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    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.

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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.

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