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  • Blogs

    August 27, 2014

    Bathroom Battles: Scaremongering Abounds about Transgender Public Restroom Usage

    In March 2013, Alexis Hollada, better known by her stage name, Doomstress Alexis, is on her way back from Austin with her drummer, Raymond Matthews, in tow. The pair have just rocked a gig during SXSW with their doom metal act, Project Armageddon, and now just want to get back to Houston after picki ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2011

    Houston Immigration Facility Accused of Harassing Gays

    Ridculed, harassed and complaints ignored, allegations say​A civil rights group has filed a complaint alleging harassment and ill treatment of gay and transgendered people in federal immigration facilities across the nation, including one on Houston. The National Immigration Justice Center wr ... More >>

  • News

    January 21, 2010

    Job Market Blues

    So bad you'd put up with an (allegedly) masturbating boss?

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2010

    Texas' Youth Prisons Among The Worst For Sexual Abuse, Study Finds

    ‚ÄčThe Texas Youth Commission can't seem to stop its staff members from raping young inmates locked up at state facilities, according to a recently released federal report that paints the state agency as one of the worst in the country.The federal Bureau of Justice Statistics conducted the investiga ... More >>

  • News

    September 21, 2006

    Penal Violations

    Texas prisons say they canít allow condoms because they donít allow sex. So they donít need condoms. They just need $12 million a year to treat all the HIV-positive prisoners.