Caitlin and Forest

Our newest president has neglected to take into consideration the needs of the disabled population. Unfortunately we are an easily forgotten minority group and it is time that our wellbeing is taken seriously and addressed directly by the people in Washington. I’m a 26 year old, professional patient. I’ve had well over 100 surgeries so…

Kirsten M.Berry

As a member of a sexual minority with a history of mental health issues, married to a disabled man, my first and most important priorities are as follows: Single-payer health care in my home state of California, if not nationwide. Protections for the LGBTQ community in health care, housing, jobs, parental rights, and education. Protections…

Tiana N.

I am a Queer, Disabled, Femme whose mobility is already impacted by lack of access to care. I’m marching on behalf of myself and others who stand to lose their healthcare and their social security or disability benefits. I’m marching for my Queer and Trans┬áloved ones who will face a rollback of rights. I’m marching…

Lorne Kelly

Joining this march from Canada in solidarity to show that bigotry, racism, white supremacy,┬ásexism, queerphobia, homophobia, transphobia, abelism, classism, and oppression of all forms will be met with resistance.  

Jennifer

A picture of my thirteen year old son and I. I am wearing a black dress and he is wearing a gray vest and glasses. I chose this picture because I do not look sick. We come together to march against HATE, BULLYING, HOMOPHOBIA, XENOPHOBIA, ISLAMOPHOBIA. We will not tolerate being treated as second class…

Bec Hamilton

I am joining the March today because I would love to protest in person, but my mental illness and chronic pain are currently not allowing me to do so. I need my health care to literally stay alive and this is currently in danger. I’m also Queer and Transgender and my basic human rights are…

Cheyenne Journey

I am joining the March because I am a woman, I am a Social Worker, I am disabled, I am a lesbian, and I am an Aunt of an incredible 15 month old Niece. I want the person who sits in the White House to respect all of the parts of me and unfortunately Mr….

Susan Settlemyre Williams

Hi — I’m so delighted to hear about the Disability March! My bad knee and even worse back would have made even the drive from Richmond, VA to DC difficult, and I would not have been able to stay on my feet for as long as necessary once I got there. But now I can…

RebelSaint

Thank you so much for providing us with a way to join in with Herstory and something so important. I will holding a ritual over skype with some friends to light a candle in soulidarity with the march and then will be passing through London just before it starts. I am unable to join in…