Streep, other celebs to bring activists as Golden Globe guests

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Tonight, the Golden Globes 2018 red carpet is certainly a little bit different than it's been in past years.

"I think that people are aware now of a power imbalance and it's something that leads to abuse".

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Many Golden Globes stars walked today's red carpet with activists as their dates.

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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".

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

Amy Poehler will bring Saru Jayaraman, the president of the Restaurant Opportunities Centres United and ROC Action, which fights to improve wages and working conditions for restaurant industry workers.

Michelle Williams' plus-one is Tarana Burke, who founded the #MeToo movement back in 1997 - two decades before that anthem became a hashtag, popularized by Alyssa Milano, in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein investigation - and is senior director of the nonprofit Girls for Gender Equity. "We have a long history of combating sexual violence", said Ramirez, who says her organization wanted to send a message to women in the entertainment industry that they stand with them.

Woodley is set to bring Calina Lawrence, a Suquamish Tribe member and activist for Native American treaty and water rights.

Emma Stone will bring former pro tennis player and activist Billie Jean King, who she obviously portrayed in Battle of the Sexes.