Madisyn Hess

Why I Am Joining The March: I am joining the march because it is time for our country to move forward, not backwards. Women deserve equal pay, equal opportunities, equal value, and equal representation. I am speaking out for those who can’t, and for those who have worked so hard to get women to the…

Katrina Tangen

Why I Am Joining The March: I have been disabled for 17 years by ME/CFS. I am concerned about many things about Donald Trump, including his treatment of people with disabilities. But, in particular, I am worried about his lack of self-control and judgment and what that will mean for the safety and security of…

Karen G.

Hello, My name is Karen G.  I am a highly educated person, I am disabled – I have worked my whole life and now I am a person that that uses service animal for mobility.    I am Marching with my sisters in support a woman’s right to her body; no outsiders allowed; Continuation and…

REV. MG “Lupita” Alonso-Redondo

Why I am joining the march: I am a 2nd generation US citizen Latina, bi-cultural and bi-lingual who believes that persons with disabilities are persons of worth. I am also a woman of faith, courage and strength, a wife, a mother, a pastor and professional who happens to have a physical disability. I have worked…

WineCountryGirl

Why I am marching: We are having a local march, but I cannot walk the distance they are traveling. I am hoping to get the chance to drive down to the end point, and participate at the rally. I am 65, and not permanently disabled, but am still struggling with mobility issues after having broken…

Gabriella

Why I am marching: I am joining the disability march to honor my son with multiple special needs and those of children like him. He has Autism and PANDAS. Many moms can’t Kling the Women’s March because they have to care for their kids and it’s hard to get coverage.

Ashleigh Cee

Why I’m Marching: Tomorrow it will be 34C in Brisbane, Australia where I live (that’s more than 94F for you Americans). Though I would love to join the local Women’s march I can’t – I have dysautomnia which means I can’t tolerate standing up for long periods and I can’t regulate my temperature in the…

Barbarama

Why I’m Marching: Having hips and knees issues, standing up for hours in a dense crowd is something really difficult for me but I wanted to show my support to this wonderful movement which is incredibly inspiring. The determination of women not only in DC but around the world to stand together and fight for our…

Group Post (10 marchers)

Necia Parker-Gibson Why I’m joining the march: We have made such advances for women, people of color, LBGTIA folks, and yes, people with disabilities, and people where those things intersect. We can’t afford to go backwards. Angela Renee Binne Why I’m joining the march: I am joining the march as a Woman with multiple disabilities who…