WHY ARE VEGANS MOSTLY WOMEN?

My immediate response was “because they’re feminist scrunts who are stupid.”

Amazing how close I was.

I knew one when working in Antarctica. Pretty but she was a true pain in the ass always whining about her meal choices…..and she participated in all the “hear us roar” feminist shit programs they have down there.

Meat is masculine. And eating it proves you’re one tough dude. At least that’s what the American media tells us. And that message’s pervasiveness might be one reason the vast majority of vegans in the U.S. are women, say Emilie Aries and Bridget Todd. The co-hosts of the podcast Stuff Mom Never Told You explored veganism’s link with women in a recent episode called “V is for Veganism.”

According to the Vegan Society definition, which the co-hosts quote, “Veganism is a way of living which seeks to exclude, as far as is possible and practicable, all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals for food, clothing or any other purpose.” So in addition to not eating meat, vegans typically don’t eat dairy products nor wear leather or fur.

Emilie and Bridget say veganism is currently surging in popularity in meat-eating countries. In the U.K., for example, there has been a 350 percent increase in people adopting a plant-based diet and lifestyle, a trend largely driven by the young. And in the U.S., the number of vegans has more than doubled over the last few years, to about 1 million folks, or 2 percent of the population.

But while America’s vegetarians are almost evenly split among males and females — 41 percent versus 59 percent — a whopping 79 percent of U.S. vegans are women. Why this is so isn’t known. But there are some theories.

One is that males are hesitant to adopt a vegan lifestyle because meat is considered masculine, tied up with the trope of “man as hunter.” In ads and popular culture, males are the ones pictured “manning” the grill, or shown devouring thick steaks. Meat is also given sexual connotations. For years, burger chain Carl’s, Jr./Hardee’s ran commercials featuring beautiful, scantily clad women suggestively noshing on its hamburgers. (The controversial spots, dubbed “slutburger” ads by Gawker, were discontinued early in 2017.)

Of course, if meat’s masculinity is preventing men from becoming vegans, it should also prevent them from becoming vegetarians. That hasn’t happened, so something more must be going on. Another reason involves feminism. Emilie, who went vegan 18 months ago, says feminism involves seeing a woman as a whole human being, and not just a sum of her parts. Yet, we dehumanize animals by buying them in parts in the grocery store. “Bacon is not bacon,” she says. “Bacon is a pig rear-end.” But if you call it what it is, a lot of people would not buy it. Women may be more likely to recognize this feminist concept, Emilie says, and thus be more compelled to give veganism a try.

One alarming theory that may lie behind veganism’s popularity with women is that it could be seen as a way to hide disordered eating. With far more females than males suffering from eating disorders, adopting a vegan menu could appeal to girls and young women wishing to surreptitiously limit food intake.

No matter the reason for this intriguing statistic on women vegans, there are a few important takeaways. First, the medical community worldwide agrees a plant-based diet is the healthiest one. And — men take note — there is also medical evidence that heavy meat consumption can clog arteries, hampering blood flow to all organs. So ironically, erectile dysfunction is linked to meat.

Meat-eating — i.e., the farming of animals — also contributes 40 percent more to global warming than all transport combined, another negative. Still not persuaded? Then consider this: It’s hip to be vegan. If you adopt this lifestyle, you’ll be joining folks such as Ellen DeGeneres, Usher and Alec Baldwin.

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6 Responses to WHY ARE VEGANS MOSTLY WOMEN?

  1. Leonard Jones says:

    The environmental and animal rights groups are also heavy with cunts.

    I have to go with stupidity on this one. Women are more easily swayed by
    appeals to feelings and logic causes their heads to explode. In the areas of
    hard science, the sight of a female scientist is very rare!

  2. taminator013 says:

    And the #1 reason not to become a vegan:
    If you adopt this lifestyle, you’ll be joining folks such as Ellen DeGeneres, Usher and Alec Baldwin.

  3. redneckgeezer says:

    I’m smoking a tri-tip sirloin in my Traeger today. I can’t wait until it’s ready for me to tear into. After reading this, maybe I’ll just skip the knife and fork.

  4. Leonard Jones says:

    Damn Redneck, I recently spotted the biggest freaking Porterhouse steak at
    the local grocery store. This thing had to be 1-1/4″ or more thick, and the
    Filet was damn near the size of the New York strip on the other side of the
    bone!

    Grilled the thing to a perfect medium on my gas grill and the Filet could be cut with
    a fork it was so tender. Saved the New York strip for steak and eggs the next
    morning.

    These emaciated fucking vegan zombies will never know the pleasure of gnawing on
    a tasty piece of grilled meat! If they can only understand their pale skin and lack
    of muscle tone is the result of their idiotic lifestyles, maybe they will get it. This
    also, in my opinion, is the reason these assholes are always so fucking angry!

  5. B Woodman says:

    Low muscle tone, illogical thinking, bad breath, WORSE farts.
    And I have doubts about that “contributes 40% more to GloBull Warming”. Considering that I DO believe in global warming, just not Man Made Global Warming (AGW – AnthropoCentric GW). I believe the solar Maunder Minimum will have more effect on Global COOLING then all of human activity combined. We may be praying for more Global Warming when the next Little Ice Age comes along. Anyone up for roasting Fat Al the Gore-acle on a spit over an open fire?

  6. Call me Infidel says:

    The BBC have been wanking themselves into a frenzy here about a possible trade deal between Britain and the US. For some reason they are obsessed with chicken. In the US its sterilised in Chlorine and teh BBC thinks this is outrageous and do other worthies like vegan George Moonbat in the guardian who even used fake news to justify his bullshit ideas. https://order-order.com/2017/07/28/george-monbiot-fowls-chlorine-chicken/
    Personally I would sooner eat a chlorine drenched chicken and not get camplylobacter infection than eat some bacteria infested bird from elsewhere, but ever since we voted to leave the EUrinal the BBC and the rest have been going batshit crazy about any discussion on trade deals with countries outside the EU. If you dont want to eat chicken from the US dont eat it. Its not like anyone is forcing them. Th eleft is just chock a block with fuckwits.

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