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Texas Sex and Gender News Roundup

And lo, we soldier on. Remember that time when anti-choicers just said they didn’t want to give public money to abortion providers? Yeah, well, in an attempt to put Planned Parenthood out of business, the Texas legislature has ensured that, … 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! If there’s anything we missed, please post up your favorite Texas-related stories, stuff from other TX bloggers, etc., in the comments section. An official Ron Paul campaign letter calls Mitt Romney’s pro-choice gubernatorial stance “questionable.” David Webb in … Continue reading

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Conservative Texas Civil Justice League Thinks Breastfeeding Is A Joke

Yesterday, apparently unauthorized members of a conservative “lawsuit reform” PAC called the Texas Civil Justice League distributed this flyer to members of the legislature in response to Rep. Senfronia Thompson’s (D-Houston) bill requiring more openness in insurance coverage from contractors: … Continue reading

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Texas Sex and Gender News Roundup

Your Texas legislators (in my head, I say that like they’re your Texas Rangers, you know, YOOOOOUUUURRRR TEXAS LEEEEEEEGISLATOOOOOOORRRRRS!) have been hard at work ensuring Texas women stay poor, unhealthy and miserable. Plus more: Contraception kills marriage: it’s science according … Continue reading

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Texas Sex and Gender News Roundup

It’s Cinco de Mayo! Which is not Mexican Independence Day (that’s September 16th) but the day celebrating an 1862 Mexican army victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla. Funny joke: Porque los Gringos celebran el Cinco de Mayo? … Continue reading

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Texas Sex and Gender News Roundup

Happy humpadump day. The Texas Legislature will shut down federal family planning money immediately if Planned Parenthood or any other abortion provider sues to get access to said money. At the University of Texas at Duh–I mean, Dallas–researchers find that … Continue reading

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