Derick Stevens-Jones takes us through how he and his partner, Evan, budgeted their wedding into a magical money-saving DIY event to remember. With the help of friends, family, and local businesses they pulled off the wedding they've always wanted.Read More
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Ryan Thaxton shares with us his personal memoir about how he struggled to process the loss of his family home in the recent Louisiana flooding, and how the result of such disaster came with waves of personal victory.
A popular roller derby tee shirt reads, “Strong. Athletic. Queer.” It was designed by Cristen Perks, aka “Sandy Ravage,” of the Texas Rollergirls, the birthplace of the modern roller derby revival. Women’s sports (like men’s) have always included a number of queer people. But roller derby stands out, not solely because it is the only sport created by women in which the men’s version is the derivative. “It’s roller derby, and then men’s roller derby,” says Karen “Hippie HeadBangHer” Huff, a veteran skater for Red Stick Roller Derby, Baton Rouge’s only sanctioned league. The Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA), the international organization that preside over thousands of leagues worldwide, has also recently amended its by-laws with a gender-inclusive statement:Read More