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TAASA Unveils First-Ever Survivor Advisory Board
Panel offers chance to shape Texas policies on sexual violence
"...“The personal is political,” TAASA’s Amanda Lewis said, “I think [the board] is going..."

Dec. 8, 2020 News Post by Sarah Marloff

TAASA Unveils First-Ever Survivor Advisory Board
Panel offers chance to shape Texas policies on sexual violence

Dec. 11, 2020 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

SOB Tax Stripped Again
After second court defeat, Attorney General looks to Texas Supreme Court to revive "Titty Tax"
"...In spite of this, the attorney general has filed..."

June 15, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

After Mishandling a Student's Assault, AISD Stalls on Training Staff
Austin High alum recalls feelings silenced, ignored, and blamed
"...do better," which led to discussions around a potential TAASA training for staff. The district currently requires annual trainings..."

Jan. 8, 2021 News Feature by Clara Ence Morse

Topless Tax Dies in Maneuver for More Money
3rd Court of Appeals will rule on existing surcharge at sexually oriented businesses
"...has those figures at $8 million and $19 million). TAASA contacted senators after third reading to request a rewrite..."

June 5, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...Mok, president of the Texas Association Against Sexual Assault (TAASA)...."

Jan. 10, 1997 News Feature

Anita Perry in Context
How the first lady of Texas is the brains of the operation
"...has seen the state's rape program funding stagnate. However, TAASA has made much of her skills in fundraising and..."

Oct. 17, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Another Round
AG's Office asks state Supremes to review unconstitutional stripper surcharge
"...appeals decision as a victory. In a press release, TAASA Deputy Director Torie Camp said she was "thrilled that..."

June 19, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Revenge of the Return of the Titty Tax
Legislators want third swipe at fee condemned as unconstitutional by district court
"...working on a new version of the tax which TAASA claims fixes all the holes. As for the fact..."

Feb. 12, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Survivors Hit Back at City, County in Court
Plaintiffs hit back at motions to dismiss in sexual assault class-action suit

Oct. 19, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

The Topless Tax Sequel, Part III
The Lege's Titty Tax refuses to die
"...was never our intention to tax traditional theatre," said TAASA Deputy Director Torie Camp, "and we'll be working with..."

Feb. 20, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Justices Get Jumped on for Jessica's Law
Texas lawmakers bemoan Supreme Court decision barring executions for child abuse
"...The U.S. Supreme Court's decision last week barring death..."

July 1, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Return of the Titty Tax
New 'nudity' tax could include not just strip clubs but cabarets, bars, fashion shows, and even mainstream theatres
"...rejected by the Lege. Lawrence Collins, a lobbyist for TAASA, said the association started shopping the idea around again..."

Dec. 7, 2007 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...look beneath the surface." To help get that going, TAASA and other social service organizations have joined with law..."

May 27, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

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