• Can You #GiveToWendy And Help Bring This One Home?

    Today, bloggers across Texas are raising money for Wendy Davis as we prepare for the start of Early Voting. Click here to donate. To see more posts, follow the #GiveToWendy hashtag on Twitter. Also, this is the second time I’ve participated in a blog money bomb for Davis. Here was my first post, a year …

  • On Major Decisions and Regret

    This past Thursday, I participated in a local storytelling project, Testify¬†(their Tumblr has more info). It was my second time (I performed in their first show and then this time in their anniversary show). The theme was “Hindsight” and as soon as I heard about the theme, I knew I had a story I wanted …

  • My Latest: The History of Race And Football In Austin

    In this month’s issue of the Texas Observer, I have a feature on the history of race and football in Austin. It was months in the making and I’m proud of the work. You can now read it online at their site. The feature goes from the segregated Jim Crow days of the early 1940s …

  • Abortion, Shame, And Hospital Privileges

    [warning: post contains discussion of molestation and sexual assault] In the September issue of Texas Monthly, Erica Grieder has a Q+A with Kyleen Wright,¬†head of the Texans for Life Coalition. It is titled, “The Compassionate Social Conservative.” In one of her first answers, Wright says this about the new hospital privileges law regarding doctors who …