Celebs Are Bringing Activists As Their Dates To Today's Golden Globes

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Ahead of the red carpet Sunday, some of the industry's most prominent women took to social media to share their personal reasons for wearing black and supporting the the Time's Up initiative, which was launched by hundreds of Hollywood women like Streep, Reese Witherspoon and Shonda Rhimes.

Meanwhile, singer Kelly Clarkson, who wore an off-the-shoulder black dress with golden sleeves, said Sunday night that she hopes this statement extends past the red carpet.

The special plus-ones afforded the women an opportunity to keep questions on the carpet about issues.

Stone, who is up for a Globe for her portrayal of Ms. King in the film "Battle of the Sexes".

- Calina Lawrence, a Suquamish Tribe member, singer and activist for, among other causes, Native American treaty and water rights, will be going with Ms. Woodley.

- Billie Jean King, the tennis champion who founded the Women's Tennis Association, will accompany Ms.

Actor William H. Macy was one of many men on the Golden Globes carpet wearing all-black
Actor William H. Macy was one of many men on the Golden Globes carpet wearing all-black

Emma Watson will being Marai Larasi, the executive director of the UK-based black-feminist network organisation Imkaan, as well as being the co-chair of the End Violence Against Women Coalition.

Michelle Williams will bring Burke, the founder of #metoo and a woman who has campaigned for gender and racial justice for decades.

Susan Sarandon tweeted that she was honored to attend the awards show with Rosa Clemente, a Puerto Rican activist and journalist who "has come to remind us that PR is still in crisis".

Amy Poehler arrived at the Golden Globes with Saru Jayaraman, whose platform is advocacy for restaurant workers.

The move is part of a widening effort by prominent Hollywood women, who formed the umbrella group Time's Up, to extend the focus on sexual harassment to women marginalised because of class, sexuality, ethnicity or race.

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