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Intersectionality takes it to the streets: Mobilizing across diverse interests for the Women’s March

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Science Advances  20 Sep 2017:
Vol. 3, no. 9, eaao1390
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aao1390

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  • Table 1 Reasons for attending the Women’s March (respondents selected all that applied) (n = 516).
    Women’s Rights52.9%
    Equality41.5%
    Reproductive Rights23.4%
    Environment22.5%
    Social Welfare21.7%
    Racial Justice18.6%
    LGBTQ17.4%
    Politics/Voting16.9%
    Immigration15.3%
    Labor9.1%
    Police Brutality/Black Lives Matter6.8%
    Peace5.6%
    Religion5.2%
  • Table 2 Regression analysis of reasons for attending (n = 463).

    z statistics are in parentheses except for Racial Justice and Immigration, which includes t statistics in parentheses because those models are ordinary least squares regression rather than logistic regression.

    Women’s RightsReproductive RightsEnvironmentLGBTQRacial JusticeImmigration
    First ever protest−0.034−0.167−0.410−0.378−0.111−0.108
    (−0.15)(−0.61)(−1.53)(−1.25)(−1.12)(−1.06)
    First in 5 years−0.2760.254−0.539−0.2360.0000.000
    (−1.06)(0.81)(−1.70)(−0.69)(0.00)(0.00)
    Women−0.1271.313**0.3390.309−0.0140.012
    (−0.46)(2.93)(0.97)(0.80)(−0.14)(0.12)
    Black−0.386−0.854−0.790−0.2810.388**−0.092
    (−0.99)(−1.53)(−1.41)(−0.50)(2.73)(−0.63)
    Hispanic0.970−0.8390.1770.8230.1510.550**
    (1.77)(−1.27)(0.32)(1.54)(0.83)(2.94)
    Asian0.751−1.139−0.4460.370−0.0690.241
    (1.38)(−1.49)(−0.68)(0.63)(−0.38)(1.28)
    Multiracial0.099−0.586−0.515−0.037−0.021−0.188
    (0.26)(−1.14)(−1.01)(−0.07)(−0.15)(−1.32)
    Age−0.020**−0.022**0.003−0.006−0.008**−0.003
    (−2.92)(−2.58)(0.41)(−0.62)(−3.00)(−1.41)
    Nonorganization member−0.437−0.211−0.099−0.304−0.164−0.288*
    (−0.97)(−0.41)(−0.20)(−0.57)(−1.49)(−2.53)
    Passive organization member−0.4620.1960.8040.2660.0000.000
    (−0.90)(0.34)(1.44)(0.44)(0.00)(0.00)
    Constant1.604−1.185−1.368−1.2730.4490.408
    (2.73)(−1.62)(−2.00)(−1.73)(2.30)(2.03)
    Social WelfareLaborPeaceEqualityPoliticsTrump
    First ever protest−0.4520.0254−0.441−0.2390.1620.363
    −1.57)(0.06)(−0.88)(−1.05)(0.48)(1.31)
    First in 5 years0.0290.037−0.2970.0880.6300.637*
    (0.09)(0.08)(−0.50)(0.34)(1.77)(2.15)
    Women0.2460.196−0.0810.453−0.749*−0.864**
    (0.71)(0.39)(−0.14)(1.61)(−2.25)(−2.97)
    Black−0.030−0.358−0.533−0.2570.1310.640
    (−0.07)(−0.47)(−0.51)(−0.66)(0.25)(1.58)
    Hispanic−0.2010.6280.661−0.9640.4300.689
    (−0.34)(0.93)(0.81)(−1.78)(0.70)(1.33)
    Asian−1.5420.0000.0000.2240.00−0.188
    (−1.48)(0.00)(0.00)(0.46)(0.00)(−0.29)
    Multiracial−0.636−0.4460.107−0.1130.038−0.051
    (−1.15)(−0.59)(0.14)(−0.30)(0.08)(−0.11)
    Age0.004−0.006−0.014−0.0070.0030.012
    (0.42)(−0.53)(−0.93)(−0.97)(0.32)(1.54)
    Nonorganization member0.313−0.520−0.6111.141*−1.880***−0.092
    (0.54)(−0.78)(−0.75)(2.18)(-3.90)(−0.17)
    Passive organization member0.881−0.4690.2291.277*−0.8040.725
    (1.40)(−0.59)(0.26)(2.22)(−1.50)(1.23)
    Constant−1.861−1.730−1.535−1.3990.154−1.343
    (−2.52)(−1.85)(−1.37)(−2.18)(0.23)(−2.00)

    *P < 0.05.

    **P < 0.01.

    ***P < 0.001.

    • Table 3 The Women’s March survey regression models by motivation for attending (n = 463).

      These models control for number of protests, gender, race, age, and organizational membership. +, significant and positive association (P < 0.05); −, significant and negative association (P < 0.05).

      Dependent
      variables
      Women’s
      Rights
      Reproductive
      Rights
      EnvironmentLGBTQRacial
      Justice
      ImmigrationSocial
      Welfare
      LaborPeaceEqualityPoliticsTrump
      Independent
      variables
      Women’s Rights++
      Reproductive Rights++
      Environment++
      LGBTQ issues++
      Racial Justice+++++++
      Immigration+++++
      Social Welfare++++
      Labor+++++
      Peace+++++
      Equality++++
      Politics+++
      Trump+
    • Table 4 The Women’s March survey cross-tabulations of motivations for attending (n = 463).
      Women’s
      Rights
      Reproductive
      Rights
      EnvironmentLGBTQRacial
      Justice
      ImmigrationSocial
      Welfare
      LaborPeaceEqualityPoliticsTrump
      n = 273n = 121n = 116n = 90n = 110n = 87n = 112n = 47n = 29n = 214n = 83n = 132
      Women’s Rights49.59%63.79%71.11%80.00%75.86%64.29%68.09%82.76%48.60%55.42%51.52%
      Reproductive
      Rights
      21.98%37.07%45.56%38.18%42.53%48.21%59.57%75.86%25.70%43.37%23.48%
      Environment27.11%35.54%45.56%40.00%44.83%49.11%55.32%79.31%30.84%39.76%25.76%
      LGBTQ issues23.44%33.88%35.34%37.27%44.83%32.14%46.81%62.07%20.09%33.73%21.21%
      Racial Justice32.23%34.71%37.93%45.56%54.02%37.50%51.06%68.97%26.17%40.96%29.55%
      Immigration24.18%30.58%33.62%43.33%42.73%32.14%40.43%65.52%23.83%33.73%18.94%
      Social Welfare26.37%44.63%47.41%40.00%38.18%41.38%61.70%75.86%26.64%45.78%24.24%
      Labor11.72%23.14%22.41%24.44%21.82%21.84%25.89%68.97%15.89%28.92%16.67%
      Peace8.79%18.18%19.83%20.00%18.18%21.84%19.64%42.55%11.21%22.89%15.15%
      Equality38.10%45.45%56.90%47.78%50.91%58.62%50.89%72.34%82.76%43.37%31.82%
      Politics16.85%29.75%28.45%31.11%30.91%32.18%33.93%51.06%65.52%16.82%22.73%
      Trump24.91%25.62%29.31%31.11%35.45%28.74%28.57%46.81%68.97%19.63%36.14%
    • Table 5 Sample demographics (n = 528).
      Gender
        Women85.3%
        Men14.1%
        Transgender0.6%
      Race
        White77.4%
        Hispanic4.2%
        Black6.5%
        Asian3.8%
        Multiracial7.9%
      Age43.3
      Organization member
        Not a member81.8%
        Passive member11.8%
        Active member6.4%
      Attended protests
        First ever protest34.7%
        First in 5 years24.8%
        More than one in 5 years40.5%
      Attended with
        Alone5.0%
        Family61.2%
        Friends69.8%
        Colleagues10.2%

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