sports

Wildcat Strike: Sports Show the Possibilities of Collective Action

While a boycott is a consumptive act of resistance, a strike is an action grounded in labor resistance. 

“Athlete A” Reveals How Police Fail Sexual Assault Victims

Athlete A neglects to mention that the police misconduct apparent in the handling of the Larry Nassar case is indicative of a disease infecting all of law enforcement. Read more »

Super Bad: Busting the Myth of Super Bowl Sex Trafficking

Arresting those whose work is consensual is not “saving” them. Read more »

Catching Heat: Veronica Alvarez Goes to Bat for Girls in Baseball

As it now stands, once girls age out of youth baseball at 12, there’s nowhere else for them to play.  Read more »

All Land is Sacred: Jolie Varela on the Healing Power of Hiking

The Indigenous Women Hike is her “sacred fire.”  Read more »

Just Look Up: Are BIPOC Birding Communities Gaining Momentum?

From books to social media to IRL meetups, and now TV, BIPOC birders are using varied mediums to get their communities outside. Read more »

Sailing Old Seas: The Seafarers Yacht Club Has a Legacy as Old as the Ocean

Though boating seems to be a luxurious activity reserved solely for the rich, famous, and otherwise wealthy, there’s one group that has long fought this misunderstanding, specifically for Black people. Read more »

Running Forward: The Feminist Underbelly of the Dogsledding World

Regardless of gender, we all look the same in heavy parkas and down jackets. Read more »

#SafeOutside: The Rise of a #MeToo Movement Outdoors

The fear of another person in the outdoors versus the fear of animals, weather conditions, or getting lost is something that is increasingly felt by women. Read more »

Redefining Limitations: Disabled Athletes Are Adaptive, Resilient, and Still Locked Out

Disability spans all other identities, but it remains a mostly untouched market for companies that cater to the outdoors industry. Read more »

Climbing Everest Isn’t a Bucket List Dream—It’s a Crisis of Overtourism

How much more life, both human and environmental, must be sacrificed to satiate the Western adventurer’s unending thirst to check another box on a bucket list? Read more »

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