Tuesday 23 October 2018

16 of the best signs from women’s marches in the US, Canada and the UK

Dogs and men joined the protests too!

(Rodger Mallison/AP)
(Rodger Mallison/AP)

By Taylor Heyman

As the first anniversary of Donald Trump’s inauguration rolled around on Saturday, so did the anniversary of women’s marches around the globe.

Thousands of women turned out in North America and the UK over the weekend to continue to protest for a plethora of causes including immigration reform, transgender rights, racial equality, LGBTQ rights and women’s rights, among others

Here are some of the best signs spotted at the protests in the UK, Canada and the USA.

1. Girl Power

Peighton Letizia, 3, holds a "girl power" sign during a march in Wisconsin, US (Sarah Kloepping/AP)

2. Government control

A woman's witty sign in Chicago on Saturday (Ashlee Rezin/AP)

3. Spray paint

Grafitti in LA (Jae C. Hong/AP)

4. Love and support for trans people

A protester holds up a signs in support of the transgender community in Montreal, Canada (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press/AP)

5. The umbrella

An umbrella reads "Empower Women" in Seattle on Saturday (Ted S. Warren/AP)

6. Texas speaks

Women and men hold a variety of signs in Fort Worth, Texas (Rodger Mallison/AP)

7. I’m with her

Two women hold an I'm with her sign in New York ( Craig Ruttle/AP)

8. Don’t upset Grandma

Jay and Peggy Chiappa at the start of the Women's March in Philadelphia (David Maialetti/AP)

9. Equal means equal – for all


10. Missing Sunday Brunch

11. Smashing glass ceilings

Glass ceilings being smashed on a rainy London afternoon (Laura Stuart-Berry/PA)

12. Girls become women

A woman holds a sign in London, UK (Laura Stuart-Berry/PA)

13. Spaniels against sexism

(Jeannie Dumas/PA)

14. Sausage rolls, not gender roles

(Jessica Rushing/Twitter/PA)

15. Stay woke


16. Leslie says Knope


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