The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments Monday over the controversial Texas abortion law. The law, which was allowed to be enacted in October by the Fifth Circuit, requires doctors to have local hospital admitting privileges to conduct abortions. State Sen. Wendy Davis rocketed to p ... More >>
It's more likely than not, that at some point in your dating career or your marriage (but hopefully not!) you have either cheated on your partner or been cheated on. Ce'st la vie, right? But people have a tendency to universalize their own experiences -- especially those as jarring as finding out th ... More >>
Rick Perry and the Source for Women: Trust Us With Your Uter-us!
Governor Rick Perry couldn't have made it any clearer during a press conference at a Christian-based health clinic Tuesday: "My goal, and the goal of many of those joining me here today is to make abortion at any stage a thing of the past." Perry was pushing the so-called "Pre-Born Pain Bill," a bi ... More >>
A federal judge has put a hold on Governor Perry's war on Planned Parenthood, in part because he doesn't believe Texas will keep Perry's promise to make up for lost federal funding. Texas, of course, has banned Planned Parenthood clinics from receiving Women's Health Program funds, beginning tomorr ... More >>
Rick Perry's plan to bar Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers from the state's Women's Health Program may be red meat to the religious right stirred up over the current contraception wars, but it's not too popular with Texans, a new poll shows. Public Policy Polling's new survey shows 55 ... More >>
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals struck down the temporary injunction on Texas's so-called sonogram law, clearing the way for abortion providers to enforce the new mandate. The law, championed by Senator Dan Patrick, requires a sonogram whenever a woman seeks an abortion. The law requires the wom ... More >>
Novel arguments from abortion-rights supporters, judge says.Opponents trying to block the state's new so-called sonogram bill may have a tougher road in Texas than they've had in other states. This morning's hearing in Austin, before U.S. District Judge Sam Sparks, did not produce an immedia ... More >>
Group says new law "imposes stress and emotional strain on women as they prepare to undergo a medical procedure."The legal challenge to the new bill that forces women who are seeking an abortion to get a sonogram begins for real tomorrow, with a hearing on a temporary injunction barring enfo ... More >>
Readers discuss Slutwave genre.
Well...problem solved."Well, I learned something new today!" exclaimed my friend Jessica Walters as I met up with her after a panel at today's Houston Summit for the Creative Economy. "Women cause diabetes!" She laughed, but we both agreed that the moral of the story from the panel had been r ... More >>
Hot flashes and cold sweats - yeah, that sounds like fodder for a Broadway show
Voices Breaking Boundaries boasts ten years of speaking up
Let the mother-daughter bonding begin
This city's gay community pushed back hard.
The short but storied past of Houston's legendary live music venue.
Okay, okay, so all of you are like, yes, Miss Pop Rocks, with your feminism and your women's rights thang, we didn't expect you to like Flirty Girl Fitness.And you know what? You're right! I hate Flirty Girl Fitness! I think it is completely sick and twisted. What that Hell are we coming to as ... More >>
The sordid romantic life of Galveston federal judge Sam Kent, the bombastic and bullying power of the island courthouse for years, just keeps getting sordid-er.He's been indicted again for sexual harassment, and for obstructing justice in the investigation of the first charges of sexual harassment. ... More >>
Barbies and breakups take over Lawndale, with mixed results
They're tough, fast and back on track
This Island (Strummer/Universal)
The Margarett Root Brown Reading Series
The hostility flung at Liz Phair's new record is senseless, sexist and abominably stupid
Friday, March 1
A couple's claim against Landry's -- was it bawdy behavior or veiled blackmail?
Whole Foods Market
End of the Road
New Releases Reviewed
March 4 - 10, 1999
G.I. Jane traps a testosterone-poisoned lunkhead in Demi Moore's body