Houston’s Hardy & Nance Is The Place For New Artists

Houston’s Hardy & Nance Is The Place For New Artists

It’s the third Saturday of the month at the Hardy & Nance Studios. Nominally, the crowd is here for the Portraits in June show, one of the many themed gallery events that Hardy & Nance host twice monthly. While that part of the gallery certainly draws a crowd thanks

By Jef Rouner
Queer Horror Authors in Texas

Queer Horror Authors in Texas

It’s a scary time to be LGBTQ+ in Texas, but the state’s horror authors are using their voices to make sure the terror is felt both ways. Gabrielle Faust is among the loudest queer horror voices in Texas. Since 2008, she has released twelve novels and anthologies. Her

By Jef Rouner
Confronting The Reality Of Anti-Abortion Centers

Confronting The Reality Of Anti-Abortion Centers

At twenty, Maleeha found herself with an unplanned pregnancy. She had come to America just a year before and was a college student in north Texas. Maleeha had been on birth control and didn’t think it was possible for her to be pregnant. After eight pregnancy tests, though, she

By Jessica Montoya Coggins
A DACA Anniversary Amid Uncertain Future

A DACA Anniversary Amid Uncertain Future

Over the weekend the Biden Administration celebrated the twelfth anniversary of DACA with a poignant video highlighting several Dreamers who have benefited from the policy. The acknowledgment of the anniversary arrives as the Obama-era program has been hobbled by a hostile court system and faces a potentially grimmer future.  In

By Jessica Montoya Coggins
Supreme Court Tosses Abortion Medication Challenge

Supreme Court Tosses Abortion Medication Challenge

Earlier today the Supreme Court, in an unanimous decision authored by Brett Kavanaugh, tossed a lawsuit that was seeking to revoke the FDA approval of mifepristone, one of two drugs used in a medication abortion. Kavanaugh’s opinion made it clear that the plaintiffs in the lawsuit, a conservative medical

By Jessica Montoya Coggins
A Resolution For San Antonio To Stop Displacing Birds, Trees, and Parkgoers

A Resolution For San Antonio To Stop Displacing Birds, Trees, and Parkgoers

A full version of this article originally appeared on Deceleration A resolution passed last month at LULAC’s state convention highlights the attacks on the birds and trees in Brackenridge Park —and their connection to civil and ceremonial rights for local Indigenous and Latine communities. The City of San Antonio

By Gregory Harman, Marisol Cortez
Threats To IVF In Texas

Threats To IVF In Texas

Ever since a surprise ruling in Alabama, advocates for IVF have been apprehensive that the procedure could be threatened in states like Texas, which is under essentially a total abortion ban. Though many Republicans lawmakers in Texas are downplaying any threats to IVF in the state, there are warning signs

By Jessica Montoya Coggins