Category Archives: Sex

Feministe Vigilante Gangs Vs. Anti-Choice Bigots (Firedoglake)

Late in January I covered the Texas Rally for Life, the record breaking anti-abortion protest at the State Capitol, and the tiny counterprotest against it: Austin’s Feminist Vigilante Gang. From the article on Firedoglake: Make no mistake, this was a family affair — parents and children stood alongside entire Boy Scout troops, priests and nuns […]

Rainbow Overboard (on Firedoglake)

On Firedoglake I wrote about the recent Carnival Cruise drag show controversy: A travel agency called Al and Chuck Travel chartered a cruise on a Carnival ship with special performances by some of the popular drag queen stars of the Reality TV program Ru-Paul’s Drag Race. Six days before departure, ticket holders received a letter from Carnival […]

Photos: Austin Stonewall Rally & RiseAboveH8 Vigil

On Firedoglake I wrote about two recent events in the LGBTQ community, the Austin Stonewall Rally and a vigil for the two victims of the Portland, Texas shooting: There was an even bigger sense of community — and I believe a bigger turn out — the following day for a vigil for Kristene Chapa and Mollie […]

Guest Post: A Texas Abortion by Anonymous

There’s been a great deal of attention on women’s rights nationally, and here in Texas. A powerful segment of the population is bent on pushing a repressive agenda, and its effects are being felt already. An anonymous reader submitted this piece about what it’s like to get an abortion today, and how even twenty-four hours […]