Monthly Archives: March 2011

Texas Lege To Consider Family Values Funding Amendment

[Update: Christian’s amendment passed late Friday night–right before he was unable to tell the Lege, while discussing another amendment, whether “African-American studies would fit into studies of Western Civilization.” These are the people we have making decisions about what actual … Continue reading

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Texas Sex and Gender News Roundup

Seventy-five and sunny today here in Dallas, at long last. The sex and gender news, however, is not nearly as encouraging as the weather. Midland, TX ISD has seen 150 pregnancies since the beginning of the school year. As a … Continue reading

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Texas Sex and Gender News Roundup

It’s my fault Baylor lost last night. I take full responsibility. Every time I have ever become emotionally involved with a team, they fail in a championship. So. Texas has passed new anti-sex trafficking laws. Ugh, now we have to … Continue reading

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Bill Maher Plays The Privilege Card When He Calls Palin That Word That Rhymes With Runt But Starts With C.

The Dallas Voice‘s Arnold Wayne Jones is enamored of Bill Maher’s recent appearance at Dallas’ Winspear Opera House, wherein the comedian’s “fearlessness” came out in most notably in the very brave stance he took with regard to Sarah Palin. During … Continue reading

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Really, New York Times? How hard was that?

So, the New York Times had another go at writing about the gang rape of an 11-year-old girl in Cleveland, TX. You may remember their first attempt. It was several hundred words long, and it consisted of quoting concerned and … Continue reading

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Texas Sex and Gender News Roundup

Well, it’s Tuesday. The New York Times rewrote that victim-blaming rape story. I’ll write more about it later. East Dallas kiddos go rock climbing to raise money for women in the Democratic Republic of Congo. CREEPTOWN ALERT: experts convene on … Continue reading

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Texas Sex and Gender News Roundup

Good morning, ladies ‘n gents and lady-gents and gent-ladies and what-have-you. I promise to be a better blogger this week. And I’ll begin by actually doing a news roundup. Baylor and Texas A&M face off tomorrow night at the American … Continue reading

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