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Jumping the Shark on Women's Health
For the sake of anti-abortion politics, the governor and the Legislature turned their backs on women's health care – with disastrous consequences. Is there any way to fix this mess?
"...mid-December, before a friendly crowd at the Source for Women, a Houston anti-abortion "pregnancy resource" center, Gov. Rick Perry..."

Jan. 18, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Women's Work Is Never Done
Started in 1978 as a grassroots feminist arts collaborative, Women & Their Work has evolved into an Austin institution, which has survived collapsing economies and shifts in location and mission to become one of the city's premier visual arts spaces.
"...A sign of the times: People once mistook Women & Their Work for a secretarial service; now, a..."

March 7, 2003 Arts Feature by Sarah Hepola

Built by Women, for Women
Women's community center provides resources, meeting space
"...marginalized. Surprisingly, Austin was missing a one-stop-shop center for women to organize, host informational events, and receive resource support,..."

July 24, 2015 News Feature by Jessi Cape

What Women Want
"...Midler, Marisa Tomei, Alan Alda and Valerie Perrine. What women really want is for their men to act more..."

Dec. 22, 2000 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Thousands of Texas Women Self-Induce Abortion, Study Finds
Women point to cost barriers, clinic closures as reasons
"...At least 100,000 Texas women (from age 18 to 49) have attempted to terminate..."

Nov. 17, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

Fifth Circuit Abortion Ruling Harms Women
Closings, tears, and outrage for women and providers at Texas clinics
"...from both patients and providers – as hundreds of women across the city were turned away from abortion care..."

Nov. 1, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Fewer Women Served Under Texas Women's Health Program
Program designed to exclude PP, helps far fewer women
"...As expected, the number of women served by the state-funded Texas Women's Health Program –..."

July 31, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Dr. T & the Women
"...whose job it is to stick his face between women's legs all day long will be enough to lure..."

Oct. 13, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Little Women
Louisa May Alcott's March sisters remain resonant in a new season.
"...surely grounds for some kind of punishment, but Little Women is certainly a feminist text in the best sense..."

Dec. 23, 1994 Movie Review by Alison Macor

The Women’s Balcony
An Orthodox community gets embroiled in gender politics
"...the engine that drives this Israeli comedy. Additionally, The Women’s Balcony sounds an alarm about the insidious creep of..."

July 21, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Report: Texas Women's Health Program Hit Hard
Thousands fewer women served by Texas Women's Health Program
"...out of a lifesaving, preventative Medicaid program: Far fewer women are being served...."

April 3, 2015 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Report: Thousands Fewer Women Served by Texas Women's Health Program
After excluding Planned Parenthood, fewer women in health program
"...out of a life-saving, preventative Medicaid program: Far less women are being served...."

March 25, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

Texas Family Planning (Still) Costs More, Serves Fewer Women
State serves 77% fewer women in 2013
"...second year in a row – the number of women served by the state's family planning budget dropped dramatically,..."

Nov. 19, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Consider 'The Source': Crisis Pregnancy Center Transforms Into Women's Health Program Provider
If Planned Parenthood's out, are CPCs in?
"...As the state rolls out its revised Texas Women's Health Program, a central question remains: how to find..."

Sept. 21, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Texas Planned Parenthood Supporters Decry New Rules for Women's Health Program
But state plans to move forward without PP
"...Supporters of the current Women's Health Program expressed concern yesterday that new rules for..."

Sept. 5, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

8 1/2 Women
"...for you the details of Peter Greenaway's 8 1/2 Women, I can't make it all add up. Ever the..."

June 9, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Women's Health Care Access in Steady Decline
Health Commission numbers confirm decline in Texas women's care
"...As expected, the state-funded Texas Women's Health Program – designed to preclude women from obtaining..."

Aug. 9, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Without Planned Parenthood, Texas Women's Health in Jeopardy
GWU considers impact of ban on PP from Women's Health Program
"...its plan to cut Planned Parenthood out of the Women's Health Program when the new state-run version of the..."

Oct. 17, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

The Real War on Women?
Live Action says 'gendercide' is growing in U.S.
"...the anti-abortion group Live Action, the real war on women is not the constriction of resources for basic women's..."

May 30, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

GOP Aide Jumps Ship Over Women's Health Policy
Aide says boss' actions 'shameful'
"...The war on women waged with gusto last year under the dome of..."

March 7, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

How Women Are Changing the World of Wine by Reclaiming the Vine
Wonder Women of Wine advocates for gender equality and diversity in the wine industry
"...The year she began working at Pappas Bros. Steakhouse, the restaurant's wine list –..."

Feb. 22, 2019 Food Feature by Veronica Meewes

Report: Anti-Abortion Law Forces Women to Wait Longer for Procedure
Some Austin women forced to wait up to 20 days for abortion
"...effects of abortion-restrictive law, House Bill 2, on Texas women continues to pile up. But the willingness of anti-choice..."

Oct. 5, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

Men, Women & Children
We might be able to connect as human beings if we could just disconnect from from our wired lives, says this movie about our modern world.
"...courts and Friday night football, the title’s interlocking men, women, and children try to connect, but can’t disconnect, or..."

Oct. 17, 2014 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Are Women Being Served?
Preliminary numbers say Texas WHP is doing fine
"...in January for services provided under the new Texas Women's Health Program lag only slightly behind numbers for the..."

March 19, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Women Without Men
Although this film set in 1953 Iran is visually compelling, its story about four different women is slight and emblematic.
"...Mossadegh and installed the shah as the new ruler, Women Without Men offers a glimpse of women’s lives in..."

Oct. 8, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

In the Land of Women
Adam Brody stars in this movie, which also features Kristen Stewart and Meg Ryan, as a young man creeping toward adulthood.
"...madcap offering from Pedro Almodóvar, In the Land of Women is a much more conventional affair – a tame..."

April 20, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Amplify Austin 2015: Centered Women
How the Women's Community Center keeps it all together
"...Texas women and girls are strong, but we sure have had..."

March 4, 2015 Chronolog Post by Julie Gillis

State Can Ban Planned Parenthood from New Texas Women's Health Program – For Now
Injunction hearing scheduled for January
"...Texas to ban Planned Parenthood from its new Texas Women's Health Program, slated to begin tomorrow, Jan. 1...."

Dec. 31, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Real Women Have Curves
"...Brian Sites, Soledad St. Hilaire and Lourdes Perez. Two women, Carmen (Ontiveros) and Anna (Ferrara), are locked in an..."

Oct. 25, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

"Nobody's Women" See the Light
Mexican Women Film Directors Series
"...by this month-long, eye-opening retrospective of films by Mexican women directors (every Thursday night throughout October at the Dobie..."

Oct. 6, 1995 Arts Feature

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