Texas

How Mainstream Media Failed on the Texas "Feminist Army" Filibuster

Photos of Davis’s pink Nikes went viral, as did images of hundreds of orange-clad protestors. The internet treated the bill like it was the Red Wedding episode of Game of Thrones or the arrival of Hillary Clinton to Twitter. Read more »

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here’s what’s on our radar this morning… Devestating news from the Supreme Court: The Voting Rights Act has been gutted and has stripped back... Read more »

Five Things You Need to Know About Texas's Terrible Abortion Bill

Orange-shirted pro-choice protesters fill the Texas legislature. Photo by Nick Swartsell, Texas Observer. The Texas House passed some of the nation’s most... Read more »

Kacey Musgraves: The Country Star Who Calls Out Gender Norms

Kacey Musgraves is looking to change a mammoth, 44.6... Read more »

BitchTapes: Lone Star Ladies

Approximately 100% of the time that someone mentions the name Selena outside of Texas, they are talking about Selena Gomez. Approximately 100% of those times, I wish they were talking about Selena Quintanilla, and I pretend in my heart that they are. In Hill Country, though, que viva La Flor.... Read more »

Adventures in Feministory: Ann Richards

Ann Richards, born Dorothy Ann Willis, was Texas’s second female Governor and one in a long line of Texan women badasses. Read more »

Tuning In: Redistricting, Christian rock, and teen girl bassists on Friday Night Lights

Friday Night Lights continues its fourth season tonight on NBC, to the excitement of one Texan feminist music geek. Read more »

GAYbiGAYGAY, y'all!

As most of you are aware, a few of us from Bitch Headquarters traded rainy Portland for sunny Austin, Texas, last week where we spent six days burning our Pacific Northwest skin to a crisp and listening to some bands at SXSW. The highlight of the week for me, without a doubt, was GAYbiGAYGAY, a... Read more »

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