Category Archives: activism

I’m On San Francisco Public Radio Today!

If you’re in San Francisco, tune into 91.7 FM for Your Call at 10 am today, wherein I’ll be on the radio show talking about reproductive rights, joined by Jodi Jacobson from Reproductive Health Reality Check. You can also listen … Continue reading

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The Plight of the Married Lady

[Ed. note: This post by contributor Nan originally appeared “In honor of Valentine’s Day,” on her blog, Behind the Times. She’s graciously allowed us to repost it on Hay Ladies! Thanks, Nan.] Dallas’ public radio station, KERA, recently ran a … Continue reading

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An Orientalist Eyesore In Austin

[Ed. Note: Readers, please welcome Jenny Rain to Hay Ladies!┬áJenny Rain (or just “Jen,” as those on familiar terms call her) is a writer, activist, people observer and Twitter-lover living in Austin, Texas. She’s into philosophy, art, media, feminism, progress … Continue reading

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The first Austin Feminist Tweetup was so good, we’re having another one. TOMORROW!

We had a phenomenal turnout at last month’s Austin Feminist Tweetup. I’m guessing twenty or so folks must have showed up throughout the night to talk feminism, work, play, sex, cats, all kinds of shit. There’s even an official hashtag: … Continue reading

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The Crappy And Sad Obama Plan B Failure

I bought a “Barack, You Rock!” shirt during the ’08 presidential election. I donated to Obama’s campaign. I drove around with a “HOPE” sticker on my car, and when some assbag scribbled “KKK” on it in Sharpie marker, I got … Continue reading

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Austin Feminist Tweetup Is Tomorrow!

Texas feminists, friends and allies! My heartiest apologies for the stagnation as of late on Hay Ladies! I’ve been working overtime at two freelance gigs–editing both Eater Dallas and Eater Austin, which I’ll continue to do for the next couple … Continue reading

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Why “Save The Tatas” Is Gross, Demeaning and Counter-Productive

I’m sorry I’ve been such a shit with HayLadies! updates this week, y’all. But in my internetive exploits I did run across this amazing post on Speaker’s Corner in the ATX about “Save The Tatas” and related breast cancer awareness … Continue reading

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