Oops: Pink ‘pussyhats’ to be repudiated by their one-time fans

Oops: Pink ‘pussyhats’ to be repudiated by their one-time fans
Ashley Judd (Image: HuffPo video screen grab)

[Ed. – Because of course.  There’s a reason we didn’t think of this, and I don’t want to say it’s because we’re sane.  But that’s really what it amounts to.]

The Women’s March is back in 2018 with its Power to the Polls anniversary protests on the weekend of Jan. 20-21. The focus during this Women’s March reboot is to register more women to vote, and to elect women and progressive candidates to public office.

But this time when marchers take to the streets in cities from Lansing to Las Vegas, there could be fewer pink pussyhats in the crowds.

The reason: The sentiment that the pink pussyhat excludes and is offensive to transgender women and gender nonbinary people who don’t have typical female genitalia and to women of color because their genitals are more likely to be brown than pink.

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