Becky

Why I am marching: I am joining the march because I believe in justice for all Americans, and a world free of ignorance and hate. About me: I’m a chronically ill femme, artist and witch. Find me at phle-botomy.tumblr.com Advertisements

Ruthellen Hooker Sutton

Why I march: I’m joining the march because I have Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, a rare genetic connective tissue disorder, and Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. After a lifetime of disability, I’ve been in a powerchair for ten years. My 28 year old daughter has it too, which breaks my heart and frightens me for her future. I…

Denise

Why I march: I am joining the disability march because I am not fully recovered from being hit by a car, so I’m not able to go to the march in Los Angeles but want to participate and show my support. Women’s rights are human rights. We must remember a president works for us and we…

Elizabeth

Why I’m joining disability march: I am joining this march to stand with millions of Americans as we fight to maintain and expand on the progress we’ve made over the past 8 years. I join my fellow Americans to stay America is already great! About me: Born and raised in Chicago. Spent time as a…

Melissa Eckardt

Everyone should have access to health care! I could not live, happily at home, without it.

Nicki

Why I’m joining the march: I’m joining the disability march as somebody greatly affected by mental illness. I’m tired of staying quiet and being told to accept somebody so blatantly racist and hateful. Our new President has done nothing but disrespect and attack the most marginalized in our country, including but not limited to women, people…

Rachel

Due to chronic depression and anxiety, I am not able to join the march on Saturday. I was diagnosed with PTSD following a sexual assault. I would not be where I am today without the complete change in rhetoric while I was in college that convinced me to tell my story and heal. If you…

Jocelyn

Reason I march: I  support this cause because I believe women have the right to control what is theirs, and not be told what they should or should not do.  I further believe controlling access only harms poor women, and that is not the way it should be. About me:  My name is Jocelyn and…

Bel

I am marching because I am extremely worried about the status ofwomen everywhere. We all know that, in the west at least, our status and rightshave improved considerably in the last 50 years. But we also know that we stillhave a long way to go. However there is a real possibility that our positionwill be…