Monthly Archives: February 2011

Walk the Walk for Lara Logan

I’m still desperately upset and angered by the ignorant and mean-spirited backlash against Lara Logan, so let’s be clear about a few things: Rape is wrong. The person responsible for rape is the perpetrator of the crime, not the person … Continue reading

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Contributing to (the) Wikipedia (Gender Gap)

It turns out barely 13% of people who contribute to Wikipedia are female. (As a fundraiser, when I first saw the headline, I thought the contributions referenced were gifts to the Wikipedia foundation, not actual adding or editing of articles.) … Continue reading

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We Have To Talk About Your Boyfriend, Part 2

Every day, the news announces a new attack on women’s reproductive rights. They want to defund Planned Parenthood, strip abortion coverage from private insurance plans, and create so many hurdles to obtaining abortions that few women will be able to … Continue reading

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Pinko Socialist Feminist Politicians Who Supported Title X

Title X funds provide low-income Americans will access to preventive health care like screenings for breast and cervical cancer, sexually-transmitted infections including HIV, and birth control. Here’s the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services description of what Title X … Continue reading

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Men Welcome to Race Against Violence

A big ol’ WOOT is in order, as our Houston Area Women’s Center Race Against Violence team is now 26 members strong. We’d love to hit 30 members. We’d really like to hit 50. If you aren’t a joiner, you … Continue reading

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Filthy Target Shopping Center

As someone who was never in favor of the shopping center development at the intersection of I-10 and Taylor, I try not to patronize the stores. I realize I’m fighting a losing battle, and admit that I do, from time … Continue reading

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Snowpocalypse Baking & Kuff’s Birthday Cake

As soon as people started acting responsibly—letting employees go home early, calling off school well in advance so people could make childcare plans, rescheduling meetings, driving cautiously—I knew the great Houston Snowpocalypse of 2011 would be a bust. Still, I … Continue reading

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