Tag Archives: Women’s Health

Miranda Mason :
METRO | Women’s hygiene heartache in local homeless shelters

Underfunded and undersupplied feminine hygiene products cause serious health risk. By Miranda Mason | The Rag Blog | November 21, 2015 AUSTIN — While life on the streets is far from easy, most people in need know where to go … finish reading Miranda Mason :
METRO | Women’s hygiene heartache in local homeless shelters

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Marilyn Katz :
Women vs. the Catholic Church, Round 2

Just whose rights was the Constitution written to protect? It is women, not institutions, who are at the center of this debate. By Marilyn Katz | The Rag Blog | January 20, 2014 Exactly whom — or what — do … finish reading Marilyn Katz :
Women vs. the Catholic Church, Round 2

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Jim Hightower Brings the Lowdown on ‘Poopgate’ and ‘Tinkle-Down’ Economics

Texas populist gadfly Jim Hightower at the studios of KOOP-FM in Austin, Texas, September 13, 2013. Photos by Roger Baker / The Rag Blog. Rag Radio podcast: Famed Texas populist commentator and political gadfly, Jim Hightower In 30 years, we’ve … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Jim Hightower Brings the Lowdown on ‘Poopgate’ and ‘Tinkle-Down’ Economics

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Lamar W. Hankins : Texas Sen. Donna Campbell’s Dishonesty on Abortion

Texas Sen. Donna Campbell, R-New Braunfels, speaks to an anti-abortion group outside the state capitol in Austin, Monday, July 1, 2013. Photo by Eric Gay / AP. Extremism trumps libertarian views: Donna Campbell’s dishonesty on abortion Campbell allows her extremist … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Texas Sen. Donna Campbell’s Dishonesty on Abortion

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Anne Lewis : Texas Women Who Misbehave

Texas Sen. Wendy Davis speaks to a crowd of thousands at the Texas State Capitol, Austin, Texas, July 1, 2013. Photo by Phillip Martin / The Frisky. Deep in the heart of Texas: Women who misbehave While pro-life sentiment is … finish reading Anne Lewis : Texas Women Who Misbehave

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Ted McLaughlin : Wendy Davis, Energized Dems Deal Blow to Texas GOP and War on Women

Pro-choice demonstrators at the Texas State Capitol in Austin, Sunday, June 23, 2013. More than 1,000 packed the place on Sunday and the numbers kept growing during the week. Photo by Alan Pogue / The Rag Blog. A new day … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : Wendy Davis, Energized Dems Deal Blow to Texas GOP and War on Women

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Marilyn Katz : What Every Woman Should Know (About Paul Ryan)

Rep. Paul Ryan faces moderator Martha Raddatz in the vice presidential debate. Photo by Saul Loeb / AFP / GettyImages.One sure thing:What every woman should know Paul Ryan has voted 59 times to support legislation that ranges from declaring a … finish reading Marilyn Katz : What Every Woman Should Know (About Paul Ryan)

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Mary Tuma : Family Planning Cuts Force Texas Clinic Closures

Image from Austinist.New England Journal of Medicine: Family planning cuts inTexas force clinic closures Low-income women are being hit hardest by the legislative cutbacks, the study’s authors note. By Mary Tuma / The American Independent / October 2, 2012 Deep … finish reading Mary Tuma : Family Planning Cuts Force Texas Clinic Closures

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Marilyn Katz : The Ties That Bind Paul Ryan and Todd Akin

Graphic from Eclectablog.Paul Ryan and Todd Akin:  The ties that bind Rape-denier Todd Akin is right in line with the GOP’s staunchly anti-abortion platform. And so is Ryan. By Marilyn Katz | The Rag Blog | August 22, 2012 Republicans, … finish reading Marilyn Katz : The Ties That Bind Paul Ryan and Todd Akin

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Ted McLaughlin : The GOP’s Biggest Mistake

Mike Luckovich political cartoon from The Friends of Jake.GOP’s biggest mistake:The anti-woman agenda By Ted McLaughlin | The Rag Blog | April 3, 2012 I can understand some of the actions of Republicans, even though I vociferously disagree with them. … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : The GOP’s Biggest Mistake

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Ken Handel : Father Still Knows Best

Father knew best back then (Robert Young and Lauren Chapin from the hit television, sitcom, Father Knows Best, 1959), and apparently still does. Image from Wikimedia Commons.Father still knows best U.S. women earn less, have minimal leadership clout, and are … finish reading Ken Handel : Father Still Knows Best

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Alice Embree : Women are ‘Seeing Red’ in Texas

“Seeing Red” organizer Marcia Ball, center, with Emily Haas, left, and novelist Sarah Bird at the Texas State Capitol. Photo by Susan Crews Bailey / Facebook. ‘Seeing Red’: The Texas Taliban’s war on women By Alice Embree | The Rag … finish reading Alice Embree : Women are ‘Seeing Red’ in Texas

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