November 13th, 2014
Episode 56 of 528 episodes
We love our dogs and cats, yet we continue to eat pigs, cows and chickens in the hundreds and thousands. We condemn other nations for hunting whales and dolphins, but happily consume seafood and hunt fish for sport. Why do we treat some animals like they matter and others like they don’t? Big Ideas looks at “speciesism” – the concept of giving preference to some animals, including humans, based solely on their species.
In a time where we're all threatened by a rhetoric of hate from the people in power; A Gay And A NonGay challenges many of our differences head on and promises that no matter who you are, or what you're into (Bruce Springsteen or Britney), love is love and gay and nongays can be friends. Contact us on Twitter @gaynongay