Genevieve D Berrick

Writer, Researcher, Educator


October 14, 2015


Keep your eyes peeled for more articles and writings in… Derby Central Entityy  [Issue III now available] There are also a roller derby book chapter, magazine pieces and more website...

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March 18, 2016 Dear Butch

Dear Butch, This is complicated. Today when I walked out into the street, several cis-men whistled, muttered and leered at me in ways that made me feel unsafe and threatened....

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March 8, 2016

Derby Central: Celebrate this International Women’s Day with Roller Derby

When we think about acknowledging and celebrating International Women’s Day in our sport, we might have a really specific and pre-determined idea of the people it ought to apply to....

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March 1, 2016

Rage Monthly: Femme Focus, Finding An Audience

Think about the last time you and a friend might have decided spontaneously to do some things that you couldn’t have seen yourself doing before. But with the right instigator...

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January 1, 2016

Rage Monthly: Femme Focus, Resolving Resolutions, Feeling Good

Twas the season. We ate and drank and merried our way through the holidays. And perhaps negotiated family or distant childhood friends and neighbors, all of whom had various opinions...


June 1, 2015

Entityy III: The Feeling of Style

You look at yourself in the mirror, and nothing fits quite right. None of the lines of clothing lie flat the way you want them to. Your body overflows in...

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December 1, 2015

Derby Central: One Year of DC – On mourning, community and the love of derby

It’s been a year, roller derby. A year of Derby Central. One year since a handful of people turned to each other and knew they weren’t done reporting for you...

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November 11, 2015 9 Selfies That Have Rocked Our Queer World

The best selfies around have done things that extend beyond the simple and into the world to change things with self-love, if only a little. From the word of the...

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November 5, 2015

Derby Central: ESPN logins, Puppies & Rainbows – A Primer

Okay, fine. There really weren’t a lot of rainbows in the filming of this saga. In fact, it wasn’t a saga. Or filmed. It was fairly simple. But there was...

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