justice

Fixing Our Own Communities

(image on post is from Megan J. Smith) There are people from throughout the country who have journeyed to Ferguson, Missouri over the last nearly two weeks. Many of them journalists, many organizers in their own communities. There are some people who are probably in Ferguson because they want to put their bodies on the …

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So, I’m Writing A Book

I am under contract with Akashic  Books on their new Edge of Sports (Dave Zirin) imprint to write a book on college football and sexual assault. It’s due in early spring next year so I’m guessing that means a late summer publishing? I don’t know enough about any of this but coinciding with the start …

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Update

I know this space has been silent for a while now. I’ve just been very busy. So, here’s an update on what I’ve been up to. How have you been? This past week was the anniversary of Wendy Davis filibustering the omnibus anti-choice bill SB5 (which passed in the second special session under its more …

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Wayne Slater And I Are On A Panel On Monday in Austin. We’ll Be Discussing Gender And The Gubernatorial Race.

I’m not kidding. If you don’t know, Wayne Slater is the Dallas Morning News’ Senior Political Reporter. He wrote that sexist gotcha piece about Wendy Davis’ life. I responded formally at The Guardian: “Painting Wendy Davis as a bad mother is political sexism at its worst” The problem is that the Dallas Morning News article …

28th November 1962: Three winners of the 'Top Twenty' model competition modelling British designer Teddy Tenling's tenpin bowling outfits at the Top Rank Bowling Alley, in Streatham, London. From left to right: Vivian Peters, CHristina Browne and Joan Lofthouse. (Photo by Reg Speller/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Help Me Raise $5000 For The Lilith Fund! Please.

——-> DONATE AT THIS LINK!!! This at the bottom but in case you don’t make it all the way there, the point of this post is… I am asking today, if you have just $5 that you can spare, please consider donating to Lilith Fund. I am participating in their annual bowl-a-thon fundraising effort and would …