Category Archives: race

Texas Sex and Gender News Roundup

Humpity hump day. Humpadump. Texas is one of only four states where sodomy continues to be illegal–for gay people only. Texas Democrats are being asked to vote against a bill that could amount to being a transgender marriage ban. A … Continue reading

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Texas Sex and Gender News Roundup

Seventy-five and sunny today here in Dallas, at long last. The sex and gender news, however, is not nearly as encouraging as the weather. Midland, TX ISD has seen 150 pregnancies since the beginning of the school year. As a … Continue reading

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Really, New York Times? How hard was that?

So, the New York Times had another go at writing about the gang rape of an 11-year-old girl in Cleveland, TX. You may remember their first attempt. It was several hundred words long, and it consisted of quoting concerned and … Continue reading

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Why Race Matters In The Cleveland Rape Case

I woke up yesterday to a slew of links on my Facebook and Twitter feeds about the New York Times article on the rape of an 11-year-old girl in Cleveland, Texas. Many of you probably saw the article, and most … Continue reading

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This Week in Sex, Gender and Ladybusiness in Texas

Before you get to your long, long end-of-week to-do list, consider reading all of this because it is extremely important. One of the most accessible, honest pieces on body image, sexuality and gender performance: Dallas Voice‘s “Butch Voices” cover story. … Continue reading

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How White Dude Scholarships Reconfigure Race In “A Moment Of Demographic Crisis”

A lot of folks seem to be getting pretty up in arms about this whole “White Dude” scholarship thing that is happening at Texas State in San Marcos.  As a Texas resident but non-native, I want to start by saying … Continue reading

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