Category Archives: feminists & feminism

If At First You Don’t Succeed, Amend, Amend, Amend

HB2510 ostensibly deals with sunset review of the Department of State Health Services. Update at the end of this post. A whole passel of amendments just got tacked on that turn it into a de facto abortion bill further restricting and … Continue reading

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Many District Clerks Cannot Answer Questions About Judicial Bypass in Texas

I like to bake. And I like to blog about baking. I’m learning how to make deco rolls, for example. Here are my first two attempts, when I learned that you have to do the letters backward if you want them to … Continue reading

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Speak Up & Speak Out

I believe Free Press Summer Fest and Pegstar should cancel their contract with R. Kelly so he does not perform at FPSF this summer. They should do so because of R. Kelly’s extensively documented history as a sexual predator who … Continue reading

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The Cult of Mommy and The Cult of the Fetus

If I were in charge of lay-out for the New York Times, I would have printed these articles on facing pages: Our ‘Mommy’ Problem Motherhood. Is it a private relationship between a parent and child, or something that gives just about … Continue reading

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Walking, Alone, as a Woman

Friday nights, I often stay home and skip dinner or eat a little bit of cheese (generally all that is left in the fridge by then), which I know is just about more excitement than any one person can handle. … Continue reading

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Tired of Hearing About Equal Pay? Try Not Getting Paid Equally And Let Me Know How That Feels

The current GOP talking points in Texas over equal pay—the reality of which is unequal pay, and unequal access to remedies for unequal pay—are the following: If women aren’t being paid equally, it is our own fault for being too … Continue reading

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It Takes Two to Wango Tango

You may be thinking one of the following thoughts about the news that GOP gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott took Motor City Madman Ted Nugent on the campaign trail with him this week: Who cares? Get over it, Democrats. Both of … Continue reading

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