A quieter arrange of anti-Trump protest, with cruise food and calls for action

November 14, 2016 - Picnic Time

In a days given Donald Trump’s election, thousands have marched in Los Angeles, waving signs and shouting their disapproval of a president-elect over a snarl of helicopter blades and a yell of military sirens.

On Sunday afternoon during Silver Lake Meadow, about 500 people collected for a quieter form of protest. Mostly women, they sat in circles, widespread blankets and common cruise food as they talked about how to benefaction a dauntless face to aroused children, how to defuse their possess annoy toward Trump supporters and how to spin their emotions into activism.

Hillary Clinton’s detriment felt personal for a event’s organizers, Kara Durrett and Ellen Etten, who work as personal assistants in Hollywood. Election night had them both in tears, and they were adult until a early hours of a morning, texting any other stunned, disbelieving messages. Both pronounced a choosing detriment felt like a breakup.

“It’s like a nation pennyless adult with you, though we satisfied that we should have never been dating anyway,” pronounced Durrett, 29.

Others discussed how California could quarrel intensity Trump policies, and the need to present to Foster Campbell, a Louisiana Democrat facing a runoff choosing for a U.S. Senate subsequent month.

In a throng was justification of copiousness of womanlike pride: Rosie a Riveter lunchboxes, T-shirts that admitted “The Future Is Female.”

Exit polls have suggested that more than half of white women electorate chose Trump. That demographic was a infancy of those collected on Sunday. Some found that sold voting postmortem hard to swallow. 

“Devastating, disappointing. Total shock,” pronounced screenwriter Tara Miele.

Miele chalked it adult to subconscious sexism from women. 

“It’s a greeting opposite a form of lady that wants to lay during a list and not usually mount behind her man,” she said.

Some women vowed to confront their possess families. Alyson Lippert, 26, pronounced she would no longer be bashful about pity her domestic opinions with her regressive Kansas family.

She pronounced she was streamer home for Thanksgiving, and “I’m going to be a loudest chairman there. I’m going to be screaming.”

Jackie Tavelman, 60, a high propagandize clergyman in West Los Angeles, pronounced she spends her days this time of year writing college recommendation letters for students. Some are undocumented and now don’t know either they’ll be deported before they can go. 

She came to a entertainment for them.

“I wanted to take movement in a constructive approach and hopefully move some information behind to my students who need to know what will occur to them,” Tavelman said.

Etten pronounced she and Durrett still are deciding what they’ll do next. They plan to accommodate monthly and disseminate information about anti-Trump initiatives around their Facebook group.

“This is usually a beginning,” she  said.


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