26 Times Celebrity Men Stood Up For Feminism
"If someone asks if you're a feminist, you have to say yes."
1. When Channing Tatum was asked why he said he'd go to Sandra Bullock's house during a zombie apocalpyse and he gave this 💯 answer.
2. When John Barrowman expertly shut down this sexist comment.
3. When Benedict Cumberbatch called out this reporter for commenting that Keira Knightley looked shattered.
4. When Daniel Radcliffe perfectly explained why the ~friend zone~ is an all round shitty concept.
5. When Matt Damon revealed what's at the top of his bucket list.
6. When Aaron Taylor-Wood pointed out that women are heros – in all shapes and forms.
7. When Chris Pratt straight-up asked for a sexist red carpet question so he could highlight how absurd these questions are.
8. And when Chris Evans answered this question, normally aimed at women, with brutal honesty.
9. When Mark Ruffalo decided to answer the sexist questions normally reserved for women.
He said some pretty powerful things.
11. When Simon Pegg urged every man to be aware of the sexism women face every day.
12. And then refused to let Alice Eve answer a question directed at her about working with a man.
Q: Can you tell me, as a woman, what it's like being so close to Benedict Cumberbatch?
Alice Eve: As a woman, would you like to share that?
Simon Pegg: Well, as a woman...
13. Before coming up with this April Fool's tweet.
14. When Aziz Ansari revealed he finds it weird that people can't grasp the concept of feminism.
16. When Alan Rickman pointed out that feminism benefits everybody.
17. When Prince Harry said that men should recognise their role in empowering women.
18. And then Joseph Gordon-Levitt spoke out about female objectification.
19. When Jon Stewart totally nailed one of the reasons why sexism is still an issue.
20. When Colin Firth was all for equality.
21. When Joseph Gordon-Levitt pushed for a day when we aren't defined by our gender.
I feel like, whether it's a woman or a man, that you don't have to be defined by your gender. You can be whatever you want to be.
You don't have to fit into the boxes that someone might tell you you have to fit into. That's what it [feminism] means to me.
22. When Seth Meyers and Amy Poehler totally owned this sexist reporter's comments about women's sports.
"An editor for Sports Illustrated's website tweeted a Vine of England's go-ahead goal against Norway, with the words..."
"To which Sports Illustrated contributor Andy Benoit responded... That brings us to a segment we like to call 'REALLY?' with Seth and Amy."
Really...there's nothing in women's sports worth watching? I think a lot of people would like to watch you say that to Serena Williams. Really. And let me ask you this, why is Women's World Cup on secondary channels like Fox Sports 1? Nobody gets Fox Sports 1!
"Really! Come on, networks. You'll play six hours of pre-Kentucky Derby footage but you can't broadcast women's soccer? You think people would rather watch someone talk about HATS than watch some badass American bitches take down Colombia?!"