Biel was raised in Boulder, Colorado. Really, all a person needs to do is hold the belief that women and men deserve equal rights. In a 2016 interview with Billboard, the Dangerous Woman singer spoke out against the industry's double standard in defense of women who are often criticized for showing skin. "'Relevance' is a catchphrase that people throw out because we live in a world full of discrimination. ", "I feel that I have wisdom, experience, knowledge and a point of view that is important," the singer, known for pushing boundaries throughout her decades-long career, said in a recent interview when asked if she had concerns about "staying relevant." ... We all have to stand up and fight for equal rights and opportunities. And there is no more inspiring role model than a man who respects and cherishes women and champions their leadership.". The actress explained that the industry often tries to bring feminist ideals to the screen in the wrong way, saying, "The fallacy in Hollywood is that if you're making a 'feminist' story, the woman kicks ass and wins. "I don't understand the negative connotation of the word, or why it should exclude the opposite sex. I just don’t hate myself... And the scary thing I have noticed is that some people really feel uncomfortable around women who don’t hate themselves. Her essay was posted "in the hope of bringing one more voice to the conversation so that women in the workplace feel a little less alone and more able to push back for themselves.". 27 Famous Men Who Are Proud to Be Feminists In addition to Justin Trudeau. "A woman is a drunk, a whore, whereas the guy's like a partyer, a player," she said. There are all these preconceived notions of what it means to be a woman or a girl, and straying from those ideas of femininity is sort of shocking to people. UN ambassador for women and feminist activist. That’s not feminist, that's macho. A movie about a weak, vulnerable woman can be feminist if it shows a real person that we can empathize with.". I really don't know what my tits have to do with it.". ", When asked by the magazine if she planned to have kids, she added, "That is so personal, and it's my pet peeve when people press you on it. AdChoices I love it. "We need 40- to 50 year-old white males to be interested in the stories of their wives and their mothers," Streep told THR in 2016. | California Privacy Rights 8.6. I have no interest in trying to be the perfect feminist, but I do believe feminists are in good hands with me. Rated - Custom. I'll be in the produce aisle, naked at 95, with a sensible ponytail, one strand of hair left on my head and a Chanel bow.". Bollywood actor Richa Chadha, famous for her unconventional roles, has said that a true feminism wave will arrive only when good roles are written for women in the film industry. Arquette, who recently participated in the Women's March on Washington, notably used her platform to rally for wage equality while accepting the Oscar for best supporting actress in 2015. Famous reality TV star Farrah Lynn Abraham’s sex video with James Deen was leaked online, though many people claim the video was posted with the consent of the bold actress, because she later made millions with the video. The Hunger Games star asked the question why do men successfully negotiate higher pay, when women don’t? The How to Get Away With Murder creator spoke to Elle about how she's used her ShondaLand platform to show more representation of minority groups as a black female in a white-male dominated industry. The actress gave a speech at the 2015 African Union Summit where she spoke about the importance of women's rights nationwide. It makes me crazy. Maybe some women just don't care. Feminism means real democracy.". For some reason, I just can't picture someone saying that about a man.’. The Academy Award winner is as noted for her blockbuster films as her philanthropic work. The actress also voiced her thoughts on young women who don't like to be labeled a feminist to Wonderland magazine, explaining that the "implications" of the word are often misconstrued. The teen took four minutes to explain how cultural appropriation works and why it's so damaging. After the Sony hack, Lawrence was one of the first stars to talk openly about Hollywood's pay gap problem. International Women's Day 2020 is here and if you've ever felt like you need a running list of of exceptional feminist icons to lift you up, you've come to the right place.. We've profiled 30 modern day feminists who inspire us on the daily with their deeds, words and legacies. double mastectomy and the surgical removal of her ovaries, Ultimate Gift Guide For Your Favourite Feminist. I did get a moniker of being a 'diva,' which I never felt I deserved — which I don't deserve. "I want women and men to be able to be full-time parents or full-time working people or any combination of the two. "Yes, women have more freedom and … "All that [feminism] is trying to do is [make sure] people are being treated equally and not discriminated against because of their gender. After Spencer alerted Chastain to the racial pay disparity, Chastain used her power to negotiate the same pay packet for the actress. By literally providing a definition, Adichie, with the help of Beyonce, eliminates the interference of negative stigma by providing a clear and accurate understanding of the concept. Aduba readily agreed when asked by BUST if she considers herself a feminist, telling the outlet she can't imagine why someone wouldn't be. The oldest depiction is on an engraved rock known as the Lothair Crystal from the 9th century. "But that being said, this discussion about who is and isn't a feminist is yet another example of the media attempting to divide us, to take us and split us apart and argue among each other. The most inspiring and famous celebrity feminists of the 20th and 21 centuries—from Susan B. Anthony to Gloria Steinem and Emma Watson. These actresses have been dreamers, activists, pioneers, and feminists, whose fabled and famous quotes and thoughts leave us thinking and smiling. It's not a stick with which to beat other women with," the actress told Reuters, pointing out critics who pegged her a "hypocrite" for seemingly going against feminist ideals. It's about liberation. Am I relevant as a female in this society that hates women? ", She continued, "There is no greater pillar of stability than a strong, free and educated woman. Feminist actors & actresses. "But this is not about replacing one '-archy' with another, it's about transforming social and cultural norms and institutions so that power, violence, and greed are not the primary operating principles. Rated - Custom . From the bookish and headstrong character choices of Hermione and Belle, to her political activism with the UN and the UK arm of Time's Up (grammar notwithstanding), Watson has proved herself to be a force for feminist good again and again. And do not, I repeat do not, share your own sexual fantasies with the world. "'The advocacy of women's rights on the ground of political, social and economic equality' – so yes. This sweet girl is one of the most beautiful young actresses in the world and just 22 years old. Speaking to the misogyny she has endured through a 34-year music career she said, 'If you're a girl, you have to play the game. Most recently, the engaged star spoke out about the toxic response to her ex Mac Miller's DUI. If it's a comedy with Latinos in it, it's a Latino comedy. At the Women In The World Los Angeles Salon she said, 'I have a career that’s probably comparable to Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore, Sigourney Weaver. ", "It isn't saying this is wrong and this is right," she said. I didn't want to seem 'difficult' or 'spoiled.' ", The pop veteran has repeatedly defended herself and other women over the age of 50 against ageism, once telling Rolling Stone that when women reach a certain age, society tells them "they're not allowed to behave a certain way. 8.7. ", In the essay, the actress admitted that she once developed an eating disorder trying to live up to society's "perfect" standard for women and often sought validation from men. And it's always women who get asked! ", The comedian told Glamour magazine in 2015, "Every woman deals with it most every day of their lives. Despite lacking much of a formal education, she excelled in writing and teaching. You … And that's the point. Novelist, literary critic and poet Cixous is famous for her analyses of the unconscious, bisexuality and l’écriture féminine. I think when people hear feminist, it's like, 'Get out of my way, I don't need anyone.' Gloria Steinem, a prominent leader in the feminist movement explained, "A feminist is anyone who recognizes the equality and full humanity of women and men." I think it’s powerful.". Be what men want you to be, but more importantly, be what women feel comfortable with you being around other men. From sexist heads of state, to pay inequity, to anti-choice regulation in so many countries, it feels as though gender equality is but a distant dream. April 10, 2017 The requirements for being a feminist are not hard. "I am tired of living in a world where women are mostly referred to as a man's past, present or future property/possession. Born in United States, Amelia Jenks Bloomer (1818- 1894) was a renowned advocate of feminism. Thankfully, here to put fire in our bellies and hope on the horizon is a list of women who have not given up the good fight. ", In 2015, the actress-comedian sat down for an interview as part of AOL's BUILD series and admitted that she doesn't quite understand why people "don't identify themselves as a feminist. 32 Rated: 3. I want to be a f—ing feminist and wear a f—ing Peter Pan collar. Whilst the singer and actress' feminist acts are too numerous to recount, her 2016 Billboard Women in Music Awards, Women of the Year acceptance speech proved that the New Yorkers politics are as on-point as ever. ", She admitted, "I always felt sometimes crippled to voice my opinion. She was a relentless crusader for women’s rights. '", Lawrence added, "I'm over trying to find the 'adorable' way to state my opinion and still be likable! | EU Privacy Preferences, Steve Granitz/WireImage; Kevin Mazur/Getty Images; Omar Havana/Getty Images. Yes, I am a feminist, and whoever isn't is crazy. The singer-actress took part in THR's Drama Actress Roundtable last year and shared her experiences working on set with sexist crewmembers. ", Teigen expressed what feminism means to her to The Huffington Post, telling the outlet that "people have sorely messed up the definition. I felt like that was unjust. Like Bathsheba, the other woman from the Bible famous for being naked and involved in a sexual scandal, Susanna is mostly depicted naked in artwork. Kunis got candid in an essay (posted to husband Ashton Kutcher's site A Plus) about her run-ins with sexism early in her career. After years of unequal pay, Oscar-winning Davis came out against the racial pay gap. It's about equality. The Boyhood actress ended her speech with a call for equal rights: "To every woman who gave birth, to every tax payer and citizen of this nation, we have fought for everybody else's equal rights, it's our time to have wage equality once and for all and equal rights for women in the United States of America. ", Rhimes added, "The beauty of being a feminist is that you get to be whatever you want. ", Schumer has often used comedy to bring gender bias issues to the forefront through her Comedy Central sketch show Inside Amy Schumer, with satirical skits like "Girl, You Don't Need Makeup" and "Last F—able Day. "I've been around both women who drink too much and guys who drink too much and it's just as ugly on the guys. Sitemap | At age 60, she realized, "I needed to heal the wounds patriarchy had dealt me. The Jackie actress expressed her desires for "every version of a woman and a man to be possible" in a 2013 interview with Elle UK. "Our industry will always depend on diversity in the boardroom, where the money is. Grande has also publicly expressed her disdain for being defined by her romantic relationships and, for a long period in 2015, constantly being referred to as rapper Big Sean's ex-girlfriend. You're allowed to be pretty and cute and sexy. Jessica Biel, with her good looks and talent, has become one of Hollywood's most sought-out actresses. There is a groundswell of passion and conviction rising among women and men. I just am. Actress | The Illusionist. ", In a 2013 interview with The Guardian, Page told the outlet, "I don't know why people are so reluctant to say they're feminists. I’m worthy.'. ", At a UN conference just one month later, Arquette expanded upon her Oscars plea, saying, "Women make less than men for the same work in nearly every profession and industry, from entry-level positions to high-powered executives, no matter if you have a high-school diploma or a Ph.D. “Actresses are speaking up, which is a good thing. "America, this isn't 1957; it's 2017," the Chelsea host wrote in a column for THR about her decision to spearhead the march. “We need policies for long-term security that are designed by women, focused on women, executed by women — not at the expense of men, or instead of men, but alongside and with men. So we compromise our integrity for the sake of maintaining the status quo and hope that change is coming," she wrote. For years, famous women expertly eluded the label. The two things that these women have in common are that they are feminists and they have appeared nude (or mostly nude). "I put the definition of feminist in my song and on my tour, not for propaganda or to proclaim to the world that I'm a feminist, but to give clarity to the true meaning. Handler led the Women's March in Park City to protest President Trump's inauguration on Jan. 20 and fight back against the Republican party's plan to defund Planned Parenthood services nationwide. It's not about moving from patriarchy to matriarchy, but from patriarchy to democracy. I don't think that women should be seen as any less sexual than a guy. More recently, the actress, singer and activist came out as gay, telling the world, 'The continual process of unlearning heteronormativity and internalised homophobia can be difficult, but one of the biggest blessings lies in the magic that comes from having to understand love outside the confines of learned heterosexual roles.'. It's insidious, it's devastating.". ", On the misconception of the word, she added, "Feminism always gets associated with being a radical movement — good. All the talk about equality and diversity among the lower levels of the endeavor won't change things if the money and decisions are still made by one people whose taste will necessarily decide what kind of films will be made. And finally, do not age. Share Share Tweet Email. Because to age is a sin. Amanda is a most famous young beautiful actress and took the number eight position in the list of youngest Hollywood actresses of 2020 – 2021. What She Said: "No, I wouldn't say feminist — that's too strong. Feminist warrior Ani DiFrancio has spent decades championing women's rights, with help in part from the Righteous Babe Foundation, an offshoot of … Watson sought to redefine feminism to be more inclusive of involving men in the campaign for equal rights and ending the idea of feminism … All rights reserved. world’s Most Famous and Beautiful Young Actresses. Diane Keaton. I…do not. Ellen Page. Comedian, writer, actress and producer, Kaling has consistently proved to be a pioneer in her industry. ", She added, "I don't try to be feminist. After her last two public relationship break-ups the singer and former child star released statements slamming sexist public responses. 17 Rated: 2. The Girls creator revealed to Paper magazine that she has identified as a feminist since early childhood. Born in United States, Amelia Jenks Bloomer (1818- 1894) was a renowned advocate of feminism. It’s connected to sexism, chauvinism and misogyny. belong. We don't want to be kicked out of the sandbox for being a 'bitch.' "It's about freedom. "I will say it until I'm an old-ass lady with my tits out at Whole Foods. Gender is constituted differently based on the culture we live in. "Throughout my career, there have been moments when I have been insulted, sidelined, paid less, creatively ignored, and otherwise diminished based on my gender. I think we need to continue as women to constantly celebrate what we have in common and share, and stop letting society focus on how we're different.". 26 Famous Men Who Prove You Don't Need To Be A Woman To Be A Feminist By Alanna Vagianos From Gloria Steinem to Lena Dunham, there are many fierce ladies who have been (and should continue to be) applauded for working to make the world a better place for women. "I think that she instilled it in me so deeply and I sort of thought, 'OK, she did the job and now the job is done and I just get to call myself a feminist and revel in what my mom did.' And always, I tried to give people the benefit of the doubt; maybe they knew more, maybe they had more experience, maybe there was something I was missing. Sort by: Tag popularity - Top Rated - Top Rated Popular - Recently rated - Date Added. After years of songs with feminist undertones, the mother-of-three finally made things explicit in 2013 with the tune 'Flawless'. THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER is a registered trademark of The Hollywood Reporter, LLC. Streep has long been passionate about bridging the gender gap behind the camera in Hollywood and giving female directors more opportunities to tell their stories. "Homeland" actress Claire Danes unabashedly said she's a feminist in the January 2014 issue of Glamour. I've always been a hard worker, always on time, always professional," Lopez said, emphasizing that women often get that label for reaching "a certain amount of success. Famous wrestler Hulk Hogan’s sex tape is too blurry, but the audio is very clear. The Pitch Perfect star, in a 2015 interview with Glamour, ripped Hollywood's gender bias while explaining how actresses are treated differently than their male counterparts. AnnaSophia Robb. F— that. Beyoncé, Emma Watson and Laverne Cox are just a few celebrities feminist who have advocated for equal rights for women. Despite being hesitant to talk about the issue due to her overwhelming financial privilege, she did for Lenny Letter. By Meghan Werft. Terms of Use | "When the Sony hack happened and I found out how much less I was being paid than the lucky people with dicks, I didn't get mad at Sony. Emma Watson (15 April 1990 – ) British actress famous for role as Hermione Granger in Harry Potter film series. "But if I'm honest with myself, I would be lying if I didn't say there was an element of wanting to be liked that influenced my decision to close the deal without a real fight. But how could it be any more obvious that we still live in a patriarchal world when feminism is a bad word? ", "I worry that the word patriarchy makes people's eyes glaze over with the assumption that it means 'Men are bad, and we need to change to a matriarchy,'' Fonda wrote. Rated - Custom. We earn a commission for products purchased through some links in this article. We can't be feminine and be feminists and be successful? ", Keys has stated that her decision to go makeup-free on many occasions is a deliberate response to society's expectations of women. but myself. It's about owning your power, embracing your womanhood. Then let women including Beyonce, Maya Angelou and ... “I think some big actors and musicians feel like they have to speak to their audience and that word [femini The Beauty and the Beast star recently responded to criticism of a topless photo of her featured in a Vanity Fair cover spread by emphasizing that feminism is about choice. You will be criticised and vilified and definitely not played on the radio. When Leonardo is 60 years old, no one is going to talk about his relevance. When fans began to blame Grande she wrote a lengthy response, which included, ‘How absurd that you minimise female self-respect and self-worth…I am not a babysitter or a mother and no woman should feel that they need to be…Shaming/blaming women for a man’s inability to keep his sh*t together is avery major problem.’. There is not an ounce of me that believes any of that crap that they say. (Redirected from List of pornographic actresses by decade This is a dynamic list and may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness. | Do Not Sell My Personal Information The Hunger Games star made waves in 2015 after she created a YouTube video called, 'Don't Cash Crop My Cornrows.' At the time, that seemed like a fine idea, until I saw the payroll on the Internet and realized every man I was working with definitely didn't worry about being 'difficult' or 'spoiled. Normal is white male, and I find that to be shocking and ridiculous. I love that a lot of young women are taking it up and carrying the banner that was left for us," the Orange Is the New Black actress said. You have to cast for females based on who's cast as males?'" ELLE participates in various affiliate marketing programs, which means we may get paid commissions on editorially chosen products purchased through our links to retailer sites. I got mad at myself. Here is a collection of some thought-provoking quotes and sayings from some of the most famous actresses from all over the world. "There's [a film I'm considering] now where I have to wait for all the male roles to be cast before I can even become a part of the conversation. 4. Actors tagged as 'Feminist' by the Listal community. "I grew up with a mother who had come of age in the '70s and feminism was a huge part of her formative identity, and so for as long as I can remember words holding power in our household, that was one of the most powerful ones," she explained. "I feel like some girls around my age are less inclined to say, 'Of course I'm a feminist, and of course I believe in equal rights for men and women,' because there are implications that go along with the word feminist that they feel are too in-your-face or aggressive," the Cafe Society star told the publication. ‘The Glorias’: four actresses, one feminist icon Ty Burr 9/30/2020 A movie shoot for 'She's All That' remake almost temporarily closed a Los Angeles coronavirus testing site In her book, Why Not Me? She worked when adult films were still shot on film and not videotape. You are allowed to be objectified by men and dress like a slut, but don’t own your sluttiness. "If you're going to rave about how sexy a male artist looks with his shirt off, and a woman decides to get in her panties or show her boobies for a photo shoot, she needs to be treated with the same awe and admiration," said Grande. to anyone. It's someone who believes in equal rights for men and women," she told Elle. ", The model also told Elle, "I love having every right to be as outspoken as I am, as any man would be.". The mother-of-six spoke bravely of her decision to have a double mastectomy and the surgical removal of her ovaries after losing her mother, grandmother and aunt to cancer. ", Rather than playing "by the rules of the boy's club," Kunis formed her own production company, Orchard Farm Productions, with three other women in 2014. The vocal supporter of the Time's Up Movement put her money where her mouth is when she ensured Octavia Spencer got the same pay as her for a project. To suggest that is essentialist & again not intersectional. "Let's look the definition up because I have in my mind what I feel it means," she told the outlet, going on to track down the exact definition. Sarah Jessica Parker and Madonna have claimed they were humanists rather than feminists. Because, to be honest, some of us don't know. Some are actresses with commercial success and others are Academy Award winning actresses. We need men and women to understand the double standards that still exist in this world, and we need to have a real conversation so we can begin to make changes.". And maybe she doesn't want to settle down, and that's OK. And maybe she doesn't want a kid, and that's OK. And she's just happy playing the field. Is anybody saying that to George Clooney?". Others are comediennes, supermodels, and world famous singers. Her work with the UN focusses largely on women's struggles in war-torn areas, and she has received Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award for her humanitarian efforts. Some stars are fully in support of it; however, there are others who are adamantly against it. Many of those people, including Shailene Woodley and, most recently, Pharrell, refuse to affix the "feminist" label to their lapel. 66 Top Lily Collins Quotes. There's so much judgment with women. It is safe to say that she is one of the most famous feminists of the modern world, soon to become an icon of the movement. "It's so offensive it's crazy," she said, adding, "Women inevitably have to work a little bit harder to be heard.". In Hollywood, celebrities seem pretty divided about feminism. It's about having your own beliefs and staying true to them. It's innately inside me. "There is a global epidemic of violence against women — both within conflict zones and within societies at peace — and it is still treated as a lesser crime and lower priority," Jolie said. © 2020 The Hollywood Reporter, LLC. So that’s why you need to be a little bit brave.'. ', ELLE Edit: 20 Of The Best Eyeshadow Palettes, Just A Super Useful Guide To Balancing Oily Skin, 33 Celebs You Didn't Know Have Royal Titles, This content is created and maintained by a third party, and imported onto this page to help users provide their email addresses. 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