On ‘A Day Without a Woman,’ Local Women Learn Inner-workings Of Maryland Politics
On ‘A Day Without a Woman,’ local women learn inner-workings of Maryland politics
There was a time when the women in red couldn’t get a seat at the table, and now on Wednesday, there — quite literally— weren’t enough.
“Look at us today,” said Del. Sheila Hixson, D-Silver Spring, to the crowded room during the Women’s Caucus of Maryland meeting. “We’ve obviously done something right.”
Like many around the country, the bi-partisan group acknowledged the A Day Without a Woman demonstration and International Women’s Day, which both occurred Wednesday. They wore red pantsuits, red dresses, red flats and red scarves. They talked about the time when there weren’t women bathrooms in the State House …