Monthly Archives: March 2012

Jiggle Journalism? Slut Shaming? Good Grief!

The Houston Press, never a paper to shy away from controversial stories or photos of women in bikinis, stepped into the crossfire of the #waronwomen this morning, drawing accusations of slut shaming for a blog about the alleged double life … Continue reading

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Honesty, Equality, and Responsibility

People are stepping up and making plans. I had a great conversation with a sister in the movement yesterday, and something (many things) she said made me reflect on the vision of Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast, my local affiliate. We … Continue reading

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A Little Inspiration

Last Sunday night, I was feeling pretty low, given the war on women. I didn’t get around to the Times until after 9 pm, when I read Frank Bruni’s editorial, The AIDS Warriors’ Legacy. It gave me hope, and made … Continue reading

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Quick Update on Senator Wendy Davis

Count me among the most relieved that a suspect is in custody in the firebombing of Senator Wendy Davis’s office. While I’m glad to be proven wrong about my assumption that it was politically-motivated anti-chioce terrorism—so, so relieved—it is equally … Continue reading

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Sticks and Stones and Firebombs

Update: Ft. Worth police have arrested a suspect, and so far, reports seem to suggest both that he is very likely the person responsible and that he suffers from terrible mental health issues. I’m relieved both that he is in … Continue reading

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Continuing the FB Fun with Rick Perry – And Why It Matters

Yesterday, the good guv shut down comment functionality on one of his Facebook pages. But you know the good lord never closes the door without opening a window, right? On this page, you can comment on the governor’s posts. And … Continue reading

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Rick Perry Shuts Down Facebook Fun

Well, it was bound to happen. When I logged in to Governor Rick Perry’s Facebook page this morning, I discovered that the administrator has removed the ability of others to leave comments on his wall. Now, this is all you … Continue reading

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