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A Stand for Justice

Emmy James, Waikato, New Zealand One day in March 2007, when I was 13 years old, I decided to go vegan, simply because I knew it was the right thing to do. Why should I participate in horrible violence towards other animals when there was absolutely no necessity to do so? It just didn’t make […] Read more

Dr. Brite

Gentle World’s reviewers learned about Dr. Brite while looking for a vegan tooth whitening product. After discovering a surprisingly wide range of options and reading a number of reviews, we reached out to Dr. Brite because everything we had read suggested that their products were the most likely to be effective, while also being safe and […] Read more

Brook Katz, South Florida, USA  As a man of logic and reasoning, it was an obvious choice for me to go into the sciences. I moved towards the fields of medicine. It seemed natural to watch someone be cut open to have body parts removed, and then go to lunch and have a big burger […] Read more

The University of Cincinnati has recently come under scrutiny for its routine use of pigs for surgical training, with the Physicians’ Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) telling its readers: “UC has its general surgery residents cut into live pigs and perform invasive procedures as part of their training, even though 196 of 256 surveyed U.S. […] Read more

Our June Visitors

Summer is here, visitors are returning to Hawaii, and the Gentle World visitor program is back on a roll! After COVID restrictions brought a serious decline in visiting volunteers, we’re finally receiving inquiries again from an increasing number of people willing to brave a trip across the ocean in order to experience Gentle World. This […] Read more

Athlete poised to start running with morning sun up ahead.

Yes, you CAN build muscle on a vegan diet. We’ve all heard the myth that tells us otherwise. Even as an avid fitness enthusiast, I have personally heard these misconceptions concluding a friend or relative needs too much protein to be vegan. In reality, society has a skewed perception of fundamental nutrition. There is so […] Read more

written by Wendy Werneth The Nomadic Vegan ~ Geneva, Switzerland Ever since my childhood, when I would sit on my dad’s lap and look through glossy coffee-table books full of photos of faraway places, I’d always wanted to explore the world. Shortly after college graduation, I took off on what I thought would be a six-month […] Read more

Like many sugar-avoiders, I often walk the aisles of my local health food store, hoping to find some new innovation to make my journey in healthful living a bit more convenient.I was in the impulse buy section next to the checkout line when I first spotted Lakanto’s Sugar-free Chocolate that’s monk fruit sweetened and contains […] Read more

Ven. Tashi Nyima, Puerto Rico “Having abandoned the taking of life, refraining from the taking of life, we dwell without violence, with the knife laid down, scrupulous, full of mercy, trembling with compassion for all sentient beings.” ~ Buddha Shakyamuni When people think of Buddhist monks, they imagine that we dwell in clouds of incense, […] Read more

A Double Celebration

For those who missed our 40th anniversary announcement in February, Gentle World was gifted a $10,000 matching funds challenge, allowing all anniversary donations to be doubled. We are elated to share the news that your support has brought us to our goal, allowing us to boost our outreach budget by a full $20,000! We look […] Read more