Category Archives: workplace

Best Angry Stripper Tweet Ever

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BREAKING: Woman Holds Down Two Jobs

Breaking news out of Houston: a freelance writer holds down several jobs. Writer Richard Connelly–the same genius who brought the world the “Top 10 Hottest Female Sex Offenders” list, so you know he’s a super cool, progressive, thoughtful dude–discovered that … Continue reading

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Why Republican Candidates Are Terrible For Women, Broken Down With Like, Facts And Shit

Just came across two articles that I think are pretty good brainfodder if you, like me, anticipate having a lot of discussions with conservative family members in the next year about how great Rick Perry/Herman Cain/Whoever would be for the … Continue reading

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Texas Sex and Gender News Roundup

Hey, the great thing about a three day weekend is that it means a four-day work week. Now, here’s some occasionally very depressing news related to sex and gender in Texas: The “Petticoats and Slide Rules” exhibition at the Women’s … 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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Lesson Learned From “The Help”: Eat Fried Chicken.

There’s nothing like a Hollywoodified summer weeper about a heroic Singularly Good White Lady saving Mammy ‘N Friends from the bonds of systemic racial and class oppression to make you hungry for fried chicken, am I right or am I … Continue reading

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Whither Ladies?

So, that new gig I mentioned a while back that’s keeping me from my HayLadylike duties? It’s rightchere. I’m the editor of the newly launched Eater Dallas, the local arm of the Eater National family of restaurant/food blogs. I blog … Continue reading

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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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More On The King Bucks Sexist Slur Saga

Surely the King Bucks fat-old-bitch incident is still fresh in our/your minds? If not, read this. Ok. I’ve been waiting, ever since Sophia Dembling was called sexist slurs by a local radio celebrity, for someone or anyone over at DC9 … Continue reading

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