Why I’m joining: I have an autoimmune disorder with two major symptoms being fatigue and pain. I am a woman who has experienced the devastating impacts of toxic masculinity first hand, along with a number of people I hold dear. I can’t not protest a president who was elected on a platform of racism, Islamophobia,…
Sharon Calcutt Cheadle
I’m joining the march because sisterhood and solidarity can’t be swept under the carpet, especially not now. I lecture theatre, am mother to Elliott and wife to Justin, daughter of Enid and granddaughter of Brenda. I march for all of us. ((This is brilliant- thank you)) Xxx
Why I Am Joining The March: I’ve just been cleared for driving and exercising post-hysterectomy, but a long drive followed by a march (in my home city of Cape Town) — probably not prudent for me just yet. Because I’m South African, I know how easily evil can be normalized. And how necessary peaceful protest is….
Why I Am Joining The March: I am marching virtually because I am fatigued and in pain, and cannot attend a march in person today. I live (and suffer with) the complications of late long term Lyme disease and an immune disorder which has yet to be defined. These and other conditions will be next to…
Why I Am Joining The March: I suffer from Severe Aplastic Anemia a bone marrow failure disease. I am fighting this fight along with the Women in Washington and all over the world. I wish I could actually be doing it! It was a nice day for my infusion outside.
Why I Am Joining The March: I have a disability and suffer from fatigue so I am unable to march today, but I will be there in spirit.
Why I Am Joining The March: I have chronic Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder which makes attending large events difficult due to social anxiety & hypervigilance. It is important for me to be visible for these marches because I am a survivor of sexual assault & I refuse to accept a self-exposed sexual predator as my President….
Why I Am Joining The March: As a Catholic woman dedicated to fully upholding the dignity of all human life, from conception to natural death, I am deeply concerned about the growing hate in this country, and elsewhere, reflected in the resent election. Having founded a nonprofit to provide for the elder, disabled and terminally…