As news of Trump’s unexpected and shocking victory spread, many heart-broken women took to social media to express their sadness and anger:
Tell me again how rape and sexual assault accusations will ruin a man's career
— Paxmee (@Paxmee) November 9, 2016
People ask why women don't report sexual assault. You got your answer: a man can have double digit accusers & still be elected President.
— Liz Strand (@LizStrand) November 9, 2016
It makes me weep every time I imagine Hillary Clinton, with all her experience, all the work she has done, having to make that call to Trump
— Melanie Lynskey (@melanielynskey) November 9, 2016
I'm proud to be a
Today, I'm not proud to be 🇺🇸
— Danielle Shaw (@deeshaw) November 9, 2016
— wintana (@Win_tanna) November 9, 2016
Eight years of black president followed by a female president was too much of a threat to white male authority.
— Jill Filipovic (@JillFilipovic) November 9, 2016
Nothing about tonight is cheeky or funny.
Millions of women, POC, LBGTQIA, Muslims, immigrants & disabled folks are scared shitless.
— Sarah Lerner (@SarahLerner) November 9, 2016
Imagine what it's like to be a young gay, female, or non-white American right now watching how much your country doesn't care about you.
— Local soccer mom (@Yoursoccermom) November 9, 2016
My mom literally just texted me "don't wear the Hijab please" and she's the most religious person in our family….
— ㅤ (@harryonmen) November 9, 2016
There are no winners. Half the country has openly voted for the oppression of LGBT's, minorities', and women's rights.
— Jill Biden (@JillBidenVeep) November 9, 2016
If you thought I was an angry feminist bitch before I hope you're ready for me the next four years.
— yrollam (@shutupgunther) November 9, 2016
What's even more demoralizing is knowing how hard Hillary's worked and how qualified she is, and yet… And every woman knows this feeling.
— Anne T. Donahue (@annetdonahue) November 9, 2016