Category Archives: feminists & feminism

Five (More) Ways to Help Planned Parenthood If You Barely Have Any Money

I just saw an annotated listicle (is that what it’s called when it is a list with a paragraph or so plus an illustration for each numbered item?) on┬áBustle about 10 ways to help PP even if you’ve got a … Continue reading

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To The Gaslamp: Don’t Use Me As Your Excuse to be Racist

I’d like to make one thing especially clear. Do not use me to justify your discrimination. Continue reading

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$6K in Six Days to Fund Molly Ivins Documentary

Molly Ivins died eight years ago. Why should you care? And why should you even consider kickstarting a documentary about her life and work? Eminently quotable, and made to be memed, Molly’s folksy writing and wry speeches, deceptively simple, were … Continue reading

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Another Assault on Poor People – Cutting Title X

So, the assault on access to healthcare for low-income people continues, courtesy of the radicals in Congress: House Republicans released a budget proposal this week that would eliminate funding for the Title X program, a decades-old network of family planning … Continue reading

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Today in Official Sexism Promotion in Texas

I had to clarify we’re talking about today, because yesterday, we were talking about the City of Austin training on how to work with women once they defy all logic and expectations and manage to get elected to office. Today, … Continue reading

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Men Aren’t From Mars, But Can We Send A Few of Them There?

Honestly, Hillary Clinton should just un-announce right now or productivity in this country is going to grind to a halt. But hey, bright side, maybe this is how we get rid of Carly Fiorina! After all, the only math she … Continue reading

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The Hon. Jessica Farrar (D-Reproductive Justice)

Last Wednesday, I went to Austin to wave my fist at the sky and dare the sun not to rise sign in as opposed to a particularly heinous bill aimed at all but eliminating the option minors in Texas have … Continue reading

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