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News – “McDonald’s Turns Golden Arches Upside Down ‘In Honor Of Women’”

losangeles.cbslocal.com – LYNWOOD (CBSLA) — A McDonald’s in Lynwood turned its golden arches upside down in celebration of International Women’s Day.

The fast food chain said flipping its logo is “in honor of the extraordinary accomplishments of women everywhere.”

International Women’s Day takes place March  8.

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KCAL9’s Tom Wait reported from the Lynwood location.  He reported that this location seemed to be the only one taking part in the celebration locally.

19-year-old Cynthia Longoria, who lives and works in Lynwood, said she appreciated the gesture.

“That’s amazing,” she said, “as a female in a low income family. from a minority, it’s great to see representation of not only my gender but in my neighborhood. It feels awesome.”

She said the day is a reminder for women to become empowered.

“I think about it a lot,” Longoria said, “because I think every day is International Women’s Day. Because without women, this world would not be going around. It’s just a reality of the situation.”


Very very dope! Salute to the manager of this McDonald’s, it may be a small gesture but it’s still a gesture. We need to start seeing this more across the nation, Happy International Women’s Day!!

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About lbiddy23

Lauren is a South Jersey native, a sports enthusiast, music lover and a professional foodie/beer critic in his own mind. He has been on a life long journey to discover the perfect cheeseburger and and won’t stop until he finds it. You can follow him at @Biddle23

2 comments on “News – “McDonald’s Turns Golden Arches Upside Down ‘In Honor Of Women’”

  1. So, does that make up for only having 25% female representation in their top corporate positions?

    • lbiddy23

      Nope! Maybe I should do a follow up with that, but this was one location….not nationwide so I doubt corporate even knew about it until it happened smh

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