16 Best Quotes About Feminism From Male Celebs

by Julie Sprankles
Mar 17, 2017 at 2:20 p.m. ET
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Us women are giving it all we got in the fight for equality, but men can be feminists, too. And when male celebs speak out on the topic, it always makes us stand up and fist pump.

From Ryan Gosling to the Dalai Lama, these guys are proving feminism isn't just for females.

Originally published March 2016. Updated March 2017.

1 /17: Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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1/17 :Joseph Gordon-Levitt

JGL opens up to Ellen DeGeneres about being a feminist and what it means to him.

2 /17: Joss Whedon

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2/17 :Joss Whedon

In 2006, Joss Whedon was recognized by Equality Now for the creation of strong, female roles.

3 /17: Prince Harry

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3/17 :Prince Harry

Here's what Prince Harry had to say at a Chime for Change event.

4 /17: Ryan Gosling

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4/17 :Ryan Gosling

Gosling had something to say when the MPAA wanted to give Blue Valentine an NC-17 rating. 

5 /17: Seth Meyers

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5/17 :Seth Meyers

Seth Meyers to Elle when asked, "Why do Republicans seem so obsessed with female productive rights?"

6 /17: Will Smith

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6/17 :Will Smith

Smith on his daughter.

7 /17: Alan Alda

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7/17 :Alan Alda

Alda also served as the honorary co-chair of the Equal Rights Amendment Countdown Campaign with Betty Ford.

8 /17: Andy Samberg

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8/17 :Andy Samberg

During an interview with Glamour in 2013, Samberg opened up about the sexism in the comedy industry.

9 /17: His Holiness the Dalai

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9/17 :His Holiness the Dalai

During his International Freedom Award acceptance speech.

10 /17: Eddie Vedder

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10/17 :Eddie Vedder

Vedder let this one fly during a concert in 1994.

11 /17: Ezra Miller

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11/17 :Ezra Miller

Miller joined protesters Times Square for the "We Will Not Be Silent," in hopes of ending rape culture.

12 /17: Harry Belafonte

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12/17 :Harry Belafonte

Belafonte gave a speech about ending all violence and oppression against women.

13 /17: Jay Baruchel

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13/17 :Jay Baruchel

Baruchel spoke up about how he preferred writing for women over men during a 2012 interview with Vulture.

14 /17: John Legend

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14/17 :John Legend

Legend raised money for Chime for Change, a charity dedicated to empowering women worldwide.

15 /17: Jon Hamm

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15/17 :Jon Hamm

In a 2011 interview with The Daily Mail, Mad Men actor Jon Hamm gave his thoughts on society on the '60s.

16 /17: Chris Hemsworth

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16/17 :Chris Hemsworth

When asked if he was a feminist by The Radio Times, Hemsworth responded with "oh yeah, for sure."

17 /17: Pin it!

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17/17 :Pin it!

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