Earlier this week, we talked about Emma Watson’s awesome speech on gender equality and how men need to get more involved in feminism. It’s true because feminism is about gender equality for everyone. We need to stop focusing on the word and start focusing on the issues. She announced the launch of HeForShe, a campaign that aims to get men more involved in the fight for gender equality. The response has been awesome. Men everywhere are sharing their support and using the #HeForShe hashtag online. It’s great!
One of my favorite things about it is that a lot of celebs are behind it, especially male celebs. Now, it’s not shocking that men support feminism, but it’s really nice to see men stepping up and publicly declaring that they support gender equality. Everyone should support gender equality to the point where we no longer need a movement to say we support it. Check out some of the most awesome dudes who support #HeForShe:
— Tom Hiddleston (@twhiddleston) September 24, 2014
Could Tom Hiddelston be any more amazing? I don’t think so.
— Matthew Lewis (@Mattdavelewis) September 24, 2014
OMG how cute is Matt Lewis being so supportive? Do you think they still talk?!
— Luke Pasqualino (@LucaPasqualino) September 24, 2014
Luca Pasqualino from Skins is all about equality!
— Simon Pegg (@simonpegg) September 23, 2014
Simon Pegg gets it.
— Neil Gaiman (@neilhimself) September 23, 2014
Author Neil Gaiman totally understands the whole equality is a human right thing.
— Douglas Booth (@DouglasBooth) September 20, 2014
I want to give Douglas Booth the biggest hug.
— James McVey (@TheVampsJames) September 24, 2014
Our friend James from The Vamps is amazing!
— Russell Crowe (@russellcrowe) September 24, 2014
Russell Crowe!!!! OMG.
— Logan Lerman (@LoganLerman) September 23, 2014
Emma’s other Noah costar, Logan Lerman is taking a stand too.
— Chris Colfer (@chriscolfer) September 23, 2014
We’re proud too, Chris!
— Luke Newberry (@lukenewberry) September 23, 2014
You recognize this handsome fella from In the Flesh!
— Alfie Deyes (@PointlessBlog) September 24, 2014
One of our fave YouTubers, Alfie Deyes, supports the cause.
— James Van Der Beek (@vanderjames) September 23, 2014
— Chris Rankin (@chrisrankin) September 24, 2014
Emma Watson's UN speech on gender equality is amazing & inspiring. http://t.co/dcmfl9zDXr
— Grant Gustin (@grantgust) September 23, 2014
Grant Gastin is The Flash, in case you were wondering.
— Kevin Durand (@onemightytree) September 24, 2014
Kevin Durand tweeted this and has been retweeting basically everything having to do with #HeForShe. Awesome.
And lastly, Joseph Gordon-Levitt put up an incredible video on his channel Hit RECord in support and to keep the conversation about feminism going! Yay!
Who else have you seen supporting #HeForShe? Tell us in the comments!
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