Why Roller Derby is the Official Sport of Feminism (Interview)

Why Roller Derby is the Official Sport of Feminism (Interview)
Roller derbying has been around since about the 1930s, although not in the same modern, empowering context. In the early 2000s, a women’s derby team started up in Austin, Texas called the Texas Rollergirls. Now, according to the Women’s Flat Track …
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Roller derby league slamming into Graham County
Local roller skating enthusiasts Kara Larson and Brooke Ells are forming a women’s roller derby league in Safford. The first team is called the Bombshell Boomerangs, and they are looking for additional members who can skate and have no problem with …
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Tuscaloosa’s Druid City Dames to host first home roller derby bout Saturday
On Saturday, the Druid City Dames roller derby team will host its first-ever home bout in Tuscaloosa. The bout against the Fayetteville, Georgia Southern Harm Derby Dames will be held at Super Skate, located at 5900 McFarland Blvd East. Doors will open to …
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Article: How modern Cinderella movies have updated the classic tale’s feminism

trendArticle: How modern Cinderella movies have updated the classic tale’s feminism
Even with Egyptian and European roots, Cinderella is one of American culture’s most famous folktales. Decades after Mary Pickford portrayed the hapless scullery maid in 1914’s silent film and Disney popularized the story in 1950’s celebrated singalong …
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‘Desperately Seeking Susan’ Turns 30: An Oral History of the Downtown Classic
Their movie, Desperately Seeking Susan, was both a New Wave Feminine Mystique and an urban fantasia featuring New York as a graffiti-tagged Emerald City. In it, a suburban homemaker named Roberta (Rosanna Arquette) becomes obsessed with — and …
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MOVIE REVIEW: “It Follows” establishes itself as a modern horror classic
The concept of a modern horror movie goes as follows: hot teenagers, recreational drugs, copious sexual activity, secluded location, serial killer, jump scares and credits. Granted, this goes for if the film even decides to go for an R rating, as many …
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