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Women's March, Walnut Creek I've been trying to come up with a blog post of why I marched in my local Woman's March, January 21st, 2017. I'm not happy with what I've written but I'll share it anyway below. First I'll share this link to a blog that I think is outstanding.You Are Not Equal. I’m Sorry. by Dina Leygerman, 2017 shared via Medium Please take the time to read that blog. You will be doing yourself some good. Why did I march on January 21st, 2017 Why did I march? Because I have felt unsettled. Because I have felt conflicted. Because I have not felt free to ask for the respect I deserve. Because I have not felt appreciated. Because I have not felt that equality exists between the sexes. Because I have been afraid to speak up. Because I have been afraid to go after what I want. Because I have been afraid of labels. (Don’t be a bitch.) Because I have heard from society that I have less value than a man. Because I have had these messages drilled into me starting at such an early