The Women’s March on Washington drew millions to gather in cities around the world on January 21st. They were advocating for human rights: gender equality for women and transgender, the end of racial discrimination and racial equality for all races and ethnic groups, end discrimination for those differently-abled, reproductive rights and the rights of bodily integrity, equal and affordable health-care access for all.

The largest peaceful protest in history .. protesting the current administration’s announced plans to scale back services, to reduce rights, to marginalize and silence.

Women attended, transwomen attended, transmen attended, Queer folks attended, men attended, African-American’s attended, Latinos/x attended, Asian’s attended, young attended, older attended, children attended. People protested in their neighborhoods, in their cities, on social media and flew across timezones to attend.

Here is one of those million voices talking about why she marched:

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