I was protesting at the Supreme Court in support of Whole Woman’s Health when I realized that anti-abortion people have no upper-body strength and can’t hold up their signs for very long. Feminism is hard work. The fight for social justice isn’t a sprint, but a very, very, very long marathon.
(A person sweats as they lift a barbell with determination)
Caption: We lift weights…
(A crowd of activists stand before the Supreme Court, holding signs saying “ERA Yes!” and “Stop the War on Women”)
Caption: so we can lift signs.
(A person jogs along a road. A girl in a racing wheelchair speeds past her)
Caption: We work on our endurance…
(Outside a Planned Parenthood clinic. A clinic escort wraps an arm around the shoulders of a patient, shielding them from anti-abortion protestors)
Caption: so that others can endure.
(Someone drinks from a water bottle)
Caption: But we have to prioritize self-care…
(A person relaxes while taking a bubble bath)
Caption: so we can go the distance.