Women's March

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ScarJo's Woody Allen History Haunts Her Attack on Franco

Star ripped James Franco for sex misconduct allegations, but some blast her for support of Allen

(Newser) - James Franco has been caught up in controversy ever since he appeared at the Golden Globes wearing a Time's Up pin, leading to cryptic allegations from actress Ally Sheedy and more detailed sexual-misconduct accusations from five other women. Now Scarlett Johansson has jumped into the fray, using her podium... More »

Trump Tweets About Women's Marches as 1,000s Hit Streets

'When the government shuts down, women still march'

(Newser) - President Trump tweeted that it was a "perfect day" for women to march to celebrate the "economic success and wealth creation" that's happened during his first year in office, the AP reports. But people participating in rallies and marches in the US and around the world Saturday... More »

Lawmaker Defeated by One of the Women He Mocked

Ashley Bennett takes down Republican after he mocks Women's March on Facebook

(Newser) - When New Jersey lawmaker John Carman wondered, via meme, "Will the women's protest end in time for them to cook dinner?" it angered many participants in the January Women's March. On Tuesday, one of them got their revenge. The Inquirer reports 32-year-old Democrat Ashley Bennett defeated Republican... More »

13 Detained at Trump Tower 'Day Without a Woman' March

NYPD says women are in custody, but no charges at this point

(Newser) - Thirteen women were detained while taking part in a "Day Without a Woman" march outside New York's Trump International Hotel and Tower, the NYPD says. The department wouldn't identify who was detained and wouldn't classify the detentions as arrests, though the women are in custody, CNN... More »

Women's March Organizers Announce Date of General Strike

The action for gender equality takes place on International Women's Day

(Newser) - An estimated 2.6 million people worldwide took part in the Women's March on Washington and its sister marches last month, Bustle reports. Now the organizers of that event are hoping similar numbers will stay home—or at least not show up to work. According to an announcement Tuesday,... More »

Anti-Abortion March Organizers 'Pulling Out All the Stops'

Pence will speak at march, highest-ranking WH official to do so in person

(Newser) - The Women's March on Washington Saturday drew about 500,000 people, with millions more demonstrating worldwide. Six days later, another march is taking place in DC, and the New York Times notes this event may be tinged with "a new sense of urgency, anxiety, and maybe a little... More »

Officials Face Backlash After Women's March Insults

Some described marchers as 'fat women walking'

(Newser) - More than 3 million women joined women's marches around the country and around the world on Sunday—and more than one elected official appears to have forgotten that women vote. In several states, lawmakers and other official faced angry backlashes after insulting marchers. A roundup:
  • Judge Bailey Moseley, who
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NYT Piece on Dads Bumbling as Wives March Gets Roasted

'Breaking news: Fathers care for their kids!'

(Newser) - In its coverage of the women's marches on Saturday, the New York Times drew attention to the suburban men of Montclair, NJ, who were forced to feed their kids and take them to appointments while their wives were on a mission. "Routines were radically altered" as women were... More »

Trump on Women's Marchers: 'Why Didn't These People Vote?'

President weighs in on Saturday's marches on Twitter

(Newser) - A day after taking issue with media reports on the size of crowds at his inauguration, President Trump addressed the size of the Women's March protests that dotted the nation Saturday. "Watched protests yesterday but was under the impression that we just had an election! Why didn't... More »

DC, Chicago Women's Marches So Big There Were No Marches

Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators are clogging routes

(Newser) - With half-a-million protesters a definite possibility, the march portion of Women's March on Washington is proving an impossibility, the AP reports. A DC official says the entire planned march route to the White House is already packed full of demonstrators. While not making the official march, the hundreds of... More »

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