Seattle Womxn’s March 2.0 Attracts Thousands

Saturday marked the one- year anniversary of Donald Trump’s presidency and welcomed the anticipated follow up to one of the largest demonstrations in the history of the United States.

Joining sister marches spanning cities across the country, Seattle’s Womxn’s March 2.0 served as a reminder that many of the thousands who poured into the streets last year to protest Trump’s inauguration have sustained their fight against patriarchy, misogyny, and violence against women they feel his presidency has emboldened.

Like last year, the 2018 iteration of the Womxn’s March began at Cal Anderson Park in Capitol Hill and ended at Seattle Center. But it struck a slightly different visual than its predecessor:

There were noticeably fewer people of color, but an early focus on the Indigenous and Two Spirit community.

Via South Seattle Emerald

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More than 130,000 join in solidarity for Womxn’s March

 

Photo by Alex Garland

Women, men, transgender, gender-diverse people, and intersex allies marched together in droves Saturday for the Womxn’s March in Seattle. Seattle’s march was held in solidarity with The Women’s March on Washington (D.C.), which advocated for “women’s rights as human rights” including issues concerning reproductive health, equal pay, […]

via More Than 130,000 Join in Solidarity for Womxn’s March — South Seattle Emerald