The women of Time's Up, the official Hollywood initiative to combat sexual harassment both within and beyond the entertainment industry, picked the dress code, encouraging men and women to wear black as a symbol of solidarity with those combating sexual harassment, discrimination, and assault.
Celebs like Emma Watson, Laura Dern, Michelle Williams and Amy Poehler will be walking the carpet alongside women's rights activists in affiliation with the Time's Up campaign. Hollywood stars are wearing black to speak out against sexual harassment in the workplace, and it's not just about matters in Hollywood. This moment is so powerful because we're seeing a collision of these two worlds - or a collaboration between these two worlds that people don't usually put together, and would most likely have us pitted against each other. And Stone, who is nominated for "Battle of the Sexes" will attend with Billie Jean King, whom she portrayed in the film.
Michelle Williams will bring Burke, the founder of #metoo and a woman who has campaigned for gender and racial justice for decades.
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Activist Rosa Clemente and actress Susan Sarandon at the 75th annual Golden Globes, Beverly Hills, Calif, Jan. 7, 2018. King founded the Women's Sports Foundation and the Women's Tennis Association, and has received the Presidential Medal of Freedom for her efforts. She is senior director of the nonprofit Girls for Gender Equity.
Jayaraman, who serves as president of Restaurant Opportunities Centers United and director of the Food Labor Research Center at the University of California, Berkeley, will attend with Amy Poehler.
Larasi, who came as a guest of Emma Watson, is the executive director of Imkaan, a network of British network organizations that fights violence against black and minority women. Lawrence is an advocate for Native Treaty Rights, the "Mni Wiconi" (Water is Life) movement led by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, and the Puyallup Tribe's #NoLNG253 movement.