3:36 PM May 12, 2013

Mom still cringes when she remembers getting the phone call about my trip to the emergency room, the surgery the next day to repair my broken ankle, and the eight weeks of recovery that followed.

3:46 PM May 7, 2013

Derby culture is more than just what fans see on the track.

It's about friendships and sisterhood, and women helping women.

4:18 PM Apr 24, 2013

There is method to the madness.

Learning and understanding roller derby can be … confusing.

Short story: There are 10 women total on the track at the time, five from each team.

4:58 PM Mar 26, 2013

"News" comes from anywhere and everywhere these days.

Maybe a better word for it is information.

Early today, several of my friends changed their profile pictures on Facebook to a red background with a pink equal sign, and my curiosity piqued. Perhaps you saw it, too.

3:18 PM Mar 19, 2013

It's a horrific story, the rape of a 16-year-old girl as she was paraded from party to party by Steubenville football players last year.

3:25 PM Mar 12, 2013

For today, a sampling of news from my favorite feminist websites: Sarah Palin, class rage, cannibal cop, and Hooters, not necessarily in that order.
 

Headline: Hooter's embarrassing plan to appeal to the ladies is sort of working

(Insert eye roll here).

5:45 PM Feb 27, 2013

Significant news on the campaign for gay rights this week.

3:20 PM Feb 19, 2013

Broken bones, bruises and bloody noses.

"Bones" featured an episode earlier this month, called "The Doll in the Derby."

You can find it on Hulu.

3:01 PM Feb 12, 2013

Most stories you'll read about roller derby will be about "normal woman by day" and "alter ego by night."

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