I seriously debated staying home to stand in solidarity with other women on National Women’s Day. When the highest power in the country demeans and objectifies women in casual comments, the second in command wants the Supreme Court to overturn Roe vs. Wade and the men running the House and Senate want to de-fund Planned Parenthood, it’s a good time to remind everyone about the value that women contribute to the workforce, the economy and to society as a whole.
Slow, but steady progress has been made over the years to improve the inequities between men and women, but when that progress is threatened by oppressive ideals disguised as traditionalism, acts of public defiance are incredibly important. That’s why the Women’s March in January was so successful. (more…)