Election 2017

What it was like at the ‘Pussy Grabs Back’ protest at Donald Trump’s Philly HQ

South Street sees its share of protest. This is maybe the first with hand-drawn vaginas.

Protesters stand outside the Trump campaign office near 8th and South streets on Tuesday morning as part of a national "GOP Hands Off Me" Day of Action.

Protesters stand outside the Trump campaign office near 8th and South streets on Tuesday morning as part of a national "GOP Hands Off Me" Day of Action.

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When Donald Trump campaign workers walk into the office this morning on South Street in Philadelphia, they will be greeted by a list of demands, a pile of signs and a couple drawings of vaginas.

A couple dozen protesters showed up outside the Trump campaign office near 8th and South streets this morning as part of a demonstration dubbed “Pussy Grabs Back” Philly. The effort was part of a national movement taking place in 12 cities across the country and organized by “GOP Hands Off Me,” a new organization that formed in response to allegations of sexual assault against Trump and the release of the 2005 Access Hollywood tape you can’t seem to escape.

Emma Boorboor, of West Philly, helped organized the protest this morning and said though no one working in the Trump campaign office actually showed up during the demonstration, organizers were leaving behind posters and a signed letter so Trump supporters know “women are standing up for themselves.”

“I think [Trump] already proved himself to be a huge misogynist,” she said. “This was basically him admitting that he sexually assaults women. And that’s just unacceptable.”

Check out our Facebook page for a full video of this morning’s demonstration. Here are some scenes and some of the most, well, creative signs from this morning’s protest:

Protesters gathered Tuesday morning outside Trump's campaign office on South Street.

Protesters gathered Tuesday morning outside Trump's campaign office on South Street.

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Protesters gathered Tuesday morning outside Trump's campaign office on South Street.

Protesters gathered Tuesday morning outside Trump's campaign office on South Street.

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Trump has a campaign office on South Street that's become a popular spot for protesters.

Protesters gathered Tuesday morning outside Trump's campaign office on South Street.

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Protesters gathered Tuesday morning outside Trump's campaign office on South Street.

Protesters gathered Tuesday morning outside Trump's campaign office on South Street.

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Protesters gathered Tuesday morning outside Trump's campaign office on South Street.

Protesters gathered Tuesday morning outside Trump's campaign office on South Street.

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Protesters gathered in October outside Trump's campaign office on South Street.

Protesters gathered Tuesday morning outside Trump's campaign office on South Street.

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People sign the "list of demands" left at the Trump campaign office Tuesday morning.

People sign the "list of demands" left at the Trump campaign office Tuesday morning.

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Protesters gathered Tuesday morning outside Trump's campaign office on South Street.

Protesters gathered Tuesday morning outside Trump's campaign office on South Street.

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Sha Grogan-Brown, of Philly, stands with his daughter, Tighe, who is 17 months old.

Sha Grogan-Brown, of Philly, stands with his daughter, Tighe, who is 17 months old.

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Protesters gathered Tuesday morning outside Trump's campaign office on South Street.

Protesters gathered Tuesday morning outside Trump's campaign office on South Street.

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Protesters gathered Tuesday morning outside Trump's campaign office on South Street.

Protesters gathered Tuesday morning outside Trump's campaign office on South Street.

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Protesters gathered Tuesday morning outside Trump's campaign office on South Street.

Protesters gathered Tuesday morning outside Trump's campaign office on South Street.

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Protesters gathered Tuesday morning outside Trump's campaign office on South Street.

Protesters gathered Tuesday morning outside Trump's campaign office on South Street.

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Protesters gathered Tuesday morning outside Trump's campaign office on South Street.

Protesters gathered Tuesday morning outside Trump's campaign office on South Street.

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Protesters wrote in chalk on the sidewalks outside the Trump campaign office.

Protesters wrote in chalk on the sidewalks outside the Trump campaign office.

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Protesters left this "list of demands" outside the Trump campaign office this morning.

Protesters left this "list of demands" outside the Trump campaign office this morning.

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Organizers said anyone interested in getting involved with future actions should follow along with the Facebook event from this morning’s protest.

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