Category Archives: food

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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Monday Roundup Y’all

Relevant to your interests: Dallasite Nancy Upton went on the Today show and balled it up talking about American Apparel. There’s video! Why is everyone just now coming around to this Wayne Christian quote admitting anti-choicers are not just against … Continue reading

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Texas Sex And Gender News Roundup

Let’s kick off Monday with something that, if you missed on Friday, will make your heart squeal with joy. And then on to the rest of the sad. Always the sad. Dallasite Nancy Upton balls it the fuck up with … Continue reading

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Lesson Learned From “The Help”: Eat Fried Chicken.

There’s nothing like a Hollywoodified summer weeper about a heroic Singularly Good White Lady saving Mammy ‘N Friends from the bonds of systemic racial and class oppression to make you hungry for fried chicken, am I right or am I … Continue reading

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Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader Founds “Breastaurant” Biz

A former Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader has founded a website called, where restaurateurs can get help turning “any restaurant into a breastaurant!” There are a number of reasons I am not excited about making the world a more receptive place … Continue reading

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Daddy-Daughter Date Night Skeevs, Creeps, Squicks.

“A son is a son till he takes him a wife, a daughter is a daughter all of her life.” Quite frankly, this shit is creepy: Dallas-Fort Worth locations of Jesus’ favorite fast-food chain are inviting fathers and daughters to … Continue reading

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Texas Sex and Gender News Roundup

Happy Friday! Thanks and congrats to everyone who signed the petition asking the Houston Press to apologize for their sexy sex offenders list–the writer issued an apology last night. But today is a new day. Full of new assbaggery: … Continue reading

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As reproductive healthcare goes, so goes food security

While Texas legislators are busy whittling away at women’s access to reproductive healthcare, making cutbacks on HIV medications, or maybe praying for rain, about 700,000 in just Harris County are fighting their own budget crisis. Amid high unemployment and high … Continue reading

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