A-list actresses bring activists as dates to the 2018 Golden Globes

08 January, 2018, 04:10 | Author: Eleanor Thompson
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Watson will attend alongside Marai Larasi, executive director of Imkaan, "a British network of organizations working to end violence against black and minority women".

The Globes blackout places particular attention on tonight's broadcast, where actresses are expected to use red carpet interviews and acceptance speeches to address the political moment.

Susan Sarandon brought activist Rosa Clemente, who is the president and founder of Know Thy Self Productions, which has produced community activism tours and consults on issues such as hip-hop activism, media justice and voter engagement, according to Clemente's website.

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Additionally, both actors and actresses will wear specially-made "Times's Up" lapel pins in an effort to raise awareness of the newly-created Time's Up initiative, which seeks to provide legal funds and representation to women who have been sexually harassed or assaulted in the workplace.

- Billie Jean King, the tennis champion who founded the Women's Tennis Association, will accompany Ms.

Meryl Streep posed alongside Ai-jen Poo, an American activist and director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance.

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From #MeToo creator Tarana Burke to activist Monica Ramirez, check out who the stars brought along to the show. "So it's now Emma's turn to do that".

This past year was a powerful one in the fight for gender equity and against sexual violence against women - from the Women's March to the re-emergence of "me too" as a viral hashtag that brought more than ten years of survivor-centered work to the mainstream.

It is thought that many actresses plan to wear black gowns at the annual ceremony in order to protest against the injustices that have played a role in Hollywood for decades, but which in recent months have began to be discussed as part of the ongoing #MeToo movement. "Her generation." She was wearing black, she said, "to support men and women who have been silenced by sexual harassment and sexual violence". 'If you see a predator but dont feel you can say anything publicly, gather a handful of people and make a circle around them.

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