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Activist Heroes Are Taking Dildos To Class Instead Of Guns In A “Cocks Not Glocks” Campaign

Even if Cocks Not Glocks doesn’t manage to get the law repealed, the noble protestors hope it will wake people up to the fact that the U.S. is balls deep in gun violence. More »


Federal Texas Judge Blocks Obama’s Transgender Bathroom Order Just As The School Year Starts

Marking no small coincidence, this all went down right before schools in Texas kicked off the new school year Monday. More »


Texas Has More Anti-Abortion Tricks Up Its Sleeve After The Supreme Court Loss

The Supreme Court striking down harmful abortion regulations in Texas in June was a huge victory for reproductive rights, but, unfortunately, it doesn’t stop there. More »


Access To Birth Control And STI Testing Is About To Get A Whole Lot Better In Texas

Colorado proved the success of offering free long-acting reversible birth control when it started a similar program in 2009. More »


Texas Has A Long, Persistent History Of Discriminatory Voting Laws

The state has a long history of policies barring minority voters in a large-scale conservative effort to limit Democratic votes. More »


Texas’ Anti-Choice Laws Were Actually Counterproductive For Conservatives, Forcing Women To Have Abortions Later

Anti-abortion regulations don’t even achieve conservatives’ goals, so basically, they’re shitty for everyone. More »


5 States With Abortion Laws Similar To The One SCOTUS Struck Down

Sadly and unsurprisingly, Texas is not alone in their backwards and restrictive abortion laws. More »


Here’s What The SCOTUS Abortion Ruling Means For Reproductive Rights

Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt is such a big deal because Texas is far from the only state to institute anti-abortion laws disguised as public health initiatives. More »


The ACLU Claims Texas Is Trying To Hide The Effects Of Restrictive Abortion Laws

Hmm, I wonder why? More »


Wendy Davis Is Ready To Put On Her Sneakers And Run Again

Way back on June 25, 2013, former Texas Senator Wendy Davis rocked our world by spending 11 hours on her feet in a filibuster to block a restrictive abortion bill that was eventually signed into law by Gov. Rick Perry. Buoyed by the support of Texans eager for a change in state legislature, and the… More »


A Grand Jury Declined To Indict Any Jail Employees In The Death Of Sandra Bland

After hearing eight hours of evidence in the case of Sandra Bland, a grand jury in Waller Count, Texas, has declined to indict any county jail employees in connection with her death.  More »


Watch Texas Man And His Dog Get Rescued From Flooded Truck After Hurricane Patricia

In the wake of Hurricane Patricia which ravaged the Souteastern US, flash floods and heavy weather pummeled Houston early today.

One happy story to come out of it is this footage of a man and his pup being rescued from their flooded truck. I dare you to watch this and not get teary-eyed. More »


Shia LaBeouf Arrested For Public Intoxication

Oh Shia! The girls at The Frisky have a soft spot for totally batshit former actor Shia LaBeouf.

A very drunk LaBeouf was in Austin, TX for an Austin City Limits concert on Friday night, when authorities arrested him for public intoxication near the intersection of Sixth and San Jacinto, a busy area… More »


Texas Mom Shocked By What Her Son’s Book Says About Slavery

The book suggests that slaves were basically just immigrant workers. More »


Clock-Making Student Ahmed Mohamed Invited To The White House By POTUS Himself

Man, Ahmed Mohamed sure is having a wild week. On Monday, the Texas ninth grader was interrogated and then arrested for building an electronic clock from scratch that his dumbfuck teachers, the principal and the police decided resembled a bomb. A lot has happened since our post about this situation this morning, so I’ve put together… More »


9th Grade Muslim Boy Arrested For Building A Clock That His Teacher Decided Might Be A Bomb

Meet Ahmed Mohamed, a ninth grader living in Irving, Texas. Ahmed loves playing around with electronics and on Monday, he managed to do something seriously cool: he built a clock from scratch! And he did it in just about 20 minutes. I don’t know about you, but I can barely figure out how to work… More »


Texas Man Gets Hurt After Armadillo’s Rock Hard Shell Ricochets Bullet

Sorry not sorry east Texas man who was trying to shoot an Armadillo (why??).

A man in Marietta, Texas, was wounded after he fired his gun at an armadillo in his backyard when one of the bullets ricocheted, hitting him square in the face. Whoops!

The man was then taken to… More »


The Soapbox: Spreading Unsubstantiated Theories About Sandra Bland’s Death Won’t Bring Her Justice

Though there has been plenty of sound reporting on the facts of the case, there has also been no shortage of conspiracy theories circulating the internet — including one that claims Bland was lying on the ground in her mug shot photo, the insinuation being that the young woman was dead already.More »


Texas Authorities Are Seriously Trying To Imply Marijuana May Have Contributed To Sandra Bland’s Alleged “Suicide”

Let me just start this post off by saying FUCK YOU to CNN and MSNBC, two news networks that chose to cut away from today’s press conference on the pathological findings and initial autopsy results in the death of Sandra Bland in favor of covering the latest stop on Donald Trump’s Presidential Horseshit Traveling Circus. More »


Dash Cam Video Of Sandra Bland’s Arrest Has Been Doctored

Last night, following the press conference in which authorities confirmed that Sandra Bland’s death is being investigated as a homicide, dash cam video of the traffic stop and arrest was released to the public. The video proved that the arresting officer, Brian Encinia, violated protocol, used excessive force and that Bland should have never been… More »


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