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PETA equates “speciesist” idioms to homophobic slurs

PETA receives social media backlash over latest campaign.

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is bringing awareness to their cause by issuing a list of  “speciest” slurs they equate to using homophobic ones. 

They find phrases such as “bring home the bacon.” and "kill two birds with one stone" as problematic. Instead, they suggest using “bring home the bagels.” and "feed two birds with one scone" respectively. 

SeaWorld polar bear may have died of grief after same-sex partner moves

Szenja and Snowflake were inseparable for 20 years.

SeaWorld San Diego was the home of same-sex polar bear partners Szenja, 21 and Snowflake, 22.

The two females had been partners in the same enclosure for the past 20 years. However in order to breed with other polar bears, Snowflake was transported to Pittsburg, leaving Szenja in extreme grief.