In Brownsville, you can't go home again.
It’s a part of the human condition to romanticize your place of origin, to look nostalgically back upon the things you grew up with, and then wistfully shrug ...Read More
Houston was built on a stubborn defiance of nature. As the city recovers from Hurricane Harvey, that same attitude will be on display — for better or worse.
Houston was built on a stubborn defiance of nature. As the city recovers from Hurricane Harvey, that same attitude will be on display — for better or worse....Read More
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for us Texans to promote an economic boycott of our state until the misnamed “anti-sanctuary” law, Senate Bill 4, is repealed an...Read More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