Alexa headed to DC in January for the third annual Women’s March, braving frigid temps to stand shoulder to shoulder with fellow marchers from all walks of life. We talked about the difference between Nancy’s experience at the first march, and Alexa’s experience, as well as the controversies around the march.


In this episode, we talked about:

  • Clips/short interviews from the March
  • Why Alexa went to the Women’s March
  • Nancy’s experience at the first Women’s March versus how she feels now
  • The issues around the Women’s March leadership
  • Tamika Mallory’s support of Louis Farrakhan
  • Pro-Palestinian versus Anti-Semitic, and understanding Linda Sarsour
  • No topic is cut and dry–the lines are constantly crossing each other
  • What’s up with the pink pussy hats?!
  • Can we support the women’s march without getting embroiled in the controversy?
  • The importance of understanding the issues before getting involved in them or talking about them.
  • Recognizing white privilege
  • The article Nancy mentioned about Tamika Mallory
  • Get the FREE Me and White Supremacy workbook by Layla Saad HERE.

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Alexa Bigwarfe is a mother to 3 wildlings, author, publisher, writer-entrepreneur, and podcaster. Her writing career began after her infant daughter passed away at 2 days old. She has co-authored & published three volumes dedicated to imperfect parents who need a little encouragement, and is working on the 4th through the Lose the Cape! brand. She and Lose the Cape! podcast co-host features busy moms who are passionate about making a difference in the world as we also navigate the #struggleofthejuggle. Through her company Write|Publish|Sell, she assists women through the process of writing, publishing, and selling their books! She owns her own publishing house, Kat Biggie Press, and a children’s book publishing company, Purple Butterfly Press – both which are dedicated to bringing stories of hope, inspiration, encouragement, and girl-power to the world.


Nancy Cavillones enjoys taking the scenic route, forcing her kids to appreciate nature, and spending time in New York City by herself in a desperate attempt to recapture her college days. Nancy recently relocated to Northern California with her family, where she hopes sweater weather exists. She owns a virtual assistance business that serves indie authors. She is Managing Editor of Lose the Cape and co-host of the Lose The Cape podcast.

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