16 Famous Men Who Are Standing Up For Feminism

After Emma Watson’s call to action, some of Hollywood’s most famous men have joined the #HeForShe movement.

On September 20, Emma Watson gave a speech about feminism at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. While there she announced the launch of “HeForShe” a campaign for men and boys to advocate for gender equality.

After the speech she headed to Twitter to ask men to publicly support the movement by using the hashtag #HeForShe.

1. And many famous men joined in. Including Mr. Harry Styles.

2. Douglas Booth

3. Her Harry Potter co-star Matthew Lewis.

4. And her Perks of Being a Wallflower co-star Logan Lerman.

My friend @EmWatson delivered a powerful speech to the UN http://t.co/yWtW3mjqBh I support equality. #HeForShe

— Logan Lerman (@LoganLerman)

5. As well as British actor, Tom Hiddleston.

.@EmWatson you are impeccable & extraordinary. I stand with you. I believe in gender equality. #heforshe

— Tom Hiddleston (@twhiddleston)

6. And James Van Der Beek.

Emma Watson to men: Gender equality is your issue too http://t.co/lC8Y2C92CI Couldn't agree more. Real men support gender equality #HeForShe

— James Van Der Beek (@vanderjames)

7. Joseph Gordon-Levitt went a different direction, with a call to action of his own.

Join the conversation RE: #Feminism for our TV show. I consider myself a Feminist - what about you? WATCH: http://t.co/jjLMQ67bzl

— Joseph Gordon-Levitt (@hitRECordJoe)

8. Emile Hirsch happily joined in.

#HeForShe Happy to support @EmWatson and the continuous, necessary cause for gender equality on Earth.

— emile hirsch (@EmileHirsch)

9. As did Glee star Chris Colfer.

#HeForShe is a great cause to get behind! Please check it out. So proud of @EmWatson!

— Chris Colfer (@chriscolfer)

10. Actor and activist Mark Ruffalo was all in.

Bravo! Emma Watson at HeForShe 2014 http://t.co/3YndxWHxFg Me and Women Equal. Count me in.

— Mark Ruffalo (@MarkRuffalo)

11. As was Luke Newberry.

Brilliantly said @EmWatson #Freedom #HeForShe

— Luke Newberry (@lukenewberry)

12. Simon Pegg gave a touching tribute to the women of his life.

Husband to a wife, father to a daughter, son to a mother. You bet I'm on board, @EmWatson! #heforshe

— Simon Pegg (@simonpegg)

13. Luke Pasqualino showed that the movement is going global.

I'm committed to #genderequality. I invite you to stand with me. @HeForShe http://t.co/HUC3Q6qZBb @EmWatson

— Luke Pasqualino (@LucaPasqualino)

14. And Kiefer Sutherland, who also attended the event at the UN, invited everyone to join.

I am #HeForShe. Inviting all men to stand up for gender equality. @HeforShe http://t.co/mr77cBh2WR

— Kiefer Sutherland (@RealKiefer)

15. Emma’s Noah co-star Russell Crowe spoke up.

— Russell Crowe (@russellcrowe)

16. As did Kevin Durand.

Stand up for your women. Stand up for your men. Stand up for equality. #heforshe

— Kevin Durand (@onemightytree)

Thanks for the support boys! To learn how you can help spread the word, head over to the HeForShe website.

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