"The boldest thing you can do in today’s society is to stand up against tradition and to live in alignment with your values. If that makes me any less 'manly', then so be it.”
-Berto Calkins @tattedvegan
Berto Calkins is a content creator, fitness professional and member of the Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary Board. You can follow Berto and his vegan adventures on Instagram: @tattedvegan
DISCERNING BRUTES is an ongoing series highlighting masculine-presenting vegans and asking them to offer insight, revision or critique about what it means to "be a man" today.