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SXSW Panel: Good Night & Good Luck: Media in Election Years
The Trump administration wouldn’t provide Washington Post presidential campaign reporter David Fahrenthold with answers for a story. Instead, they sent the responses to CNN in a strategic and calculated effort to get the news network to poke holes in his reporting.

1:50PM Mon. Mar. 13, Mary Tuma Read More | Comment »

Lawmaker Files Bill Penalizing Male Masturbation
Fed up with the slew of bills regulating women’s health care, Rep. Jessica Farrar, D-Houston, has put forth a bill on the final day of legislative filing that would penalize men for “unregulated masturbatory emissions.”

10:22AM Mon. Mar. 13, Mary Tuma Read More | Comment »

SXSW Panel: Covering POTUS: A Conversation With the Failing NYT
A couple thousand SXSW’ers defied the Daylight Saving daze this morning to hear New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet defend his paper’s coverage of Donald Trump and define responsible journalism as “the honorable pursuit of the truth.”

4:10PM Sun. Mar. 12, Michael King Read More | Comment »

SXSW Panel: Women’s Representation: Five Steps to Win Gender Parity
Privy to a recent conversation among high-level Democratic donors following Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential loss, former state senator and gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis couldn’t help but feel shocked.

2:15PM Sat. Mar. 11, Mary Tuma Read More | Comment »

Feminist Edit-a-Thon Makes Wikipedia More Diverse
Wikipedia gets its yearly feminist makeover this Saturday, March 11. Stephanie Creaghan, Aditi Ohri, and Jessica Wagner organized the local Feminist Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon with the intention of including more female, queer, and genderqueer artist profiles, as well as increasing the percentage of women-identified and nonbinary contributors.

2:49PM Fri. Mar. 10, Sarah Marloff Read More | Comment »

Bathroom Bill Flushed to Senate
Rose, a transgender kindergartener, told a story Tuesday night about the problems with Senate Bill 6. “I was using the boys’ restroom, and a boy hopped over the stall and just looked at me,” the child told members of the state’s Senate Affairs Committee a few minutes before 9pm.

10:10AM Wed. Mar. 8, Sarah Marloff Read More | Comment »

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Joe Biden at SXSW
Clear your SXSW schedule and start lining up now: Joe Biden, the 47th U.S. vice president, will be speaking March 12, as part of the Connect to End Cancer series of talks.

11:00AM Mon. Mar. 6, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Sexual Assault Advocates Demand Answers for Rape Kit Negligence
Disconcerting reports about the current status of APD’s ever-growing rape kit backlog has prompted Travis County’s Sexual Assault Resource and Recovery Team (SARRT) to draft a letter to Mayor Steve Adler, Interim City Manager Elaine Hart, and Interim Police Chief Brian Manley requesting immediate clarification about the holdup.

11:05AM Wed. Mar. 1, Sarah Marloff Read More | Comment »

Texas Vets Push for Marijuana Reform
A walking cane. Two back surgeries. Five morphine pills taken daily. Twenty every day in total. This is what brought disabled Navy veteran Corey Benshoof to Veterans Lobby Day at the state Capitol on Wednesday.

11:25AM Thu. Feb. 23, Montinique Monroe Read More | Comment »

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