Activists join actresses on the Golden Globes red carpet

Activists join actresses on the Golden Globes red carpet

Meryl has won eight Globes in competitive categories in the past and she also was the recipient of the Cecil B. DeMille Award previous year.

Many Golden Globes stars walked today's red carpet with activists as their dates.

So, in honor of female empowerment, we created a list of iconic actresses who've won in the past. "It's time for us to make a difference, and everyone can make a difference and reach out and learn more at", added Dern.

Streep attended with Ai-jen Poo, the director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance; Williams with Tarana Burke, the founder of the "me too" movement; and Watson with Marai Larasi, the executive director of Imkaan, a black-feminist organization.

"Women in Hollywood have an opportunity to amplify the issues and shine a light on things". "I hope people see the momentum and the energy and that fact that we're uniting across all industries and all communities standing together and saying we all deserve to work in places where we're safe", she said.

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Amy Poehler will bring Saru Jayaraman, the president of the Restaurant Opportunities Centres United and ROC Action, which fights to improve wages and working conditions for restaurant industry workers.

Susan Sarandon will bring Rosa Clemente, an organiser, political commentator and journalist who campaigns for media justice and voter engagement among youth of colour.

Laura Dern's date was Monica Ramirez, co-founder of Alianza Nacional de Campesinas, "who wrote the attractive letter of solidarity in Time magazine", said Dern of how she connected with Ramirez, representing female farmworkers.

Emma Stone brought tennis legend and gender-equality trailblazer Billie Jean King.

Woodley's date is Suquamish Tribe member Calina Lawrence, who advocates for Native American treaty and water rights.

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