Every International Women’s Day is important. But this one felt especially strong, focused and LOUD.
Perhaps it’s because we’re living in some sort of weird parallel universe (hello Donald Trump). Whatever it was, there didn’t seem to be a woman – and a hell of a lot of men - in Australia who weren’t moved by the sheer awesomeness of the day.
Some of the best moments came via social media. This dad shared pics of the rocking tshirts he bought for his young daughter (um, do they come in our size?)
Loved this announcement from a train station employee in Victoria:
And also this:
We love it when our brothers get in on the action. So many likes on this Facebook post by a bloke from Victoria:
And…welcome to the world Alia Joy, the second daughter of Deputy Greens Leader Larissa Waters. What a time to be alive little one
Plus loads of celebrities have gotten in on the action:
But one day is not enough. It’s no good getting excited and agitating on March 8 if March 9 onwards sees us slump back into the same cruel inequalities.
Let’s make this pic obsolete: