I’ll tell my son as he gets older that his experience of gender is on the margins of society. But that’s all right; lots of great stuff happens on the margins.
Dear Governor Abbott, Not long ago, my kids and I spent five nights camping in Big Bend. We had a great spot for our little pop-up camper right next to the Rio ...Read More
After SB 4, Texans should support immigration and boycott conventions, conferences and major sports events.
The time has come for us Texans to promote an economic boycott of our state until the misnamed “anti-sanctuary” law, Senate Bill 4, is repealed an...Read More
Wearing my hijab in Houston has always been complicated. In the Trump era, that's truer than ever.
Sometimes a piece of fabric is just a piece of fabric. Not so the hijab, the head cover worn by many Muslim women like myself. The hijab is a conversation start...Read More
It’s long past time in Texas for straight talk, starting with the blunt facts about the nullity the Texas Democratic Party has become.
Illustration by Adam Maida The presidency of Donald Trump is an emergency for the United States. Now is the time for each ethics-seeking American citizen to fig...Read More
The progressive movement in Texas must take bold action to inspire the residents of our cities to become part of the Trump resistance.
Texans are by and large more progressive than their state politicians. They must continue a long tradition of resistance to help stop Trump....Read More
We cannot be passive in the face of great peril.
If you want to understand the moral circumstances that Americans face in the dawning Trump era, you could do worse than The Ox-Bow Incident......Read More
Finding a good elementary school in Houston is easy — if you live in the right neighborhood, or can take on a school search as a full-time job.
Single mom Malkia Hutchinson never thought she'd be buying a $300 test prep kit for her 4-year-old, but that's how "school choice" shapes up in Houston....Read More