We can’t think of a better way to begin than with this woman’s takedown of a fellow lawmaker in the European Parliament.
1. International Women’s Day became #daywithoutawoman, thanks to the Women’s March on Washington organizers. Women across the country went on strike, wore red, and spent their money at woman and minority-owned small businesses.
Here’s an amazing roundup of coverage:
3. The creative resistance continues during Women’s History Month:
🙌 A bookstore put the spotlight on women authors by turning male-authored books backward on their shelves.
🙌 IMDB created an “F For Female” rating to represent women in film.
🙌 Someone put up posters around NYC to remind people of Trump’s misogynist remarks.
🙌 A 12-year-old girl raised more than $2,000 for the ACLU by drawing everyday superheroes.
🙌 A Mexican-American artist is painting the border fence away.
🙌 Women are leading the resistance against Trump. Oh yeah!
4. Travel Ban 2.0 is out, and Hawaii isn’t having it. Washington, Massachusetts, New York, and Oregon just joined the fight too.
5. The new health care plan is also out, and the AARP, doctors, nurses, hospitals, and pretty much everyone—including a handful of Republicans—are standing up and speaking out against it.
But, this guy?! He’s gotta go.
7. After Amnesty International mobilized its members, ICE released a young mother with a brain tumor from detention so she can get medical treatment while her asylum claim is processed.
8. Look who showed up at a city council meeting!
9. A court ruled that New Orleans can remove Confederate monuments, and the Supreme Court ruled that jury deliberations don’t have the right to secrecy if the discussions involved racial bias.
10. In response to a racist incident, Chinese students at Columbia University released a powerful video that’s gone viral and inspired the school to create more videos in support of international students.
11. After women left work at 2:38pm to protest the gender pay gap back in October, Iceland is taking measures to become the first country to require proof that women receive equal pay.