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Skaters on the Dockyard Roller Derby league in Tacoma practice on Monday, June 12. // Lauren Gallup NWPB

Pride in Sports: Dockyard Roller Derby

Sense of community. Belonging. Teamwork. Identity. These feelings can come from playing a team sport.
However, sports often are gendered spaces that follow traditional societal expectations. Then, there’s roller derby, which has a history of defying traditional female roles and giving a space for women to compete. One derby league, Dockyard Roller Derby in Tacoma, is questioning how it can strive to be a more inclusive, safer and supportive space for more folks under the LGBTQ+ umbrella. Continue Reading Pride in Sports: Dockyard Roller Derby

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Corte Suprema de WA concluye que Ley de Derecho al Voto es constitucional

La Corte Supremo de Washington denegó el jueves la apelación que cuestionaba la constitucionalidad de la Ley de Derecho de Voto del Estado de Washington, en la demanda por el derecho al voto de los latinos contra el condado de Franklin. El dictamen del tribunal se produjo sólo un mes después de que los jueces escucharan los argumentos orales de las partes implicadas. Continue Reading Corte Suprema de WA concluye que Ley de Derecho al Voto es constitucional

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