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Editorial: It’s too late to fix the Women’s March

The Womens’ March has faced criticism for relying too heavily on female genitalia to demand equality.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

January 12, 2020

The movement that was born from Trump’s inauguration needs to include and speak for people who aren’t white, and who aren’t cisgender — in order to do so, the Women’s March must rebranded.

Opinion | Leave vaginas out of feminism

Opinion | Leave vaginas out of feminism

By Leah Mensch, Staff Columnist

February 14, 2019

The vagina has become a symbol of resistance against female oppression, but the female gender is much more complicated than a body part.

Pittsburgh hosts third annual Women’s March

The theme of this year's march is

By Stefan Bordeianu and Neena Hagen

January 19, 2019

The third annual Pittsburgh Women’s March on Saturday drew a smaller crowd than last year, but thousands of marchers still showed up to advocate for a message of "building bridges."

Pittsburgh prepares for “Stronger Than Hate” Women’s March

Two marchers cheer while passing through downtown Pittsburgh during the 2018 Women’s March.

By Neena Hagen, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019

Speakers at the third annual Pittsburgh Women’s March will include Dena Stanley, who heads the trans advocacy group Trans YOUniting, and Michelle Kenney, the mother of Antwon Rose Jr.

Opinion | Women’s March fails its principles

Opinion | Women's March fails its principles

By Ana Altchek, Columnist

January 16, 2019

By eliminating a whole group of women from inclusion in the movement, the Women’s March is unfortunately succumbing to an equally harmful form of discrimination and inequality. No woman can write the story of another and the Women’s March has failed its commitments.

Women’s Marches nationwide set sights on ballot box while praising #MeToo

By By Laura King, Andrea Castillo and Nina Agrawal | Tribune Washington Bureau

January 22, 2018

WASHINGTON _ In a boisterous coast-to-coast outpouring, hundreds of thousands of marchers in dozens of cities staged a reprise of last year's massive Women's March, seeking to not only deliver a powerful rebuke to the policies of President Donald Trump, but also mount a crucial mobilization for this...

Editorial: Second Women’s March goes beyond resistance

(Photo by Anna Bongardino | Senior Staff Photographer)

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

January 22, 2018

One day after the anniversary of Donald Trump’s tenure in the White House, downtown Pittsburgh looked a lot like it did a year ago — dense with the picket signs and pink hats common among the president’s opposition. According to organizers, nearly 30,000 people — including women and others who...

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