Politics

When Free Speech Becomes Its Own Form of Censorship

When Free Speech Becomes Its Own Form of Censorship

A while back a friend of mine’s daughter wanted to start her…

SJWs Get Shit Done

SJWs Get Shit Done

The wife and I are slowly working our way through the gay…

The Right Doesn’t Want Empathy. They Want Forgiveness, and They Can’t Have It

The Right Doesn’t Want Empathy. They Want Forgiveness, and They Can’t Have It

Photo: Gage Skidmore   The election of Donald Trump sparked a lot…

How You Can Save the News in Trump’s America

How You Can Save the News in Trump’s America

It’s a day ending in ‘y’ as I write this, so presumably…

If You’re Going to Have Milo Yiannopoulos On, Be Ready to Talk Trans Issues

If You’re Going to Have Milo Yiannopoulos On, Be Ready to Talk Trans Issues

Milo Yiannopoulos. Photo: @kmeron   Editor’s note: Since this article was written…

Meet the Trans Woman Running for Pete Sessions’ Seat in Congress

Meet the Trans Woman Running for Pete Sessions’ Seat in Congress

The election of Donald Trump has brought out a great many people…

How Houston Artists Are Affected by Trump

How Houston Artists Are Affected by Trump

Giant Kitty. Photo: Michael Villegas   In addition to the journalism work…

Trump and the New Confederacy of Dunces

Trump and the New Confederacy of Dunces

Donald Trump. Photo: Gage Skidmore   During Donald Trump’s campaign for the…

Local Voices at the Women’s March on Houston

Local Voices at the Women’s March on Houston

The Women’s March on Houston kicked off right after 11 am on Saturday,…

We Belong: An Interview with Miriam Hakim of Giant Kitty

We Belong: An Interview with Miriam Hakim of Giant Kitty

On January 20, Donald Trump will take his oath of office and officially be recognized as the 45th President of the United States. That same night, four bands with members who are Muslim or come from Muslim families — including Giant Kitty, Turnaways, Ruiners and Revels — will take part in a protest concert at Walter's Downtown called We Belong: Houstonians of Muslim Descent Dissent. …

What Embarrassing Things Have Our Texas Representatives Done Lately?

What Embarrassing Things Have Our Texas Representatives Done Lately?

Sen. John Cornyn. Photo: Gage Skidmore   Caveat – by the time…

A Look at Three Unexpected Presidential Winners

A Look at Three Unexpected Presidential Winners

Donald Trump. Photo: Gage Skidmore   The resiliency of American democracy and…

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