Uplift Each Other

August 29, 2017

How do politics and the social contexts of our communities intersect with our sport? Here are just a few ideas. Reach out if you have more: laurel@thenationalultimateleague.com.

 
 Chip Chang, plays for  Minnesota Pop . (Laurel Oldershaw)

Chip Chang, plays for Minnesota Pop. (Laurel Oldershaw)

A Review of Flatball, by Chip Chang

Chip Chang, Upwind Board Member, reflects on watching Flatball: The History of Ultimate. Is it really a history of everyone? Who does it feature? Who does it exclude?

 
 Annie Want, former Whitman Sweet. (Annie Want)

Annie Want, former Whitman Sweet. (Annie Want)

Toxic Masculinity in Ultimate, by Annie Want

Annie Want, former Whitman Sweet and guest writer, breaks down the term "toxic masculinity" and its dangers to both men and women. 

 
 Megan Ives competing for Colorado Kali. ( Colorado Kali )

Megan Ives competing for Colorado Kali. (Colorado Kali)

Male Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack, by Megan Ives, in collaboration with Jimmy Mickle and Claire Chastain

How does gender impact a person's experience in ultimate? Megan Ives (Colorado Kali and Denver Molly Brown), in collaboration with Jimmy Mickle (World Games and Denver Johnny Bravo) and Claire Chastain (World Games and Molly Brown), explores the benefits of male privilege in the ultimate community.