Katie Johnson, from Kalamazoo, Michigan
"I came to join with likeminded individuals to stand up for what is right and what is just."
Jessel Serrano, left, and Lucy Leban from Washington, D.C.
"We came to say that women's rights are human rights."
Maya Younis from Dearborn, Michigan
"I came to represent my family and neighbours. I want to feel safe here. First generation Arab-American."
Stu McGowan, left, and Joan Watson from Burlington, Vermont
Stu: "First off, I came to support Joan, she was my teacher in college and we’ve been married for over 30 years. Joan has been instrumental in teaching me how to think like a feminist, and for that I’m forever grateful. Turns out I also came for myself, the issues raised during the march are important to me as well." Joan: "I came hoping to lift some of my despair over the election and to stand with women from all walks of life who want to continue to fight for positive change."
Maya from Vermont
"I came here to stand up for what I believe in."
Solange Franklin Reed from Brooklyn, New York
"I came for the Intersectional Feminist alliance."
Danny Fenster from Detroit, Michigan
"I came to see the size, passion and the resistance, to assure myself this is still my country."
Angela Willey, NYC; Mimi Gatens, Napa, California; Diana Murphy, Nashville, Tennessee (from left)
Mimi came "to march for hispanic agriculture and vineyard co-workers who are scared."
Zenia Mohammad, 14, from Brattleboro, Vermont
"I'm here as someone who is young and wants to make a difference."
Kelsey Dickison, left, and Derek DeMello from Massachusetts
"We came here to protest against hate and divisiveness. We come here to stand up for the beauty, love and diversity that make this nation great. E Pluribus Unum."
Dayana Bradley from Massachusetts
"As both a woman and an African American, I feel as though it is vital to stand up for all people in my country. Everyone should feel loved, no one should be oppressed."
Sisters Joey Smith, left, from Minnesota and Jan Johnson from South Dakota
Joey came "for common sense and human decency", Jan came "for a need to be part of this cause."
Devin Morse from New York City
"Straight, cisman, feminist here for everyone else."
Helen Mayer from Maryland
"I am an International Advocate for Women. I stand with Hillary Clinton."
Jenna Woods from Massachusetts
"I am here to stand up for my rights as a woman. Coming from a 17 year old girl, I want my future to be bright."
Mike Gaines from Memphis, Tennessee
"I believe in equality and opportunity. If half of the population is disadvantaged, that's a loosing formula for success. Plus I have a mom, sister, daughter, aunts..."
Mike Rezendes from Virginia Beach, Virginia
"I came for my daughters and granddaughters."