13 Celebrities Who Threw Their Support Behind The Women's March
The celebs who marched for equality
With the Women's March making it's message heard worldwide over the weekend, campaigners were willing to stand up and speak out for equality in the wake of Donald Trump's inauguration.
Well, one group of people who had a lot to say were celebrities, with everyone from Zendaya to Lady Gaga to Harry Styles having something to say about the protest that has made international headlines.
Posting a series of pictures from the Washington DC march, she declared that she was "proud to be part of herstory" by backing the event.
Throwing her support behind the march, she wrote the caption: "So proud to be a woman!! So proud of the women around the world who came together today for pro-choice! 💅🏽💕"
3. Katy Perry
Posting an image of her sister, Katy explained that she's no longer afraid of identifying as a feminist, and hopes to be both "fearless" and "resilient" when fighting for women's rights.
She also added the simple comment: "just wanna be =" to an Insta from the march.
4. Miley Cyrus
Miley announced her support for the marches with a series of images centred around the importance of women's reproduction rights.
5. Harry Styles
He took to Twitter to speak up for the Women's March, saying that the campaign was an expression of "unity and love", before signing off his message with a trademark 'H'.
6. Lena Dunham
She threw her support behind the cause with the caption: "Proud of y'all. We're just getting started. We will fight with love and with kindness. And "do not mistake my kindness for weakness"- Al Capone, who I've just now decided was a feminist? Who knows, let's just say yeah! ❤️ Goodnight, oh inspirational ones! 📸 by Charlie Gross"
7. Blake Lively
Explaining why it's so important to speak up for equality, she wrote: "I marched for my daughters, for my friends, for strangers, for myself, for Phoebe here in this picture who I met as she motivated everyone she came across. My march wasn't driven by hate. It was rooted in a very simple fact-- we are all equal. I believe everyone can agree on that. Thank you to everyone who marched all over the world. I felt so hopeful and deeply grateful. #whyimarch"
8. Taylor Swift
Although she didn't make it to a march herself, Taylor tweeted her support of seeing others stand up for their rights, declaring that she is "proud" of being a woman.
9. Bella Thorne
She used the #pussypower hashtag to announce her support for equal rights, posting the caption: "Out here fighting for OUR rights".
10. Ariana Grande
Ari wrote an essay about the importance of equality, explaining that "hatred, ignorance, sexism, racism, agism, homophobia, transphobia, body shaming, slut shaming, prejudice, discrimination of all kinds, patriarchal conditioning and the backwards expectations of what a woman should be" is something that needs to be wiped out from society.
11. Chrissy Teigen and John Legend
Both Chrissy and her husband John Legend threw their support behind the march by speaking up about the importance of making your voice heard.
12. Chloe Moretz
Reminding her followers that the consitution is designed to empower the people, she wrote: "And remember, the Constitution does not begin with "I, the president." It begins with "We, the people." - Gloria Steinem#watchyournosepinocchio"
13. Lady Gaga
Tweeting an aerial video from the march, she wrote: "#WomensMarchOnWashington I'm so proud to be a woman alive during this time. Look how strong we are. And there for each other. That's love [❤️]"
The event turned out to be hugely successful, with over 3 million people turning out worldwide to announce their support for the cause. Not bad at all.
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