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Holding Space with Magical Wheelism

Mar 8, 2020

CoCo Butther of San Fernando Valley Roller Derby needs no introduction partly because she’s such a mainstay in skaterly environs online and IRL, and also because I just want y’all to listen to CoCo herself, who is passionate about BIPOC visibility and inclusion. 

I’m confident everyone will find a piece of...


Nov 30, 2019

Philly Roller Derby blocker Little Loca recounts the Pennsylvania team’s meteoric rise in the WFTDA rankings from 24th place in November 2018 to its current 8th place standing in the world and return to Champs after five years. Hear how Philly got its groove back, the insights Loca’s gleaned from 10 seasons of...


Nov 2, 2019

For the past few weeks, numerous people-led revolutionary uprisings have taken place in several countries across the globe, including in Chile and Lebanon. Folks have been taking to the streets often with nothing more chants, signs, pots, and pans. Their demands? Better living conditions, an end to inequality and state...


Oct 18, 2019

Team Indigenous Rising and Jewish Roller Derby claim space for just, inclusive, and expansive redefinitions to conventional team formation. At the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association’s Championships next month, these two teams will be taking the track for a monumental exhibition bout titled “We Are Nation.” In...


Sep 27, 2019

Liann “L-Dubz” Wadewitz skates in Gotham Girls Roller Derby’s rec league program and is on-skates official in the league. She works in TV, plays the violin in a local queer-friendly orchestra, and recently rode 480km (nearly 300 miles) on horseback in an endurance race through Mongolia’s Gobi Desert. All that...