Category Archives: Business and development

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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Texas Sex And Gender News Roundup: Terrible Shithead Edition

So look, y’all, I know I’ve been a terrible shithead lately with posting hardly any feminist things at all and concentrating most of my writing efforts on, well, something as comparatively fluffy and fleeting (and to be fair, juicy, pun … Continue reading

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Texas Sex and Gender News Roundup

Word up, y’all. UNBELIEVABLE NEWS, STOP THE PRESSES, GRAB YOUR SMELLING SALTS AND SIT THE FUCK DOWN: All Texans are not universally socially conservative. Rick Perry believes he is a prophet sent by God. An Austin sex education series teaches … Continue reading

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Texas Sex and Gender News Roundup

Oh, but it is nearly Friday! Nearly! Oregon has fined a Texas insurance company (MEGA) for denying women’s claims on breast and pap exams. Some anti-choice movie thing is set in Texas, whatever, I don’t know, it’s got some guy … Continue reading

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Texas Sex and Gender News Roundup

Since I’m powerless to stop the Ignoramus Express, conducted by Wayne “Western Civilization Probably Doesn’t Include African-Americans” Christian his own self, I’ve decided to capitulate entirely to dealing with his assbaggery with good humor. As such, consider today’s inspirational Wayne … Continue reading

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Pole Dancing For Jesus Throws Sexy Strip Club Paradigm Over Shark

Strip clubs, pole dancing and the manufactured, assembly-line Playboy world of “sexy” may have finally jumped the shark. Or, maybe, been thrown over the shark by a woman in Spring, TX, near Houston, who is teaching a “Pole Fitness For … Continue reading

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Oh good. Another strip club. I’m just dripping with excitement.

Far be it from me to discourage people from getting turned on in their pants areas, but the most depressing thing about this story about a Rick’s Cabaret opening near DFW International Airport is not that Dallas will be home … Continue reading

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