Category Archives: rape culture

Texas Sex And Gender News Roundup

Is it michelada:30 yet? No? It’s not even 10:00 a.m.? Ugh. How the Texas health care system is “withering” under Rick Perry. A serial child rapist from Saginaw has been sentenced to life in prison, plus twenty years. Gov. Perry … Continue reading

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Texas Sex and Gender News Roundup

Who watched the GOP debate last night? I didn’t. I ate fish sticks and watched the Tudors instead. I like my douchey despots dressed in old-timey clothes. Here’s the news: Warren Jeffs, child rapist, wants a new trial. Rick Perry … Continue reading

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Does The Strip Club “Pole Tax” Perpetuate Rape Myths?

Last week, the Texas Supreme Court unanimously upheld a $5 tax on patrons of strip clubs as constitutional. The tax goes to sexual assault agencies and health programs for the poor. My inner feminist opines: why is the all-Republican, conservative … 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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Dallas Woman Raped In Her Own Garage

Here’s a little mainstream victim-blaming for your Thursday sads: a Dallas woman went out to grab something from her garage freezer last week, saw that the ice box was empty, and turned to find herself being choked and raped by, … Continue reading

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Abilene Teen Says She Was Raped By Two Students

[Ed. Note: Readers, please welcome to HayLadies! our newest contributor Morgan Hopkins. Morgan relocated to the Houston area a year ago and is getting her Masters in Psychology and Women’s Studies. She recently co-organized SlutWalk Houston and volunteers for NARAL … Continue reading

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Texas Sex and Gender News Roundup

Friends! So, here is the deal: I’m starting a new writing gig soon that will not totally slam me, but will prevent me from giving Hay Ladies! my all. This is where you come in: we need new and more … Continue reading

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