It is your time to shine and proof that your diet doesn’t make you ”high maintenance” .If people do give you a hard time, just know in your mind that it’s them and not you who´s the problem and swiftly change the subject. I blog about veganism, equality, compassion, activism, politics, spirituality and the awesome life experiences of The Gay Vegans. I believe that we all have more in common than not and that we all have the power to be the voice of the voiceless.I want this blog to be a tool for me to build bridges amongst communities and those with differing opinions.Don’t let your diet and ethics take up all your relationship.There are many bits and pieces that make a relationship work and food is only one of them. So, getting back to the question, wether I am ok with dating non-vegans.Just like you don’t want to be identified as “the vegan” at a dinner party full of strangers, because you are so much more than that.
Recorded on Valentine's Day, Derek is without a co-host, and the show begins with his poetic monologue on finding love as a vegan.Being with a meat-eater forces you to leave your comfort zone, but also gives you the chance to leave a good impression, not only on yourself as a person, but also as ambassador of the vegan club.Remember that you are awesome, and so is Veganism, so be prepared to answer questions in a fun and humorous way, know what foods you can choose from a menu when you go out for dinner or prepare your rocking veggie lasagna for family gatherings.I was on Twitter today and read a tweet from a young woman who is vegan and is having challenges in her relationship with her boyfriend who is not vegan.In the 17 years of being vegan I have heard this a lot, and have even heard that people who are vegan should not date people who are not vegan. In the gay male world of Colorado there would have been slim pickings for dating if I had stuck to only men who were vegan.