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Consider Yahoo

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has made headlines for issuing the edict that no one at the company can work remotely any longer. The memo is here; you can read various takes on it at Salon and Jezebel. This, despite studies … Continue reading

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Denying Women’s Agency (AKA the Yoga Pants Kerfuffle)

Making the rounds today, a blog post about one man’s angst over yoga pants, as worn by women, and many, many responses to that post. I’ve observed a few back & forths over what may or may not be offensive … Continue reading

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Your Choice on Pro-Choice

Not for the first time, supporters of reproductive rights / abortion rights / healthcare autonomy & access are discussing whether pro-choice is the best term to describe their outlook and movement. I’m hoping to foster this conversation, so am providing … Continue reading

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Spending Money in Texas Because Texas Votes Matter

New York City, Los Angeles, and Texas all gripe about politicians treating us like ATMs—hitting us up for cash they spend elsewhere. As a progressive in Texas, it can be frustrating to see national candidates and committees lavish attention on … Continue reading

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I’m Pro-Choice and I Approve This Message

New Mexico’s first congressional district had a 3-way primary race in the Democratic party that was decided yesterday. The current Democratic representative will not be returning to office, as he is running for a seat in the senate. The primary … Continue reading

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If You Support Birth Control & Planned Parenthood, Say It Loud & Say It Proud (And Put It On Your Website)

I’ve long been frustrated by liberal/progressive candidates who hide the ball on their websites and in campaign material when it comes to stating their support for abortion rights and birth control. If they mention it at all, candidates tend to … Continue reading

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#HTXFeminist May Tweet-Up

We’re gathering again, so feel free to join us, whether you tweet or not. Please bring your feminist friends and news of any meetings, events, occasions to share. Friday, May 4, 2012 6 pm, but hey, no reason you can’t … Continue reading

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