What to Wear to a Protest March

Thousands are expected to come to Washington DC on January 21st to march on the first day of incoming President Donald Trump’s administration. As someone who lives in the area and attended rallies and inaugurations at this time of year I can tell you it’s going to be cold, you’re going to be on your feet for a long while, and basic necessities like bathrooms and bottled water are few and far between. What’s a woman to wear when sending a message to the government that women’s rights are human rights? Update: The weather is now to be in the 50s and cloudy.  Most folks in this country should be familiar with such weather. Consider lightweight layers, a waterproof jacket, boots that can handle mud as it’s supposed to rain the day prior.  Consider bringing a packable poncho (they often have these at big  box retailers, camping stores, and convenience stores near the umbrellas) in case the rain lingers. What to Wear to a Protest March in the Winter Feet First You’re going to be doing a lot of walking and a lot of standing. Depending on the weather, you may be doing it in snow, slush, or soggy muddy … Continue reading What to Wear to a Protest March