Monthly Archives: January 2011

My Letter to Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson

This is the letter I wrote to Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson, who represents me in Dallas, about HR3 and John Boehner’s redefinition of rape. If you’re in her district, too, please write her here and ask her to stand up … Continue reading

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Texas Sex and Gender News Roundup

Tonight, Dallas-Fort Worth will turn into a snowy, wint’ry wonderland just in time for us to display our extreme panic when cold weather hits–for hundreds of thousands of people from Pittsburgh and Green Bay. Stay inside and read instead: Too … Continue reading

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I CANNOT EVEN BELIEVE THIS EXISTS IN THE WORLD OF NEWSPAPER JOURNALISM. WHAT YEAR IS IT?!!##*(%) The headline is: “Somebody needs to goose Anita Perry to get a smile out of her.” It is in the Austin-American Statesman. Columnist John … Continue reading

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Feminist Coming Out Day 2011

I just bought my shirt and made my donation for Feminist Coming Out Day 2011. $20 gets you a t-shirt and a sticker and button, proceeds go to the excellent Bitch magazine. You wear it on March 8 and show … Continue reading

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Texas Sex and Gender News Roundup

FRIDAY FRIDAY FRIDAY FRIDAY. I’m going camping this weekend. What are y’all doing? UT-Austin researchers ask 700 horny college kids to imagine someone cheating on them in a hetero or a homosexual affair, draw large-scale conclusions about evolutionary psychology as … Continue reading

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Ladies: hold hands while crossing the street!

Find me a grown woman–hell, find me a freaking sixteen-year-old girl–who doesn’t have phrases like “Watch your drink!” and “Don’t go out alone!” and “Be careful driving at night!” etched into a permanent corner of her brain. Go ahead. Find … Continue reading

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Texas Sex and Gender News Roundup

Well, it’s nearly Friday. So that’s something. Sigh of relief: Project Husband, the year-long stunt that made a mockery of women and marriage, is over. Today in “stay classy!’ news: Dallas’ Tom Landry Fitness Center at Baylor Hospital is under … Continue reading

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Texas Sex and Gender News Roundup

Morning, y’all. We’re playing catch-up with this edition of the TSaGNR, so some of this may be old news. But that doesn’t make it any less important, does it? Actually, it does. Well. Dallas lawyer Louise Raggio, who is basically … Continue reading

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Making Sure You Make the “Right” Choice

[Ed. note: Welcome Nan to Hay Ladies! Nan is a grant writer with a Texas non-profit who enjoys reading feminist blogs,┬ápromoting sex-positive attitudes and writing about things that make her ragey–feministy and otherwise. See evidence of this here.] Over the … Continue reading

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North Texas feminists to celebrate choice, booze!

The Roe V. Wade 38th Anniversary Tweet-Up is Saturday night at La Grange in Deep Ellum. Details on Unfair Park.

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