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Ruben Ruiz
January 8, 2018

"Women in Hollywood have an opportunity to amplify the issues and to shine a light on things", she said Sunday night, emphasizing that sexual violence in Hollywood should not be elevated over the problem in other walks of life, but the opportunity to call attention to the widespread issue on the red carpet is one worth taking advantage of.

From a mother/daughter winning duo (Diana and Tracee Ellis Ross) to the woman with the most ever Globes wins (Meryl Streep), 2018 is all about the ladies.

In a statement Sunday, the advocates said they were inspired by the Time's Up initiative, which launched Monday with the backing of hundreds of Hollywood women, like Streep, Reese Witherspoon and Shonda Rhimes.

Many attending the Golden Globes were wearing black to protest sexual harassment.

Susan Sarandon will bring Rosa Clemente, an organiser, political commentator and journalist who campaigns for media justice and voter engagement among youth of colour.

Watson's guest will be Marai Larasi, the executive director of Imkaan, a black feminist network organization based in the United Kingdom. King was also the recipient of the Presidential Medal Of Freedom and is also the founder of the Billie Jean King Leadership initiative.

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- Ai-jen Poo, who organizes immigrant worker women and is the director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, will be with Ms. Streep, who is nominated for her performance in "The Post".

Emma Stone will be accompanied by Billie Jean King, the activist Emma played in Battle Of The Sexes, according to Variety. This year, several actors brought activists as their guests, handing the microphone over when interviewers asked them about their decision to wear black.

Calina Lawrence, a singer and member of the Suquamish Tribe who has worked as an advocate for water and Native American treaty rights, will attend with Shailene Woodley, who is nominated for "Big Little Lies".

The ceremony comes amidst a wave of change in Hollywood following on from October's revelations against Harvey Weinstein, and now Wood is among many who are attempting to find new ways top help women speak out.

"People are aware now of a power imbalance, and it's something that leads to abuse".

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