Meryl Streep, Emma Watson bring activists as Golden Globe guests

Meryl Streep, Emma Watson bring activists as Golden Globe guests

Meryl Streep, Emma Watson bring activists as Golden Globe guests

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

Meryl Streep is joined on the red carpet by National Domestic Workers Alliance director Ai-jen Poo at the 2018 Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday (January 7) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Laura Dern, Amy Poehler, Susan Sarandon, Meryl Streep, Emma Stone, Emma Watson, Michelle Williams and Shailene Woodley told The New York Times that they'll swap a traditional date for something more in keeping with the recent movement launched to help fight sexual harassment.

The special plus-ones afforded the women an opportunity to keep questions on the carpet about issues.

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Sarandon's guest was organizer Rosa Clemente, founder of PR (Puerto Rico) On The Map. King founded the Women's Sports Foundation and the Women's Tennis Association, and has received the Presidential Medal of Freedom for her efforts.

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

Woodley is set to bring Calina Lawrence, a Suquamish Tribe member and activist for Native American treaty and water rights.

Stone, who is up for a Globe for her portrayal of Ms. King in the film "Battle of the Sexes".

Watson will attend alongside Marai Larasi, executive director of Imkaan, "a British network of organizations working to end violence against black and minority women".

It's an nearly certainty that all of these women will be wearing black, an initiative organised by the Time's Up campaign to stand in solidarity with those who experience sexual harassment, assault or abuse across all industries.

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