Category Archives: religion

Texas Sex And Gender News Roundup

Let’s kick off Monday with something that, if you missed on Friday, will make your heart squeal with joy. And then on to the rest of the sad. Always the sad. Dallasite Nancy Upton balls it the fuck up with … Continue reading

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West Texas School Administrators See Literally No Connection Between Their Choice Of Sex Education And Teen Pregnancy Rates

This week is the release of the latest Mary Russell novel, Pirate King, a vintagey, feministy series that posits: what would happen if Sherlock Holmes had a brilliant young female protegĂ© (and later, wife) with whom he solved cases of … Continue reading

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Forced Trans-Vaginal Sonogram Bill Blocked For Now

Here are some things relevant to your interests with regard to the forced trans-vaginal sonogram bill which was passed in the last legislative session. It would have gone into effect on Thursday had the Center for Reproductive Rights not filed … Continue reading

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Texas Sex And Gender News Roundup: Terrible Shithead Edition

So look, y’all, I know I’ve been a terrible shithead lately with posting hardly any feminist things at all and concentrating most of my writing efforts on, well, something as comparatively fluffy and fleeting (and to be fair, juicy, pun … Continue reading

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If I found out my next-door neighbor was an abortionist …

Today on RH Reality Check, I’ve got a piece up about the creepy questions the anti-choice American Life League periodically poses to its Facebook friends. Such as: “If I found out my next door neighbor was an abortionist…” and “If … Continue reading

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Surprise! Crisis Pregnancy Centers Don’t Separate Education, Religion

The Texas Independent reports today on violations ranging from fire safety to client privacy in Texas’ many “alternatives to abortion” contractors. You know them as crisis pregnancy centers, and also as one of the few state-funded programs that saw their … 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

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