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Houston Women’s March Shows Massive Solidarity with Washington D.C., Others Nationwide

The march, which started at Sabine Street Bridge, was joined by women of different backgrounds, ethnic origins and ages; and by men who were participating and accompanying spouses, daughters and friends.

 

  • The Houston Women's March kicked-off at Sabine Street Bridge.
    The Houston Women's March kicked-off at Sabine Street Bridge.
  • Women in Houston marched simultaneously with other women in Austin and major cities in the USA.
    Women in Houston marched simultaneously with other women in Austin and major cities in the USA.
  • Women in Houston marched simultaneously with other women in Austin and major cities in the USA. (Photo Credit: Abner Fketcher)
    Women in Houston marched simultaneously with other women in Austin and major cities in the USA. (Photo Credit: Abner Fketcher)
  • Women in Houston marched simultaneously with other women in Austin and major cities in the USA.
    Women in Houston marched simultaneously with other women in Austin and major cities in the USA.
  • Women in Houston marched simultaneously with other women in Austin and major cities in the USA. (Photo Credit: Abner Fletcher)
    Women in Houston marched simultaneously with other women in Austin and major cities in the USA. (Photo Credit: Abner Fletcher)
  • Women in Houston marched simultaneously with other women in Austin and major cities in the USA.
    Women in Houston marched simultaneously with other women in Austin and major cities in the USA.
  • Many women at the march wanted to express to President Trump several issues on one sign.
    Many women at the march wanted to express to President Trump several issues on one sign.
  • Several men also participated in the Women's March in Houston.
    Several men also participated in the Women's March in Houston.
  • Women from different backgrounds and ages participated in the Houston Women's March.
    Women from different backgrounds and ages participated in the Houston Women's March.
  • Many women at the march wanted to express to President Trump several issues on one sign.
    Many women at the march wanted to express to President Trump several issues on one sign.
  • The Houston Women's March ended at City Hall.
    The Houston Women's March ended at City Hall.

Over 20,000 women, according to organizers, marched on Houston on Saturday simultaneously with others in major cities in Texas and in the US, mainly the Women’s March on Washington, D.C.

The purpose of the march, said the organizers, was to demonstrate all the way to City Hall to protest President Trump’s first day in office and against inequality toward women, immigrants and the LBGTQIA community. Houston Police Department’s Chief Art Acevedo and Houston’s Mayor Sylvester Turner were among the speakers.

 

Many in the march tweeted live about the event and the experience, and shared with others the reason why they were part of it.

 

 

 

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