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The Women’s March Issue

By | 2017-02-24T10:53:19+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Issue 10: 2 Feb 2017|Tags: , |

Having recovered from the rewarding demands of the Women’s March on Washington—and across the nation and around the world—we are just not ready to give up that fabulous feeling. To sustain it a bit longer, in this week’s issue we feature the works of four writers who marched or would have, had death not defied intent. The [...]

March, interrupted: When plans go South

By | 2017-02-23T11:55:31+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Issue 10: 2 Feb 2017|Tags: , , , |

By Julie M. Friesen   I’m at the center of the world right now, but soon I’ll go far right of center, to Southwest Georgia. My husband has lost a grandmother, and his mother has lost her mother. I need to be there, meaning I can’t be here. After November 8, a groundswell movement has given [...]

Why I marched

By | 2017-02-23T11:57:44+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Issue 10: 2 Feb 2017|Tags: , , , |

By Julie Harthill Clayton Two Saturdays ago, I stood, marched, cried, chanted and exercised my first amendment right “peaceably to assemble” with a diverse sea of humanity–500,000 or more–for the Women’s March on Washington. It was one of the most memorable and moving experiences of my life. Why did I march? Because “women’s rights are human [...]

Why we march

By | 2017-02-23T11:59:39+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Issue 10: 2 Feb 2017|Tags: , , |

By Rachel Federman   We march because we want to send a message to refugees, to Muslims, to members of the LGBTQ and African American communities, to recent immigrants and to all women, but especially young girls. The message is this: We stand with them and we will fight alongside them. Because we believe in science. [...]

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