Brooke Shapiro is the founder and editor-in-chief of The F-Word Blog. She enjoys listening to 90’s R&B, having spontaneous dance parties, and studying feminism in film.
Over the summer, I created a short film about the kind of world women would like to live in. I invited girls of different ages, races, and backgrounds to share their ideas. I was too afraid to share it with anyone at the time, but the message it communicates is too important to ignore, especially right now.
I marched in the Women’s Solidarity March in St. Pete yesterday and was completely moved by the words of the thousands of men and women who walked alongside me. President Trump, don’t forget to “remember the ladies,” as Abigail Adams once urged her husband John. This is what we want and our needs and rights are just as valuable and important as your own.
Millions of people worldwide gathered yesterday to stand up for women’s rights. Please don’t overlook our voices. Thank you and enjoy.