I am grateful to Carol J. Adams for many things. One of the most important is introducing me to the writer Virginia Woolf. It began with an epigraph in The Sexual Politics of Meat that’s a brief extract from a letter Virginia Woolf wrote to the writer Gerald Brenan on Christmas Day in 1922. The… Read More


The Stiftung für das Tier im Recht (Foundation for the Animal in the Law; TIR) is the center of excellence for the development of animal law in Switzerland. An independent nonprofit organization founded in 1996, TIR’s achievements include the detachment of animals from their previous status as insensitive things and the increasing respect for animal… Read More


Further to my two previous announcements here and here, I am excited to tell you that my heart surgeon gives me and my heart a clean bill of health. After consulting various medical tests and a personal examination, he concludes everything is progressing well. I will continue to be monitored by cardiac doctors and nurses.… Read More


A welcome highlight to my convalescence from open-heart surgery was a visit from Martin Rowe. We’ve been friends and colleagues from the 1990s and have collaborated on various projects and with several organisations since then. This includes most notably the Culture and Animals Foundation (CAF) founded by Nancy and Tom Regan in 1985 where we… Read More


A little while ago I said I was going to make an announcement. Well, this is an announcement but it isn’t the one that I planned to make. That announcement will have to wait until another time. My life has been overtaken by events. It is now necessary to make a different announcement. I collapsed… Read More


Regardless of their motivation and ideological foundation, there is an important and diverse history of individuals and organisations who have rescued and campaigned for animals over the years. This rich history has been preserved on an ad-hoc basis by a variety of individuals, organisations, and libraries. The forthcoming bicentenaries of the Martins Act in 2022… Read More


Jamie Woodhouse of the project, Sentientism: Evidence, reason and compassion, recently interviewed me for its podcast. This is a wide-ranging conversation in which Jamie asked me to describe my personal philosophy and beliefs that ground my animal rights work and keep me motivated.… Read More


Jasmin and Mariann from Our Hen House recently invited me back for a second interview for their podcast with the theme ‘Archiving Animal Rights’ (episode 577). They wrote: Kim Stallwood is truly one of the founders of the modern animal rights movement, and we are thrilled to have him join us this week on the podcast. He and Mariann discuss the long term history of the movement, the recent extraordinary acquisition of Kim’s collection of books and artifacts by the British Library, and what the Library selected to preserve for posterity. … Read More