A nerve has officially been struck. The election of Donald J. Trump, a.k.a ‘he who shall not be named’ in my household, has not only struck a nerve but has taken that nerve and ripped it out. And nothing symbolizes this discontent more than the pink pussyhat. Talk about galvanizing a cause.
Millions of women, men, kids and pets (yes, pets) will wear the pussyhat to the Women’s March on Washington today. No matter how goofy you may think the hats are, they scream solidarity, solidarity, solidarity against a way of behaving and the possibility of major civil rights changes that just cannot be ignored, nor tolerated.
The March on Washington has spawned nearly 700 “Sister” marches taking place simultaneously—there are marches in large cities like Los Angeles, Boston and Chicago; small cities like Des Moines, Providence and Hartford; in tiny hamlets like Tillamook, Oregon and Bluff, Utah. In fact, there are marches on every single continent, including marches in such far flung places as Antananarivo Madagascar and Neko Harbor on the Antarctic Peninsula. Now that’s what I call going viral.Continue Reading