texas

News

Charley Garrison, the pastor at a local church spoke to KTRE-TV about the billboards, saying, “Ex-gays implies there’s something wrong with gay, lesbian, and transgender people. Ex-gay therapy does not do any good and in fact, can do harm in increasing the suicide rate in the LGBTQ community.”READ MORE »


News

While we obviously want women to be treated as equals to men in every category of life, we could sit this one out. READ MORE »


News

Even if Cocks Not Glocks doesn’t manage to get the law repealed, the noble protestors hope it will wake people up to the fact that the U.S. is balls deep in gun violence.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


News

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


News

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. READ MORE »


News

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


News

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


News

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


News

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


News

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. READ MORE »


News

Hmm, I wonder why? READ MORE »


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… READ MORE »


News

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.  READ MORE »


News

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. READ MORE »


Celebs

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… READ MORE »


News

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


News

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… READ MORE »


News

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… READ MORE »


1 2 3 4 ... 9