Monthly Archives: November 2012

Pflugerville ISD Caves To Pressure From Right-Wingers Over Domestic Partner Benefits

Because backwards, right-wing religious zealots who hate equality and freedom are the most important people in the world and must be accommodated at every possible turn, the Pflugerville Independent School District–it’s a northern suburb of Austin–has said it will reconsider … Continue reading

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Austin Feminist One-Year Anniversary Tweetup Saturday 12/1 With The Lilith Fund!

Austin feminists and allies, please allow me to cordially (OR NOT SO CORDIALLY IN ALL CAPS) invite you to tomorrow’s joint #ATXFEM/Lilith Fund tweet-up and happy hour! Our first tweet-up, at which the #ATXFEM hashtag was born, was December 3, … Continue reading

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CultureMap Dallas Launches With Victim-Blaming “Crime News” Story And Self-Righteous Response To Criticism

Anyone who follows me on Twitter will note that I occasionally rag on CultureMap Austin, a publication I actually wrote one piece for back when it launched in 2011. (Relive the memories!) CultureMap–there’s a Houston, Austin and now, Dallas, version–is … Continue reading

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