KT

Image description: Red haired woman (me!) practicing self-care by lying down with her head on a pillow (white with with green lines on it). I am joining the disability march because, while I would love to be there in person, I do not have the physical or emotional fortitude to do so at the moment….

Grammy

Woman with red glasses and lime green top. I am a strong woman because a strong woman raised me. I raised four strong and capable women. I always told them that girls could do anything! Now I have four granddaughters and nine grandsons. I want my granddaughters to grow up strong and I want my…

Tori

A girl in a black shirt and purple head bow holding a small dog Hi there! My name is Tori. I am 23 yrs old and have EDS type 3. I’m a massage therapist and active supporter of civil rights. I am joining this march today to show my solidarity among friends, even though I…

Danielle or SugarAgainstTheWorld

A woman with red hair and a white shirt laying against a red pillow I’m joining the disability march because I had planned to join the protest in my city but my body decided otherwise I’m an art student at Massachusetts School for Art and Design, I have a cat named Sugar and we supremely…

Lynn Johnson

My sister is marching and I wish I could be with her. Unable to be there due to the effects of a stroke but my heart is in Washington DC! My grandchildren will live in a country that embraces the values I grew up on. We must make that decision before it is too late,…

Karen Edwards

Visual description: a woman with glasses stands in front of a map on a pink wall. She is playfully sneering. She holds up a sign written in pink marker that reads “I am not invisible.” The hashtag “disability march” is written on the bottom. I’m marching for inclusive accessibility within protest and activist spaces. I’m…

Elise

I’m an American with disabilities and the parent of six children, several of whom have significant disabilities. I wouldn’t have been marching in the main march on Saturday because I’m an observant Jewish, but even if the march had been held on another day of the week my psychiatric conditions would have prevented me from…

Rose Harriott

Picture caption – A feminine person with short brown hair in a pink tank top holds a small green parrot perched on her finger up to her puckered lips for a kiss. They are shown in profile. I’m joining the disability march because I oppose the incoming administration’s policies on rolling back health care accessibility…

Lynn Amer

I am a single mother of an 18 year old daughter. She & I both have invisible illnesses that literally and financially disable us. Our immune systems fight against us daily. I can no longer work. Without the Affordable Healthcare Act I would not be able to afford coverage. Without coverage I would be unable…