Category Archives: navelgazing

New column: “Hitched” at The Frisky

Friends! Ballers! Countrypersons! Lend me your clicks! Starting today, I’ll be writing a weekly-or-so column called “Hitched” for TheFrisky.com. Don’t worry–this won’t take the place of WhiskeyWedding, but it will be a more polished, journalistic take on wedding planning and … Continue reading

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Dallas County Crime Lab Whistleblower Speaks Out

In this month’s D Magazine, I talked to Dr. Chris Nulf, a former Dallas County Crime Lab scientist who says the lab is mismanaged and uses expired chemicals to processes forensic kits. It’s not a strictly feminist piece, but in … Continue reading

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Whither Ladies?

So, that new gig I mentioned a while back that’s keeping me from my HayLadylike duties? It’s rightchere. I’m the editor of the newly launched Eater Dallas, the local arm of the Eater National family of restaurant/food blogs. I blog … Continue reading

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Why The Village Voice Should Drop, Or At Least Re-Think, Its Sex Trafficking Crusade

I first became aware of contention between Village Voice Media and anti-sex trafficking activists earlier this year, when the Super Bowl came to Dallas. Anti-sex trafficking activists were ratcheting up awareness campaigns in advance of the event, a couple of … Continue reading

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Drink Like A Texan: Michelada

I just became the Foursquare mayor of my local liquor vending establishment, so I feel like I should give back to the community a little bit. With all that’s going on in the Texas lege right now in terms of … Continue reading

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Hello from England!

I’m on vacation in London for the week–have been since Sunday–so posts are stalled and I can only get to moderating comments when I flag down a Wifi spot. Back in action on Monday, y’all.

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This is what a (Texan) feminist looks like.

Way back in January I told y’all about Feminist Coming Out Day 2011, which happens March 8. There’s a Twitter and a website, and a whole bunch of feminists buying t-shirts and wearing buttons to proclaim their feminist-ity. As of … Continue reading

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