12 BAMF Quotes From Actresses About Feminism

Thanks to more awareness about feminism, actresses have been weighing in about how Hollywood and the world treats women. Spoiler alert: it’s not well! But here are 12 BAMF quotes that gives us hope from awesome leading ladies.

1. Charlize Theron on Mad Max: Fury Road


2. Cate Blanchett


3. Esther Ku


4. Beyoncé Knowles

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5. Tina Fey


6. Emma Watson

micdotcom:Emma Watson gives incredible speech on gender equality to the exact people that need to hear it  ”It is my belief that there is a greater understanding than ever that women need to be equal participants in our homes, in our societies, in our governments and in our workplaces. And they know that the world is being held back in every way because they are not. Women share this planet 50/50 and they are underrepresented, their potential astonishingly untapped.” Watch the full speech Tumblr

7. Mindy Kaling

micdotcom:Mindy Kaling and Lena Dunham expose the worst double standard for female artists  Women have long battled for their right to be artists. When they are, they are hidden, overlooked, dismissed or criticized into infamy. This last point was discussed this Saturday by a panel of some of today’s most creative women in film and television at the Sundance Film Festival. And you can watch the whole 1.5 hour panel Tumblr

8. Nicki Minaj


9. Angelina Jolie

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10. Rosario Dawson on why women attack each other.

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11. Courtney Love


12. Zoey Deschanel