Monthly Archives: July 2011

Ask A Texan: What Do You Do When He Won’t Make A Move?

Dear Ask A Texan, Okay, so I am in college and for the last nine months, I’ve had a crush on Dude A, who’s been in my classes and I think is interested in me, but we’ve only done the … Continue reading

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Dallas-area Planned Parenthood Target of Violent Attack

A Planned Parenthood clinic in McKinney, TX–just north of Dallas–caught fire last night when someone threw a Molotov cocktail at the building. Reports Pegasus News: Holly Morgan, director of media relations and communications for Planned Parenthood in Dallas, said their … Continue reading

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Surprise! Crisis Pregnancy Centers Don’t Separate Education, Religion

The Texas Independent reports today on violations ranging from fire safety to client privacy in Texas’ many “alternatives to abortion” contractors. You know them as crisis pregnancy centers, and also as one of the few state-funded programs that saw their … Continue reading

Posted in abortion, feminism, health care, legal issues, media, parenting, politics, religion, reproductive health, socioeconomics | 2 Comments

The Latest Threat To Health Care In Texas

I have a piece about conservative shadow group ALEC just published in the Summer 2011 issue of Ms. Magazine, wherein I detail the connections between uber-corporate-funded ALEC and Texas lawmakers, who used ALEC’s “model legislation” to vote in block grant … Continue reading

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Proponents of Anti-Choice Race-Baiting Billboards Speak to NPR

The Texas-based anti-choice group, Life Always, has placed billboards in Chicago that read “Every 21 minutes, our next possible leader is aborted,” featuring a picture of President Obama. But an in Houston and Austin, SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice … Continue reading

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Whither Ladies?

So, that new gig I mentioned a while back that’s keeping me from my HayLadylike duties? It’s rightchere. I’m the editor of the newly launched Eater Dallas, the local arm of the Eater National family of restaurant/food blogs. I blog … Continue reading

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Texas Sex and Gender News Roundup

Let’s see if I remember how to do this. Grand Prairie man who shot and killed his family at his son’s 11th birthday party was “eerily calm” before the crime. The intrepid trend-spotting reporters of Tyler, TX have discovered this … Continue reading

Posted in abortion, comedy, crime, Dallas, domestic violence, entertainment, food and drink, Fort Worth, guns, LGBTQ, media, news, politics, relationships, religion, reproductive health | 2 Comments

Protecting Pets Against Domestic Violence: Looks Good For Lawmakers, But It’s A Drop In The Bucket

[Ed. Note: Readers, please welcome to HayLadies! our newest contributor SGB. SGB immigrated to Houston, Texas when she was eight years old. Since then, she’s realized she’s a Texan at heart. She found her inner feminist at Texas A&M University … Continue reading

Posted in crime, domestic violence, legal issues, LGBTQ, politics, relationships | 3 Comments


Take it away, Tami.

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Ask A Texan: So, About That Gun Thing

Dear Ask A Texan, Remember Joe Horn? In 2007 he looked out his window and saw someone robbing his neighbor’s house (nobody was home, property loss only, there was no threat of bodily harm to anyone until Joe Horn stepped … Continue reading

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