Category Archives: Fort Worth

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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Texas Sex and Gender News Roundup

Let’s see if I remember how to do this. Grand Prairie man who shot and killed his family at his son’s 11th birthday party was “eerily calm” before the crime. The intrepid trend-spotting reporters of Tyler, TX have discovered this … Continue reading

Posted in abortion, comedy, crime, Dallas, domestic violence, entertainment, food and drink, Fort Worth, guns, LGBTQ, media, news, politics, relationships, religion, reproductive health | 2 Comments

Carlos Vasquez Takes On Forth Worth’s “Downtown” Establishment

I wrote the cover story for this week’s Dallas Voice, wherein I profiled Dr. Carlos Vasquez, the only openly gay school board member ever elected in Texas. But Vasquez says the city’s impenetrable downtown establishment causes much more of a … Continue reading

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Texas Sex and Gender News Roundup

Morning, etc. “Dallas Reboot Promises Plenty Of Sex!” is the same headline in at least forty different entertainment “news” articles wherein everyone just reprinted a press release. An El Paso man is wanted for twice exposing himself to women in … Continue reading

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Tarrant County Woman May Escape Death Row

Chelsea Richardson, the first woman in Tarrant County ever to be sentenced to death, is likely to have her sentence reduced to life in prison after her appellate lawyers alleged prosecutorial misconduct. I’ve written extensively about 27-year-old Richardson over the … Continue reading

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Trans Woman Goes “Missing Inaction” In Fort Worth

Jamie Boeglin has been missing for over a year, and her family says they’re having a hell of a time getting the Fort Worth police to investigate. That’s what John Boeglin, Jamie’s brother, told me for a cover story I … Continue reading

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