Texas Sex and Gender News Roundup

I took this photo at the Texas State Fair. Therefore it is relevant.

Hey, the great thing about a three day weekend is that it means a four-day work week. Now, here’s some occasionally very depressing news related to sex and gender in Texas:

  • The “Petticoats and Slide Rules” exhibition at the Women’s Museum in Dallas looks at women’s roles in engineering in the last century or so.
  • Dallas is spending millions defending a sexual harassment lawsuit against Dallas-Fire Rescue and the “worst” boss in America.
  • Anita Perry promises she is just as anti-choice, anti-gay and socially conservative as her husband.
  • The Junior League of Dallas will focus their charitable efforts on New Friends New Life and the Letot Center, both of which assist trafficked women and girls.
  • An Austin doctor is interviewed in this piece about “reluctant and underserved” LGBTQ folks seeking health care.
  • Dallas food critic Nancy Nichols fat-shames State Fair food fans.

ETA: Amazed and saddened by the grass and wildfire destruction in Central Texas and we’re hoping there’s as little damage to people and animals as possible. Please stay safe, everyone.

About andrea grimes

Andrea is a journalist living in Austin, TX. She has a master's degree in anthropology and did her thesis work on gender and stand-up comedy. Seriously. Also, she has a bunch of cats. Three of them. Is three a bunch? Discuss.
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