Showing up to a crowd that ended up exceeding half a million people, alone, in a hot pink, knitted, pussy hat.
Only something truly serious could get me out doing something so silly.
I am a well-educated, middle-aged, middle-class, Protestant, white, American citizen who is becoming increasingly aware of my privileged status, at the expense of millions of others.
I am the mother of a twenty-something daughter.
I am the aunt of two brown-skinned girls.
I am the sister-in-law of an immigrant.
I have been an immigrant.
I have benefited from the welfare system.
I have benefited from the education system.
I am a Christian.
Because the new regime is targeting all the most vulnerable members of society and is clearly intent on pillaging the world for their own benefit.
Because of all these things, it is my responsibility to stand up. Even when I'm shaking inside.