Gloria Allred is an American civil rights lawyer, notably involved in the protection of womens rights.Described by President Barack Obama as ‘One of the best attorneys in the country’, Allred is also the president of the Women’s Equal Rights Legal Defense and Education Fund (WERLDEF).In 2010, Allred famously went on a hunger strike for 30 days in support of the E.R.A.
“On this 17th day of my hunger strike, many people have been asking me if i am hungry. my answer is simple. I have a hunger for justice for women and whether or not I am fasting, my hunger for justice will never end until we win the addition of the ERA to the US constitution and equal protection under the law.” – Gloria Allred, August 13, 2010
Connie Britton is an Emmy nominated actress and producer, who played the critically acclaimed role of Rayna James in ABC’s ‘Nashville’. Britton is an advocate of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act and Planned Parenthood, as well as the ERA coalition.
“We have to be addressing this issue right now because look at how our humanity is being mangled in this election.” – Connie Britton via The Hollywood Reporter, March 2016
Patina Miller is a Tony award winning actress and singer. She was the winner of the 2013 Tony for Best Actress in a Musical for her role in Pippin on Broadway and also starred in The Hunger Games film series. Miller expressed support for the E.R.A in August of 2015 via Twitter.
“Join me in supporting the Equal Rights Amendment!” – Patina Miller, 27 August 2015
Rashida Jones is an actress, film producer, director and screenwriter and also the daughter of Peggy Lipton and Quincy Jones. She is well known for her portrayal of Ann Perkins on ‘Parks & Recreation’. Jones recently wrote an article for Glamour magazine chronicling the Do’s and Dont’s of being a feminist in 2016.
“It’s important to understand that racism and sexism are inevitably intertwined. These are all our issues.” – Rashida Jones via Glamour Magazine, May 10, 2016
Michael Moore is an American documentary film maker, activist and author. He won an Academy Award for ‘Bowling for Columbine’ in 2002. Moore brought attention to the E.R.A in September 2015 when addressing the audience at the premiere of his documentary ‘Where to Invade Next’ by drawing attention to Meryl Streep’s famous plea to Congress to push through the E.R.A.
“When change happens for women, one of the big beneficiaries of it are you and I. I’m very optimistic and very hopeful” – Michael Moore via The Hollywood Reporter, September 2015
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