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Here's Why Chloë Moretz Wants People To Know She's A Feminist

"I think that we need to get to a point where it's more about gender neutrality."

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19-year-old actress Chloë Grace Moretz is no stranger to speaking her mind when it comes to feminism and the strong female characters she plays.

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She made a name for herself at 11 years old with her role as Hit-Girl in Kick-Ass, and has exclusively played badass women ever since.

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Chloë has been pretty outspoken about her views recently, from talking about feminism to canvassing for Hillary Clinton in this year's US election.

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And when Chloë was asked feminism during an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, she explained why she thinks young people are afraid to call identify as feminist.

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She eloquently explained that she thinks young people consider "feminist" to be a polarising word.

The word's become incredibly polarising lately and I don't really know why. I talked to a lot of young women during the caucusing time and a lot of them were really scared to admit that they were feminists. I think that we need to get to a point where it's more about gender neutrality and less about just feminism, and just raising one particular sect. I think we need to make it more neutral, because I think the word's become demonised a little bit.

Pretty damn smart, Chloë.

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