Sara Swaty

Photographer
    
Women's March - Los Angeles
Location: Los Angeles
Nationality: American
Biography: Sara Swaty is a Los Angeles based people and portrait photographer with a BFA in Photography from Rochester Institute of Technology. Her work explores identity, gender, and disability. At the Eddie Adams Workshop in 2015, Sara was awarded the... read on
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Women's March - Los Angeles
sara swaty
Jan 22, 2017
After days of gloomy clouds and rainfall, the sun miraculously parted the day following Trump's Inauguration for the Women's March in Pershing Square, Los Angeles, a global rallying cry to fight for equal rights.

Yesterday was a powerful day—hearing celebrity speakers voice the same fears of being a woman that I feel every day really hit home.  My fears that come with existing are cemented in my being, so I rarely voice them, or hear so many different people sharing the same sentiment.  It forced me to further recognize the impact and gravity of the Trump regime.  Despite the feelings of overwhelming helplessness, I remembered where I was—deep in a crowd of 750,000 strong, safe and supported, knowing that people all over the world were sharing the same experience.


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