One year after the historic Women’s Marches of 2017, feminists once again demanded—in numbers too large to ignore—that lawmakers and politicians hear our voice and heed our call for equality. Ms. readers and activists shared photos of marches across the country on Instagram with the #MsMarches hashtag—here are some of their views from the front lines.
Carmen Rios is the Managing Digital Editor at Ms. and has spent over a decade raising hell in feminist media. Her work has been published by outlets like the Atlantic's CityLab, BuzzFeed, ElixHER, Feministing, Girlboss, Mic, MEL and Everyday Feminism; and she also spent six years writing and editing for Autostraddle, was a founding blogger and activist with the SPARK Movement and was the inaugural managing editor of THE LINE Campaign blog. Carmen is additionally a co-founder of Webby-nominated Argot Magazine.