Monthly Archives: June 2011

Why The Village Voice Should Drop, Or At Least Re-Think, Its Sex Trafficking Crusade

I first became aware of contention between Village Voice Media and anti-sex trafficking activists earlier this year, when the Super Bowl came to Dallas. Anti-sex trafficking activists were ratcheting up awareness campaigns in advance of the event, a couple of … Continue reading

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Texas Sex and Gender News Roundup

The things, they are happening: An SMU professor listens in, real-time-like, while parents spank their kids. Surprise! The cast of Bravo’s new Dallas-based “reality” show is full of football players and beauty queens. A letter to the editor in the … Continue reading

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Ask A Texan: Who Makes The News, Y’all?

Dear Ask A Texan: When the television networks shoot a segment here, I am convinced they interview at least 30 people before they find the one that has the strongest, back country hick accent they can find to make it … Continue reading

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Texas Sex and Gender News Roundup

And lo, we soldier on. Remember that time when anti-choicers just said they didn’t want to give public money to abortion providers? Yeah, well, in an attempt to put Planned Parenthood out of business, the Texas legislature has ensured that, … Continue reading

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Texas Sex and Gender News Roundup

Oh my word, it’s Friday. Tomorrow I’m going to drive to Kilgore, TX in an attempt to win $10,005 in a Dallas Mavericks giveaway. Wish me luck? What are you doing this weekend? A soccer coach from Garland, TX has … Continue reading

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I Come Bearing Orange Drink

Dear friends! I have not abandoned you, nor have I abandoned Hay Ladies!. I am, however, have a fudge of a summer trying to keep everything together, and alas, Hay Ladies has floundered over the last week. But! I have … Continue reading

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Texas Sex and Gender News Roundup

Word up, y’all. UNBELIEVABLE NEWS, STOP THE PRESSES, GRAB YOUR SMELLING SALTS AND SIT THE FUCK DOWN: All Texans are not universally socially conservative. Rick Perry believes he is a prophet sent by God. An Austin sex education series teaches … Continue reading

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