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 a feminist media-maker and movement-builder. She's currently a Consulting Editor at Ms. and the host of Bitch Media's Popaganda podcast, and was previously the Managing Digital Editor at Ms. and the Feminism Editor, Community Director and Social Media Co-Director at Autostraddle. Her work has also been published by outlets like the Atlantic's CityLab, BuzzFeed, ElixHER, Feministing, Girlboss, Mic, MEL and Everyday Feminism; and she is additionally a co-founder of Webby-nominated Argot Magazine. You can find her on Twitter @carmenriosss.