field, Stephanie highlights an increased sense of mutualism as animals and humans attempt to coexist alongside each other peacefully. And, as always, Jasmin and Mariann offer perspectives from the world of #animalrights, and a Rising Anxieties segment that will make squirm. We also continue our Supporting Vegan Businesses program by shouting out Maya’s Cookies and Vegetaryn. View the full show description and resources here: https://www.ourhenhouse.org/2020/10/ep562/ Share your...

75 min1 w ago
Comments
Episode 562: Are There Really Too Many Animals? ft. Stephanie Boyles Griffin

Episode 561: Supporting Plant-Based Companies ft. Amy Trakinski

EThe latest episode of the Our Hen House podcast with co-hosts Jasmin Singer and Mariann Sullivan is here! This week, Jasmin speaks with Amy Trakinski, Managing Director of vegan investment firm VegInvest. In their conversation, Amy offers insight into her vegan journey—from her plant-based beginnings to founding an animal-law law firm and her investment work. A true industry pro—and early investor in Good Catch Foods, Wild Earth, Just Egg, Alpha Foods, and Veggie Grill—Amy discusses the future of the vegan food industry in this must-listen episode. And, as always, Jasmin and Mariann offer perspectives from the world of animal rights, and a Rising Anxieties segment that will shock you! We also continue our Supporting Vegan Businesses program by shouting out DEMIblue Natural Nails, Impact Veganics, and Honest Pastures. And just for Our Hen House listeners, Honest Pastures is offering a special discount—use code “ourhenhouse” for 10% off your entire order! View the full show desc...

74 min2 w ago
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Episode 561: Supporting Plant-Based Companies ft. Amy Trakinski

Episode 560: Food is a Tool ft. Olympia Auset

EA new episode of the Our Hen House podcast with co-hosts Jasmin Singer and Mariann Sullivan is here! This week, Mariann speaks with Olympia Auset, food justice advocate and founder of South Central LA’s SÜPRMARKT. In this must-listen episode, Olympia discusses food apartheid (and why she believes it’s more accurate than the term “food desert”), how she’s supplied over 70,000 pounds of fresh produce to communities of South LA, and the local superstar heroes that inspire her. And, as always, Jasmin and Mariann offer perspectives from the world of animal rights, and a Rising Anxieties segment that will make you spit out your coffee. View the full show description and resources here: https://www.ourhenhouse.org/2020/09/ep560/ Share your thoughts with us on social media! Find us on Facebook (OurHenHouse), Instagram, and Twitter (@ourhenhouse).

72 min3 w ago
Comments
Episode 560: Food is a Tool ft. Olympia Auset

Episode 559: Adventures of a Farmed Animal Protection Lawyer ft. Peter Brandt

EThe newest episode of the Our Hen House podcast with co-hosts Jasmin Singer and Mariann Sullivan is here! This week, Mariann speaks with Peter Brandt, Humane Society lawyer and author of "Indefensible: Adventures of a Farm Animal Protection Lawyer." In their conversation, Mariann and Peter discuss the difficulties and importance of fighting for the rights of farm animals in a legal setting. Peter emphasizes the need for storytelling and creativity as critical, powerful tools for animal activism and changing the world. Stories, not facts alone, will get us one step closer to a vegan world. And, as always, Jasmin and Mariann offer perspectives from the world of animal rights, and a Rising Anxieties segment that will shock you. View the full show description and resources here: https://www.ourhenhouse.org/2020/09/ep559/ Share your thoughts with us on social media! Find us on Facebook (OurHenHouse), Instagram, and Twitter (@ourhenhouse).

79 minSEP 26
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Episode 559: Adventures of a Farmed Animal Protection Lawyer ft. Peter Brandt

Episode 558: Black Lives Matter, Animal Activism, and Healing the World ft. Gwenna Hunter

EThe newest episode of the Our Hen House podcast with co-hosts Jasmin Singer and Mariann Sullivan is here! This week, Mariann speaks with activist extraordinaire Gwenna Hunter, Food Aid Coordinator with Vegan Outreach and founder of Vegans of Los Angeles and Vegans for Black Lives Matter. In this must-listen episode, Gwenna outlines her involvement in vegan activist spaces and discusses the problematic use of “All Lives Matter” within the animal rights movement. A true community powerhouse, she highlights the importance of Black veganism, of fighting for racial equity, and for compassionately meeting people where they are. And, as always, Jasmin and Mariann offer perspectives from the world of animal rights, and a Rising Anxieties segment that will make your skin crawl. View the full show description and resources here: https://www.ourhenhouse.org/2020/09/ep558/ Share your thoughts with us on social media! Find us on Facebook (OurHenHouse), Instagram, and Twitter (@ourhenhouse).

81 minSEP 19
Comments
Episode 558: Black Lives Matter, Animal Activism, and Healing the World ft. Gwenna Hunter

Episode 557: State Your Grand Intention ft. Jane Velez-Mitchell

ECheck out the latest Our Hen House podcast episode with co-hosts Jasmin Singer and Mariann Sullivan! This week, Jasmin interviews vegan powerhouse Jane Velez-Mitchell of Jane Unchained News. In their discussion, Jane discusses her must-watch show New Day New Chef and how she’s partnering with Support and Feed—an initiative kick started by Billie Eilish’s and FINNEAS’ mom Maggie Baird—to help feed communities and save vegan restaurants. A prominent leader in vegan media, Jane highlights her team of celebrity broadcasters and the important content they’re creating to help make the world a little more vegan. View the full show description and resources here: https://www.ourhenhouse.org/2020/09/ep557/ Share your thoughts with us on social media! Find us on Facebook (OurHenHouse), Instagram, and Twitter (@ourhenhouse).

82 minSEP 12
Comments
Episode 557: State Your Grand Intention ft. Jane Velez-Mitchell

Episode 556: It’s a Dog’s Umwelt ft Alexandra Horowitz

EKick back this holiday weekend and listen to the newest episode of the Our Hen House podcast with co-hosts Jasmin Singer and Mariann Sullivan! This week, Mariann speaks with Alexandra Horowitz, head of Barnard College’s Dog Cognition Lab Dog Cognition Lab. In their discussion, Alexandra outlines how she studies dogs within ethical parameters, how dogs experience the world (and how this differs from their human companions!), and how these amazing animals are a gateway for helping humans understand other non-human animals. An avid dog lover, Alexandra offers tips on how to give dog companions an amazing life and why breed-oriented thinking is both limiting and problematic. And, as always, Jasmin and Mariann offer perspectives from the world of animal rights, and a Rising Anxieties segment that will make you spit out your cereal. View the full show description and resources here: https://www.ourhenhouse.org/2020/09/ep556/ Share your thoughts with us on social media! Find us on Faceboo...

73 minSEP 5
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Episode 556: It’s a Dog’s Umwelt ft Alexandra Horowitz

Episode 555: How Effective Research Impacts Animal Advocacy ft Brooke Haggerty and Jo Anderson

This week’s episode of the Our Hen House podcast with Jasmin Singer and Mariann Sullivan is a must-listen! In this newest episode, Jasmin speaks with Brooke Haggerty and Jo Anderson, PhD of Faunalytics, a leading research institution helping activists save animal lives by providing essential research and resources. In their discussion, Jasmin, Brooke, and Jo highlight how to best support activists in their critical work, why research helps strengthen advocacy, and the importance of centering diversity, equity, and inclusion in the sphere of animal activism (a topic Brooke passionately breaks down in her Encompass Essay). In this can’t miss episode, Brooke and Jo also offer tips on how to best advocate for veganism. And, as always, Jasmin and Mariann offer perspectives from the world of animal rights, and a Rising Anxieties segment that will make you spit out your cereal. View the full show description and resources here: www.ourhenhouse.org/2020/08/ep555/ Share us your thoughts on...

95 minAUG 29
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Episode 555: How Effective Research Impacts Animal Advocacy ft Brooke Haggerty and Jo Anderson

Episode 554: The Vegucated Family Table ft. Marisa Miller Wolfson

The newest episode of the Our Hen House podcast with co-hosts Jasmin Singer and Mariann Sullivan is here! This week, Jasmin speaks with Marisa Miller Wolfson—author of The Vegucated Family Table (co-authored by Laura Delhaur) and director of the classic, must-watch documentary Vegucated. In their conversation, Jasmin and Marisa discuss raising plant-powered vegan children and the importance of challenging mainstream worldviews at large and in the home. For added fun, Jasmin and Marisa take us down memory lane for insight into their activist roots! And, as always, Jasmin and Mariann offer the latest perspectives from the world of animal rights, and a Rising Anxieties segment that will make you spit out your cereal.

87 minAUG 22
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Episode 554: The Vegucated Family Table ft. Marisa Miller Wolfson
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