Meryl Streep, Emma Stone, Michelle Williams, and Amy Poehler are among several actresses who are planning to bring gender and racial justice activists as their guests to Sunday night's Golden Globe Awards in LA. But a conscientious commitment to fashion, organized by the new organization Time's Up, wasn't the only difference from years past. She is senior director of the nonprofit Girls for Gender Equity. "Until we change that, any advancement that we make in addressing this issue is going to be scarred by the fact that it wasn't across the board". Sarandon will be bringing along Rosa Clemente, who has campaigned for voter engagement among youth of color, third party politics, United States political prisoners, the rights of Puerto Rico to become an independent nation, and media justice.
Sterling K. Brown, left, and Ryan Bathe arrive at the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, Jan. 7, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Jayaraman, who serves as president of Restaurant Opportunities Centers United and director of the Food Labor Research Center at the University of California, Berkeley, will attend with Amy Poehler.
- Billie Jean King, the tennis champion who founded the Women's Tennis Association, will accompany Ms.
Stone's decision to bring King isn't a wholly unprecedented move; in 2015, the year Reese Witherspoon played Cheryl Strayed in Wild, the film based on Strayed's book, she took the author as her date. She also received the Presidential Medal of Freedom.More news: Chelsea complete £15m deal for Ross Barkley
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"Farmworker women have been standing up and speaking out against sexual violence in the workplace for decades", she said in a statement. Dern, a nominee for her performance in "Big Little Lies". Lawrence, a Suquamish Tribe member, is an activist for Native American treaty and water rights, among other causes.
Burke also opened up about how rewarding it has been for her to see so many women stand together and speak out about their own experiences with sexual assault and harassment.
Streep, nominated for her performance in "The Post", plans to attend the show with Ai-jen Poo, the director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance and co-director of the Caring Across Generations Campaign.
In their push to highlight the problems of sexual harassment and gender inequality, eight actresses at the Golden Globes ceremony (Monday morning, Singapore time) are extending their political statements to their plus-ones.