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.

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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.

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

Wonderful men out there. I'm launching a campaign - #heforshe. Support the women in ur lives and sign up here now! ❤️ http://t.co/EXa64CncgP

Emma Watson@EmWatson

Wonderful men out there. I'm launching a campaign - #heforshe. Support the women in ur lives and sign up here now! ?? http://t.co/EXa64CncgP

7:44 PM - 21 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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

I'm supporting @UN_Women and @EmWatson in #HeForShe As should you..

Harry Styles@Harry_Styles

I'm supporting @UN_Women and @EmWatson in #HeForShe
As should you..

11:45 AM - 25 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

2. Douglas Booth

I am a passionate supporter of gender equality. @EmWatson @HeForShe @UN_Women

Douglas Booth@DouglasBooth

I am a passionate supporter of gender equality. @EmWatson @HeForShe @UN_Women

5:12 PM - 20 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

3. Her Harry Potter co-star Matthew Lewis.

So proud of @EmWatson. From the girl I grew up with to the inspirational woman she is today. I'm with you. #heforshe

Matthew Lewis@Mattdavelewis

So proud of @EmWatson. From the girl I grew up with to the inspirational woman she is today. I'm with you. #heforshe

10:33 AM - 24 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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

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

7:29 PM - 23 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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

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

2:13 AM - 24 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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

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

8:44 PM - 22 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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

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

3:42 PM - 23 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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8. Emile Hirsch happily joined in.

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

emile hirsch@EmileHirsch

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

4:09 PM - 24 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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

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

2:46 PM - 23 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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

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

10:50 AM - 24 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

11. As was Luke Newberry.

Brilliantly said @EmWatson #Freedom #HeForShe

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

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

5:46 AM - 23 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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

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

8:58 AM - 24 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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

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

6:22 PM - 24 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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

16. As did Kevin Durand.

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

Kevin Durand@onemightytree

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

3:44 AM - 24 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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