Ezra P

Why I Am Joining The March : I really on the ACA, Obamacare, the ADA, and many more to survive for as long as I can and be a “normal teen” having fun and learning, with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome and a few others. I am also very bi, and very Jewish. F*** fascism. I wish I…

Erin Lee Shane

Why I Am Joining The March : Though I live relatively close to DC and initially planned to participate in person, the reality that I’m physically not up to it set in all too quickly. I was diagnosed in 2015 at age 37 with De Novo Stage IV HER-2+ Metastatic Inflammatory Breast Cancer. While I’ve battled…

angie river

Why I Am Joining The March : I am a disabled, queer white cis-woman. I ‘march’ in solidarity with women, people of color, trans and queer community, sex workers, disabled people. I ‘march’ for my gender-fluid disabled child. I ‘march’ in resistance to hate, discrimination, and bigotry. I ‘march’ because this will not be tolerated and…

Group of 40 marchers

Name: Hannah Lipschutz Why I Am Joining The March : I am joining to riase my voice and advocate my rights as both a person with disabilities as well as a support of other of verying identities Jill Weissman: Why I Am Joining The March : Can not navigate the throngs of people (YEA!!) that will be there….

Jaqueline (Jaki) Girdner

Why I Am Joining The March : As a disabled woman, I am proud to join the Women’s March on Washington. I fear for Obamacare which has accepted me with pre-existing conditions. I fear for all of those who will be harmed by racism, sexism, religious persecution, and harassment of the LGBTQ and Pro-Choice communities. Thank…

Amy Rose

Why I Am Joining The March : I worry about my future without the ACA. Getting medication and quality health care with an invisible disability is difficult as it is. Repealing the ACA could make me completely house bound and possibly bed bound instead of being able to participate in life.

Group of 10 Marchers

My name is Eva Gabrielle. Nickname: Stargate12 I am joining the disability march because I don’t walk well right now. I am a strong believer in safety for all human beings. I am a retired Unity Minister. In the course of 24 years I ran 5 churches. I was born AND raised in Norway, and…

Bea Graf

Because of sensory overload a big march is not a comfortable thing to do. A virtual march was a better fit. Also I want to support people like myself and march with them. Bea is an 8 year old who is an activist, artist, autistic and hyperlexic. This was sent by Bea’s Mom Lisa Jeanne…

Kelbe Goupil

Why I Am Joining The March : I was diagnosed in 2014 with an autoimmune disease. It has changed my life-my professional plans, my level of physical and social activity, even my brain chemistry. I have struggled to find medical professionals who understand my disease and provide the support I need-and who accept insurance. The reality…