Lauryn Gutierrez

Lauryn was a producer for Rewire.News. She is a communications professional and photographer. Previously, she helped develop and implement integrated communications strategy at turner4D and served as associate editor of Feminism 2.0.

Lauryn holds a BA from Macalester College.


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The Resistance in Photos: Trump’s First 100 Days

Lauryn Gutierrez

As a photojournalist, I have toted my camera to at least 27 marches and actions since Inauguration Day—many of them organized by “ordinary” citizens who felt called to demonstrate for their rights, the well-being of their children, the safety of their neighbors, and the humanity of strangers. The ability to elevate the voices, faces, and stories […]

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‘Thanks to the EPA This Isn’t Acid Rain’: The March for Science in Washington, D.C.

Lauryn Gutierrez

On a soggy Saturday, thousands of people gathered to march in a “celebration of science.” Held on Earth Day, the March for Science was a nonpartisan event, as anti-science policies from both sides of the aisle “harm everyone,” the organizers stated on their website. Under the Trump administration, scientific agencies are expecting to see severe funding cuts, while research data has disappeared from public […]

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#WeBelongTogether Youth to Trump: ‘We Are Not Afraid of You!’

Lauryn Gutierrez

On Thursday, April 13, 40 children and youth from seven states—including Colorado, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, and Virginia—gathered in Washington, D.C., with the We Belong Together Kids Caravan. As Rewire Immigration Reporter Tina Vasquez explained on Thursday, the four-city tour “forces the public to bear witness to youth of colors’ fears around immigration.” “I live […]

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On ACA Anniversary, Health-Care Advocates Say ‘#WeFightBack’

Lauryn Gutierrez

Health-care advocates gathered yesterday at Freedom Plaza to mark the seven-year anniversary of President Barack Obama signing the Affordable Care Act (ACA), his signature health-care reform law. Rewire was on the scene as #WeFightBack advocates marched from the plaza to the White House, stopping first at the Trump International Hotel, in protest against the GOP’s attempt to repeal the law, commonly referred […]

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Advocates: #WeObject to Judge Neil Gorsuch’s Supreme Court Nomination

Lauryn Gutierrez

This week, U.S. Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge Neil Gorsuch began in Washington, D.C. Gorsuch was nominated by President Donald Trump on January 31. Judge Gorsuch has a reputation of conservatism on the bench, equal to or perhaps even greater than the late Justice Antonin Scalia he was nominated to replace. According to Rewire‘s Jessica Mason Pieklo, there […]

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‘You Must Become the Voice Every Day’: Protect Trans Women Day of Action in D.C.

Lauryn Gutierrez

Wednesday was declared a National Day of Action to #ProtectTransWomen—particularly those of color—by LBGTQ equality organization GetEQUAL. Washington, D.C., has one of the largest LGBTQ communities in the country, and has the highest population of transgender individuals in the United States. Transgender advocates from Casa Ruby, HIPS, and the Marsha P. Johnson Institute led a […]

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‘Stop the Global Gag’: Repro Rights Advocates Rally at the White House

Lauryn Gutierrez

About a thousand people gathered at Freedom Plaza in Washington, D.C., to march to the White House on Wednesday, International Women’s Day, dubbed A Day Without a Woman by the organizers of the Women’s March. Reproductive rights advocates organized the protest, one of a few held that day, against President Trump’s executive order to reinstate the “global gag rule”, known […]

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Protesting Presidents’ Day in Washington, D.C.

Lauryn Gutierrez

On Monday, February 20, #NotMyPresidentsDay protests happened across the country. Organizers in the nation’s capital hosted a hometown resistance to President Donald Trump: Nearly a thousand people gathered in Washington, D.C.’s DuPont Circle during to voice their displeasure with the current administration. The crowd heard remarks from activists, including candidates for government representatives, Native Americans who had […]

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D.C. Rallies to Resist ICE Raids

Lauryn Gutierrez

More than 800 people on Saturday came out in Washington, D.C., to an emergency #NoBanNoWallNoRaids rally outside the White House in response to reports of mass arrests of undocumented people by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The rally featured a bilingual demonstration showing what undocumented people in the United States face when stopped by ICE and […]

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This Week in Resistance: Dancing, Marching, and Rallying in D.C.

Lauryn Gutierrez

Protests continued in great numbers throughout the Trump administration’s third week in power in Washington, D.C. The party-line confirmations of controversial cabinet members Betsy DeVos, Jeff Sessions, and Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) outraged citizens and activists, and the #MuslimBan has continued to inspire large counter-movements for the second week in a row. The #NoDAPL movement suffered a crushing blow on […]

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#NoBanNoWall: A Week of D.C. Protests Against Trump’s Immigration Ban

Lauryn Gutierrez

This past week featured a flurry of activism following the executive orders of President Donald Trump in Washington, D.C. Those orders immediately halted refugee admissions to the United States, banned entry of people from several Muslim majority countries, and toughened screening procedures for immigrants—commonly interpreted as an anti-Muslim ban. Citizens and politicians joined human rights […]

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