Category Archives: sports

Dallas Sports Columnist Can’t Be Asked To Watch Women’s Sports

Every so often, Richie Whitt, the sports columnist at the Dallas Observer and 105.3 The Fan radio personality, gives us another opportunity to wonder how he manages to draw two paychecks for spewing ignorant, sexist and only occasionally sports-related drivel … Continue reading

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Texas Sex and Gender News Roundup

Have you recovered from celebrating America’s birthday? NPR notices that abortion is a kind of this political battleground thing. Austin’s KXAN reports entire story about dudes caught having sex in a truck, prints one of their names in the sub-head. … 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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Texas Sex and Gender News Roundup

Oh, but it is nearly Friday! Nearly! Oregon has fined a Texas insurance company (MEGA) for denying women’s claims on breast and pap exams. Some anti-choice movie thing is set in Texas, whatever, I don’t know, it’s got some guy … Continue reading

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Women Once Again Blamed For The Fact That Tony Romo Sucks At Football

You could be forgiven for reading this blog entry for Bleacher Report wherein it is posited that the fact that women exist in the world has every bearing on Tony Romo’s ability to play football, and thinking, Have I read … Continue reading

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We Rowdy, Loud and Proud.

It’s five years old, and it’s still the best Mavs jam ever. Take it away, PPT:

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Texas Sex and Gender News Roundup

Happy Friday! Thanks and congrats to everyone who signed the Change.org petition asking the Houston Press to apologize for their sexy sex offenders list–the writer issued an apology last night. But today is a new day. Full of new assbaggery: … Continue reading

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Texas Sex and Gender News Roundup

Apologies for the radio silence yesterday y’all. Big catch-up today: From the professional athletes who displease folks with their non-toxically masculine behavior desk: Dallas Stars player Sean Avery gets shit from Some Dude about his support of same-sex marriage. Rolling … Continue reading

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Texas Sex and Gender News Roundup

Monday and blah blah blah. Rick Perry now has only to sign Texas’ new sonogram-of-shame bill into law. 48 Hours took a page from my book, er, article, if I may say so–in their coverage of missing Dallas woman Lisa … Continue reading

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