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  1. fashion
    Stable Genius Cuts RibbonTrump attends opening of Louis Vuitton workshop, dances to “Macho Man,” talks about Kurds. Classy!
  2. made in america
    Why Is Louis Vuitton Opening a Workshop in Texas?The locals aren’t thrilled about it.
  3. voter suppression
    A Texas Woman Is Fighting a 5-Year Prison Sentence for Trying to VoteCrystal Mason says she didn’t realize she was ineligible to vote, and is seeking a new trial ahead of her harsh sentence for voting illegally in 2016.
  4. wedding crashers
    A Serial Wedding Crasher Is on the Loose in TexasTexas police are looking for a woman who has been showing up to weddings and pretending to be a guest, only to run off with the gifts.
  5. politics
    You Should Be Paying Attention to Jessica Cisneros’s CampaignThe 26-year-old progressive wants to oust one of the most conservative Democrats in Congress.
  6. crime
    3 Trans Women Have Been Killed in Dallas This Past YearPolice are now investigating the death of Chynal Lindsey, whose body was discovered on Saturday.
  7. police brutality
    A Cop Killed a Black Grandmother After Stopping Her Outside Her HomePolice say the officer was “forced” to fire multiple rounds at the 44-year-old woman. Her family says she was struggling with schizophrenia.
  8. sandra bland
    Sandra Bland Recorded Her Own Traffic Stop 3 Days Before Her DeathHer family is calling for a renewed investigation of her case.
  9. abortion rights
    Texas Lawmakers Want to Make Abortion Punishable by DeathA proposed bill would allow the state to convict women who receive abortions with homicide, which carries with it a possible death penalty.
  10. animals
    All Hail the Stoner Who Unwittingly Saved a ‘Chubby Tiger’A Texas woman entered an abandoned house to get high. Instead, she found a tiger.
  11. crime
    A Border Patrol Agent in Texas Killed at Least 4 Women. Here’s What to Know.Juan David Ortiz has been charged with murder for his suspected role in four killings.
  12. beto 2020?
    Seems Like Everyone Is Thirsty for More BetoHe lost to Ted Cruz but his fans are ready for more.
  13. 2018 midterms
    I Just Want This 77-Year-Old Beto Voter to Be HappyShe broke down in tears of pride after seeing O’Rourke at the polls in El Paso.
  14. crime
    The Mysterious Shackled Woman From the Texas Doorbell Video Has Been FoundShe was a victim of domestic violence, police say, and her boyfriend was found dead of an apparent suicide.
  15. 2018 midterms
    Texas GOP Succeeds in Making Beto O’Rourke Look Extremely Cool and Also HotNot that it takes much when you’re running against Ted Cruz.
  16. crime
    Texas Man Accused of Shooting Female Drivers, Believes They Are ‘Incompetent’Prosecutors say Nicholas D’Agostino has “a dim view of women.”
  17. power
    Customs Agent Hassled Mother and Daughter for Having Different Last NamesA woman from Texas says an officer told her, “Maybe you should have taken your husband’s last name so you could prove you were her mom.”
  18. crime
    Sheriff’s Deputy Sexually Abused Undocumented Woman’s 4-Year-Old Child: ReportOfficials say there may be other victims.
  19. crime
    ‘Multiple Fatalities’ Reported After Texas School ShootingA single gunman is in custody after a shooting at Santa Fe High School outside of Houston.
  20. sticker drama
    This Profane Anti-Trump Bumper Sticker Is Terrorizing a Texas TownThe local sheriff has sounded the alarm.
  21. abortion rights 2017
    Judge Orders Trump Administration to Let Undocumented Teen Obtain an AbortionThe judge reminded Team Trump that abortion is protected by constitutional law.
  22. 7 Months Pregnant and Trapped in a Hurricane“I thought: My baby and I are going to drown.”
  23. abortion rights 2017
    Trump Administration Threatens Abortion Access for Immigrant Minors in TexasThe ACLU is fighting one case in an emergency hearing.
  24. everyday sexism
    A Texas Official Was Reprimanded for Refusing to Meet With Female EmployeesHe skipped meetings with a colleague he feared “had romantic feelings for him.”
  25. bicep envy
    Ted Cruz Is Very Impressed by the U.S. Coast Guard’s Muscles“Every one of them [is] ripped.”
  26. reproductive rights
    Texas Judge Blocks Law Banning Common Abortion ProcedureA federal judge temporarily stopped the law from taking effect.
  27. hurricane harvey
    A Nurse on Rescuing Critically Ill Babies from Hurricane HarveyWhat it was like to evacuate premature newborns in Corpus Christi, Texas.
  28. karma
    Watch Rep. Blake Farenthold Get Soaked by a Hurricane in Live InterviewMy dude looks miserable.
  29. politics
    Planned Parenthood Is Suing Texas Over Its Abortion-Procedure BanThey’re trying to reverse Texas’s ban of a common, safe abortion procedure.
  30. abortion access
    Here’s Why Texas Abortion Clinics Are Still Struggling to ReopenA year after a groundbreaking Supreme Court ruling in their favor, only 3 of 24 clinics have reopened.
  31. politics
    What You Need to Know About the Sweeping Anti-Abortion Law Just Signed in TexasIt bans a common abortion procedure and requires fetal remains to be buried.
  32. women's health
    Abstinence-Only Sex Ed Is Failing Texas TeensThe state has yet to adopt progressive policies that are working to reduce the teen-pregnancy rate elsewhere.
  33. offensive things
    Texas Middle-School Teachers Give Girl ‘Most Likely to Become a Terrorist’ AwardOnly one day after the Manchester terrorist attack.
  34. reproductive rights
    Texas Passed an Intense Abortion-Restriction Bill Despite Supreme Court RulingBecause who cares about the Supreme Court, anyway?
  35. Teen’s Ex and His New Girlfriend Arrested Over Her Cyberbullying SuicideBrandy Vela shot herself after her ex reportedly posted naked pictures of her online.
  36. sxsw diary
    A List of Personal SXSW HighlightsAnd arguably some lowlights.
  37. abortion rights
    Texas Lawmaker Proposes Fining Men $100 Every Time They MasturbateIn the face of Texas abortion restrictions, State Rep. Jessica Farrar has introduced a satirical bill giving men a taste of their own medicine.
  38. legal battles
    Judge Blocks Texas’s Attempt to Cut Medicaid Funding to Planned ParenthoodA federal judge issued a preliminary injunction and wrote a scathing opinion admonishing the state.
  39. Texas Mayor Is the State’s First Openly Trans Person to Serve in Elected OfficeJess Herbst has been New Hope’s mayor since May.
  40. reproductive rights
    State Rep.: Criminalizing Abortion Would Women Force Women to Be ‘Responsible’Tony Tinderholt, the Texas lawmaker attempting to make abortion illegal in his state, spoke to the Texas Observer about his bill.
  41. abortion rights
    Planned Parenthood Takes Texas Back to CourtThe state is taking final steps to cut Planned Parenthood from its network of Medicaid providers.
  42. women's health
    Texas Makes Final Move to Stop Funding to Planned ParenthoodHealth officials in Texas filed a legal notice to end the program’s Medicaid funding.
  43. Horrible Texas Rule Requiring Women to Cremate Fetal Remains Temporarily BlockedA judge issued a temporary restraining order against the regulations.
  44. Abortion Activists Are Fighting Back Against Texas’s Fetal-Remains RuleThe lawsuit seeks to block the rule from being implemented.
  45. steaming piles of bullshit
    Texas Is Handing Out an Abortion Booklet That’s Full of MisinformationMisinformational material.
  46. women's health
    New Texas Health Rules Will Require Fetal Remains to Be Cremated or BuriedNew rules set to take effect mid-December prohibit hospitals or abortion providers from disposing of fetal remains in sanitary landfills.
  47. lgbt rights
    This Insane Bill Would Force Teachers to Out LGBT Students to Their ParentsIt entitles any Texas parent to information on their child’s “general physical, psychological or emotional well-being.”
  48. women's health
    Pregnancy-Related Deaths Doubled in Texas After Abortion Clinics ClosedFunny how those two things coincide.
  49. actually good things
    Thousands of Women in Texas Will Get Low-Cost IUDsThanks to a $2 million donation to Planned Parenthood.
  50. look book
    The Texan Who Wants to Go Into Fashion“Right now, I’m just trying to model and build up my résumé.”
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