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Coalition Unveils Campaign for Reproductive Health in Texas

Coalition Unveils Campaign for Reproductive Health in Texas

The “Trust. Respect. Access.” campaign promotes policies that would restore trust in Texans to make their own reproductive health care choices, respect for physicians’ medical and ethical judgments about the needs of their patients, and access to safe, timely abortion care.…

Remembering the Three Victims in the #ChapelHillShooting

Remembering the Three Victims in the #ChapelHillShooting

Deah, Yusor, and Razan touched many lives, and they should be remembered for all they did while they were here.…

Point/Counterpoint: Charlie Hebdo, Colonialism, Islamophobia, and Censorship

Point/Counterpoint: Charlie Hebdo, Colonialism, Islamophobia, and Censorship

Free Press Houston is an often-irreverent publication which has been known to push the limits of "good taste," so you would expect us to be highly sympathetic toward a seemingly related publication, Charlie Hebdo. …

Worst Opportunist Against the Immigrant Community: Sheriff Adrian Garcia

Worst Opportunist Against the Immigrant Community: Sheriff Adrian Garcia

By continuing to participate in 287(g) and Secure Communities, Adrian Garcia is throwing undocumented immigrants (arguably the most powerless group of people in our society) under the bus so he can pick up some votes from racists when he runs for mayor.…

Anti-Muslim Protests at Texas Capitol

Anti-Muslim Protests at Texas Capitol

Texas is home to over 26 million people from myriad backgrounds, and our elected officials have a duty to meet with them regardless of their religion, race, or national origin.…

42 Years Since Roe, Rights Still Under Attack

42 Years Since Roe, Rights Still Under Attack

by Laila Khalili “We are closer than ever to the dark days that preceded the…

Segregated Epitaphs

Segregated Epitaphs

By Nick Cooper “Why Haven’t Muslims Confronted  Extremism?” Muslims in the U.S. and European media…

ICYMI – Five Awesome Moments from the State of the Union Address

ICYMI – Five Awesome Moments from the State of the Union Address

In case you missed it… by Laila Khalili   When President Obama became the first…

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Roosh Williams: Houston’s Unorthodox Rapper

Roosh Williams: Houston’s Unorthodox Rapper

I like these songs, I think they’re good songs. The songs really represent me and where I’m at in my life right now.…

Local Love: Buxton

Local Love: Buxton

Photo: Jay Dryden     There really aren’t too many times where I can say that I heard something and my…

Local Love: Grand Old Grizzly

Local Love: Grand Old Grizzly

Photo: Kennon Evett   There was a time when the city of Houston was filled with the notes of hot country…

Steve Gunn – Way Out Weather

Steve Gunn – Way Out Weather

Music is more than sound, it is feeling, it is environment, you are in it, you are there, in that place.…

Local Love: PuraPharm

Local Love: PuraPharm

Photo: ARExpressions   I have to say that so far, 2015 is shaping up to be a good one with all…

ALBUM-ING

ALBUM-ING

Kwame reviews new Sleater Kinney, Bjork, Elephant Micah, Steve Gunn & the Black Twig Pickers, Eternal Tapestry, & Alasdair Roberts.…

Local love: Android Genius

Local love: Android Genius

Photo: Rick Carruth   Houston seems to really be on the futuristic level musically as of late.  When I hear national artists, I feel like someone in Houston has either…

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Worst of Houston 2014

Worst of Houston 2014

We started a new, sort of "Best of" tradition this year with the Sammy's Awards, but we don't want you thinking FPH went soft.…

Worst Welfare Recipient: Valero Corporation

Silence = Consent: Local Protests Against Police Violence

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Wyatt Cenac: From “Brooklyn” To Houston

Wyatt Cenac: From “Brooklyn” To Houston

Photo: Eric Michael Pearson   When most people hear the name Wyatt Cenac, they usually think…

Eye Candy — The Eyes Have It

Eye Candy

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(Dis)Comfort Food — Jones Fried Chicken

(Dis)Comfort Food — Jones Fried Chicken

If you’re one of those people who think that ISIS is invading the country, or that Obama is implementing Sharia law, or that the gay agenda is bringing Islamic extremists to Houston, believe me when I tell you: There is nothing to worry about.…

Nacho-r Ordinary Tavern — Bull & Bear

Oh Say Can You Cici’s?

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My Wingman — Expanding the Litter

My Wingman — Expanding the Litter

What "trying to have kids" really means.…

BADVICE: IS THIS SUPPOSED TO BE FUNNY? V – 24

My Wingman (Typical Late Valentine Edition)