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Writer Lindy West on Confronting Her Internet Troll and Reclaiming the Word ‘Fat’

Posted on · (Above: Lindy West is the author of “Shrill: Notes From a Loud Woman.” Photo: Michael Hagerty, Houston Public Media) We all know the anonymity of the Internet can often bring out the worst in people. But what if you had to face someone who’s harassed you online – in person? That’s what happened to writer Lindy West. […]

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New Leader in City of Houston’s Office for Disabilities, and Writer Lindy West: Tuesday’s Show (March 28, 2017)

Posted on · Mayor Sylvester Turner recently announced that Maria Town will head the Office for People with Disabilities. Town previously served as the disability community liaison for the Obama Administration’s Office of Public Engagement. On this edition of Houston Matters, Maggie Martin talks with her about her previous national experience and what she hopes to accomplish here in Houston. […]