Author Archives: sincerely, me

The Good Doctor No More

If you live in Houston, you’ve heard a little bit about the Brown criminal trial. Many Houstonians know (Dr.) Michael Brown from the many billboards that tote the Brown Hand Center, or the commercials in which Michael Brown promises to … Continue reading

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Does The Strip Club “Pole Tax” Perpetuate Rape Myths?

Last week, the Texas Supreme Court unanimously upheld a $5 tax on patrons of strip clubs as constitutional. The tax goes to sexual assault agencies and health programs for the poor. My inner feminist opines: why is the all-Republican, conservative … Continue reading

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Travis County To Stop First Trimester Abortion Funding: And Here’s How You Can Help

A few days ago, I wrote about what ending MAP means for Texas women. Unfortunately, I am writing to provide you an update on the Central Health board’s decision. In an unanimous decision, the Travis County Central Health Board has … Continue reading

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What Ending MAP Means For Texas Women

[Ed. Note: Readers, please welcome contributor SGB back to HayLadies! 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 and … Continue reading

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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

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