We don't want to see Trump dramatically fail, as we know we'll all suffer. We love this country and want to peacefully demonstrate, staying true to our American values and what really makes America great.
The actions taken by the Trump Administration on abortion rights, sexuality education, and contraception will provide early signals of the direction in which he intends to take all human rights over the next four years.
I retain the bitterness of 2016 to enter 2017. As a woman and a teenager in this turbulent time, I am constantly reminded of the drawbacks we face as we begin the new year, not just pertaining to reproductive rights, but for the roles of women in society.
As I kiss my sleeping daughter on the cheek, I notice how she's changing. Tucked up in her bed, she is no longer the baby I cradled or the toddler that I pushed on the swing. She is a young girl with a big voice and thankfully, she's not afraid to use it.